The soap myth a play by Jeff Cohen ; produced by National Jewish Theater Foundation/Holocaust Theater Archive International Initiative in association with Burke/Cohen Entertainment
- Variant Title
- National Jewish Theater Foundation/National Jewish Theater, Arnold Mittelman, producing artistic director, presents
- Projected medium
- New York City : National Jewish Theater Foundation, c2013
"A young journalist explores the controversy surrounding the Nazi atrocity of making soap from the fat of murdered Jews, weighing a holocaust survivor's eye-witness testimony against scholars' insistence on evidentiary fact as a primary criteria and the pressures imposed by historical "revisionists"--I.e. anti-Semitic holocaust deniers. The play explores how history itself is determined."--"Soap Myth" website.
Bonus documentary: "I will refuse to bubble: history and theater in defiance" (50 min.). Documentary film by Ron Kopp, interviews produced and conducted by Arnold Mittelman. Speakers included playwright and author of "The Soap Myth": Jeff Cohen ; survivor and director of the Holocaust Resource Center: Irving Roth ; Former Project Director and former Director of the Research Institute of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and former President and CEO of Shoah Visual History Foundation: Michael Berenbaum ; Archivist/Curator, Museum of Jewish Heritage: Bonnie Gurewitsch ; "Milton Saltzman" in "The Soap Myth" : actor, Greg Mullavey ; President & Producing Artistic Director: National Jewish Theater/Foundation and stage director and codirector of "The Soap Myth" play and film: Arnold Mittelman ; filmmaker, co-director of "The Soap Myth" film: Ron Kopp ; "Annie" in "The Soap Myth": actor, Andi Potamkin; and Director and CEO of the Museum of Jewish Heritage: David G. Marwell.
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