What does it mean to be Jewish? How do Jews interact with their non-Jewish neighbors? How do Jews balance the demands of traditional Judaism while living in the modern world? Such questions and others were constantly explored on Yiddish stages.
Zalmen Zylbercweig, Shnorer-historian of the Yiddish Theatre
Something Special for the High Holidays
Yaschar: My Father’s Life in Yiddish Theatre
Yiddish Opera at the Standard Theatre, London 1895
The Grand Street Theatre: A Modern Playhouse Built for Old-fashioned Shund