Theatre or theater is a collaborative form of performing art that uses live performers, usually actors or actresses, to present the experience of a real or imagined event before a live audience in a specific place, often a stage.
Eli : a mystery play of the sufferings of Israel / Nelly Sachs -- Mister Fugue or earth sick / Liliane Atlan -- Auschwitz / Peter Barnes -- Replika / Joźef Szajna -- Ghetto / Joshua Sobol -- Cathedral of ice / James Schevill.
The Holocaust - the systematic attempted destruction of European Jewry and other 'threats' to the Third Reich from 1933 to 1945 - has been portrayed in fiction, film, memoirs, and poetry. Gene Plunka's study will add to this chronicle with an examination of the theatre of the Holocaust. Including thorough critical analyses of more than thirty plays, this book explores the seminal twentieth-century Holocaust dramas from the United States, Europe, and Israel.
What are the stakes of cultural production in a time of war? How is artistic expression prone to manipulation by the state and international humanitarian organizations? In the charged political terrain of post-genocide Rwanda, post-civil war Uganda, and recent violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Laura Edmondson explores performance through the lens of empire.
The Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect provides information and educational materials about Anne Frank, the history of the Holocaust, and discrimination today. This section includes downloadable material, teacher’s material and required reading.