October 7, 2013

“Watch on the Rhine” February 6 – 22, 2015

Watch on the Rhine

 

by Lillian Hellmann

Directed by Mark Frattaroli

"Watch on the Rhine"

“Watch on the Rhine”
February 6 – 22, 2015

February 6 – 22, 2015

An idealistic German who, with his American wife and two children, flees Hitler’s Germany and finds sanctuary with his wife’s family in the United States. He hopes for a respite from the dangerous work in which he has been involved, but his desire for personal safety soon comes into conflict with the deeply held beliefs that have made him an active anti-Nazi. In the end his conscience cannot be compromised, and he returns to Germany and the resistance movement – and to what will be, most certainly, his ultimate destruction. Told in compelling, human terms, the play is an eloquent and stirring tribute to the brave men and women who, despite all odds, struggled early on to stem the tide of fascism which was to spread throughout Europe and the world.

The talented cast features:

Jacquie Carlsen
Laurel Lettieni
John Bachelder
Joseph Maker
Cindy Hartog
Tom Petrone
Carin Freidag
Michael Sean Fleischner
Mila Green
April Lichtman
David Victor

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