We Will Never Die

Author(s): Ben Hecht
A dramatic pageant that was performed for 40,000 spectators at Madison Square Garden on March 9, 1943, with music by Kurt Weill. The pageant was meant to bring attention to the mass destruction of European Jewry and to try to change U.S. policy and inaction.
Notes:

See Robert Skloot, “We Will Never Die: The Success and Failure of a Holocaust Pageant,” Theatre Journal (May, 1985), pp. 167–180.

Snapshot

Original or Prominent Production:
Madison Square Garden, NY, 1943
Nationality of Author: U.S.
Original Language: English
Production Rights Holder:

New York: Committee for a Jewish Army of Stateless and Palestinian Jews.

Experience(s) Chronicled: Allegoric or Metaphoric Representations

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