Etty | Carnegie Stage | Theater | Pittsburgh City Paper
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When: Thu., Feb. 7, 7-8:30 p.m., Fri., Feb. 8, 8-9:30 p.m., Sat., Feb. 9, 8-9:30 p.m. and Sun., Feb. 10, 3-4:30 p.m. 2019
Price: Students - $5 Adults - $20
Etty Hillesum’s life ended at Auschwitz when she was only 29 years old. In the play, Etty, drawn entirely from Hillesum’s diaries and letters of 1941-1943, we meet a remarkable young Dutch woman: insightful, determined, poetic, sensual. Through the voice of actress Susan Stein, Hillesum speaks directly to her audience, frankly, and with compassion--even for the enemy. Seeking the meaning of her life--and all life--during the terror of Nazi occupation, Hillesum discovers a reality she calls God and opens herself to the power of being fully alive and present, bearing witness to the catastrophe unfolding around her.
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