Following it’s successful run at last year’s Fringe tickets are now on sale for Young Company show Dr. Korczak’s Example by David Greig. The show will run from 21st-25th August at the Scottish Storytelling Centre.
Dr. Korczak’s Example is set in 1942 during the final days of an orphanage in the Warsaw Ghetto. Food is scarce, tempers are rising and everyone wants to survive.
Award-winning playwright David Greig tells the powerful tale of Korczak’s refusal to abandon the young people in his care. The play focuses on the human need for respect and hope, even in the face of appalling injustice. It’s based on real events.
“This story happened. It did happen.”
Strange Town first performed the show in January 2018 to mark Holocaust Memorial Day. The response was such that it ran at the Fringe that year and then toured to Edinburgh schools in August/September.
“There is a pervasive sense in this timely production by the Leith-based Strange Town… that people have the capacity for good and evil” – The Edinburgh Reporter review
“Dr Korczak’s Example is without a doubt an important part of our history, and this poignant production serves to remind us how children all over the world should be treated” – All Edinburgh Theatre review