Have you ever developed a family tree? How about digging into the stories behind every leaf on that tree? There are tons of stories, secrets, scandals and jokes within those branches but who has the time or knowledge to put it all together? The answer is Louis Goldstein.
Goldstein has written a tell-all family memoir. It’s a best-seller, but his family claims that it isn’t true. The show takes you back in time where it uncovers 90 years of secrets, sacrifice, and love lost and found. This original musical is a celebration of the challenges and triumphs of an immigrant Jewish-American family. Many of us come from somewhere else so if you know an immigrant or two in your family, we are sure you will have an appreciation for this musical. Denomination not relevant.
This uplifting and heartwarming, multi-generational musical explores the challenges and triumphs of three generations of an immigrant Jewish American family. The musical reminds us that families are complicated, the truth is never clear, and forgiveness is our best hope.
The show is directed by Brad Rouse, with musical staging by Sarah O’Gleby. The music is by Michael Roberts and the book is by Charlie Schulman.
Get ready for some fun and family with music and lyrics as it all begins Off Broadway at the Actors Temple Theatre (339 West 47 Street between 8th and 9th Avenues). Featured in the cast are Megan McGinnis (Daddy Long Legs, Side Show, Little Women), Julie Benko (Fiddler on the Roof), Amie Bermowitz (Ruthless), Blair Alexis Brown (A Scythe Of Time, Adding Machine), Ben Cherry (Indecent, Fiddler on the Roof), Aaron Galligan-Stierle (The Phantom of the Opera, Ragtime, Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas), Zal Owen (Fiddler on the Roof), Sarah Beth Pfeifer (The Lightning Thief, Legally Blonde) and Jim Stanek (Fun Home, Gentleman’s Guide…)
The Off Broadway Show opens on April 5th. For more information and tickets, visit goldsteinmusical.com.