A Shayna Maidel


Rose and her father Mordechai, who came to the United States prior to the Holocaust, welcome Lusia, Rose’s sister, who stayed behind in Europe with her mother due to illness, married, and survived concentration camp internment. Lusia’s flashbacks reveal her past and the play focuses on the eventual family reunion.
Format: Full length drama
Cast Size: 2M/4F



For supporting material, see Goldfarb, Alvin “Inadequate Memories: The survivor in plays by Mann, Kesselman, Lebow, and Baitz” Staging the Holocaust, ed. Claude Schumacher (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998) pp. 111–129.

See also Gene A. Plunka, Holocaust Drama: The Theater of Atrocity, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009, pp. 254–260.

Original or Prominent Production: Academy Theatre, 2nd Stage, Atlanta, 1985
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Original Language: English
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