Unwrapped Gifts

Author(s): L. S. Goldberg
Born in Berlin in 1917, Charlotte Salomon grew up in an increasingly tense world. With the rise of Nazism and as family secrets unravel, Unwrapped Gifts asks the question: can art save one’s soul? A portrait emerges of a woman and artist haunted by death, unattainable love, and a world at the abyss. Out of the blackness surrounding her, Charlotte Salomon found light and hope.
Format: Full-length play
Cast Size:4M/4F
Character breakdown:

Charlotte Salomon
Albert Salomon
Paula Lindberg-Salomon
Alfred Wolfsohn
Marianne Grunwald
Ludwig Grunwald
Ottilie Moore
Alexander Nagler

Snapshot

Original or Prominent Production:
The Workshop Theater, NYC.
Original Source Material: Based on the life and works of Charlotte Salomon.
Nationality of Author: U.S.
Original Language: English
Production Rights Holder:

L. S. Goldberg

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