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Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins
By Eric Kimmel, adapted by Michael Daley
Music and Lyrics by Jacob Combs
Strawdog Theatre Company, Chicago IL

November-December 2021

Music Director: Ricky Harris

Set Design: Caitlin McLeod

Lighting Design: K. Story

Costume Design: Gregory Graham

Sound Design: Daniel Etti-Williams

Props Design: Foiles

Puppet Design: Caitlin McLeod and Foiles

Choreographer: Amanda Crockett

Dramaturg: Catherine Miller

Puppetry Consultant: Stephanie Diaz

Photography (c) Jenn Udoni


"A new Chicago holiday tradition" - Jerald Pierce, Chicago Tribune

"A festive and charming holiday treat - Josh Flanders, Chicago Reader

"A charming and joyful holiday entertainment for the whole family ... a fast-paced, magical love letter to storytelling and community." - Kerstin Broockmann, Buzz Center Stage

"Highly Recommended ****" - Frank Meccia, Around the Town Chicago

"Doing justice to the Caldecott-winning original, director Hannah Todd encourages engagement with ensemble storytelling, inviting interaction from audience members young and old as the story unfolds. ...Todd facilitates a lively and exciting air of camaraderie and care." - Quinn Rigg, Chicagoland Musical Theatre

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