Film, Video The Accidental Rise of the Modern Yiddish Theater
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- The Accidental Rise of the Modern Yiddish Theater
- Alyssa Quint focuses on the early years of the modern Yiddish theater through the works of one of its best-known and most colorful figures, Avrom Goldfaden (1840-1908). Goldfaden was one of the first playwrights to stage a commercially viable Yiddish-language theater and his plays were performed frequently for Jewish audiences. Quint uses Goldfaden's theatrical works as a way to understand the social life of Jews in late Imperial Russia, exploring connections between artistic production and larger social structures during an important moment in Russian Jewish history.
- Event Date
- November 21, 2019
- Running Time
- 1 hours, 5 minutes, 30 seconds
- Online Format
- online text
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