other dramatic roles. In
Minsk, Julia Volin wrote for her the drama "Der zun fun
At first in Warsaw, when
there was staged Lateiner's operetta "Joseph and his
Brothers", to which Peretz Sandler wrote special music,
N. performed in the singing role of "Benjamin", and
since then went back to operetta repertoire. Shortly
thereafter she married conductor and composer Peretz
On 27 September 1911 N.
performed as "Israelis" in Handel's oratory "Yehuda
Maccabee", which was staged by Lodz's "Hazamir", under
the leadership of Leo Kopf.
1912 -- N. guest-starred in
Lodz's "Grand Theatre" (Director: Y. Zandberg), and
under the influence of the local German theatre, she
decided to perform in a series of European operettas. In
her plan, she would support her husband, who took over,
to withdraw, and in 1912-13 the direction of Warsaw's
Elizeum Theatre, where he directed -- for the first time
on the Yiddish stage -- the European operettas "Eva",
and "Shoshana di tsnueh" with N. in the title roles.
guest-starred in the summer of 1913 in Poland, he
engaged N. with her husband for his National Theatre in
New York, where she performed on 2 October 1913 as "Eva"
[called "Dos parizer arbeter-meydl"], but because of
that, that her husband's activity became disturbed by
the local musical union, she interrupted her acting in
New York and went to guest-star in London, Paris and
On the eve of the World War,
she returned to Warsaw, and she soon left the Crown of
Poland, guest-starring in Vilna, then in Russia, where
she performed -- due to the ban on Yiddish theatre -- in
operettas and dramatic repertoire in Russian, and she
then toured out to Charbin, where she acted for about a
year in Yiddish theatre.
In April 1917 she again
arrived with her husband -- across Japan and Canada --
in New York, where she performed in Thomashefsky's
National Theatre as "Tsiganke aza", and acted in the
theatre for the 1917-1918 season. In the summer of 1918
-- she guest-starred in Philadelphia with H. Tsukerberg.
1918-19 season -- she acted in the "Nord Star" Theatre
(106th Street and Fifth Avenue, New York), where she
performed for the first time in America as "Shoshans di
tsnueh". 1919-20 -- toured across America with a
Ukrainian troupe under the direction of E. Relkin, and
in Philadelphia with Maurice Schwartz and Max R. Wilner,
where she performed in Schwartz and Sandler's operetta "Amol
in may", with whom she guest-starred, also in the summer
in New York's Irving Place Theatre.
1921-22 -- in Boston
(Director: Julius Nathanson), where she also acted in
Dymov's "Yerushalayim" with Joseph Shoengold. 1922-24 --
in New York's People's Theatre (managers -- Shulman and
1924-25 -- she was the first dramatic actress in Newark
1925-26 -- she acted in Philadelphia (managers -- Samuel
Goldenburg and Celia Adler).
1926-27 -- in the Liberty and then in the Public Theatre
(managers -- Louis Goldberg and Shulman).
1927-28 -- in Detroit (manager -- A. Littman).
1929-30 -- with the "Vilna Troupe" from the union across
America and Canada.
Summer 1931 -- N. visited Europe and guest-starred in "Amol
in may" in Paris.
Sh. An-ski -- In yudisher teater,
"Der fraynd", Peterburg, 1908.
Menachem Mendl Feytlzun -- Ester
(n. b.) nirislavskayh, "Hd hzmn", Vilna, 1910.
E. [Y. Uger] -- Der kontsert fun
"hazimir", "Lodzer tageblat", 29 December 1911.
U. [Y. Uger] -- Frau Nero-Neroslavska,
"Neue Lodzer Zeitung", 12 Mai 1912.
Dr. A. Mukdoni -- N. neroslavska,
"Der fraynd", Warsaw, 11 march 1913.
H. E. [Epelberg] -- Tsum benefis
fun n. b. neroslavska, "Program un kritik", Warsaw, 12 March
Sfinks [M. Kipnis] -- Tsum
hayntigen benefis fun artistin neroslavska, "Haynt", Warsaw, 50,
[--] -- In der idisher theater
velt, "Forward", N. Y., 4 October 1923.
[--] -- Ester neroslavskaya
tsurik in amerike, "Di varhayt", N. Y., 13 April 1917.
H. Lang -- Varum iz di gebliben
ohn a dzshab dizen theater-sizon?, "Forward", N. Y., 18 January
Noakh Prilutski -- "Yidish teater",
Bialystok, 1921, 1, pp. 116-123.
B. Botwinick -- Eyne tsvishen
fiele, "Forward", N. Y., 4 March 1922.
Dr. A. Mukdoni -- Zikhrunus fun a
yidishn teater-kritiker, "Archive", Vilna, 1930, p. 411.