RIGHTEOUS: A Play Reading

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Monday, August 24 2020 7:30 PM 9:30 PM EST

Righteous: A Play Reading 

Monday, August 24

7:30 PM (EDT)


What would you do if you learned that your country was enacting a plan to exterminate an entire race of people? That is the horrible question faced by Eduard Schulte, a captain of German industry and member of Hitler’s inner circle. Righteous is the true story of the man who warned the world of Hitler’s plan to murder all the Jews in Europe. Schulte’s alarm reached the desk of President Roosevelt in December 1942.

Schulte’s identity was a closely guarded secret for over forty years and his heroic act to stop the Holocaust was kept hidden from his family and from the world. Righteous uncovers a compelling and poignant portrait of a man who risked his life and the lives of his family to stand up against evil. In 1988, Eduard Schulte was posthumously honored by Yad Vashem as "Righteous Among The Nations – a Righteous Gentile."

Join Jeff Cohen (The Soap Myth) for a world premiere staged reading of the new play with Frank Wood (Tony Award winner), Johanna Day (3-time Tony Award nominee), Jessica Hecht (Emmy & Tony Award nominee, star of Friends), Denis O’Hare (Tony Award winner & 3-time Emmy Award nominee, star of True Blood & American Horror Story), Richard Kind (Tony Award nominee, star of Spin City & Mad About You) and Peter Jacobson (Star of House, Colony & NCIS LA). 



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