Tags: Nelly Toll

Behind a Closed Window

Stage adaptation of Holocaust survivor Nelly Toll's memoirs which recount her experiences as a nine-year-old girl in Lwow, who goes into hiding for thirteen months with a Christian family.

The Secret Window

A highly theatrical musical adaptation of the Holocaust memoirs of Nelly Toll, who survived the Nazi occupation of Lwow by spending thirteen months in hiding with a Christian family. The story is told through a series of tableaux accompanied by song and a limited number of musical instruments. The work, co-commissioned for the Annenberg Center's Festival Theatre for New Plays and its Children's Theatre Festival, was created with Rotterdam's Het Waterhuis.