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The Big Ads
How the Yiddish Theatre Publicized their Productions


"A Galician Wedding"
at the Public Theatre

The opening performance was probably on Thursday, November 29, 1928.
The half-page advertisement below appeared in the January 6, 1929 edition of the Forward.

Shulman and Goldberg presents Ludwig Satz in Herman Wohl's "A GALICIAN WEDDING (A galitsianer khasene)," at the Public Theatre, Second Avenue and 4th Street. Telephone: Drydock 6040-6041.
By William Siegel. A musical comedy that cannot be seen on Broadway! Playing with great success every Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday matinee and evening. Every Saturday matinee, ladies free. Laughs, singing and dancing. Tickets eight weeks in advance. The greatest and only Yiddish operetta.

Cameos, clockwise, from bottom left:

1. Marty Baratz.
2. Bertha Hart.
3. Charles Nathanson.
4. Leon Gold.
5. Fannie Lubritsky.
6. William Siegel.
7. Herman Wohl.
8. Zina Goldstein.
9. Boris Rosenthal.
10. Abe Sincoff.
11. Sidney Hart.
12. Nadia Dranova.

Benefits and benefit tickets in the Public Theatre a sure success.







List courtesy of YIVO (Yiddish Institute for Jewish Research).

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