Morewski, Abraham

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MOREWSKI, ABRAHAM (Menaker ; 1886–1964), Yiddish actor and producer. Born in Vilna, Morewski acted and studied in Russia, doing translations and research on Shakespeare which resulted in his study Shylock and Shakespeare (1917). He joined the *Vilna Troupe in 1920, played Mirapoler Tsadik in *An-Ski's The Dybbuk and the title role in Gutzkow's Uriel Acosta. He directed a four-act version of The Dybbuk reduced to three acts in 1920. He toured in Europe and the U.S. and during World War ii in southern Russia. In Warsaw, from 1956, he wrote his memoirs, Ahin un Aher, four volumes published in 1963.