"part Holocaust memoir, part ghost story, part Hebrew folklore, part surrealistic road epic."
The Bloomsbury Review

A Blessing on the Moon

Music by Andy Teirstein, Libretto by Andy Teirstein and Joseph Skibell


Will Erat (Chaim) was in the premiere and world tour of Philip Glass and Leonard Cohen’s Book of Longing, and has appeared on Broadway in Catch Me If You Can and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. Read Bio

Kamala Sankaram (Ola) is an intrepid performer of new music, and has appeared in works by John Zorn, Steve Reich, and Anthony Braxton, in venues from Carnegie Hall to St. Ann's Warehouse. Read Bio

Zachary James (Rebbe, Soldier, Kalman) performs in both opera (The Ballad of Baby Doe, Madam Butterfly) and musical theater (South Pacific, Houdini), and comes to the project fresh from Broadway's The Addams Family. Read Bio

Jonathan Estabrooks (Andrzej Serafinski, Zalman) has played Papageno in The Magic Flute, and performed much of the opera repertoire in the U.S., Israel, and his native Canada. Read Bio

Suzanne Kantorski-Merrill (Pani Skibelsi, Ester) has premiered new works by Mary Roy Weiss and William Meyer, as well as performing in operas by Mozart and Puccini. Read Bio