Image and Likeness

Images and Likeness, a three act, 84 scene play that employs actors in multiple roles and masks, tells the story of Raoul Wallenberg, a Hungarian diplomat who attempted to save Jews during the Nazi occupation. Act I chronicles Holocaust life in Hungary. Act II focuses on Wallenberg's heroic actions until the arrival of the Soviets. Act III dramatizes Wallenberg being imprisoned by the Soviets and the thirty year attempt to explain his disappearance.
Format: Historical drama
Notes:

For additional reading, see Gene A. Plunka Staging Holocaust Resistance. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012, pp. 165–186.

Snapshot

Original or Prominent Production:
Staged as The Wallenberg Mission, Harold Clurman Theatre, New York, September 1995
Nationality of Author: Hungarian
Original Language: Hungarian
Publisher:

Exposition Press; 1st edition, 1979 (out of print)

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