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A vaudeville using humor, music and dance. A narrator weaves together four stories from the death camps of Auschwitz and Birkenau. The play merges past and present through the viewfinder of a present-day troupe of actors. Rather than dealing with the tragedy and victimization of European Jews targeted for extermination, it instead deals with those prisoners who saw themselves not as victims but as resistance and who fought back against their oppressors.
Format: Full-length drama
Cast Size: 3M/4F plus a live Klezmer band

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1998 winner of the Clauder Competition.

Original or Prominent Production: Portland Stage Company, 1989
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Original Language: English

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