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
 

[?] Varman


V. participated in the Yiddish productions that took place in 1868-70 in Warsaw under the direction of Gedalya Belloya. In the play "Yakov mit zeyne zin", which was performed in two evenings, V. had [according to  the "Izraelita"] sung the role of "Yakov".

V. was probably [according to Dr. J. Shatzky] the chief actor of the troupe, became "in an advertisement he became strongly praised for acting the first role in the benefit production of "Okhronke" (22 March 1870), for which the public was content ".

On 17 April 1870 the troupe performed in the Alcazar Hall a benefit production V. (benefit).

  • Dr. Jacob Shatzky -- Tsushteyer tsu der geshikhte fun dem fargoldfadenishn teater, "Yidish teater", Warsaw, 3-4, 1927, pp. 293, 298.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 665.
 

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