Lives in the Yiddish Theatre
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"

1931-1969
 

Max (Mordechai) Seyger
 

 

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.


 

 

 

 


 

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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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