January 5, 2023

Osherowitch and Rumshinsky on the Piety of Regina Prager

Regina Prager was one of the first leading ladies of the Yiddish stage, known for her extraordinary operatic voice and her continued Jewish observance throughout her life.
December 7, 2021

My Path to the Yiddish Theatre: David Edelstadt’s Revolutionary Recitation

Bella Bellarina was born in Warsaw on July 15, 1898, into the legendary Rubinlicht family, known for the intellectual and cultural accomplishments of its worldly children.
June 29, 2021

A Timeline of Yiddish Drag

Yiddish theatre…the gayest theater?
September 4, 2019

The Yiddish Theatre Time Machine

The DYTP team on the performances they would have liked to witness.
August 30, 2018

Avrom Fishzon, or the Berdichev Sheherazad

The DYTP’s first long form blog post: a reflection on the actor and impresario Avrom Fishzon (1843?–1922).
April 25, 2018

Brush Up on Your Yiddish History Plays

The latest batch of Plotting Yiddish Drama features a batch of historical dramas and includes even more examples of works with Sephardic themes.