One-act plays from the Yiddish.

  • 123 Pages
  • 0.96 MB
  • English
Bloch Pub. Co. , New York
Statementby Isaac Lieb Peretz ... [et al.] ; authorized translation by Etta Block.
ContributionsPeretz, Isaac Lieb, 1851 or 2-1915.
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 87/7260 (P)
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 123 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2175760M
LC Control Number88953037

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Our current Plotting Yiddish Drama (PYD) batch gives a taste of the Yiddish one-act plays that were written for children. While this group of six plays is certainly not exhaustive––and makes no claim of being representative––it suggests that certain themes may have been particularly popular in this genre.

Yiddish Shorts: An Evening of One-Act Plays from the Yiddish Theater Translated into English by Yermiyahu Ahron Taub Directed by Adam Immerwahr. at PM at Theater J, 16th St., N.W., Washington, DC. Explore the full range of the Yiddish theater in this collection of short plays, drawn from the rich tapestry of Yiddish theater.

Here's a list of the plays contained in this book from the Table of Contents as a reference: The Golem, by H. Leivick--first two scenes from the poetic drama, p.

1 Captain Dreyfus, by Jacob Gordin--A Drama, p. 37 The Doctor's First Operation, by Z. Levin--A Comedy, p. 59 After Midnight, by Samuel Daixel- 3/5(1). A dazzling collection and already a standard reference for those interested in contemporary drama, Plays in One Act is a unique compilation of plays and monologues that showcases a stunning and diverse array of work from some of the most important voices in theater.

One-act plays from the Yiddish. book Forty-three modern works are One-act plays from the Yiddish. book here: from plays by important contemporary artists such as David Mamet, Wendy Wasserstein /5(10).

The repertory of the Irish Players, for example, is composed largely of one-act plays, and American Little Theatres are given over almost exclusively to the one-act play. The one-act play is in reality so new a phenomenon, in spite of the use that has been made of the form by playwrights like Pinero, Hauptmann, Chekov, Shaw, and others of the.

One-act plays present a striking variety of themes, character types, and styles, as can be seen in the latest Plotting Yiddish Drama batch, devoted to this genre. 24 Favorite One Act Plays by Cerf, Bennett and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at She published short sto-ries, sketches, and one-act plays in many Yiddish periodicals and was a regular contributor and eventually a contributing editor at the Forverts.

In she left the Forverts and the literary scene, not publishing again until –, when she contributed dozens of stories to the Nyu Yorker Vokhnblat. The Find a Play tool, created by Playscripts, Inc., allows theater makers to search our vast catalog of plays by cast size, theme, genre, duration, and more.

A One Act Play, or more commonly "one act", is a short play that takes place in one act or scene, as opposed to plays that take place over a number of scenes in one or more tend to be simpler and have fewer props, scenery and cast members (sometimes only one).

Such plays are often showcased in a series. Unlike other plays which usually are published one play per book, one acts are. The Noah Cotsen Library of Yiddish Children’s Literature includes about titles, most of which are quite rare.

The annotated list below describes their content and reading level. Most of the books were scanned from microfiche held by the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, supplemented by titles at the Yiddish Book Center.

Before him, one-act plays were written in poetry, but he made prose the medium of his one-act plays. In short, he made the drama, simple & real, & brought it nearer to everyday life. He made the modern one-act play what it is & his example has been widely followed. George Bernard Shaw & John Galsworthy are two of his greatest followers.

Three one-act plays: Agassiz Theatre, Cambridge, Saturday evening, May 5, Additional title: Cripples, by David Pinski, translation from the Yiddish by Isaac Goldberg, Ph.D.

'12 Additional title: Marriage has been arranged, by Alfred Sutro Additional title: Rapunzel, by Alter Brody Names Harvard and Radcliffe Menorah Societies (Publisher). One-act play definition: a short play consisting of only one act | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.

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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list» Community Reviews/5. Nine One-Act Plays from the Yiddish (Boston:J. Luce, ). For Mdclish plays in general drama anthologies, see Sholem Asch, Night, Robbins, in Constance M.

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Fifty One- Act Plays (London: V. Gollancz, ), ; and David Pinski, Laid Off, trans. Anna K Pinski, in OneAct Plays for Stage and Study. Five Comic One-Act Plays book.

Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Humorous gems by one of the masters of modern drama, includ /5.

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New One Act-Plays for Acting Students: A New Anthology of Complete One-Act Plays for One, Two or Three Actors () Hear about sales, receive special offers & Pages: 24 Favorite One Act Plays Paperback – 3 Apr by Bennett Cerf (Author) out of 5 stars 23 ratings.

See all 7 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" £ £ £ 4/5(23). 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 (the first important "serious" Yiddish playwright), and popular wordsmiths such as Abraham Shaikewitz Schomer and Joseph Lateiner, whose reputations have been eclipsed by time.

In addition to full-length plays, she wrote one-act plays and poetry. One of Those was originally presented by the legendary Esther-Rokhl Kaminska - "The Mother of Yiddish Theater" -in Warsaw in Early life. Serdatzky was born on 15 September as Yente Raybman in Aleksotas (Aleksat), near Kovno (Kaunas), Lithuania (then in Kovno Governorate, Russian Empire), the daughter of a used furniture dealer who was also a scholar.

She received a secular as well as a basic Jewish education, and learned German, Russian, and Hebrew. The family home was a gathering place for Yiddish writers Born: Yente Raybman, SeptemAleksotas, Lithuania.

Chutzpah Sauce is, as its subtitle indicates, a collection of one-act plays on Jewish themes, intended to be performed in a single evening. The plays are all comedies and are set in different periods.

The Converts is about what could have happened when the Khazars were converted to Judaism about a thousand years ’ll Be Coming Down The Mountain When He Comes concerns a group Pages: Tne Assault Upon Mexico 1 A New Formulation of Pacifist Ideals A ONE-ACT PLAY: Will He Come Back.

By FELIX GRENDON NEW REVIEW PUBLISHING ASSOCIATION Broadway, New York. Contents, April, 6 PAG E CURREN T AFFAIRS: Leader s 9 7 Th e Assaul t Upo n Mexico; "Indus-tria l. INTRODUCTION. Tradition in the sphere of books is relentlessly imperious and will not be denied.

The present anthology of one-act plays, in defiance of a keen reluctance on the part of the editors, is condemned at birth to the heritage of a title; for this practice, as is well known, has been the unchallenged punctilio of book-making and book-editing from time immemorial.

a touring company in Lodz province and for it he wrote skits and one-act plays and also adapted plays by European dramatists. Inhe began to collect materials for an intended volume on Yiddish actors and Yiddish theater, from which grew the biographies in his later work, Leksikon fun Yidishn Teater [Lexicon of Yiddish Theater].

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In An index of one-act plays, categorized by cast-size. An entertaining collection of four one-act plays based on the Yiddish short stories of the 19th-century Jewish writer I. Peretz. Plays are appropriate for middle school, high school, and adult audiences.

Bontshe Shvayg (Bontshe the Silent). Throughout his hard and painful life on earth, Bontshe Shvayg is silent; his existence insignificant. FIFTEEN (15) AMERICAN ONE-ACT PLAYS - THE ANTA SERIES OF DISTINGUISHED PLAYS by PAUL KOZELKA (ED) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.

For theater or the classroom, these are three historical one act Christian plays. The first is Gold Rush. Set in Dawson City, Yukon Territory, inthis play examines one of histories great Gold Rushes from the perspective of the children dragged into this explosive historical moment by their gold seeking parents.Browse: Top Level > Texts > Yiddish Book Center's Spielberg Digital Yiddish Library " Baruch, (1) One-act Plays (1) Ontology (1) Oostenrijk (1) Yiddish Art Theatre (2) Yiddish Book (11) Yiddish Book Center (1) Yiddish Drama (47).Amherst, Mass.: National Yiddish Book Center.

A Century of Yiddish poetry / selected, translated, and edited by Aaron Kramer New York: Cornwall Books, c Federal Theatre Project (U.S.) Anglo-Jewish one-act plays New York: National Service Bureau, Federal Theatre Project (U.S.) Anglo-Jewish plays in English and Yiddish.