Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
T. was born on 2 March 1885
in New York, America. She is the sister of Boris. She
learned in public school and one year in high school, as
well as in a cheder. She began in roles for children in
the first Yiddish troupes in America, later she went
into the chorus and debuted as "Itzhak" in Goldfaden's
"The Sacrifice of Isaak" at the Windsor Theatre,
afterwards acting for a season in the Grand Theatre. She
changed for a year's time from acting, afterwards being
taken in as a soubrette at the Windsor Theatre (Manager -- Sprachner), about half of a season acting in the Start?
Theatre (106th Street and Lexington Avenue), three
seasons with her brother Boris in the People's Theatre,
and three seasons with her brother and Edelstein in the
After her marriage to Isidor
Edelstein she acted for her difficult, Joseph Edelstein,
in the People's Theatre, then with her husband and
Picon-Kalich-Rumshinsky in Kessler's Second Avenue
Theatre until 1926, when she again took a break from her stage
activities until the 1931-32 season, when she performed
again under her husband's direction in Kessler's Second
Avenue Theatre, where she only remained only to act in
the 1932-33 season (Manager -- A. Edelstein and Saks).
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 2, page 847.
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