The Pascal: the Holocaust Trilogy
"The Dybbuk", "Dead Woman on Holiday", "Theresa"
By (author) Julia Pascal
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Pascal: the Holocaust Trilogy by Julia Pascal
Book DescriptionIncludes the plays Theresa, A Dead Woman on Holiday and The Dybbuk Presented as a trilogy at the New End Theatre in 1995 before touring much of Europe, The Dybbuk pays homage to Anski's great Russian classic. Set in a ghetto in Eastern Europe in 1942, it traces the final moments of five irreligious Jews. A Dead Woman on Holiday is a love story set during the Nuremberg trials. Theresa is based on secret research into the Channel Island occupation by the Nazis and the collaboration of the residents with the Holocaust. The play is still banned there.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781840020946
(210mm x 130mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Oberon Books Ltd
Publisher: Oberon Books Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Yiddish Queen Lear, Paperback (October 2001)
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Women in Theatre, Paperback (March 1996)» View all books by Julia Pascal
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Author Biography - Julia Pascal
Julia Pascal's plays are edgy personal and political dramas often connected to Jewish culture and history. From British collaboration with the Nazis on the Channel Islands to current Palestinian-Israeli conflicts, they explore the complexity of the most highly-charged conflicts of our age. These texts range from dance-theatre Expressionism to naturalism and often offer large roles to women which challenge stereotypes. The plays have an international dimension. Year Zero is set in Vichy France. St Joan in London and Paris. The Dybbuk takes place in Eastern European ghetto. Crossing Jerusalem is 24 hours in the life of a Jerusalem family. Honeypot is a spy story situated in Stockholm and Paris. Styles range from cabaret to thriller. And always there is sharp dialogue that is often darkly funny as well as disturbing. The plays have been staged in the UK, the USA, Belgium, France, Germany and Sweden.
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