April 15, 2021

Tag: Second Avenue: New York’s Yiddish Rialto

Second Avenue: New York’s Yiddish Rialto

Yiddish theater sprouted in the capital cities of Eastern Europe but came into full bloom on Second Avenue on New York’s Lower East Side. Yiddish theater was a phenomenon that produced 20 or more shows every night. Postcard advertising was a favored media in finding audiences.

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