Adam Son of a Dog [אדם בן כלב]


An adaptation by Alexander Chervinsky: Adam Stein survived the Holocaust by playing a circus dog for the Nazi commander of a camp. He is now in a mental hospital in Israel, reliving his experiences. He was ordered not just to entertain the Nazi officers, but also the Jewish victims on their way to the gas chambers. He is ravaged by guilt for surviving, while his family died.
Format: Cabaret-drama



The Gesher Theatre, Tel Aviv was founded by Russian immigrants in 1991.

Original or Prominent Production: Since 1993, for ten days twice a year, a circus tent is erected at the Tel Aviv Center for the Arts by Gesher Theatre.
Original Source Material: Adaptation of Yoram Kanruk’s 1971 novel Adam, Son of a Dog
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Original Language: Hebrew

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