The Wall


Based on John Hersey's 1950 novel The Wall, the play presents daily life in the Warsaw Ghetto from the Nazi occupation of Poland in September 1939 until its liquidation in May 1941 and depicts the diversity of responses to ghetto life by the Jewish victims.
Format: full-length drama
Cast Size: 33M or F



For additional reading, see Gene A. Plunka, Holocaust Drama: The Theater of Atrocity, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009, pp. 216–225.

Original or Prominent Production: Billy Rose Theatre, New York, October 11, 1960
Original Source Material: John Hersey’s novel
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Original Language: English

Samuel French

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Samuel French

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