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Shṿer tsu zayn a Yid [videorecording] = Ḳasheh li-heyot Yehudi / Teʼaṭron ha-Yidi be-Yiśraʼel ; fun Sholem Aleykhem ; [adapted by Yosef Boluf ; directed by Shmuel Atzmon-Wircer ; adaptation and musical direction, Roni Weiss]. = שווער צו זיין ש ייד דיוידי.

Other Title:
Ḳasheh li-heyot Yehudi [videorecording]
English title on producer's website: Hard to be a Jew [videorecording]
Edition:
[Full screen presentation].
Publication:
[S.l. : s.n., 2006?]
Format/Description:
Archive
1 videodisc (128 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Sholem Aleichem, 1859-1916 -- Adaptations.
Jews -- Europe, Eastern -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- Drama.
Antisemitism -- Europe, Eastern -- Drama.
False personation -- Drama.
Theater, Yiddish -- Israel.
Form/Genre:
Performances.
Musicals.
Language:
In Yiddish; Hebrew subtitles not present in this pressing.
System Details:
DVD-R, PAL.
Summary:
In order to settle a disagreement about the tribulations of Jewish life in tsarist Russia, two young men, a Jew and a gentile, swap identities. The cascading woes which then befall both of them are beyond what either could have imagined.
Participant:
Monica Wardimon, Yankele Alperin, Annabella, Israel Treistman.
Credits:
Choreographer, Marina Beltov; music, Shalom Sekunda.
Notes:
Videodisc release of a filmed performance of the play produced in 1999.
Musical adaptation of Shṿer tsu zayn a Yid / [by] Sholem Aleichem.
Cataloged chiefly from Yiddish Spiel Theater English language website.
Aspect ratio 4:3.
Local notes:
Freedman Archive Collection. Disc V0235.
Contributor:
Sholem Aleichem, 1859-1916. , Author
Boluf, Yosef. , Adapter
Atzmon-Wircer, Shmuel. , Director
Weiss, Roni. , Adapter, Composer
Wardimon, Monica. , Actor
Alperin, Yankele. , Actor
Anabella.
Treistman, Israel. , Actor
Secunda, Sholom, 1894-1974. , Composer
YidiShpil, teʼaṭron ha-Yidish be-Yiśraʼel. , Producer
Robert and Molly Freedman Jewish Music Archive.
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