Lives in the Yiddish Theatre
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"

1931-1969
 

White Russia Yiddish State Studio

In 1920, under the leadership of M. Rafalsky, the White Russia Yiddish State Theatre was founded. The studio began its work with a group of five to six members, but thanks to the support of the state and the superiority of the collective and the direction, the studio [bhdrgh] was reinforced with young forces: working children, workers from [verkshtatn], also a group from the Kiev studio came. Gradually the existence of the studio [oysregulirt, farfult], and after four years of work the studio was transformed into the White Russia Yiddish State Theatre.

  • B.Orshansky -- "Teater-shlakhtn," 1931, pp. 117-121.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 2,  page 883.
 

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