The Aching Heart of Samuel Kleinerman

Set in Berlin in 1936, with increasing anti-Semitic attacks against the Jewish population, a jeweler decides to steal the money that he has been entrusted with for his ill aunt. His moral quandary is heightened when the aunt’s son, a close friend and an escapee from a Nazi concentration camp, arrives in desperate need.
Format: Drama
Cast Size:9M/2F

Snapshot

Original or Prominent Production:
Theatre Plus, Toronto 1984
Nationality of Author: Canadian
Original Language: English
Publisher:

In The Gates: Three Stories & A Play, Mosaic Press backlist, 1984

Experience(s) Chronicled: Escape | Concentration and Extermination Camps

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