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Aliza Spiro is an award-winning American songwriter and entertainer. Often called “the female Tom Lehrer” Aliza writes special material for cabaret artists in New York, as well as for her own show “Aliza Live” which she performs internationally. Here in Toronto, she is best known for writing such sell-out shows as 100 Years of Jewish Hollywood, The Great American Jewish Songbook, The Kids from Brooklyn and most recently British, Yiddish & Kiddush!.


​Jewish Musical Comedy

Aliza Spiro

What is Jewish Musical Comedy? What makes it Jewish? What makes it funny? Award-winning American songwriter Aliza Spiro is back on the JMW stage, delighting you as she explores the answers to these questions. Using both recorded and live examples, Aliza examines favourite musical comedy numbers, from the novelty songs of Tom Lehrer and Alan Sherman to the brilliant Broadway lyrics of Stephen Sondheim, Steven Lutvak and others.




June 3



10:00 - 11:00 AM



Free but ticket required

There are no more tickets available for this event.

However, there will be room to admit some Walk-Ins.

Note: All ticket-holders must arrive at least ten minutes before the event. Any seats not occupied at that time will be offered to walk-ins.  




The Music Gallery



197 John Street

entrance: Stephanie St,

west of McCaul





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