Monthly Archives: April 2013

a kosher chicken market….

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We’re not the first to dance in the LES streets

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The remnant of a LES landmark… strictly kosher.

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“East Side Women discussing price of meat….”

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Lyrics to “Mama Can Manage”

(the opening song in ‘The Great Struggle for Cheap Meat”) These streets are not very nice, not very nice and inside there the hall and the stair are not very nice Twice the number this building should hold and there’s … Continue reading

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Lower East Side Women – a brief timeline

In 1917, they fought for the right to vote. Six years before, in 1911, twenty thousand of them rose up to demand better working conditions in the factories – the largest women’s strike ever seen in America. Four years before … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Meat

This weekend we open our new musical in the streets – THE GREAT STRUGGLE FOR CHEAP MEAT – another Lower East Side story told with original music.  This time we’re telling the passionate, comic, heartfelt saga of the 1902 Kosher … Continue reading

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