A Thing of Beauty


Based on a real character, the story of an Orthodox Jew who becomes an esteemed Catholic teacher and philosopher, and then, at an advanced age, joins the Carmelite Order of Nuns. The play deals with the agony of her decision to convert and the intense search for her by Nazi intelligence. Nineteen nuns are held hostage until she is captured and subsequently sent to Auschwitz.
Format: Full-length play
Cast Size: 2M/4F
Running time: 135 minutes


Original or Prominent Production: Broward Library Theater, Fort Lauderdale, 1991
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Original Language: English

Heuer Publishing

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Heuer Publishing

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