Genre: Kids, Musical
Concept-Book by Mark Kleyne; Music-Lyrics by Alexander Butov & Brian Star; Translations Julia Burke

CHILDREN'S TALENT DEVELOPMENT FUND INC. Is pleased to announce the world premiere production of the new musical DON'T WORRY, BE JEWISH, concept and book by Mark Kleyne, music and lyrics by Alexander Butov and Brian Star, translations by Julia Burke, directed by Mark Kleyne. DON'T WORRY, BE JEWISH will play a 4-week limited engagement at Off-Broadway's newly renovated Promise Theatre (316 East 91st St.). Performances begin Saturday, May 10 and continue through Wednesday, June 4. Opening Night is Sunday, May 11 (5 p.m.).

We follow the lives of thirteen-year-old Chaim and twelve year old Sharianna and their encounters with the Good and the Evil of the modern day's reality. Through this exciting journey, Chaim and Sharianna must discover what it means to be Jewish, and they must decide which path they'll take in their life. With humor and music, Don't Worry, Be Jewish is sure to entertain families and children of all ages.

Cast: Mark Kleyne-Director , Alexander Butov-Lyricist , Brian Star-Lyricist , Julia Burke-Author , Lawrence Benin, Kristina Biddle, Alexa Burger, Lauren Dennis, Justin Hall, Tyler Hall, Natalya Khmaryuk, Nathan Knakhaanovic, Elina Kolmanosvskaya, Elan Kvitko, Simona Meynekhdrun, Jasmine Petraru, Kailand Novak, Mitchell Sapoff
Preview:   05/10/08
Open:   05/11/08
Close:   06/04/08

DON’T WORRY, BE JEWISH plays the following regular schedule through Wednesday, June 4:

Wednesdays at 7 p.m.
Saturdays at 12 p.m.
Saturdays at 3 p.m.
Sundays at 5 p.m.

Theater:   Promise Theatre
Address:   316 East 91st St.
New York,
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