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 The Whole Megillah Jewish New Play Festival

The Whole Megillah celebrates new plays that are “unapologetically” Jewish and express the entire gamut of Jewish ideas, affiliations, and experiences.

Thursday, July 6, 7:30 pm and Sunday, July 9, 2:00 pm @ The Dea Hurston New Village Arts Center.


Thursday, July 6 at 7:30 PM

A musical collaboration between writer/composer Yale Strom and writer/director Todd Salovey, this concert reading traces how Bella and Marc Chagall becoming refugees affected their lives and art.

Hereville – A New Jewish Musical

Sunday, July 9 at 2 PM

Book by Robby Sandler with Jess Kaufman 
Music by Lizzie Hagstedt
Lyrics by Robby Sandler 
Based on the Hereville graphic novels by Barry Deutsch
Co-produced by Kids On Stage Productions

This family friendly musical is about an Orthodox Jewish girl who hasn’t quite figured out how to live with her stepmother … or without her mama. When she meets a witch outside of town, she unleashes a series of events that can only be solved by someone exactly like her (or so she hopes!)

For more information, contact the Associate Artistic Director, Ahmed Kenyatta Dents or visit