Posts Tagged ‘new plays’

With Fallbeil, Liz Maestri Seeks Communion With a Long-Dead Prisoner of Conscience

The word fallbeil is German for guillotine. Translated literally, it means falling axe. Playwright Liz Maestri has chosen it as the title of her new play because the fallbeil is the method by which Sophie Scholl was executed on February 22, 1943, just hours after being convicted of treason.
Fallbeil is inspired by true events, but [...]

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