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Adlers to Open Yiddish Season on Broadway Oct. 2

On Thursday, October 2nd, at the New Yorker, formerly the Gallo Theatre, George Jessel will present the Adlers in their first season on Broadway in Yiddish, in a repertoire of three plays. The cast of the Adlers, the foremost acting family on the Yiddish stage, is composed of Mrs. Jacob P. Adler, and the sons and daughters of the Jewish tragedian, the late Jacob P. Adler. The first production, “Millions,” by Carl Roessler, a romantic comedy, dealing with the House of Rothschild, was produced on the English stage some dozen years ago under the title of “The Five Frankforters.”

The Adlers, playing as an acting unit for the first time at the tail end of last season, scored a tremendous success both in New York and on the road in Jacob Gordin’s “The Wild Man.” Joseph Schoengold, son-in-law of Jacob P. Adler, and distinguished Yiddish director and actor, has been engaged by Mr. Jessel to stage and appear in the productions.

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