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 in Vinnitsa,
Ukraine. She is descended from a line of rabbis,
Chasidim and businessmen.
She received a traditional,
while at the same time, secular education. She completed
a gymnasium, a music school and she learned Yiddish. As a
child she participated in amateur productions in Russian
She came to America and she
learned English and performed in college. But due to
drive to the Estrada[?], she changed in between
semesters and took to performing in small and large
radio programs, as a singer and also in episodic roles
in radio dramas. She acted afterwards at the Clinton
Theatre (Directors Israel Rosenberg and Vera Rozanka),
the National Theatre, the Parkway Theatre and Elsmere
Theatre as a prima donna, also in dramatic and character
In the summer she acted in
Yiddish camp troupes and traveled with several concert
tours for the Arbeter Ring (Workmen's Circle) and other
fraternal organizations across America.
During the last six years
she has performed in singing concerts on the Vladek Open
Forums on the East Side of New York.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 3, page 2131.
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