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"WHO WAS THAT MAN" a theatre play about Janusz Korczak

Thursday, October 11, 2012, at 7:00pm

The Kosciuszko Foundation and The Polish Theatre Institute in the USA, Inc. are honoring the memory of Janusz Korczak with a play by Tamara Karren, "WHO WAS THAT MAN", based on Janusz Korczak's Ghetto Diaries.  

The role of Janusz Korczak  is portrayed by Paul Savior. 

Director and Narrator: Nina Polan

Janusz Korczak, born Henryk Goldszmit in 1879. He was renowned throughout Europe as the world's first advocates of children's rights, was the first to introduce progressive orphanages in Poland, wrote on both fictional and scientific books and plays about and was admired as a great medical doctor specializing in child psychology. 

Seventy years ago Janusz Korczak  chose to march through the Ghetto together with his children and staff to the train that would take them to the death camp in Treblinka.

All are invited to a small reception following the performance.

Due to limited space we suggest reserving tickets at the Polish Theatre Institute: Tel/Fax  212-724-9323, e-mail: [email protected]  

Tickets: $20.00/ $15 Seniors, Students and Members of the Foundation.

Middle and High School Students:  $5.           

Special price,  for groups of  5 or 10   

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