Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
S. was born on 10 August
1893 in New York, America.
His father was a tailor.
He attended public school
and was for a short time in a cheder.
Since 1906 he was employed
as a theatre agent for Ed. Relkin.
In 1915 he became an
assistant manager at the People's Theatre in New York
(directed by Edelstein and Bessie Thomashefsky).
In 1917-18 he served as
matron in [krigs flot] of the United States.
From 1919-26 he was cashier
and second manager at Kessler's Second Avenue Theatre
(Dir. -- Y. Edelstein).
From 1926-30 he was a
partner with Kalich, Picon, Rumshinsky, Pasternak and
Parnes in Kessler's Second Avenue Theatre. From 1930-1
he was with the same partners in the Folks Theatre.
From 1931-2 he was the
manager in an English theatre on Broadway.
In 1932-33 he was manager at
the Rolland Theatre in Brooklyn.
Sh. E. Sara Kindman.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 2, page 1513.
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