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The play begins as Etty is being transported to Auschwitz. In Auschwitz, she works at the Jewish Council registering the Jews that come into the camp and this keeps her and her family safe for a while. Her spirit and hope shines through even as she faces the notion that she, too, will eventually face death in this camp.
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Touring show. For more information visit the Etty play website.

Original or Prominent Production: McAnaney Theatre, Princeton, NJ, US, May 16, 2008.
Original Source Material: Based on the diaries and letters of Etty Hillesum written in Dutch, which the playwright translated into English after discovering the diary for 50 cents at a yard sale.
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Original Language: English
English Language Translator: Susan Stein

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