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The Big Ads
How the Yiddish Theatre Publicized their Productions
 

 

"What Will People Say?"
at the People's Theatre

The opening performance was on Saturday, September 19, 1925.
The advertisement for this production was published in the Forward on October 25, 1925.


 

"WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY? (Vos velen menshn zogen?)," at Gabel's People's Theatre, 201 Bowery, New York. Telephone: Orchard 0601 and Drydock 0858.

Now playing Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday matinee and evening.

In four acts by Max Gabel. Music by Herman Wohl. Max Gabel presents Jennie Goldstein in his new melodrama, with Muni Weisenfreund and Sam Kasten.

CAPTIONS, left to right:

Row 1:
1. Pearly's Awakening!
2. Sam Kasten.
3. The father: If he strikes you, strike back!
4. Jennie Goldstein.
5. Muni Weisenfreund, the grandfather.
6. Pearly is beaten by her brutal husband.
7. Jennie Goldstein, as the daughter Pearly.

Row 2:
1. LOUIS -- Pearly, please forgive me.
2. Pearly, God, protect my poor child.
3. A strong scene at the close of the 3rd act.

A present to the public! Every Saturday matinee prices, 50c, $1 and $1.50. The best in the house.

Entire benefit and tickets at very cheap prices. Special reduction on benefits and tickets, 100 tickets for $17.50.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

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