What Does Peace Mean?

Author(s): Bob Scanlon
A play for secondary school audiences, What Does Peace Mean? Takes place in a home just outside a Nazi concentration in Germany in the last year of World War II. Four camp prisoners are taken to the home; they are unsure of why they are there with one of the young females believing that they are to be used for the pleasure of the SS. However, the camp is liberated by British soldiers. When the camp commandant’s son comes to the house seeking safety from the soldiers liberating the camp, he is tried as a war criminal by the freed children. However, when the son is threatened by the British, the young camp prisoners protect him.
Format: Drama
Cast Size:Youth

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Original or Prominent Production:
Pilton Players, 1990
Nationality of Author: English
Original Language: English
Publisher:

New Playwrights’ Network, 1992

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