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Jacob AdlerItem #: HL.00314475
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A Life on the Stage - A Memoir. Applause Books. With Softcover. 6x9 inches. 432 pages. Published by Applause Books. (HL.00314475)
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Jacob Adler, with his performances in the Yiddish King Lear, Uriel Acosta and Shylock in The Merchant of Venice, became first a megastar of the exploding Yiddish theatre, and then all of Broadway. His memoirs, originally written and published in Yiddish and now translated (by his granddaughter) into English provides not only a compelling portrait of one of America's greatest actors but a fascinating social history of his time.