A highly engaging, participatory, and educational one-man show celebrates the Jewish contribution to American popular music by delveing into the lost old world of writers, performers, publishers and song pluggers. This show is performed in period attire with historical memorabilia including, LPs, sheet music, cylinder rolls, books, pictures, and much more.
Featuring songs, stories, poetry, and lore of:
- Al Jolson
- Fannie Brice
- Sophie Tucker
- Ted Lewis
- Eddie Cantor
- Yiddish Theater Classics
- and much more…
— Ken Hailpern, Director, AJU at Brandeis Bardin Campus
Lil’ Rev enhanced and energized our Sunday morning Sukkot program with his musical talent and knowledge of Jewish Music. He enthusiastically demonstrated his gifts as a teacher of children, their parents and our teachers with his interactive, easygoing style.
— Ellen Polsky, Director of Education of Temple Emanuel, St. Louis, MO
To hear Lil Rev sing is to enter a timeless world of Jewish song. Lil Rev is the Jewish Pete Seeger!
— Rabbi Larry Milder
Lil Rev is amazing! He's entertaining, Jewish, engaging, educational and inspiring.
— Rabbi Berel Levertov, Chabad, Santa Fe
You left everyone with smiles and tears!
—Cantor Scott Simon, Temple Chai, Long Grove, IL
Approximately 75 minutes
Performed on banjo, guitar, mandolin, ukulele, harmonica and recorder
Perfect for JCCs, temples, historical museums, theaters, cultural arts centers, performing arts centers, festivals and libraries. To bring The Jews of Tin Pan Alley to your venue, contact Marc Revensen at firstname.lastname@example.org or 414-305-2328.