Gift of Ruth Schwarz
Id no. 201.93, Poster, French, Yiddish
The Hakl-Bakl puppet theater presented “David and Goliath” and “The Temptation” with set designs by artist Marc Chagall, artistic direction by Simche Schwarz, and music by Ruth and Simche Schwarz.
Ruth Hepner was born in Leipzig, Germany in 1923. She met and married Simcha Schwarz in a refugee camp in Switzerland. They performed in Yiddish in Switzerland; after the war they established the Hakl-Bakl and Le Farfadet puppet theaters in Paris.