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Yiddish Art Theatre



  • Existence: 1918

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Adler Family Papers

Identifier: P-890

This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Celia Adler and Lazar Freed, including theatrical materials such as scripts, programs and sheet music, correspondence, newspaper clippings, assorted publications, and photographs of many of the members of the Adler family and their friends from the Yiddish theater. These materials reflect the wide scope of the Adler acting family and their immense influence on Yiddish theater, Broadway and motion pictures.

Dates: 1893-1992; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1977

Children's performances – Programs, 1929 - 1930

 File — Box 80, Folder: 893
Scope and Contents

Programs for performances at the Yiddish Art Theater of "Bum un dreydl" by N. Shkliar, translated and staged by M. Elkin, in April 1929; and "Di kleyne melukhe" by Yitskhok Horowitz (Horwitz), also directed by Elkin. The latter program indicates the location as Broadway and 28th Street, where the Yiddish Art Theatre was located during the 1929/30 season.

Dates: 1929 - 1930