Yiddish Language Play Scripts from the Lawrence Marwick Collection
Articles and Essays
About Yiddish Playscripts
The seventy-seven Yiddish plays in this collection range from ten-page vignettes to four-act extravaganzas. They were written by celebrated writers such as Sholem Aleichem and Jacob Gordin, as well as by once-popular wordsmiths such as Abraham Shaikewitz Schomer and Joseph Lateiner, whose reputations have dimmed with the passage of time. Some of the writers represented in this collection are unknown to us. They include...