The Secret Window

Author(s): Elizabeth Swados
A highly theatrical musical adaptation of the Holocaust memoirs of Nelly Toll, who survived the Nazi occupation of Lwow by spending thirteen months in hiding with a Christian family. The story is told through a series of tableaux accompanied by song and a limited number of musical instruments. The work, co-commissioned for the Annenberg Center's Festival Theatre for New Plays and its Children's Theatre Festival, was created with Rotterdam's Het Waterhuis.
Format: Musical
Cast Size:Youth

Snapshot

Original or Prominent Production:
Annenberg Center, Philadelphia, 1997
Nationality of Author: U.S.
Original Language: English
Experience(s) Chronicled: Hiding

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