by Robin Beth Schaer

Two Plays by Jewish Women

“The Survivor,” a play by Susan Nanus, had its first life ten years ago as a Broadway production focusing on the life of a young man who managed to survive the Holocaust. Rewritten by Nanus, and directed by her sister Sasha Nanus, the play now tells the story, very movingly, of a group of teenagers in the Wareaw Ghetto, including girls and young women, who fight to resist the Nazis. The play is now playing off- Broadway, to audiences of adults and Jewish schoolchildren, and is available for booking in other locations after its New York run.

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