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Thumbnail image for He Was a Volcano On Stage: Remembering Director Sigmund Turkow
  • Jack Lewin—Yiddish poet and actor based in Los Angeles—describes the working in Yiddish theater with the director Sigmund Turkow.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • 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
Thumbnail image for Yiddish Theater is a Mirror to the Jewish Soul
  • Moishe Rosenfeld - Founder of Golden Land Concerts...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for  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
Thumbnail image for "His Voice was Louder than the Actors": My Uncle was a Prompter in the Detroit Yiddish Theater
  • Bernie Agranoff, scientist and professor at the University of Michigan, whose uncle was a Yiddish theater prompter in Detroit, tells stories about his uncle - a prompter in the Detroit Yiddish theater.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for "That Brought Down the House": A Yiddish Theater Goof
  • Bernie Agranoff, scientist and professor at the University of Michigan, whose uncle was a Yiddish theater prompter in Detroit, remembers a story where a Yiddish theater actor, usually cast as a Hasid, made a humorous mistake during a different role.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for 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,...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Eleanor Reissa Keeps Yiddish Alive through Music and Theater
  • The queen of Yiddish cabaret, Eleanor Reissa, is a Brooklyn-born native Yiddish speaker whose work in theater garnered her a Tony Award nomination and propelled her into the front ranks of Yiddish theater and music.
Part of The Shmooze Podcast Series
Thumbnail image for Father Was a Yiddish Prompter for Yiddish Plays
  • Jean Fidelman Kopelman Haber, daughter of Yiddish theater prompter and cousin of English-language novelist Bernard Malamud, discusses her father's career as a Yiddish theater prompter.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for "You'll Be an Engineer of Hearts": How Jakub Rotbaum Convinced Me to Become an Actress Instead of an Engineer
  • Lea Szlanger, a Yiddish actress born in Poland, describes how a conversation with Jakub Rotbaum—a famous Yiddish theater director, actor and painter—convinced her to go into theater instead of pursuing a career as an engineer.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

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