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A touching story of one family's struggle to carve out a new life in America while they strive to stay true to their culture and the life they left behind. Read More >

A young Russian immigrant mother, arriving in America with her son, sets out to find her husband and is forced to work in a sweatshop while she searches for him. The joy of finding him, however, soon turns to anguish when she discovers that he has rejected much of his ethnic culture. Can they find a way to reconcile their differences in this new way of life? With a strong jazz and ragtime style, the score also has a fascinating multicultural element with influences from Klesmer, Irish folk, American honky-tonk, Greek and Middle Eastern music.


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Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 02/07/2013

Closing Night: 10/07/2013

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Cast & Creative


Director - Martin Connor

Producer - A Guildhall School production

Designer - Chris Giles

Author - Charles Strouse and Stephen Schwartz

Lyrics By - Stephen Schwartz

Music By - Charles Strouse

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