the Monar Theatre and for
the first production there was Zanwill and Benkir
Zeligman. The expense in the Monar Theatre was little,
and in the beginning he had shown that the troupe was [haltn],
but soon he had the actor at the start advance a large
expenditure and the [runs out= puel yutsa][defun aiz
geven], that the director hadn't [oysgehaltn] and the
theatre was closed".
In the winter of 1902 T.
with the family came to Montreal (Canada), and after
only a few months traveled to New York.
T. also had -- according to
the information from Jean Greenfeld -- wrote several
plays, which were never once staged.
According to B. Gorin, T.
especially excelled in the role of "Mlkhim".
In New York T. almost didn't
fully act and here on 4 Mar 1916 passed away.
T.'s daughter: Malvina (Lobel),
Rosa (Greenfeld) and Betty (Jacobs) -- also act on the
T.'s in-law -- Jean
Greenfeld -- is a prompter and for many years the
president of the Yiddish Actors Union in America.
Sh. E. from
Malvina Lobel and Jean Greenfeld.
B. Gorin -- "History of
Yiddish Theatre", Vol. II, pp. 142, 149, 153.