FALSETTOS - Jason's Bar Mitzvah Lyrics

2016 Broadway revival
Falsettos the Musical - Jason's Bar Mitzvah Lyrics

“Jason's Bar Mitzvah” is a song performed by the Company from the musical FALSETTOS and is written by William Finn and James Lapine.

JASON
Whizzer hey, suddenly it all came clear
I said "let's have my Bar Mitzvah here!"
ALL
Surprise!
MARVIN
This was Jason's brilliant idea
And I brought the (??)
ALL
Oooooh, its Jason's Bar Mitzvah!
MENDEL
Don't you move, everything will soon be great
Close your eyes while we redecorate
CHARLOTTE
I'll unwrap the (??) Hors D'oeuvres
And someone (??)
ALL
Ooooh its Jason's Bar Mitzvah!
TRINA
Lovely
Flowers make thing lovely
Champagne makes things lovely, too
Everything's a (??)
MENDEL
Drink up!
Anyone for bubbly?
TRINA
Probably its (??) useful
At a time like this
Cheers!
And aren't things lovely?
I feel more helpless than I have in years
MARVIN
Try this on
Mendel get this thing in gear
WHIZZER
Please excuse me if I interfere
But I feel like since I'm the host
Its me who should toast him
ALL
Ooooh!
WHIZZER
To Jason's Bar Mitzvah!
CORDELIA
I'll notify the nurses, tell them to please not intrude
CHARLOTTE
I'll pass around the food
Then dump some extra food
'Cause Lord knows we got plenty
CORDELIA
She's cooked for some 200 guests
CHARLOTTE
We number not that many
Actually, we're 7
CORDELIA
Maybe its not (??)
The way this whole thing ends
The food tastes really yummy!
CHARLOTTE, TRINA, CORDELIA
(??????)
Everything is lovely
I feel more helpless than I have in years
MARVIN, WHIZZER, MENDEL
Here he comes
MENDEL
Fix his tie
Trina tried to make him smile more
ALL EXCEPT MARVIN AND JASON
Don't know why
But he looks like Marvin
MARVIN
How did you turn out so great?
Who do I thank for the man you turned into?
Kid do you know how proud I am
If I don't show how proud I am?
You hold my dreams kid
I burst at the seams cause of you
MENDEL
Son of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob
Son of Marvin, son of Trina, son of Whizzer, son of Mendel!
ALL EXCEPT CORDELIA AND CHARLOTTE
And (??) to the lesbians from next door!
MENDEL
Sing!
JASON
(Hebrew)

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