The Final Solution

Author(s): Wim van Leer
The Final Solution, a play written in three acts, is set in a factory that originally manufactured baking equipment but has been transformed by the Nazis into a site for the construction of ovens for the extermination centers. The play focuses on the moral quandry of the company’s lead engineer as he is forced to continue to collaborate in the mass destruction of European Jews.
Format: Drama
Cast Size:10M/2F

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Original or Prominent Production:
Wimbledon, London
Nationality of Author: Dutch
Original Language: English
Publisher:

London: Sphere, 1971

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