Nahma Sandrow

Nahma Sandrow, a professor at City University of New York, wrote Kuni-Leml and Vagabond Stars, prize-winning off-Broadway musicals based on Yiddish theater material. She is the author of Vagabond Stars: A World History of Yiddish Theater, “God, Man, and Devil”: Yiddish Plays in Translation and Surrealism: Theater, Arts, Ideas.

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Yiddish Theater in the United States

The American capital of Yiddish theater was New York City, where at times as many as fourteen theaters were filled simultaneously, not counting vaudeville and cabaret.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Nahma Sandrow." (Viewed on April 22, 2019) <https://jwa.org/encyclopedia/author/sandrow-nahma>.

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