Under the Apple Tree

Over 2,500 Jewish children were rescued from the Warsaw Ghetto by Polish nurse and social worker, Irena Sendler. At great personal risk, she smuggled children out of the ghetto providing them with false identity papers and keeping their true identities safe in the hopes of reuniting them with their families when the war ended. Their names were kept in glass jars and buried under the apple tree of a house in Warsaw.
Format: One-act drama
Cast Size:3M/1F
Notes:

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Snapshot

Original or Prominent Production:
January 28 2014, Chrysalis Theatre, Milton Keynes, UK.
Nationality of Author: English
Original Language: English
Experience(s) Chronicled: Escape | The Ghettos | Righteous Gentiles | Rescue | Hiding

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