More than a half century after WWII, at the desperate urging of a passionate survivor, a young investigative reporter finds herself caught between numerous versions of the same story. The Soap Myth questions who has the right to write history - those people who have lived it and remember, those who study and protect it, or those who would seek to distort its very existence?
There are certain movies, plays, books that one wishes would never end. For me, The Soap Myth is one of those extraordinary plays.
The release of The Soap Myth coincides with International Holocaust Remembrance Day which is observed on 27 January - the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau - and was designated an international memorial day for the victims of The Holocaust by United Nations General Assembly Resolution on 1 November 2005.
"Most great stories have their roots in reality, and our actual experience of people, places and events. The Soap Myth is one such piece and an acute reminder of how we must learn from the past.
“We are honoured to present the production on Digital Theatre Plus and can recommend it as an invaluable resource in the study of History, English, Drama, Citizenship, Politics and Media."
Dee Pelletier’s frightening monologue was a revelation. Donald Corren is a chameleonic wonder as a historian. A genuinely moving conclusion.
The New York Times
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