Tag: National Pastime Theater

"Tunnel Rat" (Genesis Theatrical Productions): War Flashbacks Need to Go Deeper!

#71.  ‘I’m going to Disney World’ is such a happy statement.  ‘I’m going to Vietnam’ is just the opposite for me.  Thirty plus years after the war ended, I still associate Vietnam with negativity.  I have friends who have vacationed there and describe its beauty.  Maybe it’s because my dad served in Vietnam or the... Read more »

"Hannukatz the Musical" (National Pastime Theater): Hebrew-licious Potch-in-Tuchas!

"Hannukatz the Musical" (National Pastime Theater): Hebrew-licious Potch-in-Tuchas!
For kids celebrating Christmas, there are plenty of well-known holiday icons.  Santa Claus, Rudolph, Grinch pop up repeatedly on television, in cinemas, and on stage.  Gentile kids don’t want for fantasy figures to get into the holiday spirit.  But what about the Jewish kids?  Other than Adam Sandler’s “Hannukah Song” or Ross’ Hannukah Armadillo, I... Read more »