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The Big Ads
How the Yiddish Theatre Publicized their Productions


"A Woman of the World"
at the People's Theatre

The opening performance was on Thursday, September 9, 1926.
The advertisement for this production was published in the Forward on September 19, 1926.
Further, a second such advertisement appeared in the Forward on November 21, 1926.

"A WOMAN OF THE WORLD (A froy fun der velt)," at Gabel's Peoples Theatre, 201 Bowery, near Delancey Street, New York City. Telephone: Dry Dock 0858, Orchard 0601.
Max Gabel's new, great, giant success, "A Woman of the World," playing every Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday matinee and evening.  Every Saturday matinee a present to the public, 2 for 1.
Special reduction on benefits and tickets for the months of October and November, 10 tickets for $17.50. Max Gabel and Jennie Goldstein wish their dear public a Happy New Year.

CAPTIONS, left to right:

Row 1:
1. Jennie Goldstein, leady lady.
2. Max Gabel, director of the Gabel's Peoples Theatre.

Row 2:
1. Max Gabel as Uncle Naftali.
2. Jennie Goldstein as the woman of the world.

Our personnel:

  • Max Gabel

  • Peter Graf

  • Charles Cohan

  • Dave Popper

  • Jacob Hochstein

  • Simon Wolf

  • Solomon Steinberg

  • Sholom Perlmutter

  • Harry Kaufman

  • Samuel Gertler

  • Jennie Goldstein

  • Goldie Lubritsky

  • Mary Wilensky

  • Sarah Filler

  • Frances Sincoff

  • Clara Honigman








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

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