Terezin: Children of the Holocaust
Fictionalised account of a concert fails to convey emotional weight
This article is from 2011.
Writer Anna Smulowitz, who lost relatives in the Holocaust, presents a fictionalised account of a concert performed at the Czech concentration camp Terezin. Using a revolving cast of youngsters to portray the daily suffering of camp internees the piece struggles and ultimately fails to convey the emotional weight of an unspeakable atrocity.
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