Based on the book by Eric Kimmel
Adapted by Michael Dailey
Music & Lyrics by Jacob Combs
directed by Jacqueline Stone
Season 31
December 1, 2018—January 5, 2019
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SAT & SUN 10am · 1pm
Tickets $25 | Kids $20 | Family pricing available
★★★ Strawdog's world premiere is clever, thrilling, and filled with music, warmth, and good humor.
— Chicago Theatre Review
★★★ Provides much needed holiday fare for the non-noel persuasion
— New City Stage
★★★-This is one hysterical humdinger that offers a brand new holiday option for Chicago Audiences
— Chicago Theatre Review

A new stage adaptation of the classic children's holiday book is the latest edition of Strawdog's programming geared towards families and young audiences. Emerald City Theatre Artistic Director Jacqueline Stone uses live music to tell the fantastical story of Hershel of Ostropol defeating a series of goblins over the eight nights of Hanukkah.

Family Pricing 10% off any four tickets. Automatically Applied at checkout.

Groups of ten or more use code GROUP20 to get 20% off tickets.

Frank Gasparro
Jon Penick
Sophie Scanlon
Harmony Zhang
Music & Lyrics
Jacob Combs
Jacqueline Stone
Assistant Director
Whitney Minarik
Molly Bunder
Allison Grischow
Jack Morsovillo
Set Design
John Wilson
Light Design
Aaron Lorenz
Costume Design
Rachel Sypniewski
Ass't Costume Design
Gianna Charron
Jacob Combs
Music Director
Rachel Hoovler
Sound Design
Jeffrey Levin
Stage Manager
Hannah Cremin
Ass't Stage Manager
Lili Bjorklund
* = Strawdog company member
Photography by Jon Cole Media
Production photo by Chris Ocken
Photo by KBH Media
Photo by Donald Cardiff
Photo by John Flak
Photo by Dave Brennan
Photo by Heath Hays
Production photo by TCMcG Photography