Lives in the Yiddish Theatre
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
For a certain time, she acted Adler's repertoire in the theatre, but when Adler also staged Miller's "Msur", W. acted for the first time in a dramatic role, and since then she has gone into dramatic roles and to serious repertoire, participating in the productions of Peretz, Pinski, Hirshbein and Kobrin's plays.
From 1918-25 she acted at the Arch Street Theatre in Philadelphia, when she began to perform in melodramatic repertory.
In 1922 she participated in Schwartz's productions of Bimko's "Dembes (Oaks)" with the Yiddish Art Theatre.
In 1925 she guest-starred in London.
In 1927-8 she acted at the Liberty Theatre in Brooklyn.
In 1928-9 she guest-starred in Poland and later in Rumania.
W. is the wife of the playwright and theatre director Anshel Schorr.
Sh. E. from Anshel Schorr.
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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 700.
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