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Jewish Theatre Troupe from Poland Arrives in Germany to Give First Show Since 1939

A troupe of the Jewish Musical and Variety Theatre of Poland has arrived hers to give the first performance in Germany by a Yiddish theatrical group since before the war. Its first production will be Sholem Aleikhem’s “Two-Hundred Thousand.”

Host of the actors recently returned from Russia where they sought refuge during the war. They played in Moscow under the direction of Prof. Solom Mikhoels, the leading Yiddish actor and director in the Soviet Union, and also performed at other Jewish state theatres.

Among the actors is one who was a partisan leader, several who were confined in concentration camps and others who survived in Poland because they had “Aryan” papers.