Though traditional Yiddish culture kept women from performing in public, they came to play an enormous role in the modern development of the form--particularly as actors and singers, but often as managers, owners, and in other ways.
Revival and Homage Productions of Yiddish Theatre
Goodbye, Columbia: A Yiddish Playwright and the German Stage
Perla Rozenblum: A Porteño Life in Yiddish Theatre
Zalmen Zylbercweig, Shnorer-historian of the Yiddish Theatre
Something Special for the High Holidays