Two Charlottes [Dos Charlottes]


The play recounts the experiences of two women: Charlotte Delbo and Charlotte Salomon, who were both sent to Auschwitz during World War II. Charlotte Salomon was a young German Jewish artist who fled to France following the outbreak of war, where she created over one thousand paintings documenting her exile. She was eventually captured and died in Auschwitz at age 26. Charlotte Delbo was a French Christian writer well known for her memoirs and plays documenting her time as a prisoner in Auschwitz. While both Charlottes were imprisoned in the camp, they ultimately did not share the same fate and only Delbo survived.
Format: Two-act play


Original or Prominent Production: International University Theatre Festival, Jerusalem, Israel, May 2013. The play continues to be performed in Europe, the U.S. and South America.
Original Source Material: Based on the lives of Charlotte Delbo and Charlotte Salomon.
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Original Language: Produced in Spanish and English

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