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John Golden Theatre , (10/09/1968 - 12/15/1968)
First Preview: Total Previews:2
Opening Date:Oct 09, 1968   
Closing Date:Dec 15, 1968 Total Performances:78

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts; Music party in Yiddish
Setting: A small town in Eastern Europe. The present.


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; English commentaries by Joe Darion
Directed by Shmuel Bunim; Assistant Director: Amnon Kabatchnik
Lighting Design by Eldon Elder
General Manager: Lawrence Rothman; Company Manager: Lawrence Rothman
Conducted by Max Meth; Music Copyist: Bob Haring, Jr.
Press Representative: David Lipsky and Lisa Lipsky; Assistant to the Producer: Joel Sagall
Cast
Michael Burstein Interlocutor
Fastrigosso
Fanfosso
Assorted Characters
Ensemble
Pesach Burstein Ahasueras
Mordechai
Ensemble
Ariel Furman Second Interlocutor
Vayzatha
Characters of assorted sexes
Ensemble
Zisha Gold Haman
Tailor
Fanfosso's Daughter
Different Jews
Ensemble
Lillian Lux Vashti
Zeresh
Innkeeper
Various Mothers
Ensemble
Susan Walters Esther
Tailor's Apprentice
1st Girl
2nd Girl
Other Girls
Ensemble
Standbys: Evelyn Kingsley (Esther, Vashti, Zeresh) and Menashe Oppenheim (Ahasueras, Haman)
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