The Meshuga Nutcracker

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The Meshuga Nutcracker

December 17, 2016 | 2:00 pm - January 1, 2017 | 4:00 pm

Join KI for  The Meshuga Nutcraker –A Hanukah Musical!

Use code: KISS when buying your tickets and up to 25% of your ticket price will be donated to Kehillat Israel!

Light Up Your Holidays with “The Meshuga Nutcracker!” AND Benefit Kehillat Israel!

Kehillat Israel invites you to join us at “The Meshuga Nutcracker!”, a full-length musical comedy that features the wonderfully silly sensibilities of the folklore of Chelm (the fictional town of fools) underscored by an invigorating, Klezmer-ized orchestration of Tchaikovsky’s “Nutcracker Suite”, now with original lyrics that celebrate Hanukah! Judah Maccabee’s triumphant saga and accounts of perseverance during the Holocaust, as well as the celebration of the first Hanukah in the new state of Israel, emerge with a genuine sense of wonder as the Chelmniks tell eight stories that pay tribute to the holiday.

“Jew and non-Jew alike will delight in this original musical celebrating all things Hanukah. Blending Tchaikovsky’s beautiful score with witty lyrics and traditional Jewish songs, The Meshuga Nutcracker! is a non-stop cavalcade of Hanukah fun. Who needs Tiny Tim when we’ve got a super-sized hero like Judah Maccabee?”

– Experience

Catch this gem of a show before it moves to New York City and with each ticket you buy, you’ll be helping Kehillat Israel! Up to 25% of each ticket sold using code: KISS will be donated to support our programs. We know the entire family will enjoy this production. There will even be latkes and sufganiot available for sale at intermission! What better way to celebrate Hanukah than with your Kehillat Israel family!

Be sure to enter promotion code: KISS when you visit to reserve your seats. Questions? Contact the KI Program Director at 424.214.7459.  (Show runs Dec 17Jan 1 – the special promotion to support KI is good for the run of the show!)

Meshuga Nutcracker


December 17, 2016 | 2:00 pm
January 1, 2017 | 4:00 pm
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