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Sambatyon Cabaret Theater
Sambatyon was established in Vilna in 1926 but moved to Warsaw several months later. It was made up exclusively of professional performers—Yitskhok Feld, Khane Grosberg (1900–?), Khane Levin (1900–1969), Khayim Sandler, and others—under the direction of the actor and director Yitskhok Nożyk (1889–?), who also wrote much of the material; other writers included Der Tunkeler, Der Lustiker Pesimist (Yosef Shimen Goldshteyn), Moyshe Nudelman, S. Kornteyer (189?–194?), and Bontshe (Avrom Rozenfeld; 1884–1941/42). Nożyk aimed to offer a popular audience an alternative to American Yiddish and European operetta fare, staging well-known Yiddish songs and writing comical and melodramatic sketches. But Sambatyon also performed more literary and “experimental” material; for several months, the poet Yisroel Shtern was its literary director. Under various names and with varying personnel, the company performed in Warsaw and toured Poland until the end of 1929, when it disbanded.
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