Evelyn and Leonard Kirsch were two ordinary Americans living and working in the United States when war broke out in Europe. In a moment that would change the lives of generations, they made an extraordinary decision. While millions of Jews were trying to escape Germany, Evelyn and Leonard were planning a trip into Nazi-occupied Europe and were making arrangements to take a group of children back out with them to the United States and to safety.
2018 Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition
Finalist for the 2017 New Play Conference at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center
Columbia@Roundabout Playwriting Competition
Theater J (2020)
Alliance Theatre (2018)
Productions & Readings:
Theater J – January 2020
Alliance Theatre – World Premiere – March 2018
Roundabout Theatre – Columbia@Roundabout reading series – June 2017 (Reading)
South Coast Repertory – NewSCRipts Reading Series – March 2017 (Reading)
Theatre Ariel – April 2017 (Reading)
Winnipeg Jewish Theatre – Nu Festival – March, 2016 (Reading)
To read this play, please contact my agent. It is also available on newplayexchange.org for people with memberships.