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My Broken Doll is the true childhood story of Holocaust survivor Beatrice Karp. It begins as teenage Beatrice learns she must leave post-war London to begin life anew in the United States. As she packs for the journey, each object she places in her suitcase floods her with memories of her life during the war. Audiences are instantly transported to the train rides, concentration camps and Nazi guards of Beatrice's memory. Though tragic, this is also a story of acceptance, love and resilience. Learn More
Reunited Shorts is an evening of theatre comprised of six unique short plays about reunions. They are about the awkward, humorous and emotional experience of humans coming together … again. The vignettes include Benched; The Gift Exchange; Table for Two Rendezvous; You, Me. Me, You.; delilah.; and Last Dance. Learn More
It’s a cold January in 1941 at a clinic for disabled children in Nazi Germany. But now, instead of helping them, the doctor is sending them off to their deaths. Much respected Bishop von Galen visits to challenge the state-supported program of murder with unpredictable results. Based on a real figure who successfully protested against the appalling policy of eugenics, this play asks profound questions about how we should value all people, whatever their disabilities or limitations. Learn More
After spending 12 years in St. Elizabeths Hospital for incompetency, literary lion and ferocious anti-Semite Ezra Pound faces the terrifying prospect of being released. At first, Pound’s treatment by a young psychiatrist, Ann Polley, seems promising, but then the techniques become disturbing and Ann’s true purpose is revealed. Pound explores whether words can be as powerful as actions, whether revenge can be just, and whether sanity is possible when we’re made to see the world as it is and not as we would have it. Learn More