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Tables of Contents for Theatrical Performance During the Holocaust
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
List of Illustrations
xi
 
Acknowledgments
xiii
 
Introduction
1
10
Rebecca Rovit
I Identification: Jewish Theatrical Performance in Nazi Germany
11
80
Essays
Hans Hinkel and German Jewry, 1933--1941
15
13
Alan E. Steinweis
An Artistic Mission in Nazi Berlin: The Jewish Kulturbund Theater as Sanctuary
28
12
Rebecca Rovit
``We've Enough Tsoris'': Laughter at the Edge of the Abyss
40
21
Volker Kuhn
Documents and Memoirs
Interview with Mascha Benya-Matz
61
6
Rebecca Rovit
Interview with Kurt Michaelis
67
5
Rebecca Rovit
Correspondence
72
4
Julius Bab
Fritz Wisten
``Protocols'', Nazi Propaganda Ministry
76
5
Kulturbund Dramaturg Dr. Leo Hirsch
81
3
Letter from Actor Kurt Suessmann to Martin Brandt
84
3
Letter from Fritz Wisten to Max Ehrlich
87
4
II Containment: Performance in Ghettos and in Concentration Camps
91
76
``It's Burning,''
93
4
Mordechai Gebirtig
Essays
Theatrical Activities in the Polish Ghettos during the Years 1939--1942
97
16
Moshe Fass
Latvia and Auschwitz
113
4
Yonas Turkov
Theatrical Activities in the Nazi Concentration Camps
117
8
Alvin Goldfarb
Singing in the Face of Death: A Study of Jewish Cabaret and Opera during the Holocaust
125
10
Samuel M. Edelman
Documents and Memoirs
Cultural Activities in the Vilna Ghetto, March 1942
135
5
Selections from Surviving the Holocaust: The Kovno Ghetto Diary
140
3
Avraham Tory
``Invitation''
143
2
Leo Strauss
Drama Behind Barbed Wire
145
5
David Wolff
``The Freest Theater in the Reich'': In the German Concentration Camps
150
6
Curt Daniel
The Yiddish Theater of Belsen
156
3
Samy Feder
``Voices''
159
1
Selections from Letters from Westerbork
159
1
Etty Hillesum
Selections from Year of Fear
160
3
Philip Mechanicus
Selection from The Scum of the Earth
163
2
Arthur Koestler
Selection from If This Is a Man
165
1
Primo Levi
Selection from Ravensbruck: The Women's Death Camp
165
2
Denise Dufournier
III ``The Model Ghetto'': Theatrical Performance at Terezin
167
126
Theresienstadt
169
10
Rebecca Rovit
Essays
Creation in a Death Camp
179
11
Aaron Kramer
Operatic Performance in Terezin: Krasa's Brundibar
190
13
Joza Karas
Documents and Memoirs
Theresienstadt Questions
203
5
Leo Strauss
Letter from Theresienstadt
208
1
Kurt Singer
Freizeitgestaltung in Theresienstadt
209
22
Rabbi Erich Weiner
The Czech Theater in Terezin
231
19
Zdenka Ehrlich
The Emperor of Atlantis [Der Kaiser von Atlantis] Music
250
15
Viktor Ullmann
Peter Kien
Memories of Theresienstadt
265
28
Mirko Tuma
Epilogue: Lost, Stolen, and Strayed: The Archival Heritage of Modern German-Jewish History
274
19
Sybil H. Milton
Notes
293
34
Selected Bibliography
327
6
List of Contributors
333
4
Credits
337
2
Index
339