Adam [אדם]

Author(s): Joshua Sobol
The second in Sobol’s Vilna trilogy. An old Jewish women named Nadia remembers the events of the play. Adam Rolnik (based on the real head of the Resistance, Yitzhak Wittenberg) is the head of the Resistance in Vilna ghetto. The Nazis demand his extradition or they will finish the entire ghetto. Jacob Gens, chief of the Jewish police, is forced to make the decision, with the unpredictable SS commander Kittel, breathing down his neck.
Format: Drama
Cast Size:4F/8M
Notes:

For additional reading, see Gene A. Plunka, Holocaust Drama: The Theater of Atrocity, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009, pp. 195–201.

Snapshot

Original or Prominent Production:
Habima, 1989
Nationality of Author: Israeli
Original Language: Hebrew
Publisher:

Or Am (Hebrew)

Experience(s) Chronicled: The Ghettos | Resistance

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