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 Maurice Schwartz and the Yiddish Art Theatre


Maurice Schwartz was not only one of the world's foremost Yiddish actors, he was also the founder and leader of the Yiddish Art Theatre of New York. Under his leadership, the talented theater troupe performed in many high quality Yiddish productions, always striving to maintain Schwartz's high artistic standards.



Banner photo: "The Dybbuk" by S. Ansky, Act III, Yiddish Art Theatre, 1921

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Maurice Schwartz in
"A Secluded Nook"
by Peretz Hirschbein
cir 1918-9

Maurice Schwartz in
"Shaul HaMelech"
(King Saul)
by Paul Heyse
cir 1925


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