"Chave" and "The Crazy
(Khave) and (Der meshugener
At sometime in the
1920s, on February 14, the "New Yiddish Folks
Theatre of Philadelphia" appeared at the Garrick
Theatre in Wilmington, Delaware in two plays, "Chave"
by Peretz Hirshbein, and "The Crazy Idler" by I.L.
The star was Baruch
Lumet (His son was Sidney Lumet.) Also appearing
were: David Benn, Gardik, Lichtman, William Spering,
Hinde Gelbart, Fannie Faust, Rosie Nimelstein and
Courtesy of the American Jewish Historical Society.
of YIVO (Yiddish Institute for Jewish Research).
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