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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 BernZelde
Ben BonusHershele of Ostropolie
Reizl BozykDumpling Woman
Innkeeper
Marcia BrooksDancer
Helen ButleroffDancer
David CareyKvas Seller
Diane CypkinGitele
Jack DyvilleDancer
David EllinEnglish Narrator
Harry EndicottDancer
Robyn KesslerDancer
Miriam KressynSosye the Peacemaker
Leon LiebgoldRag Seller
Kalmen
Lili LilianaBagel Woman
Maggie MasulloDancer
Tony MasulloDancer
Eileen McCabeDancer
Seymour RexiteNokhem the Broker
Joseph TripolinoDancer
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)