Full Length Play
Time Period - 1980s, 1970s
Settings Of Play - 1970. Asunción, Paraguay
1980. West Germany
FEATURES / CONTAINS
Unit Set/Multiple Settings
Strong Language, Mild Adult Themes, Smoking
College Theatre / Student, Professional Theatre, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups
As a teenager, Rudi discovers that his father was a doctor at Auschwitz. Questioning redemption, love, guilt and the sins of the father, East of Berlin follows Rudi's emotional upheaval as he comes to terms with a frightening past that was never his own.
"With its cast of three, timeless theme and skilled writing, East of Berlin could easily have a life in theaters around the world." - Variety, Read More
"If I told you that Moscovitch was writing about the children of Nazis and how they cope with their parents' heinous legacy, you might think that you've heard all this before. But you'd be wrong. Her examination of the relationship between the children of victims of the Holocaust and the children of those who victimized them is astonishingly complex, as well as sexy, funny and suspenseful." - Toronto Star, Read More
If I told you that Moscovitch was writing about the children of Nazis and how they cope with their parents' heinous legacy, you might think that you've heard all this before.
East of Berlin premiered at the Tarragon Theatre in Toronto, ON in February 2007 under the direction of Alisa Palmer.