Tik-Sho-Ret Theatre present
by Yonatan Calderon
18th - 20th December
Based on the real story of the forbidden love affair between Nazi officer Anneliese Kohlmann and one of the female Jewish prisoners during WW2.
Under the Skin tells one of the lesser known stories of the Second World War. The play depicts the love affair between Nazi officer Anneliese Kohlmann and one of the female Jewish prisoners in Neuengamme Concentration Camp. Years later, the elderly Holocaust survivor is visited by a young journalist who forces her to confront the ghosts of her past.
Charlotte Brod / Ilsa Kholmann 'Bube' Adi Loya
Ida Berman / Cabaret Host/ Dr. Shmidt Batel Israel
Kirsten Eberhardt / Lotte Rosner Natasha Lanceley
Writer Yonatan Calderon
Director Ariella Eshed
Designer Joanne Marshall
Choreographer Revital Snir
Sound designer Duncan Woolford
"this is a story which just had to be told. Hats off to both writer Calderon and director Ariella Eshed … Moving, shocking and beautifully acted”
☆☆☆☆ Close Up Culture
“This is a beautifully effective telling of a thought-provoking addition to Holocaust history… a production of great theatrical beauty “
☆☆☆☆ The Jewish Renaissance
“Bold fringe work.” Ought To Be Clowns
“Under the Skin gives us a glimpse of the secret wounds of this Holocaust survivor that can only with great difficulty ever be spoken aloud.” British Theatre Guide
“I’ve believed in the characters as living, breathing beings. Isn’t that the mark of a great production? Highly recommended show.
Fringe Review, Brighton Fringe Festival
Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the performance begins. We cannot guarantee entry to the performance once it has begun. The Actors Centre reserves the right to refuse entry.