We Didn’t Have Time to Be Scared


In 1937, Inge started her diary. In 1938, the Nazis invaded her homeland. Based on a young girl's diary, this true story chronicles the journey of Inge and her sister, Lucy, as they flee Nazi-occupied Austria. Traveling through England, Trinidad and finally to America, the girls grow up searching for a new place to call home.
Format: Musical
Cast Size: 17M/23F (with doubling: 8M/11F)
Running time: 80 minutes


Original or Prominent Production: The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, August 8 through 13, 2011 at Venue 40, The Quaker Meeting House.
Original Source Material: The diary of Inge Fischer Engle, which is now held by the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.
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Original Language: English
Production Rights Holder:

Andrew Geha

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