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The Odd Potato - The Hanukkah Story For Everyone

Sherman, Eileen
Release Date: 06/07/2006 
Label:  Variety (Children's Charity)   Catalog #: 6767  
Composer:  Gail C. Bluestone
Performer:  Judd Hirsch
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

THE ODD POTATO sprouted out of a touching story that Eileen Bluestone Sherman’s husband shared about his childhood, where his family, too poor to purchase a Hanukkah menorah, carved a menorah from a misshapen potato. First a book, then a Broadway production, THE ODD POTATO has garnered the title “The Hanukkah Nutcracker.” This album features assorted Tony-winning actors and actresses performing the story. Includes narration from Judd Hirsch. A portion of proceeds goes toward Variety – The Children’s Charity.

Warm, wonderful, wistful, and witty! Music from the little play with the big heart starring twenty Tony Award winners! Narrated by Judd Hirsch; book and lyrics by Eileen B. Sherman; music by Gail C. Bluestone. A portion of
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“It’s winner after winner.” — TheatreMania.com

“Sunny and catchy, peppered with good energy.” — TalkinBroadway.com
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Works on This Recording

The Odd Potato by Gail C. Bluestone
Performer:  Judd Hirsch (Narrator)

Sound Samples

Judd Hirsch Presents
A Great Miracle Happened There (feat. Ron Holgate)
The Dreidel Song (feat. Scott Wise)
My Mother's Menorah (feat. Judy Kaye)
I Am A Latin Latke (feat. Dan Fogler)
You Would Miss Me (feat. Priscilla Lopez, Molly Ephraim & Sky Jarrett)
Don't Forget the Pepper (feat. Debbie Gravitte)
One More Day (feat. Hal Linden)
It's Not Fair (feat. Sutton Foster & John Mahoney)
A Little Imagination (feat. Maryann Plunkett)
A Great Miracle Happened There / One More Day (feat. Cady Huffman & Boyd Gaines)
Do It for the Kids (feat. Dick Latessa & Donna McKechnie)
Intro to the Odd Potato Song (feat. Hal Prince)
The Odd Potato Song (feat. Jim Dale, Molly Ephraim & Sky Jarrett)
My Mother's Menorah (feat. Michelle Pawk)
A Child's Dream Will Light the Way (feat. Lillias White)
The Final Word (feat. Elaine Stritch)

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