All the Tricks but One [Le Temps des muets]


This theatrical play is set at the close of World War II and focuses on a Jewish vaudevillian, Little Slam, who has performed silently to hide his Jewish accent. His relationship to the grandson of the theatre director leads to his risking his life and speaking.
Format: Dramatic Comedy
Cast Size: 6M/2F/1 boy



For additional reading, see Gene A. Plunka, Holocaust Drama: The Theater of Atrocity, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009, pp. 151–156.

Original or Prominent Production: Milwaukee Repertory Theater, January 17, 1992
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Original Language: French
English Language Translator: Sara O'Connor

Samuel French

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Samuel French

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