December 1-4, 8-11, 15-24 & 26-31. Hershel just wants to celebrate Hanukkah with the community, but the Queen and King of the Goblins have forbidden the lighting of the candles. Can Hershel save the day and lift the curse for this shtetl (village)? Our production of Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins is directed by Liz Dapo. Script by Stephen Laughton. Original book written by Eric Kimmel and illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman. The Puppet Co. Playhouse, Glen Echo, MD.