Solomon Mikhoels painted by Nathan Altman 1932
David Schneider’s compelling new play, Making Stalin Laugh, tells of Stalin’s suppression of the Moscow State Yiddish Theatre, and the murder of its director, the beloved actor Solomon Mikhoels. The play is performed in Yiddish, Russian, and German, with English supertitles, You can hear my review of the fascinating play, and my interview of the excellent cast, by clicking on the grey triangle above.
great interview. thanks!
Thanks, Pearl. I hope someone picks up this production in the near future. It’s definitely worth seeing.
What a wonderful setup and terrific interviews. Thanks so much for this.
Thanks, Barry. Feel free to pass it on to those who you think might be interested.