Better Don’t Talk!

Author(s): Naava Piatka
Using the songs, stories, and comedy that her uncle created with her mother in the concentration camps, Naava Piatka performs a one-person show based on the experiences of her mother, Chayela Rosenthal, during the Holocaust. Reliving a life of theatre during the war, the show celebrates the spirit of comedy and hope in the face of real life horror of the Holocaust.
Format: One-woman musical memoir
Cast Size:1F
Running Time: 90 minutes

Snapshot

Original or Prominent Production:
Boston, April 1998.
Original Source Material: Based on thousands of scraps of paper her parents have saved from notes taken in concentration camps.
Nationality of Author: U.S. | South African
Original Language: English and some Yiddish

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