The Berlin Diaries

Author(s): Andrea Stolowitz
The Berlin Diaries is about Stolowitz's fraught relationship with the journal of her great-grandfather, Max Cohnreich, a Jewish doctor who escaped Berlin during the Holocaust. The play has been reconfigured as an audio drama by Artists Repertory Theatre, a transformation that hasn't diminished either its intense compassion or its offbeat wit. The format suits Stolowitz's writing, which zigzags through Cohnreich's life with jazzlike grace, excavating traumas of the past to alleviate traumas of the present.
Format: Audio Drama
Cast Size:1M, 1F (Multiple characters)
Character breakdown:

Multiple characters played by two actors.

Snapshot

Original or Prominent Production:
Artists Repertory Theatre - Portland, Oregon-February 2021
Original Source Material: Journal of Max Cohnreich, a Jewish doctor who escaped Berlin during the Holocaust.
Nationality of Author: U.S.
Original Language: English
Production Rights Holder:

Artists Repertory Theatre

Experience(s) Chronicled: Escape

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