Chaim’s Love Song


In this play, which is categorized as Holocaust-related by its rights holder, Chaim Shotsky, a retired mailman in Brooklyn, is an American Tevye who tells his life story to Kelly Burke from Iowa. His exotic tale is rich with vitality. His friends include a philosophical baker, a Holocaust survivor with many secrets, his son and daughter, a matchmaker to end all matchmakers, movie star pigeons and a host of Israelis. Chaim's story, a love song for life, is one of innocence, tragedy, struggle, humor, humanity and ultimately triumph.
Format: Full-length comedy/drama
Cast Size: 3M/4F



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Original or Prominent Production: The Raymond Greenwald Theater, New York, August 18, 1998.
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Original Language: English

Samuel French

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Samuel French

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