Blessed Unrest teams up with Teatri Oda from Kosovo for this world-premiere play based on real events in which thousands of Jewish WW II refugees were harbored by families in Albania, most of them practicing Muslims. More…
A young Jewish woman embarks on a journey of discovery to a remote Albanian village. What she finds reveals both the truth of her family’s escape, and those who risked everything to provide them with refuge.
See it if Inspiring to see how generous people can be. The audience was in tears when the families had to separate at the end of the war.
Don't see it if The jumps to the 1990's and the present had bland dialog and broke the emotional continuity. The dance scenes were hard to follow.
See it if you want to experience a deeply affecting tale of inexplicable generosity in the bleakest of times—& the music is pretty great too.
Don't see it if you are looking for light fare or traditional drama.
See it if you want to see a play with music that focuses on one of the darkest periods in history. Great ensemble work, creative direction.
Don't see it if stories about the Holocaust disturb you.
See it if you like small productions aout saving Jews from the Holocaust, talented actors who also sing Jewish melodies.
Don't see it if you don't like plays with a physical portrayal of events in a foreign language that doesn't clearly explain what is happening.
See it if you like shows that portray a beautiful and moving story in a unique way. Everything from the staging to the acting was impeccable!
Don't see it if you don't like stories about the Holocaust, or you don't like plays that contain foreign languages.
See it if Contemporary story of Jewish refugees fleeing from persecution. Good acting. Interesting music.
Don't see it if Not fluff entertainment. A story for our times today, just different ethnic group. Can be intense. Some laughs.
See it if You are interested in some unknown piece of history that has great relevance today, and enjoy a great ensemble of actors.
Don't see it if You are done with anything connected to the Holocaust and the thought of a second language on stage makes you run for the hills.
See it if you enjoy history, stories of strength & hope. Drama w some interpretive dance & some music. A deeply moving story in several languages.
Don't see it if you would prefer to see a musical or want to see something light and fun.
See it if Touching story that reminds us what it means to use our humanity... creative script is crisp and fresh... excellent story telling
Don't see it if if you don't like to focus for the first approximate 1/2 hour before you understand what exactly is happening.
See it if You want to learn about little-known "righteous Gentiles" of the Holocaust, with wonderful singers and musicians.
Don't see it if Foreign language dialogue confuses you; you don't feel a connection to intimate, intense family drama.
See it if Two theater companies, full of talent, have collaborated to shine a light on a little known story very relevant today.
Don't see it if I cannot think of a reason not to see this compelling storytelling with great acting and music.
See it if This is a unique portrayal of a little know important part of WW II personal history. Everyone should see this.
Don't see it if There is no reason not to see this play.
See it if If you speak both English and Albanian, you would get more out of this show. About half of the dialogue is in Albanian with no supertitles.
Don't see it if You like great drama, great acting or great writing. Not well written or directed, half of the dialogue is in Albanian with no supertitles.
See it if You want to be encouraged by learning about a country where many citizens helped Jews during the Holocaust
Don't see it if You're not at all interested in Holocaust related theatre
See it if This is an amazing story which takes difficult material and carefully presents it to the audience as it would have been experienced by the
Don't see it if I frankly don't know why anyone should not see this show. It is an important slice of life and is as important today as it was then.