TWO KOONIE LEMELS (Di
tsvey kuni lemels)," Abraham Goldfaden's classic comedy.
Stage direction: Maurice Schwartz. Sets: Samuel Ostrowsky.
Yiddish Art Theatre, 27th Street and Madison Avenue.
Telephone: Madison Square 6963.
Every Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday Matinee and
Evening in the Yiddish Art Theatre.
Row 1, left: "Pho-oo! He
flew away! Koonie Lemel is a Holy Man! A Miracle Man!" Left
to right: Caroline (Berta Gerstin), Pinkus'l (Marc Schweid)
and Rivkah (Bina Abramowitz).
Row 1, right: "KOONIE LEMEL" (Maurice Schwartz) and his
pals, Yankele (Motele Brandt) and the goat.
Row 2, left: At Kalman the matchmaker's home. -- Julius
Adler as the matchmaker; Max (Wolf Goldfaden), disguised as
Koonie Lemel, flirting with Liebele (Leah Meltzer).
Row 2, middle: THE TWO "KOONIE LEMELS": Maurice Schwartz
(rt.) and Wolf Goldfaden (lt.)
Row 2, right: "KOONIE LEMEL" is now convinced that he is
soon to be engaged to Caroline.
Row 3, left: Koonie Lemel and his pals lead is stepfather,
the Deacon, to the synagogue.
Row 3, right: Caroline mistakes the real Koonie Lemel for
her lover, the disguised Koonie Lemel.
Row 4, first image: The celebrated Hotzmach (Yudl Dubinsky),
a highlight of the "Two Koonie Lemels."
Row 4, second image: The Holy Ancestors, whom Max (disguised
as Koonie Lemel) brought up from the Other World to convince
his father-in-law what a great man he is.
Row 4, third image: Maurice Schwartz, director of the
Yiddish Art Theatre; Abraham Goldfaden, author of "The Two
Koonie Lemels," and Samuel Ostrowsky, scenic artist.
Row 5: THE TOWN FOOL (Leon Seidenberg) wants a bride to
match Koonie Lemel's betrothed.