The stage adaptation of Lanzmann’s documentary highlights his interviews and reflections from survivors, witnesses, and perpetrators. The play consists of six vignettes representing death camps, towns, and ghettos: Chelmno, Auschwitz/Birkenau, Sobibor/Vilna Ghetto, Treblinka, Berlin, and Warsaw. Twenty-three actors, led by Michael Clendenin in the role of Claude Lanzmann, portray real-life individuals from the Holocaust. In between vignettes, photographs from the locations of the concentration camps are projected on the stage. A cellist and violinist perform music written by Jewish prisoners during the Holocaust.
Format: Drama


Original or Prominent Production: Fauquier Community Theatre
Original Source Material: Claude Lanzmann’s documentary about the Holocaust
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Original Language: Englush

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