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Jacob Ben-Ami

(1890—1977)

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Civic Repertory Theatre

Civic Repertory Theatre  

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Founded in New York in 1926 by Eva Le Gallienne with an all-women staff, it aimed to provide a modern repertory at low prices in the mould of publicly subsidized ...
Diplomacy

Diplomacy  

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(1878).The Victorien Sardou drama was first offered in America by Lester Wallack in an adaptation by Saville and Bolton Rowe. Its story centers on Dora, a poor girl who ...
H. Leivick

H. Leivick  

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(1886–1962)Russian-American poet and dramatist. After seven years in the Tsar's prisons for revolutionary activity, Leivick escaped in 1913 to settle in New York, where he became a leading Yiddish ...
Jewish Art Theatre

Jewish Art Theatre  

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Yiddish repertory company located at the Garden Theater in New York, founded in 1919 by Jacob Ben-Ami and other dissidents from Maurice Schwartz's Yiddish Art Theatre. The troupe, ideologically ...
Yiddish Art Theatre

Yiddish Art Theatre  

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(New York).Founded in 1918 by Maurice Schwartz at the Irving Place Theatre, it eventually moved to a fine, new theatre built for it on Second Avenue. Yiddish theatre historian ...

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