In-Person at Gratz College
In commemoration of Yom HaShoah
Co-sponsored by the Kehillah of Old York Road
7:00 pm Performance
Theatre Ariel will perform Survivors, a play based on the testimonies of 10 Holocaust survivors from New York. This play was created with middle school and high school students in mind and families with older children are encouraged to attend.
The original production of Survivors was created and produced by Center Stage, a professional theatre company based in the Jewish Community Center of Rochester, NY, in consultation with the Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester’s CHAI (Center for Holocaust Awareness and Information). Center Stage commissioned LA-based playwright and screenwriter Wendy Kout to create the play. We thank Center Stage and Wendy Kout for granting us the opportunity to bring this work to the Philadelphia area.
Funds to create a local production were provided by the Foundation for Jewish Day Schools through Pennsylvania's Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Program.
This program is part of The Youth Symposium on the Holocaust which was formerly sponsored by Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, Jewish Community Relations Council for many years. Gratz College is grateful to Beth Razin of JFGP/JCRC who is consulting on the transition of the program from Jewish Federation to Gratz College.