May 2–June 3, 2007
A World Premiere by Thomas Keneally
Directed by Daniel DeRaey

Featuring Paul Morella, Ralph Cosham, John Lescault,
Parker Dixon, John Dow, Conrad Feininger, Meghan Grady,
John-Michael MacDonald, Elizabeth Richards and Clay Steakley

"Few world premieres, few plays in fact, arrive on stage with the force of
Either Or"

"bracing and provocative" --Washington Jewish Week

"a powerful holocaust play impeccably performed" --Potomac Stages

Read about the show in Washington Theater Review
Thomas Keneally on NPR's Talk of the Nation

Thomas Keneally, author of Schindler's List,—subject of Steven Spielberg's Academy Award-winning motion picture—delivers a devastating, impeccably researched work that tells the true-life, war-time story of Kurt Gerstein (Paul Morella), an adored young German caught on the wrong side of history. Initially supportive of the ascension of Hitler, Gerstein quickly becomes disillusioned and moves to sabotage shipments of Zyklon B and alert the Vatican about the atrocities to which he bears witness as an SS officer.

Theater J Blog: Two More Raves - “A powerful holocaust play impeccably performed”
May 9th, 2007, Ari Roth

The latest from Potomac Stages. And nice to report that we sold quite a few tickets today. That’s important. We have more bills to pay than we thought! But we have some very good friends too. I know what I’m going to be doing hard for the next eight weeks. Making the case for ending the year healthy. Read on...

May 8th, 2007, Ari Roth

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Additional Links

About Thomas Keneally
From the Artistic Director Part 1
From the Artistic Director Part 2
From the Dramaturg
Press Release
Read about Rehearsals on our Blog
Playdate Parties

Purchase Keneally's Schindler's List


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