Child of Night by Gabriel Emanuel


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Comments: Based on the author's original play "Children of Night", which had a cast of 12 children and additional supporting roles, "Child of Night" is a 3 character play with one of the characters being a young person (12 - 16 years old).

Set in the Warsaw Ghetto, 1942, Children of Night tells the true story of Dr. Janusz Korczak, head of the Jewish orphanage and Adam Czerniakov, head of the Judenrat, the Jewish Council accountable to the NAZIS. When the NAZIS order the deportation of the Jews from the ghetto to the death camp - including the orphanage - a heated confrontation ensues between Korczak and Czerniakov, which sparks the famous Warsaw Ghetto uprising. Year Printed: 2012
First Produced: 2012 at Centro Da Cultura Judaica, Sao Paolo, Brasil.

Running Time: 60 minutes
Acts: 2

Male Cast: 2
Other Cast: 1