On the Border

Author(s): Howard Pflanzer
A dream play that explores German-Jewish cultural critic Walter Benjamin's final night on earth in 1940. Sick and fleeing the Nazis, he ends up in a seedy hotel on the Spanish-French border where he moves in and out of consciousness, remembering the people who influenced his life and work.

Snapshot

Original or Prominent Production:
Medicine Show Theatre, New York, 2007
Nationality of Author: U.S.
Original Language: English
Experience(s) Chronicled: Escape

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