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The JCCNV Performing Arts Series, in partnership with First Draft, presents the world premiere of Cinder-Rachella, a new musical adaptation which celebrates Jewish and Israeli culture through the eyes of the iconic fairytale Princess. The JCCNV commissioned the new work from Leslie A. Kobylinski (book and lyrics) and Alvin Smithson (music). Directed by Amy McWilliams. Set in a magical Jewish summer camp, a naïve young girl is teased and called Cinder-Rachella. Her only comfort is a book that contains the hopes and dreams of her father (What Will Be). Athletic camp counselor David bounds on the scene and is smitten by Cinder-Rachella, who has no interest in him or his silly antics. Through a series of magical interventions by a stranger, Cinder-Rachella helps David understand his potential and the two dream of being pioneers in the Promised Land. Written for children, with plenty of laughs built in for adults. Funded in part by the Arts Council of Fairfax County, supported by Fairfax County.

Event Venue

Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia

8900 Little River Turnpike
Fairfax, VA 22031
  • Friday, May 2, 2014 - 7:00pm
  • Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 11:00am
  • Sunday, May 4, 2014 - 2:00pm

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