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Seidel Recital

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In his first New York recital of the season, on Feb. 22, Toscha Seidel, well known violinist, will play under the auspices of the Peoples’ Ort Federation at the Town Hall.

This recital will be Mr. Seidel’s contribution to th eOrt for its works on behalf of Jewry in Germany and charge of the affair is headed by Cyrus Levinthal and Mrs. Henry Zuckerman. It includes Hon Bernard S. Deutsch Lazarisky.


The program of the theatre benefit to be given by the American committee for the Relief of Victimized German Children at the 44th Street Theatre, Sanday, is complete. Part of the program will be devoted to a concert. Performers will include Compinsky Trio, Tamiris, Ashleyh Pettis, Dorothly Edwards, Joseph Kallini of the Russian Opera Company. Marie Radamsky who is about to return to Soviet Rlkussia to fulfill a concert engagement, will also render several songs.

Eddie cantor, Rubinoff, Eugne and willie Howard, Lyda Roberti and Nyan Pierce of the “Roberta” show, Joe Laurie Jr., Harry Rose, Sam Jaffe, and others, will be featured on the other half of the program will be a skit entitled “Sterilization” by Louis Sorin. Fannie Hurst will speak.


The Yiddish Art Theater will close its doors in February, acoording to announcement sent out by Maurice Schwartz, the director. The company will go on a tour of many cities including Boston, Philadelphia, Chicago, Pittsburg, Cleveland, Detroit, Baltimore. The repetoir will be the long aqaited “YosheKalb.”

The theatre normally goes on its annual tour in April of each year. Present ecomic conditions which have not been without their effect on the stage were mentioned as the reason for the premature closing of the Yiddish Art Theatre, for fifteen years one of the leading playhouses in the country. Mr. Schwartz has been director since its beginning.

The announcement said that “Yoshe Kalb” will be taken to Europe after its return from the American tour.

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