How to Marry the Rabbi

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When the rabbi’s wife unexpectedly walks out on him, three women compete to win the rabbi’s heart. This heartwarming comedy is sure to be a hit!

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    Barbara Trainin Blank
    1 man, 4 women
    20 minute comedy
    When the rabbi’s wife unexpectedly walks out on him, three determined women in the congregation vie to win the rabbi’s heart–and a marriage proposal–the old-fashioned way: through his stomach. They shower him with trumped-up religious questions, meal invitations, and all kinds of food. What they don’t bargain for is that the woman who ultimately wins the rabbi’s affection is someone who hasn’t tried any tactics at all. The play’s universal appeal has made this comedy a hit at community centers, retirement communities, and everywhere it’s been performed.

    As a long-time director, actor, and founder of a Senior Theatre, it’s easy to recommend Barbara Trainin Blank’s “How to Marry the Rabbi.” The show is humorous and insightful with universal situations, well-drawn characters, and lively dialogue. Whenever I’ve directed the play, in many different venues, it’s always been a lot for fun for actors and audiences alike. Frances Horkowitz

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    Click here for Barbara Trainin Blank’s two other plays, Not Kate or Leo and Hanukkah Santa.

    You may also be interested in other shows culturally specific to their Jewish characters’ points of view.

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    Playwright

    Barbara Trainin Blank

    Genre

    Comedy, Short Plays

    Running Time

    10-20 Minute Play, 20-30 Minute Play

    Men

    1

    Women

    4

    Royalty

    $25 per performance

    How would you like to receive this product?

    E-script, Hard Copy, Cast e-copies, Cast Hard Copies, Royalty Per Performance

    Cast Size

    5