Women and Resistance: Women, Theatre, and the Holocaust

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Date(s) - Apr 26, 2017
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Center for Jewish History



Presented by Remember the Women Institute in cooperation with American Jewish Historical Society.

Please join us on April 26, 2017, in commemoration of Yom HaShoah, for an evening of dramatic readings that focus on women and resistance during the Holocaust.

7:30 PM | Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Kovno Room
Center for Jewish History
15 West 16th Street | New York NY

The evening will launch the third edition of Remember the Women Institute’s Women, Theatre, and the Holocaust Resource Handbook, edited by Rochelle G. Saidel and Karen Shulman.

Evening of Dramatic Readings about Women and Resistance

  • We Will Not Be Silent, excerpt from a play about Sophie Scholl, by David Meyers, directed by Aliza Shane
  • At the Train Station in Munich by Cynthia L. Cooper, directed by Ludovica Villar-Hauser
  • In Her Words: Stories of Survival and Resistance by Virginia D’Albert-Lake, Geneviève de Gaulle Anthonioz, Gemma La Guardia Gluck, and Isabella Leitner; adapted and directed by Dr. Meghan Brodie; performed by Ursinus College students Mya Flood, Indira Joell, Maddie Kuklentz, and Allison Rohr
  • Terezin Caberet, Ilse Weber’s songs and letters, performed by Jenny Lee Mitchell, accompanied by Maria Dessena. Untitled Theater Company #61 and Mad Jenny Theatre
  • Panel discussion and reception to follow

Seating is limited so please reserve today. $9 General Admission, $5 Students

Ticket website – https://www.eventbrite.com/e/women-and-resistance-during-the-holocaust-tickets-32999940711

This event is part of the Holocaust Remembrance Day Play Readings organized by the National Jewish Theater Foundation/Holocaust Theater International Initiative.