LP0241. THE MEGILLA OF ITZIK MANGER, Original 1968 Broadway Hit from Israel, in Yiddish and English, w.Pesach Burstein, Lillian Lux, Mike Burstein. [In 1965, Dov Seltzer directed a highly popular production of Manger's SONGS OF THE MEGILLAH, breaking the Israeli taboo on Yiddish theatre. SONGS OF THE MEGILLAH was a great success, setting a new record in Israeli theatre with its more than 400 performances. Prominent members of Israeli society, including politicians Levi Eshkol, Golda Meir, and Teddy Kollek, made highly publicised appearances at the performances. When he died in 1969, Manger was mourned as an Israeli national poet.] Columbia grey label stereo OS 3270.