The Megilla of Itzik Manger

Musical - Original

Longacre Theatre

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  • Opening Date: April 19, 1969
  • Closing Date: April 27, 1969
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 12

Lyrics: Dov Seltzer, Hayim Hefer, Itzik Manger

Book: Dov Seltzer, Hayim Hefer, Itzik Manger

Music: Dov Seltzer


The Old Testament's Book of Esther, in which Esther marries a Persian king and ends his persecution of the Jews, is re-set in a modern shtetl as a Yiddish-language musical.


Opening Night Cast

Pesach Burstein Ahasueras
Mike Burstyn Fanfosso
Ariel Furman Vayzatha
Zisha Gold Haman
Evelyn Kingsley Esther
Lillian Lux Vashti
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Samuel Bunim Book
  Hayim Hefer Book
  Itzik Manger Book
  Dov Seltzer Book
  Joe Darion English Commentaries
  Dov Seltzer Music
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