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 the 1922-3 season he acted in the province; in 1923-4 he was already a member of the union and acting in the Yiddish Art Theatre.
During the 1924-5 season he acted in the Hopkinson Theatre, and from 1926-8 at the Irving Place Theatre (first with Satz, afterwards with Ben-Ami, and then with Kalich).
During the 1928-9 season, again he acted with the Yiddish Art Theatre where he assisted Glagolin with the production of "Othello".
In 1929-30 he was the main actor and composer in Montreal.
After W. was in Paris and London putting on his own translation of Ostrovsky's "Umshuldik-shuldike" under different names, and Heyermans' "The Ghetto".
In America he put on his drama by Dostoevsky's "The Idiot" (with Ben-Ami at the Irving Place Theatre), and his translation of Bernstein's "Israel" (with Baratov, under W.'s direction) at the Yiddish Art Theatre.
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Translated from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 721.
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