Kindertransport

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DOI: 10.5040/9781580819398.01

Duration: 1:52:32

  • 001_Introduction.mp3 0:01:06
  • 002_Part 1.mp3 0:22:37
  • 003_Part 2.mp3 0:24:02
  • 004_Part 3.mp3 0:21:58
  • 005_Part 4.mp3 0:25:28
  • 006_Credits.mp3 0:00:52
  • 007_Interview with Hilda Fogelson.mp3 0:16:29

As conditions deteriorated in Germany in the 1930s, many Jews tried in vain to escape. But thanks to a British humanitarian effort, about 10,000 Jewish children from Germany and neighboring countries were relocated to live with families in the United Kingdom, while their parents stayed behind. This passage to freedom became known as Kindertransport, and is the title of Diane Samuels’ play about families, secrets, and survival.

Includes a conversation with Kindertransport survivor Hilda Fogelson.

An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring:

Jane Kaczmarek as Helga

Hugo Armstrong as Ratcatcher/ Misc.

Shannon Lee Clair as Eva

Angela Paton as Lil

Molly Quinn as Faith

Susan Sullivan as Evelyn

Directed by Jeanie Hackett. Recorded by L.A. Theatre Works before a live audience.

Featuring: Hugo Armstrong, Shannon Lee Clair, Jane Kaczmarek, Angela Paton, Molly Quinn, Susan Sullivan

From Kindertransport

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LA Theatre Works

Diane Samuels

ISBN: 9781580819398

Series: L.A. Theatre Works

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