Hannah Senesh

Hannah Senesh

Off-Broadway
Play with Music
SYNOPSIS: This one-woman show tells the true story of Hannah Senesh, the heroic young Jewish woman who escaped from Axis-allied Hungary in 1939 to the safety of British Mandate Palestine. There she joined Haganah and then bravely volunteered for a daring Special Operations mission to parachute back into Europe to save Jews from the Holocaust. Hannah’s story and indomitable spirit, along with the moving diary and poetry that she left behind, serve as an enduring inspiration to people everywhere standing up to the powers of hatred and oppression.

Written and Directed by David Schechter

Show Times: Monday @7:30pm, Wednesday and Thursday @2:30pm and 7:30pm, Friday @12:30pm, Sunday @2:30pm and 6:30pm

Tickets from $39

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  • Running Time: 90 minutes with no intermission
  • Concept: Lori Wilner
  • Music: Steven Lutvak
  • Playwright: David Schechter, Based upon the diaries and poems of Hannah Senesh, translated from the Hungarian by Marta Cohn and Peter Hay
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