Leon and Celia
Many of the
Yiddish actors who once graced our stages in the heyday of Yiddish
theatre often traveled to the countries outside of Europe and the United
States to perform, e.g. those in Central and South
America and Cuba.
had once immigrated to these countries, those who were well familiar
with the Yiddish language, eagerly awaited each performance.
A number of
husband and wife teams toured together as part of acting troupes in this
manner. One such couple who made
such tours an important part of their life's work were the talented husband and wife acting team of Leon and
Here you can learn a bit
about them, about their roles and the performances in which they acted,
as well as the different theatres around the Americas that they