Lasky's Famous

Museum of the Yiddish Theatre!


The Celia Adler Story....
her life in the Yiddish theatre, and more

On now through December 2016

(in memory of Dr. Selwyn Freed z"l, son of Celia and Lazar Freed, who passed away on September 6, 2016,
this multimedia, online exhibition has been extended from its original closing date of September 8th.)



A multimedia, multi-faceted online exhibition about one of the most famous actresses ever to grace the Yiddish stage!


Exhibition Entrance



Inside the Site




       Site Map

       Floor Plan

       Lives in the Yiddish Theatre

         *  Zylbercweig's Lexicon

         *  Tributes to a Bygone Era

        Yiddish Theatre Around the World

         Lives of the Yiddish Writers

         Yiddish Theatre 101

           * The Play in History 

          Maurice Schwartz and the YAT

          * Once a Kingdom

          The Yiddish Art Theatre



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of the Yiddish Theatrical Alliance
(Founded in 1939)


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the Museum of Family History.



Photograph of the Kalichs courtesy of the Yiddish Theatrical Alliance Archives.
Photograph of Celia Adler courtesy of the estate of Celia Adler and Lazar Freed.


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