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A Bright Room Called Day

Based on Bertolt Brecht’s The Private Life of the Master Race, the play is about a bohemian group of friends during Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party’s rise to power in Germany, 1932 and 1933. The group gets together in the apartment of a middle-aged actress, Agnes Eggling, as they struggle to come to terms with the new regime. Interrupting this scene is Zillah Katz, a young woman living in the 1980s who believes that President Reagan is beginning to resemble Hitler.