Hiding in the Open

Author(s): Kira Obolensky
An adaptation of Sabina Zimering's memoir, Hiding in the Open tells the true story of two Jewish sisters from Poland who assume false Catholic identities and work in a Nazi hotel during World War II. Living in constant fear of having their identities revealed, the sisters bravely face danger and the challenges of growing up while keeping their heritage a secret. This story of survival and teenage courage examines the bonds of family and human kindness in the face of great atrocities.
Format: Drama
Cast Size:3–7M/5–7F
Running Time: 107–115 minutes
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See author’s website: www.kiraobolensky.com

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Premiered at History Theatre, St. Paul, Minnesota, 2004.
Original Source Material: Sabina Zimering’s memoir Hiding in the Open.
Nationality of Author: U.S.
Original Language: English
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