Over the years
before and during the era of
numerous troupes in Europe, the
United States and elsewhere in
the world, staged performances
in order that the money raised
benefit the Zylbercweig project
by helping with its immense cost.
are but a few of the benefit
Sunday 2 September 1928 punctually at 9 o'clock in the evening. A
Theatre Academy, in
honor of the Lexicon
of the Yiddish
Theatre, edited by
published under the
auspices of the
Yiddish Actors Union
in America. With the
by advocate M.
Landau; "50 Years of
Yiddish Theatre", by
song by Velvel
Zbarzsher, lyrics by
Singing by Kishinev
folksinger Moshe the
"Heyse babkelekh" and "Kum shoyn kum" from
Goldfaden's "Babe yakhne"; "In beit hamikdash"
from Goldfaden's "Shulamis"; "Bar kokhba"
from Goldfaden; performed by the orchestra under
the direction of Mr. Binder.
3rd part: "God, Man and Devil" from Jacob
Gordin (4th act); "Nblh" from Perets Hirshbein
(1st act); "Dos groyse gevins" from Sholem
Aleichem (2nd act); "Der dybuk" by Sh. Anski
(3rd and 4th acts). Performed live in costume by
the entire section of "Maccabi". Introduction
cards available at the administration of "Unzer
tseyt" (where this advertisement appears --ed.),
and during the day of the production in
Sekureni (Ukraine) --
Moshe Ziegler, Manager; Shmuel Iris,
Wednesday, 5 September
Grandiose Yiddish Theatre Academy,
in honor of the Lexicon of the
Yiddish Theatre edited by Zalmen
Zylbercweig. The entire Ziegler
Troupe taking part.
Given under the auspices of the
Yiddish Actors Union in America,
with the assistance of the
Professional Yiddish Actors Union in
Poland. Kapellmeister: Kreyzler;
Prompter: Shikhman. Beginning at
9:30 in the evening.
Lublin (Poland) --
Friday, 27 Rosh Khodesh
10 p.m. in the evening for a
Grandiose Theatre Academy
1st part: Office of the
editor of the Lexicon, Mr. Z.
Zylbercweig a.d.t., "50 Years of
Suffering and Freedom (leydn un
freydn) of the Yiddish Theatre".
Overview of the Yiddish theatre in
Lublin -- Y. Vaksman.
2nd part: Scenes from "The
Binding of Yitzkhok", "Bar Kochba",
"Shulamis", "Two Kuni Lemels", "Bobe
yakhne" by Goldfaden; "King Lear" by
Gordin. "Hertsele meyukhes" by
Richter, "Bayadera, Silva, Rose from
Istanbul performing with the entire
Edited by Zalmen Zylbercweig. Issued
under auspices of the Actors Union
in America, with the help of the
Professional Yiddish Actors Union in
Poland. uk. "Polonja" -- Lublin,
Nowa 13, tel. 11-33.
Bezplatny Dodatek do gaz.,
Lubliner-Tugblat, no. 175.
(Poland) -- Yiddish Theatre in
Direction: Bezman --- composer
Lexicon Committee, with the
Yiddish Artists Union in Poland
Monday, 17 December 1928,
8:30 in the evening
A "zey gezunt"
For the editor of the "Lexicon of
the Yiddish Theatre", Zalmen
Zylbercweig on his departure to
America. Program: Dora Weisman, as
the guest in Anshel Schorr's
"Zona i Kochanka (Veyb un gelibte/Wife
and Lover)", a comedy drama in 3
acts by William Siegel and Anshel
Schorr. Music by Herman Wohl.
Director: Anshel Schorr. Conductor:
L. Zelman. Technical direction:
Herman Fisher. Administrator: M.
Arnowald. The play is performed
without a prompter. Starring Dora
Weisman, A. Rotman, R. Gazel, M.
Kucyk, A. Lewinowa, Zishe Kac, S.
Landau, A. Polakow, H. Fenigstein,
M. Maniela, Chaim Sandler, S.
Shlosberg and P. Kerman
In the name of the Yiddish Actors
Union in Poland -- Mark Yuviler;
Yiddish Actors Union in America
-- Anshel Schorr; Lodz Collective --
Julius Rakow; Closing Speech --
Bronx, New York --
Michalesko's Prospect Theatre
Prospect and 161st St.
Michal Michalesko, Regisseur;
Alexander Olshanetsky, Musical
Director; Morris Heine, General .
5 March 1931: "Bar Kochba"
Special performance for the Lexicon of the Yiddish
Theatre. In 4 acts with a prologue by Abraham Goldfaden.
Directed by Alexander Olshanetsky.
Executive Staff: Michal Michalesko, Regisseur;
Alexander Olshanetsky, Musical Director; Morris Heine,
General Manager; Jack Bedasz, Business Manager; Harry
Levy, Treasurer; Max Karper, Publicity Director.
Technical Staff: Irving Honigman, Irving Levy,
Master Carpenter; Harry Fox, Master Electrician; Abe
Pasternak, Master Propertyman. Cast of characters:
Boris Thomashefsky, B. Shargel, Bennie Zeidman, Regina
Zuckerberg, Irving Honigman, Ella Wallerstein, Jacob
Zanger, B. Goldstein, Izzie Shlesser, Abraham Mensch,
York, New York -- Yiddish
Second Avenue at Twelfth Street
9 April 1936: "Babbe Yachne
In honor of the Yiddish Theatre Lexicon. Joseph
Rumshinsksy's production of Abraham Goldfaden's comedy
operetta. Direction by Michal
Michalesko. Music by A. Goldfaden,
Rumshinsky and Sholom Secunda. Cast
of characters: Izidor Casher, Hannah
Appel, Leon Gold, Betty Budanov,
Itzik Feld, Sam Kasten, Menashe
Skulnik, Michal Michalesko, Mark
Schweid, Julius Nathanson, Michael
Rosenberg, Aaron Lebedeff, Lucy
Levin, Leo Fuchs, Ola Lillith and
Paul Burstein. Followed by a
Cantorial Concert with Cantor Shmuel
Vigoda, Cantor Yosele Shapiro and
Cantor Izrael Breeh.
The Lexicon of the Yiddish