Why We Laugh: A Terezín Cabaret

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An adaptation of the Terezín cabaret combines scenes and songs from the original cabaret with new scenes that reflect upon a scholar’s attempts to imagine how that original cabaret might have been performed. This performance marked the first time that scenes and songs from Why We Laugh returned to Terezín since its original performances in 1944.
Format: Cabaret

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See author’s website: www.kiraobolensky.com

Original or Prominent Production: Prague, 2011
Original Source Material: An original adaptation of Laugh with Us, a cabaret written in the Terezín Ghetto by Dr. Felix Prokeš, Vítězslav “Pidla” Horpatzky, Pavel Weisskopf, and Pavel Stránský.
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Original Language: English

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