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Hirschbein, Peretz, 1880-1948



  • Existence: 1880 - 1948

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Papers of Peretz Hirschbein

Identifier: RG 833

This collection contains manuscripts of plays, articles and other writings, correspondence, memoirs, photographs, theater programs, and personal materials of Yiddish playwright, novelist, journalist, travel writer, and theater director Peretz Hirschbein. The collection helps to illustrate Hirschbein’s importance and lasting impact upon the revival of Yiddish theater and literature in the early twentieth century.

Dates: 1900-1971

הירשביין, פּרץ / Hirschbein, Peretz, undated, 1908, 1915, 1936

 File — Folder 4428, Object: 175935-175969A
Scope and Contents

- "Di puste kretshme" in an unspecified locality in Poland. Directed by David Duksin.

- "A Hidden Corner" in Los Angeles, 1936. Performance in English. Directed by Adolph Freeman. Under the auspices of the Federal Theatre Project, of the U. S. Works Progress Administration.

- "Dem shmids tekhter" in Vilna. Directed by Hirschbein. Guest performers Rudolf Zaslavsky and Berta Zaslavska.

- "A mayse fun amol" in New York. Music by Lazar Weiner. Directed by Ossip Dymow and Leib Kadison.

- "Di neveyle" in Chicago, 1915. Six-year anniversary of the Progressive Literary Dramatic Club.

- "Yoyel" in Philadelphia. Directed by Martin Sklarov.

- "Der tkies kaf" in Łódź, 1908. Directed by David Herman. Part of an evening honoring Hirschbein.

Dates: undated, 1908, 1915, 1936