The Megilla of Itzik Manger

Musical - Original

John Golden Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: October 9, 1968
  • Closing Date: December 15, 1968
  • Previews: 2
  • Performances: 78

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

Mike Burstyn Fanfosso
Assorted Characters
Pesach Burstein Ensemble
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Joe Darion English commentaries
  Samuel Bunim Book
  Hayim Hefer Book
  Itzik Manger Book
  Dov Seltzer Book
  Dov Seltzer Music
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1968 - 1969

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