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
 

   Theodore Hertsl Silbert
 

Born on 5 July 1904 in Boston, America.

His parents were Jacob and Lisa Silbert.

He completed public school and high school and learned in a Yiddish night-school.

He began to act in children's roles in the troupe of his parents, afterwards for a time switching and later already acting in adult roles with his parents.

Later S. left the stage and became a cashier and an assistant manager for years at the Hopkinson Theatre.

Afterwards he worked at the Irving [Place] Theatre.

In 1929 he worked at the Folks Theatre.

In 1929-30 he was at Brooklyn's Rolland Theatre.


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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 778.
 

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