The Fisher Family of Warsaw
"But one of them is more. She (Liza) has this
time elevated the performance above the average.
Certainly a large part ... is the role itself.
However, the main [success of] it was the
On the Yiddish stage she is not a new face,
She is always acting big,
pithy, with a loud mouth.
This time she was given a role of a frail,
terrified and blind woman, sparse of movement
and most importantly of speech.
Not once does Madame Fisher fall out of this
difficult character, not only when she speaks,
but also, and this a difficult character, and this is
much harder, when she is silent.
The entire time that she is on stage her face
shines with that inner light with which the
blind see all.
This is the kind of performance that elevates a
mere performer to the plateau of a gifted
Dr. M. Weichert's remarks, in his writings about
the acting in Sackler's play "Yizkor".