At the Wire’s Edge

Author(s): WIll Taylor
The play presents six Polish women who collaborate with the Nazis by working in support positions outside a Nazi concentration camp. The protagonist is Christel, a bacteriologist, whose parents have left for the U.S. and who wholeheartedly supports the Nazi ideology. Her confidant is Elsa who serves as a communications clerk. The other women all have questionable pasts and assist with security in the camp.
Format: Drama
Cast Size:5F

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Original or Prominent Production:
1989, Rainbow Theatre, Norwalk State Technical College, Connecticut.
Nationality of Author: U.S.
Original Language: English

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