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אַן אָװנט געװידמענט דעם באַרימטן קינסטלער פֿון מאָסקװער ייִדישן טעאַטער שלמה מיכאָעלס

An evening in honor of the famous artist of the Moscow Yiddish Theater: Solomom Mikhoels

March 23, 1986

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library

אידיש טעאטער אין לאנדאן 1902-1942 = Yiddish theater in London 1902-1942

מײער, מארריס

Idish ṭeaṭer in London 1902-1942 = Yiddish theater in London 1902-1942

Myer, Morris, 1879-1944

[London : M. Mayer, 1943

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Spielberg Digital Yiddish Library

Seymour Rexite, Miriam Kressyn, and "a Vast Theatrical Movement, United by Performing in Yiddish"

Caraid O'Brien—writer, performer, and director, including of Yiddish works—describes the varying and diverse world of the Yiddish theater. She discusses the Yiddish performers Seymour Rexite and Miriam Kressyn, and their connections in the Yiddish th...

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

Yiddish Theater Has Never Been One Single Thing

Motl Didner, associate artistic director of the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene, explains that "Yiddish theater" has never been a monolithic, singular entity as some would allege, but rather is characterized by a multiplicity of shows, styles, an...

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

Dora Wasserman and the Moscow Yiddish Theater

Bryna Wasserman, executive director of the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene and daughter of Yiddish actress Dora Wasserman, tells the story of her mother's audition for the Moscow State Yiddish Theater.

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

What is the Future of Yiddish Theater?

Edna Nahshon, expert of Jewish Theater and professor of Hebrew and Jewish Studies, gives some insight on the future of Yiddish theater.

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

My Favorite Yiddish Theater Roles

Paula Boltman, former actress in the Melbourne Yiddish theater, describes some of her favorite roles while she performed in the Yiddish theater.

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

A Brief History of the Dora Wasserman Yiddish Theater

Aron Gonshor - actor in the Montreal Dora Wasserman Yiddish Theatre and surgeon - recounts the history of The Dora Wasserman Yiddish Theater, of which he has been a longtime member.

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

טעאטער : די טעאטער-קונסט [און] דאס אידישע טעאטער-וועזן אין אמעריקע

בוכוואלד, נ, 1890-

Ṭeaṭer di ṭeaṭer-ḳunsṭ [un] dos Yidishe ṭeaṭer-ṿezn in Ameriḳe

Buchwald, Nathaniel, 1890-

Nyu Yorḳ : Farlag-ḳomiṭeṭ ṭeaṭer, 1943

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Spielberg Digital Yiddish Library

ארום דער וועלט מיט אידיש טעאטער : אויטאביאגראפישע איבערלעבונגען אין טעאטער-דערציילונגען אין לויף פון א האלבן יארהונדערט אידישע און וועלטלעכע געשעענישן

באַנד: 1

יאבלאקאוו, הערמאן

Arum der ṿelṭ miṭ Yidish ṭeaṭer oyṭobiografishe iberlebungen un ṭeaṭer-dertseylungen in loyf fun a halbn yorhunderṭ Yidishe un ṿelṭlekhe geshe'enishn

Volume: 1

Yablokoff, Herman

Nyu-Yorḳ : [o. fg.], 1968

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Spielberg Digital Yiddish Library

ארום דער וועלט מיט אידיש טעאטער : אויטאביאגראפישע איבערלעבונגען און טעאטער-דערציילונגען אין לויף פון א האלבן יארהונדערט אידישע און וועלטלעכע געשעענישן

באַנד: 2

יאבלאקאוו, הערמאן

Arum der ṿelṭ miṭ Yidish ṭeaṭer oyṭobiografishe iberlebungen un ṭeaṭer-dertseylungen in loyf fun a halbn yorhunderṭ Yidishe un ṿelṭlekhe geshe'enishn

Volume: 2

Yablokoff, Herman

Nyu-Yorḳ : [o. fg.], 1968

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Spielberg Digital Yiddish Library

The Future of Yiddish Theater: A Need for Something New

Yelena Shmulenson, NY-based Yiddish actress from the Former Soviet Union, details why she has difficulty being hopeful about the future of Yiddish theater, and outlines what she believes must be done in order to keep it alive.

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

Description of Yiddish Theater and Actors in Philadelphia

Selwyn Freed, son of Yiddish theater actors Celia Adler and Lazar Freed, describes the Yiddish theatre in Philadelphia and talks about the actors, who often communicated with the audience.

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

Hope for the Future of Yiddish Theater

Bryna Wasserman, executive director of the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene and daughter of Yiddish actress Dora Wasserman, reflects on the challenges of Yiddish theater and the way forward.

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

A Sentimental Attachment to Yiddish Theater

Dan Opatoshu, screenwriter and grandson of Yiddish writer Yosef Opatoshu, reflects on his father’s career as an actor and his own personal connection to Yiddish theater, including childhood visits to famous Yiddish actress Molly Picon’s house.

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

How Yiddish theater Has Come Full Circle

Rick Grossman talks about the revivals of older Yiddish culture being done by the National Yiddish Theater, Folksbeine. He talks about the renewed interest by the newer generation to learn about the history of Yiddish.

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

Fyvush Finkel Remembers the Yiddish Theaters in Brownsville, Brooklyn

Fyvush Finkel, z"l—comedian, actor, and singer—describes attending and performing in the Yiddish theaters as a child in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn, New York.

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

Yiddish Theater in Melbourne: A Brief History

Arnold Zable—author, human rights activist and son of Yiddish-speaking immigrants—gives a brief history of Yiddish theater in Melbourne, Australia. He talks about how it got started, who was involved and where is was performed. He also talks about ho...

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

Melbourne Yiddish Theater and Jacob Waislitz

Helena (Chayele) Jacobs [Storch],Yiddish Actressa describes the Melbourne Yiddish Theater's origins. She also talks about Yiddish actor Jacob Waislitz, and describes working with him on roles.

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

My Father Broke Into The Wrong Car After A Night At The Yiddish Theater

Rhoda Weiner, Yiddish speaker and active volunteer worker, tells the story of her father breaking into a car that he thought was his after taking the family to the Yiddish theater, and her mother having to run away while pregnant.

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts