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Hershel spins the dreidel.

Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins

Photo credit: Jon Cole Media

By Eric Kimmel

Adapted by Michael Dailey

Music and Lyrics by Jacob Combs

Directed by Lauren Katz

Season 32

Dec 7, 2019–Dec 29, 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.

To learn more about the cast and production team, read their bios here.

Creative Team

Eric Kimmel

Michael Dailey*

Jacob Combs
Music and Lyrics

Lauren Katz

Amy Sheahan
Assistant Director

Paul Cook*
Production Manager

Yair Farkas
Music Director

Evan Frank
Scenic and Props Designer

Ben Carne
Lighting Designer

Elle Erickson
Costume Designer

Hannah Foerschler
Sound Designer

Kendra Williams
Stage Manager

Anika Jones
Assistant Stage Manager

Evan Sposato
Technical Director

Jessamyn Fitzpatrick

Caroline Kidwell

Narciso Lobo

* Strawdog Theatre ensemble member