Master of Arts (MA)
First Committee Member
Number of Pages
This submission comprises a survey of Jewish drama as expressed through Yiddish Theatre in performance. It explores the origins, early trends, and significant works of Yiddish drama. The reader will gain an understanding of the ways in which the Jewish religion guided the emergence of Yiddish Theatre, the heights of achievement in the form, the decline of Yiddish Theatre, and some of the influences such development has had on the theatre world today.
Development; Performance; Screen; Shtetl; Theatre; Yiddish
Theater; Religion; Ethnology
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
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Littman, Adam Stuart, "From the shtetl to the screen: The development of Yiddish theatre in performance" (2004). UNLV Retrospective Theses & Dissertations. 1668.