The Phoenix Cantata

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The play is based on the experiences of Violet Czodik Fabian and her sister Gabriella Czodik in Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen. This true story depicts the choices Violet has to make after being liberated from Bergen-Belsen. Does she marry a fellow survivor and carry on the life she had before? Or does she choose a Catholic man who, as a medical student, is helping to save the lives of prisoners who are too sick to leave the liberated camps?
Format: One-act play


Original or Prominent Production: Commissioned by the Holocaust Resource Center of Buffalo, NY.
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Original Language: English
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Rebecca Ritchie
Acquired for the permanent collections of Yad Vashem and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. (Playwright retains copyright.)

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