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
 

Regina Viner-Likhtiger
 

V. was born on 25 March 1900 in Lodz, Poland. Her parents were merchants.

She learned in a cheder and completed a four-class school. After school she declared and participated in children's productions -- she was called "The Actress".

In 1913 V. also performed for the first time as "Chasye" in the amateur group "Drama and Music", and soon was called upon by the actor Plavner and was taken into his troupe for the big theatre, where she acted together with Vaksman, Kharaz and Michalesko in various children's roles.

Afterwards she acted with Isaakovitsh across the province, later acting in the Adler-Serotsky school-theatre, then in the provincial troupe of Likhtiger, where she acted for seven months.

From there she acted a year in Vienna, again a year in Poland, a season in Lithuania, and in 1920 she acted in Paris, and from time-to-time in Switzerland and Belgium.


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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 725.
 

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