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They Graced Our Stages: The Yiddish Theatre Troupes
(1910 to 1957)


National Theatre
cast of "Chaver Nachman" (East of Eden)
appeared in The Forward
on September 24, 1939

 

Jacob Ben-Ami's New Art troupe, in I.J. Singer's "Chaver Nachman"

From right to left, sitting: Leah Naomi, Tillie Rabinowitz, Charlotte Goldstein, I.J. Singer (author), Ludwig Satz, Jacob Ben-Ami (director of the troupe), Jacob Mestel, Celia Adler, Joseph Schoengold, Bertha Hart and Zina Goldstein.

Behind those standing (from right): Pauline Hoffman, Liza Waron, Goldie Lubritsky, Jacob Rechtzeit, Jacob Wexler, Joseph Rumshinsky (composer), Irving Honigman, Samuel Lev (set painter); Anatol Winogradoff, Lazar Freed, Judel Dubinsky, Reuben Wendorf, Misha Boodkin, Louis Hyman and Isidore Lash.

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

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