Tags: Berlin Wall

Last Days of a Translator

Brief synopsis: Set in New York city as the Berlin Wall is about to fall, the play revolves around  a Polish Holocaust survivor who works for a clothing important translating business correspondence. Consumed by the news from Europe, haunted by his past, his eyesight failing, he finds his world turned upside down when a young Midwesterner of German descent is hired as his assistant. Their tumultuous, wry relationship is offset by the play’s two female characters, one an office manager, the other a budding science fiction writer who offer comic relief and hope for the future.