The Shmooze: The Yiddish Book Center's podcast

Yiddish Theater's Vilna Troupe

Debra Caplan, Yiddish theater historian and Assistant Professor of Theater at Baruch College, joins us this week to discuss her book, Yiddish Empire: The Vilna Troupe, Jewish Theater, and the Art of Itinerancy. We chat about the Vilna Troupe in its early years, their groundbreaking production of The Dybbuk, and more.

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