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A scene from Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins.

Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins

Photo credit: Collin Quinn Rice

BY ERIC KIMMEL

ADAPTED BY MICHAEL DAILEY

MUSIC BY JACOB COMBS

DIRECTED BY JACQUELINE STONE

Season 31

Dec 1, 2018–Jan 5, 2019

Will Hershel of Ostropool outsmart the goblins who haunt the old synagogue so that villagers can celebrate Hanukkah? In this stage adaptation of the Caldecott Honor winning book by Eric Kimmel, the story comes to life with music and a little bit of magic for families of all ages to enjoy.

★★★ 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 Stag

★★★ This is one hysterical humdinger that offers a brand new holiday option for Chicago Audiences.”—Chicago Theatre Review

Cast

Nicole Bloomsmith.

Nicole Bloomsmith*

Frank Gasparro

Frank Gasparro

Anderson Lawfer.

Anderson Lawfer*

Jon Penick

Jon Penick

Sophie Scanlon

Sophie Scanlon

Harmony Zhang

Harmony Zhang

Creative Team

Michael Dailey*
Adaptor

Jacob Combs
Music & Lyrics

Jacqueline Stone
Director

Whitney Minarik
Assistant Director

Molly Bunder
Understudy

Allison Grischow
Understudy

Jack Morsovillo
Understudy

John Wilson
Set Design

Aaron Lorenz
Light Design

Rachel Sypniewski
Costume Design

Gianna Charron
Assistant Costume Design

Jacob Combs
Composer

Rachel Hoovler
Music Director

Jeffrey Levin
Sound Design

Hannah Cremin
Stage Manager

Lili Bjorklund
Assistant Stage Manager

* Strawdog Theatre ensemble member