Religion and Anarchy

Author(s): Steven Berkoff
Five playlets on the theme of anti-Semitism. The first, How to Train an Anti-Semite, a play about two benefit cheats who discuss Jewish conspiracy over the kitchen table. In Line Up, two men face imminent death if they stand in the wrong line marching toward the gates of a concentration camp: one line is headed for the gas chambers, the other is for forced labor. The final play, Gas, depicts three men's final agonizing moments in a Nazi gas chamber.
Format: Five one-act plays
Running Time: 2 hours 15 minutes

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Original or Prominent Production:
September 26–October 26, 2013, Jermyn Street Theatre, London.
Nationality of Author: English
Original Language: English
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Experience(s) Chronicled: Concentration and Extermination Camps

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