Dr. Yanush Korczak


This play tells the story of Dr. Yanush Korczak, advocate of children and director of the Warsaw Orphanage. The kind doctor sacrifices his chance at freedom to accompany his orphans to the concentration camp Treblinka, where he meets his death along with the children.
Format: Drama
Cast Size: 2M/2F/2 children/group of orphans


Original or Prominent Production: Based on A Field of Buttercups by Joseph Hyams
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Original Language: English
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A Teacher’s Guide to the Holocaust

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