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THEATRE EVENT "OY FATHER"


April 26, 2020

The true musical love story of a Jewish Woman - Cantor and a Catholic Priest

By Bill McBride with Irene Failenbogen and Bill McBride Original Music: Irene Failenbogen Violin: Anna Maria Manalo

Directed by Rhonda Carol

Bill McBride’s mother was a writer for comedienne Phyllis Diller, also a friend of the family. When Ms. Diller phoned the family one day, Bill answered and the following conversation ensued:

Phyllis:  How are you doing Bill?
Bill: I married a Jewish Cantor and I left the priesthood.
Phyllis:  It sounds like a mess.
Bill: Phyllis, it's the stuff of which great comedy is made.

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