T-Money and Wolf

A play dealing with the Holocaust and contemporary gang violence. From a Newark jail cell the stories of a hardened Nazi war criminal and a young gang member from New Jersey unfold, and the similarities of their lives and their choices become painfully apparent. By seeing the choices made by each of these prisoners, actors and audiences are challenged to review their own choices and the finality of some consequences.
Format: Full-length drama
Cast Size:20
Notes:

Winner of the American Alliance for Theatre and Education Distinguished Play Award (1995, Upper/Secondary).

See also Voices: Plays for Studying the Holocaust, Janet E. Rubin (Scarecrow Press, 1999), a compilation of eight plays, including T-Money and Wolf, along with related activities and resources for upper elementary, middle and high school students.

Snapshot

Original or Prominent Production:
A professional stage reading in May 1993 as part of the New Vision/New Voices series, produced by the John F. Kennedy Center in Washington, DC.
Nationality of Author: U.S.
Original Language: English
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Dramatic Publishing

Experience(s) Chronicled: Nazi War Crimes and Judgement

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