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Magic & Miracles
This Is My Decree
Moses Went Up
Crossing The Red Sea
This original Passover musical by January Akselrad is one of three full-length shows produced by See The Wish/Onstage since its 2009 founding. Mounted in 2012 at the Neuwirth Theater in Riverdale, NY, the Philipstown Depot Theater in Garrison, NY and the Emelin Theater in Mamaroneck, NY, Matzah & Miracles is now "off the road" and available to your school, community center or synagogue as a professional Theater Kit. The original cast soundtrack on CD and derivative chapter book co-written by Jennifer Jo Young and January are available as a Book & CD for ages 7 to 11 and winner of Parents' Choice, Mom's Choice and Benjamin Franklin Gold Awards!
A Passover Musical
THE STORY: Another Passover? Another Seder? The Lerner kids, Ariel and Benjamin, think it's the most boring holiday ever! In the opening number, they yearn for “gefilte fish that swim away” and suggest that “matzah balls should fly right out of Mama’s pot!” Their "Bubbe" steps in to tell them the story that every Jew around the world tells at their Passover table... but in a magical, musical way. Bubbe transports the children back in time to ancient Egypt where they experience first-hand the liberation of the Hebrews from slavery. Shocked to find themselves embodying Moses and his brave sister, Miriam, Benjamin must confront the Pharaoh to “let my people go” and Ariel leads the Hebrews through the parting of the Red Sea. Once returned to the present, the Lerner kids (and audience members alike) will forever remember the story of Passover and the importance of its holiday traditions!
Preview show highlights in this 6 minute VIDEO
Check out the Matzah & Miracles Theater Kit!
A PARENTS' CHOICE APPROVED AWARD WINNER!!
A MOM'S CHOICE AWARD-WINNER!!
A GOLD BENJAMIN FRANKLIN AWARD-WINNER!!
Check out the Matzah & Miracles book & CD!
Matzah & Miracles is also available as the full-length musical on CD with chapter book and dramatic play activities for the Seder! Great Afikomen gift and a wonderful way to preview the entire show if you are considering mounting it!