Brigitte Dalinger

Brigitte Dalinger is currently teaching at the Institute of Theatre, Film and Media Studies at the University of Vienna. Her most recent work, Trauerspiele mit Gesang und Tanz, a study of Jewish drama in Vienna, will be published soon. She is the author of “Verloschene Sterne.” Geschichte des jüdischen Theaters in Wien [Extinguished Stars: The History of the Jewish Theatre in Vienna] (Vienna, 1998) and co-editor, with Thomas Soxberger, of Abish Meisels’s review Fun sechisstow bis amerika (Vienna, 2000), a bilingual Yiddish-German publication.

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Yiddish Theater in Vienna

Women were a strong presence in Yiddish theater in Vienna, as actors and as celebrated and popular stars. However, their reasons for going into Yiddish theater, their exact positions and functions within the ensembles and the theater scene are hardly known and can be reconstructed in only a very rudimentary manner, due to the lack of sources.

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