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Hershel spins the dreidel.

Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins

Photo credit: Jon Cole Media

By Eric Kimmel

Adapted by Michael Dailey

Music by Jacob Combs

Directed by Spencer Ryan Diedrick

Season 33

Dec 5, 2020–Dec 20, 2020

Sat & Sun

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Will Hershel of Ostropool outsmart the goblins who haunt the old synagogue so that villagers can celebrate Hanukkah? In this stage adaptation of the Caldecott Honor winning book by Eric Kimmel, the story comes to life with music and a little bit of magic for families of all ages to enjoy.

As part of our efforts to support neighboring organizations in the greater Chicago community, Strawdog theatre will share part of the proceeds from this production with The Jewish Council of Urban Affairs.