Cabaret in Captivity

Author(s): Edward Einhorn
Produced by Untitled Theater Company #61 in association with the York Theatre Company, this is a of sketches and cabaret songs written in Theresienstadt (Terezín), taken from an anthology , as well as other sources. It was performed in May 2016 at the York Theatre at St. Peter’s Church, New York, part of National Jewish Theater Foundation’s Holocaust Remembrance Readings for Yom HaShoah. Jenny Lee Mitchell, a member of the cast, also presented excerpts for the 2017 launch of this resource handbook in April 2017. Her focus was on the work and words of a charismatic Jewish poet from Czechoslovakia who was deported with her husband and younger son to Theresienstadt.
Format: Sketches and Cabaret Songs

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May 2016 at the York Theatre at St. Peter’s Church, New York
Nationality of Author: U.S.
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Experience(s) Chronicled: Allegoric or Metaphoric Representations

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