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THE WALK IN THE SNOW: The True Story Of Lise Meitner ()

Produced by

Big Word Performance Poetry

Presented by

The Toronto Fringe Festival

Playwright: Jem Rolls


The Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre – The Al Green Theatre


July 7th, 2022 – July 17th, 2022


Pioneer, physicist, conscience, refugee.
On Christmas Eve 1938, two Jewish fugitives from the Nazis go for a walk in the Swedish snow.
The shy Austrian and her nephew make the shocking, historic discovery: the atom can be split. And the world is never the same again.
Jem Rolls tells the full, determined life of a remarkable and forgotten woman. (


Jem Rolls Performer

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Jem Rolls Playwright