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The Megilla of Itzik Manger   

 
Longacre Theatre , (4/19/1969 - 4/27/1969)
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Opening Date:Apr 19, 1969   
Closing Date:Apr 27, 1969 Total Performances:12

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts; Music party in Yiddish
Setting: A small town in Eastern Europe. The present.
Comments: Musical is partly in Yiddish.
This production is a return engagement of The Megilla of Itzik Manger (10/09/1968 - 12/15/1968)


Production Staff
Produced by Zvi Kolitz, Solomon Sagall and Alice Peerce
Music by Dov Seltzer; Book by Shmuel Bunim, Hayim Hefer, Itzik Manger and Dov Seltzer; Lyrics by Shmuel Bunim, Hayim Hefer, Itzik Manger and Dov Seltzer; Book adapted by Shmuel Bunim; English commentaries by Joe Darion
Directed by Shmuel Bunim
Cast
Michael Burstein Interlocutor
Fastrigosso
Fanfosso
Pesach Burstein Ahasueras
Mordechai
Ariel Furman Second Interlocutor
Vayzatha
Zisha Gold Haman
Tailor
Fanfosso's Daughter
Evelyn Kingsley Esther
Tailor's Apprentice
1st Girl
2nd Girl
Lillian Lux Vashti
Zeresh
Innkeeper
Various Mothers
ACT 1
The Tailors' Megilla
Theme of Megilla
Oom Pa Pa Pa
Vashti's Farewell
Song of the Walnut Tree
Theme of Megilla (Reprise)
Fastrigossa's Lament
Fastrigossa's Lament (Reprise)
Song of the Golden Peacock
Fly Little Bird
ACT 2
Gevald Aria
The Tailors' Drinking Song
S'a Mechaye
Song of the Walnut Tree (Reprise)
From Stopchet to Kolomay
Revolutionary Song
A Mother's Tears
'Cause Uncle Mordechai is So Smart
Chiribim
Lechaim