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The Big Ads
How the Yiddish Theatre Publicized their Productions
 

 

"The Roumanian Wedding"
at the National Theatre

The opening performance was on Tuesday, September 11, 1923.
The advertisement appeared in the Forward on October 14, 1923.

Click on each page to see a larger image.

 
"The Roumanian Wedding (Di rumenishe khasene)"
by Peretz Sandler
Now Playing at the National Theatre
Houston and Second Street
Telephone: Orchard 2612
which is being played with much applause
in Sachs' and Goldberg's National Theatre.
 

Captions, left page:

Row 1, left: M. Saks (Sachs), co-manager of the National Theatre.
Row 1, right: Louis Goldberg, co-manager of the National Theatre.
Row 2, left: Abe Sincoff and Saltsche Schorr, as "Laiser Mailech" and "Kaila Baila," the comical couple of "The Roumanian Wedding."
Row 2 center: The National Theatre, Houston and Second Street.
Row 2 right: DUET: sung by Aaron Lebedeff and Samuel Rosenstein in the 2nd act of "The Roumanian Wedding."
Row 3: Zena Goldstein, as Queen of the Grape Festival, in the 2nd act.


Captions, right page:

Row 1: The closing scene of the 2nd act of "The Roumanian Wedding."
Row 2, left: A DUET: "Lover's Bliss," as sung by Samuel Rosenstein and Zena Goldstein, in the first act of "The Roumanian Wedding."
Row 2: center, left: Bessie Weissman in the role of Shendel Pisk.
Row 2: center, right: Zena Goldstein, as Rokhele, in the 2nd act.
Row 2, right: The "Roumanian Peppers" (ki-pe-rush), sung and danced by Aaron Lebedeff and Bessie Weissman.
Row 3: Finale of the first act of "The Roumanian Wedding."
Row 4, left: Samuel Rosenstein in the 2nd act.
Row 4, center: A DIVORCE CASE - A scene in the last act.
Row 4, right: Aaron Lebedeff, in the role of Motke Schpitzkop, in "The Roumanian Wedding."

 

 

 

 

 

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

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