WIESENTHAL Plays Final Performance Off-Broadway This Weekend

By: Feb. 20, 2015
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Wiesenthal, the new play based on the life Simon Wiesenthal, will play its final New York performance this Sunday, February 22. The limited engagement at the Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row concludes prior to upcoming productions in Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas and Canada in 2015 - 2016.

Wiesenthal, written by and starring Tom Dugan and directed by Jenny Sullivan, is the riveting true story of Simon Wiesenthal, an ordinary man who did extraordinary things. Nicknamed the "Jewish James Bond," he devoted his life to bringing more than 1,100 Nazi war criminals to justice. Intelligent, funny, flawed and noble, Wiesenthal was a true universal hero. His unbelievable dedication and tenacity over decades is honored in this play, which gives equal weight to his wisdom and wit during his long, purposeful life.

The New York Times calls Wiesenthal "powerful, insightful and beautiful," while The New York Post writes that Wiesenthal "succeeds with skill and unexpected humor in bringing its heroic figure to life." The Huffington Post calls the play "Heartfelt and deeply moving. With humor and a hopeful note, Tom Dugan's 90-minute play makes history come alive." WABC Radio calls Wiesenthal "a must see" and "a tour de force. You have to take your family. Wiesenthal, the amazing story of one man's journey to find justice, is something everyone should see and remember."

LISTINGS INFORMATION: Wiesenthal plays at the Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row, (410 W. 42nd Street). Remaining performances are tonight, 2/20 at 8PM, Saturday 2/21 at 2PM and 8PM, and Sunday 2/22 at 3PM. Tickets are $69 and are available at Telecharge.com, 212-239-6200. For $49 Group Tickets (10+), or $36 Student Groups (10+: 25 and under), contact Carol Ostrow at (212) 265-8500. Visit www.WiesenthalThePlay.com for additional information.

Photo by Carol Rosegg


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