Irena’s Vow


During the Nazi occupation of Poland, Irena Gut Opdyke was forced to work as head housekeeper for a very prominent Nazi major. Over a two-year period of service, Irena would be confronted with the choice to protect twelve Jewish refugees who secretly fell under her care. This is the extraordinary true story of one woman’s choice and the twelve lives that would live or die by her decision.
Format: Drama
Cast Size: 6M/4F
Running time: 95–100 minutes


Original or Prominent Production: Walter Kerr Theatre, NYC, 2009.
Original Source Material: Based on the life of Irena Gut Opdyke.
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Original Language: English

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