We Are Witnesses


Based on We Are Witnesses: Five Diaries of Teenagers Who Died in the Holocaust (Holt; Scholastic; MacMillan), the play centers on the thoughts and experiences of five teenagers as they face death. Of the five, only Anne Frank's diary is well known. The play, like the book, speaks of the experiences of teenagers in the Holocaust in different parts of Europe: David Rubinowicz in rural Poland; Moshe Flinker in Belgium: Yitzhak Rudasevski in Lithuania, and Eva Heyman in Hungary.
Format: One Act
Cast Size: 3 Boys, 2 Girls
Running time: 1 hour
Character breakdown

5 teenagers, three boys and two girls



Study guides or support material: The book/play has been used in schools and study guides are available. Book itself has been in print for 25 years (currently MacMillan)

Original or Prominent Production: HART THEATER (Hillsboro, Oregon)
Original Source Material: From the book, We Are Witnesses
Nationality of Author:
Original Language: English
Production Rights Holder:

Jacob Boas

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