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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)