Dame Maureen Lipman stars as a feisty Jewish woman who journeys from the devastation of Nazi-ruled Europe to conquering the American dream in the acclaimed digital revival of Rose.
Written by Martin Sherman and directed by Scott Le Crass, this powerful one-woman production blends the personal with the political as Rose reflects on what it means to be a survivor.
Her remarkable life began in a tiny Russian village, took her to Warsaw’s ghettos and a ship called The Exodus, and finally to the boardwalks of Atlantic City, the Arizona canyons and salsa-flavoured nights in Miami beach.
Lipman as Rose offers an intimate and at times humorous account of the 20th century and the ultimate triumph of humanity, while highlighting unity in the face of adversity and the need to empathise with the suffering of others.
- Rose streams until 13 December, www.streamtheatrenow.com/rose-the-play
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