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COMMUNITY PROGRAMS & EVENTS



Join PJ Our Way and Friedel at a special performance of:

The Doll Maker's Gift

The Rose Theater

2001 Farnam St., Omaha, NE

Sunday, March 3 | 2:00 pm
Tickets $5
(Must register online by Feb. 13 to guarantee discounted ticket and seat with the group)
Open to children ages 7+ with an adult

Book by EllaRose Chary and Fran Sillau
Music by Brian Feinstein. Lyrics by Sammy Buck
Based on The Doll Maker’s Gift by Sashi Fridman
Produced in Partnership with Deborah Denenberg

Nora is an imaginative little girl whose Russian Jewish community faces the Pogroms of the 1900s, a time of ethnic cleansing of Jews in Russia. After their cousins’ village is attacked, Nora’s family is forced to flee to America. They discover at the last moment that they don’t have enough funds to pay for everyone’s passage. Young Nora will have to stay behind with a family friend, a kind doll maker, until they can earn enough money to pay for her journey to America. Nora and the devoted doll maker show that all obstacles can be overcome with the help of good friends and community.

 

RSVP online by February 13


FREE bus transportation available with registration.
Bus leaves Friedel Jewish Academy (located on the JCC Omaha Campus, 335 S. 132nd St.) at 1:15 pm, returns at 4:30 pm. Not riding the bus? Meet us at The Rose Theater Box Office at 1:30 pm.

Post-Performance Talk Back!
After the performance, the actors will conduct a Q&A session just for our group. Learn more about the scenery, costumes, special effects, and other aspects of the production.

Learn more about PJ Library and PJ Our Way here.

Questions? Contact:
Sara Kohen at (402) 301-1662 or skohen@fjaomaha.com

Special funding provided by the Jewish Federation of Omaha Foundation  Shirley & Leonard Goldstein Endowment Fund