Thursday, May 2, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 4, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, May 5, 2 p.m.
There will be no Friday evening performance out of respect for the Jewish Shabbat
Knox Memorial Theater
(112 E. High St, Mount Vernon, OH 43050)
Box Office opens one hour prior to curtain. Please plan to arrive at least 15 minutes before curtain. All seats are reserved.
$20 Main floor
All patrons including small children must have an assigned seat.
Directed by Bruce Jacklin
In Partnership with Kenyon College Hillel
This is the heroic and true story of children coming of age in Terezin, the "Jewish city" established by the Nazis near Prague as a way station before the death camps. In the face of unspeakable horror, these children use their determination and creativity to build lives filled with hope and beauty -- playing, studying, making art, and writing an underground newspaper -- all at the peril of being executed. Their actual poems and stories are woven into a fast-paced drama, evoking the universality of children caught in the insanity of war.