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Yiddish Theater

Celia Adler

Celia Adler’s popularity as a Yiddish actor made her a force in the Yiddish art theater movement, where she succeeded despite her lack of a powerful male protector. She was acclaimed for her ability to combine pathos and charm, and those who witnessed her performances especially remember her talent for comedy.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Yiddish Theater." (Viewed on December 16, 2017) <https://jwa.org/topics/yiddish-theater>.

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