The People’s Violin

Author(s): Charlie Varon
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

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Original or Prominent Production:
The Marsh, San Francisco, March 2005.
Nationality of Author: U.S.
Original Language: English
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Experience(s) Chronicled: Survivors and Subsequent Generations

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