Fragments of Isabella


A dramatic recitation of Isabella Leitner's autobiography. Leistner, a Hungarian Jew, survived Auschwitz (where her mother and younger sister were killed when the arrived in May 1944), a labor camp, and escaped from a death march to Bergen-Belsen (where another sister died). After liberation by the Russians, she and two surviving sisters arrived in the United States on the day World War II ended.
Format: Solo piece
Cast Size: 1F


Original or Prominent Production: Abbey Theatre, Dublin, 1989
Original Source Material: Leitner’s Auschwitz memoir
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Original Language: English