Maurice Schwartz

Jun 18, 1890


Born in Ukraine, Maurice Schwartz moved to the United States in 1902. After working with several Yiddish theatre troupes, Schwartz hoped to take Broadway by storm with a repertoire of Yiddish-language versions of European plays. Though this venture failed, Schwartz went on to fame and prestige when, in 1926, he founded the Yiddish Art Theatre on New… More


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