Helen and Leonard Kirsch were two ordinary Americans living and working in Philadelphia 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, Helen and Leonard were planning a trip into Nazi occupies Europe, and were making arrangements to take 50 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
Productions & Readings:
Alliance Theatre – World Premiere – March 2018 (Upcoming)
South Coast Repertory – NewSCRipts Reading Series – March 2017 (Reading)
Theatre Ariel – April 2017 (Reading)
Winnipeg Jewish Theatre – Nu Festival – March, 2016 (Reading)