Colorful poster for Yiddish play

“The Big Prize”

Poland, Circa 1920s. Yiddish Theater Poster

Polish/Yiddish poster for a performance of Sholem Aleichem’s play Dos groyse gevins (The Big Prize). This work was also known as Sher un ayzn (Scissor and Iron) and Unzer folk amkha (Our People) by Rudolf Zaslavsky’s ensemble at the People’s Theater in the 1920s.

Artwork by H. Cyna. Printed by Ch. Łaskowa.

Digitization of this artifact has been made possible by the Edward Blank YIVO Vilna Online Collections project.