Lives in the Yiddish Theatre
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN THE yIDDISH THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
In 1923 S. joined the first Yiddish comedy theatre in Odessa, playing in a character role (Manager: Adolf Segal). However, the theatre existed for only a short time, and thus in November 1923 S. traveled to America where H. Weissman engaged him to perform in Winnipeg, Canada.
S. remained in Canada and played in various troupes until 1929. From 1929-30 S. was engaged by the "Tsheyn" troupe, directed by Moshe Schorr to play in America. From 1930-31 he played with Kessler in London (at the Pavilion Theatre); from 1931-2 he played with Boris Auerbach in Montreal, Canada. In 1932-33 he played at the Yiddish Art Theatre in New York (Director-- Maurice Schwartz).
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Translated from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 2, page 1459.
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