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
 

Julia Varadi
(Yehudit Haberman)
 

 

V. was born in Budapest, Hungary. Her parents were jewelry dealers.

As a child she participated in school productions, later becoming engaged in child roles in Hungarian operetta theatre, where she acted for seven years. When the family carried itself over to Vienna, V. went into the Karl Theatre in Vienna, where she acted for two years, also in young German soubrette roles.

In 193 V. came with her family to America and she acted here for two years with the German operetta troupe at the Irving Place Theatre, later two weeks in Yiddish vaudeville, and she traveled around with the itinerant Hungarian operetta troupe, in which she acted for a single year.

After two seasons in an English vaudeville, V. went over to the Yiddish stage, acting two years at the Lenox Theatre, Harlem several months with S. B. Grossman in Cleveland and some seasons in Los Angeles with Sam Auerbach, in Toronto with Julius Adler, in 1928-29, in Winnipeg, and in 1929-30 in Pittsburgh.
 

M. E.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 348.
 

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