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Maurice Schwartz

 
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Date of Birth: June 18, 1890
Date of Death: May 10, 1960 (69)

Birth Place: Sedikov, Ukraine, RUSSIA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1952
Robert Burgos
  [Broadway]
1932
Teulier
  [Broadway]
1931
Egon Hinkemann
  [Broadway]
1931
David Shapiro

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1952]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1933]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1932]
Director
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1931]
Director
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1931]
Director

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
1952
Robert Burgos

  [Broadway]
1932
Teulier

  [Broadway]
1931
Egon Hinkemann

  [Broadway]
1931
David Shapiro

Productions

[Broadway, 1952]
Director

[Broadway, 1933]
Director

[Broadway, 1932]
Director

Producer

[Broadway, 1931]
Director

Producer

[Broadway, 1931]
Director






Maurice Schwartz News

Irish Yiddishist Caraid O'Brien to Adapt Sholem Asch's RABBI DOCTOR SILVER Photo Irish Yiddishist Caraid O'Brien to Adapt Sholem Asch's RABBI DOCTOR SILVER
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2022

Theater J, the nation’s largest and most prominent Jewish theater and Solas Nua, Washington DC’s leading multidisciplinary Irish arts organization, have announced a co-commission of Irish Yiddishist Caraid O’Brien. O’Brien will translate and adapt Sholem Asch’s classic Yiddish play Rabbi Doctor Silver. 

New Virtual Production of THE DYBBUK Scores More Than 6,000 Views Photo New Virtual Production of THE DYBBUK Scores More Than 6,000 Views
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 11, 2021

Last week, the new 100th anniversary virtual production of THE DYBBUK surpassed 6,000 views and that number is rapidly climbing. Presented by the Congress for Jewish Culture, S. Ansky’s THE DYBBUK is the world’s most famous Jewish play.

Virtual Production of THE DYBBUK Starring Mike Burstyn Premieres Tonight Photo Virtual Production of THE DYBBUK Starring Mike Burstyn Premieres Tonight
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 14, 2020

This month marks the 100th anniversary of THE DYBBUK, the world’s most famous Jewish play, by S. Ansky. The Congress for Jewish Culture is celebrating this historically significant milestone with a virtual presentation of the play featuring an all-star international cast.

Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, December 14 with James Monroe Iglehart, Kelli O'Hara a Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, December 14 with James Monroe Iglehart, Kelli O'Hara and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 14, 2020

Today (December 14) in live streaming: James Monroe Iglehart sings with Seth Rudetsky, Kelli O'Hara joins the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, and so much more!

The Congress for Jewish Culture Hosts Special Panel to Commemorate 100th Anniversary  Photo The Congress for Jewish Culture Hosts Special Panel to Commemorate 100th Anniversary of THE DYBBUK Tomorrow
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 8, 2020

The Congress for Jewish Culture is hosting a special Facebook Live panel tomorrow (Wednesday) at 1 p.m. EST to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the very first performance of THE DYBBUK, the world’s most famous Jewish play by S. Ansky.

THE DYBBUK To Mark Centennial With Virtual Production Photo THE DYBBUK To Mark Centennial With Virtual Production
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 1, 2020

This month marks the 100th anniversary of THE DYBBUK, the world’s most famous Jewish play, by S. Ansky.

Allen Lewis Rickman's New Translations Featured On Kino Lorber's 'The Jewish Soul: Cl Photo Allen Lewis Rickman's New Translations Featured On Kino Lorber's 'The Jewish Soul: Classics Of Yiddish Cinema' Out Today
by Robert Diamond - Nov 24, 2020

The films include THE DYBBUK; TEVYA (starring Maurice Schwartz, based on the Sholem Aleichem stories which inspired the legendary musical FIDDLER ON THE ROOF); AMERICAN MATCHMAKER; HER SECOND MOTHER; MIR KUMEN ON; OVERTURE TO GLORY; ELI ELI; JEWISH KING LEAR; MOTEL, THE OPERATOR; and THREE DAUGHTERS.

Kino Lorber's THE JEWISH SOUL: CLASSICS OF YIDDISH CINEMA Set for Release Next Week Photo Kino Lorber's THE JEWISH SOUL: CLASSICS OF YIDDISH CINEMA Set for Release Next Week
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 19, 2020

Kino Lorber's long-awaited Blu-ray of THE JEWISH SOUL: CLASSICS OF YIDDISH CINEMA is set for release next Tuesday, November 24th. With new translations by noted Yiddish cultural historian, actor (the Coen Brothers' A SERIOUS MAN, 'Boardwalk Empire'), playwright, and translator Allen Lewis Rickman.

TEVYE SERVED RAW To Be Performed At Centenary Stage Company Photo TEVYE SERVED RAW To Be Performed At Centenary Stage Company
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 20, 2020

Find out what happens to the beloved characters in Fiddler on the Roof after the musical ends. TEVYE SERVED RAW is an evening of Sholem Aleichem material, with adaptations of his Tevye stories (“What, Me Worthy?” and “Get Thee Gone!”), scenes from his own long-unseen Yiddish stage version, and three of his purely comedic stories, newly adapted (“Strange Jews on a Train,” “The Yiddish Sisyphus” and “A Stepmother’s Trash-Talk”). 

Dr. Saul Elkin Named Individual Artist of the Year at 2020 Amherst Awards for the Art Photo Dr. Saul Elkin Named Individual Artist of the Year at 2020 Amherst Awards for the Arts
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 10, 2020

The Town of Amherst Arts and Culture in Public Places board announced that Dr. Saul Elkin, Founding Artistic Director of the Jewish Repertory Theatre of Western New York, is winner of the 2020 Amherst Awards for the Arts.

Maurice Schwartz Videos

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes with First Folio's THE MERCHANT OF VENICE
by Stage Tube - Jul 27, 2012

First Folio Theatre, known for bringing high quality performances of Shakespeare and other classics to the Chicagoland suburbs, closes its landmark 15th season with William Shakespeare's most controversial play, THE MERCHANT OF VENICE. A complex tale of hatred, love, revenge, and betrayal, THE MERCHANT OF VENICE opened on Saturday, July 14, and runs through August 19, 2012. Click below to watch video interviews with the cast about their inspirations, favorite scenes and more!


Maurice Schwartz Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Maurice Schwartz been in?
Maurice Schwartz has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has Maurice Schwartz been in?
Maurice Schwartz has not appeared in the West End