The People’s Violin


In this play, which is categorized as Holocaust-related by its rights holder, Sol Shank, an experimental filmmaker, begins work on a documentary about his famous father. His father, Sidney Shank, is a psychotherapist, Holocaust authority, New York intellectual and author of two dozen books, but Sol makes a discovery that forces him to question whether Sidney Shank is who he claims to be. The discovery is a mysterious violin that reveals hidden chapters in his father's past.
Format: Full length drama
Cast Size: 1M
Running time: 100 minutes


Original or Prominent Production: The Marsh, San Francisco, March 2005.
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Original Language: English
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Dramatists Play Service

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