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Eleanor Reissa



Nationality:    USA
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Eleanor Reissa's plays including biography, theatres, agent, synopses, cast sizes, production and published dates

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        Adventures of Hershele Ostropolyer, The

Adventures of Hershele Ostropolyer, The

This is a new musical adaptation of the classic Yiddish play by Moyshe Gershenson. the Adventures of Hershele Ostropolyer is performed entirely in Yiddish, with English and Russian supertitles. the show's original score features a sumptuous mosaic of rare and well-known Yiddish theatre and folk songs compiled by the Yiddish musicologist Chana Mlotek, Zalmen Mlotek (the show's music director, who is also responsible for the arrangements), and adaptor/director Eleanor Reissa, a singer and actress (title role in Folksbiene's critically acclaimed. In this rollicking musical comedy, the beloved folk hero Hershele Ostropolyer, often referred to as the Jewish Robin Hood, battles injustice armed only with his wits. Ever resourceful, Hershele mobilizes an entire community to thwart the miserly Reb Kalmen, whose love for gold stands in the way of a young couple's love for one another.


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National Yiddish Theatre--Folksbiene

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Male:  6            Female:  3            Other:  -

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