A surprising evening of tales about wise Jewish men: mystical journeys, tales of cleverness and kindness, and the unlikely adventures of Judaism's unconventional heroes.
"Have you ever been told a story that kept you applauding and wishing that you could only hear one more? Well, The Forgotten Story, told by master storyteller Doug Lipman, does just that." - The Daily Free Press
Doug weaves together story and song to provide an unforgettable tapestry of love, humor, and joy.
"These sage men are teachers whose methods are subtle and whose lessons are universal...In Lipman's talented telling of some ten tales, men like these come to life. The suspense of the stories is captivating." - The Boston Phoenix
The Forgotten Story is also available as a cassette.
"The enchanting stories of Judaic heroes that Lipman tells, combined with his wit and humor in relating them, provide for a most entertaining evening." - The Daily Free Press
Total performance time: under two hours. Shorter versions are also available.
"Our group was quickly energized by the spirit of the stories and songs, which fit in beautifully with our theme of Jewish awareness. You gave us a joyful, tearful, spiritually uplifting evening." - Elliott Mahler, Chair, adult education, Temple Shaare Tefilah, Norwood, MA.
The Forgotten Story is a perfect introduction to Jewish values for non-Jews, as well as a celebration of Jewish culture for those familiar - or renewing their acquaintance - with Jewish life.
"The stories take on a human shape which people of any faith can relate to." - The Daily Free Press