Genre: Comedy
Conceived, Written and Directed by Dave Lefkowitz Musical Directed by Richard Shore

“SHALOM DAMMIT!”offers the Rabbi’s wit and wisdom on such topics as world religions, intolerance, Christianity, Arabs and Muslims, the Holocaust and other aspects of modern Jewish life.  Punctuating the Rabbi’s sermon will be such songs as “Then You’re Jewish,” “I Know What Goys Like” and “When Jewish is What You Are.”

About the Company: TotalTheater Productions

TotalTheater Productions is the parent company of, Performing Arts Insider and the radio program, Dave’s Gone By. 

Open:   03/13/12
Close:   03/17/12

Tues March 13, 2pm
Wed March 14, 7:30pm
Thurs March 15, 2pm
Fri March 16, 2pm
Sat March 17, 2pm
Theater:   Richmond Shepard Theatre
Address:   309 E. 26th Street (between 1st & 2
New York, NY
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Cost:General Admission: $18. Students/Seniors: $15 or Call: at 970-405-3077

Rabbi Sol Solomon (Himself) is the spiritual leader of Temple Sons of Bitches in Great Neck, New York. Despite the valiant efforts of programming directors and city governments, Rabbi Sol continues to appear on numerous radio stations and make personal appearances wherever there’s free food.  His Rabbinical Reflections air weekly on UNC Radio’s Dave’s Gone By and are then archived on Youtube and  A learned scholar and a thrilling kvetch, Rabbi Sol’s hobbies include burping and pain management.  The Rebbe dedicates this evening to his dear wife, Miriam Libby, and their 21½ mostly beautiful children.


Dave Lefkowitz (Co-creator) is the host of Dave’s Gone By on UNC Radio (, the co-publisher ofPerforming Arts Insider theater journal, and the founder of  Dave’s plays include Kandide (winner Lee Korf Award and produced by The Original Theater Works, L.A.), The Triple Wedding, and the one-acts The Sky is Calling, Human Error, King Solomon the Wise and the oft-produced Blind Date. A collection of his plays, “Marriage, Babies and the End of the World,” was published by Holvoe Books, St. Petersburg, and his theater writing has appeared in BackStage, Playbill, Show Business and Entertainment Weekly.  As a performer, he hosted “ Live” at the Player’s Theater in 2009-10.  Dave’s monthly theater column appears in Long Island Pulse, and he has written numerous cover stories for Long Island Woman magazine.


Richard Shore (Musical Director) once considered entering the rabbinate until he met Sol Solomon.  After many lengthy discussions with the great tzadik, he now works happily in the theater and academia.  Among his many accomplishments, Richard has been music director for Fiddler on the Roof six times.