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Women and Resistance: Women, Theatre, and the Holocaust

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April 26, 2017
Women and Resistance – Women, Theatre, and the Holocaust

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

Kovno Room
Center for Jewish History
15 West 16th Street, New York NY

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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, Remember the Women Institute

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

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