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The Children’s Republic ()

Produced by

Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company and Tarragon Theatre

Playwright: Hannah Moscovitch
Director: Alisa Palmer


Tarragon Theatre – Mainspace


November 8 - 16, 2011


November 16th, 2011 – December 18th, 2011


Dr. Janusz Korczak, revolutionary champion of children and signatory to the League of Nations’ Declaration of the Rights of the Child, meets his match in a defiant boy named Israel. When war threatens the children in Korczak’s Warsaw orphanage, it is Israel who comes to the rescue. In the face of looming catastrophe, Israel gives his teacher the greatest gift of all: courage. (


Emma Burke-Kleinman Sara
Katie France Cohen Mettye
Mark Correia Israel
Kelli Fox Stefa
Peter Hutt Janusz Korczak
Amy Rutherford Madame Singer
Elliott Larson Misha

Creative Team

Hannah Moscovitch Playwright
Alisa Palmer Director
Camellia Koo Set Designer
Camellia Koo Costume Designer
Kimberly Purtell Lighting Designer
John Gzowski Composer
John Gzowski Sound Designer
John Stead Fight Director
Kristina Nicoll Assistant Director


Diane Konkin Stage Manager
Meghan Speakman Apprentice Stage Manager
Nick Hutcheson Script Supervisor
Joann Quigg Child Supervisor
Kristina Nicoll Young Artist Casting
Cylla von Tiedemann Photographer
Nick Rose Assistant Head Carpenter
Vanessa Janiszewski Props Assistant
Lindsay Woelfle Carpenter
Wade Noble Carpenter
Abby Swain Carpenter
Sharon Ryman Wigs
Rebecca Vandevelde Electrician
David DeGrow Electrician
Verne Good Electrician
Tim Lindsay Electrician
Nick Davidson Electrician


Sarah “Pip” Bradford Mainspace Technician
Danielle Demeny Head Scenic Artist
Tom Baranski Head Carpenter
Michelle Bailey Head of Wardrobe
Eleanor Antoncic Interim Production Manager
Paul Fujimoto-Pihl Technical Director
Lokki Ma Head of Properties