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"The remarkable, complicated life of Etty Hillesum has inspired a remarkable and complicated play... "
The Boston Globe

The Wrestling Patient
Inspired by the Diaries and Letters of
Etty Hillesum 1941-1943

By Kirk Lynn in collaboration with Anne Gottlieb and Katie Pearl
Directed by Katie Pearl

Presented March 27 – April 11, 2009 at the Stanford Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts by co-producers SpeakEasy Stage Company, Boston Playwrights’ Theatre and FortyMagnolias Productions.

We are grateful for all of our supporters' participation in the launch of this exciting new play.

Stay tuned for upcoming productions and news about The Wrestling Patient.

Read Playwright Kirk Lynn's Blog:
Inside Rehearsal: "The Wrestling Patient"

Watch a short documentary tracing Etty’s footsteps in Europe and the process of developing this play.  Click here to check out the video on YouTube.

The Wrestling Patient Named as a Finalist for Outstanding New American Play by the National Endowment for the Arts