The Moscow Yiddish Theater: Art on Stage in the Time of Revolution

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"The tasks of world theater serve us as the tasks of our theater, and only language distinguishes us from others."--A. Granovsky, first director, GOSET The Moscow Yiddish Theater (later called GOSET) was born in 1919 and almost immediately became one of the most remarkable avant-garde theaters in Europe. It flourished in the 1920s but under Bolshevik pressure soon lost much of the originality that had distinguished it. In 1948 Stalin's henchmen slaughtered GOSET's legendary actor and director Solomon Mikhoels, and the ...

The Moscow Yiddish Theater: Art on Stage in the Time of Revolution 2008, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300115130

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