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Published by London Museum of Jewish Life in London) .
Written in English

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ISBN 100951161318

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Zalmen Zylbercweig (Zilbertsvayg), , was a historian of the Yiddish Theater. Zylbercweig’s best known work was his Leksikon fun yidishn teater (Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre, Vols. , Warsaw, Mexico City, New York, ), a six volume reference work in Yiddish on the lives of those who were involved in professional Yiddish. The Yiddish Book Center is a co-presenter of the exhibit New York's Yiddish Theater: From the Bowery to Broadway, now at the Museum of the City of New first major exhibit on New York's Yiddish theater, it recaptures that vibrant world through original artifacts, costumes, photographs, ephemera, and documents, as well as multimedia presentations of film and . This volume of essays is the first collection of scholarly studies on the Yiddish theatre to appear in English. Drawing on a variety of academic disciplines, it considers the dramatic and musical repertoire of Yiddish theatre and their historical development, popular and critical reception of productions, and the practice and consequences of state censorship.5/5(2). David Mazower is the Bibliographer and Editorial Director at the Yiddish Book Center and the co-editor with Aaron Lansky of the Center’s English-language magazine Pakn is the author of Yiddish Theatre in London (London, , 2nd ed.), and curated a major exhibition on that subject for London’s Jewish Museum. His articles on Yiddish culture, Yiddish book .

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