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Light, Lively and Yiddish   

 
Belasco Theatre , (10/27/1970 - 1/09/1971)
First Preview:Oct 20, 1970 Total Previews:8
Opening Date:Oct 27, 1970   
Closing Date:Jan 09, 1971 Total Performances:87

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: A Shtetl, New York City and Israel


Production Staff
Produced by Sol Dickstein
Music by Eli Rubinstein; Text: A. Shulman, Wolf Younin and Sylvia Younin; Lyrics by A. Shulman, Wolf Younin and Sylvia Younin; Book adapted by Ben Bonus; Additional text by M. Gershenson, Ch. N. Bialik, Ch. Cheffer and Mina Bern
Directed by Mina Bern; Musical Staging and Choreography by Felix Fibich
Scenic Design by Josef Ijaky; Costume Design by Sylvia Friedlander
General Manager: Lawrence Rothman
Stage Manager: Bernard Sauer
Conducted by Renee Solomon
Press Representative: Max Eisen, Sol Dickstein and Milly Schoenbaum
Cast
Mina Bern Zelde
Ben Bonus Hershele of Ostropolie
Reizl Bozyk Dumpling Woman
Innkeeper
Marcia Brooks Dancer
Helen Butleroff Dancer
David Carey Kvas Seller
Diane Cypkin Gitele
Jack Dyville Dancer
David Ellin English Narrator
Harry Endicott Dancer
Robyn Kessler Dancer
Miriam Kressyn Sosye the Peacemaker
Leon Liebgold Rag Seller
Kalmen
Lili Liliana Bagel Woman
Maggie Masullo Dancer
Tony Masullo Dancer
Eileen McCabe Dancer
Seymour Rexite Nokhem the Broker
Joseph Tripolino Dancer
music by Eli Rubinstein; lyrics by A. Shulman and Sylvia Younin
ACT 1
A Yarid (A Fair)
Yiddish
Shver Tsu Zain a Yidene (It's Hard To Be a Jewish Woman)
Dus Hut Mir Kainer Nit Gezugt (Nobody Told Me This)
Tsen Azeyger (Ten O'Clock)
Tfile Tsu Got (Prayer to God)
Vu Iz Voysher? (Where is Justice?)
A Freilekhs
A Joyful Song
ACT 2
Light Lively and Yiddish (arrangement of Yiddish folk music)
Khavertes (Girl Friends)
Tsu Mayn Dor (The Song of My Generation)
Israel
A Shukh Putser (Shoe Shine Boy)
A Briv (A Letter)
S'vet Kumen Der Tog (The Day Will Come)