IRENA’S VOW

by Dan Gordon based on the life of Irena Gut Opdyke
The true story of Irena Gut Opdyke, a housekeeper of a high-ranking Nazi officer who hid 12 Jewish workers in the basement of the commander's house.
  • Genre: Heavy Drama
  • Running Time: 95-100m
  • Cast: 4 f, 6 m (10-23 actors possible: 4-16 f, 6-17 m)
Reviews

Deborah Barrow, Women on the Web

"A transcendent tale of courage and inspiration for our tumultuous times."

Andy Propst, American Theatre Web

"It's certainly a compelling slice of history that playwright Dan Gordon has landed on, and he delivers it sturdily."

John Simon, Bloomberg News

"A sure-fire crowd pleaser... Gordon has written an effective thriller."

Production History
PERFORMANCE DATES PRODUCTION GROUP LOCATION
Mar 31, 2017 - Apr 2, 2017 Thomas More College Villa Players Crestview Hills, KY
Mar 26, 2017 - Mar 26, 2017 Permanent Chair Of Polish Culture Canisius College Buffalo, NY
Feb 2, 2017 - Feb 4, 2017 Sycamore High School Cincinnati, OH
Jan 12, 2017 - Jan 22, 2017 Jewish Theatre Grand Rapids Grand Rapids, MI
Nov 3, 2016 - Nov 5, 2016 West Morris Central High School Chester, NJ
Oct 14, 2016 - Oct 23, 2016 Kent State University Kent, OH
Mar 10, 2016 - Apr 2, 2016 Lake Dallas ISD Corinth, TX
Jul 24, 2015 - Aug 8, 2015 Town Players of New Canaan New Canaan, CT
Mar 3, 2015 - Mar 8, 2015 Pohai Nani Kaneohe, HI
Nov 7, 2014 - Nov 8, 2014 Oswego HS Drama Club Oswego, NY
Nov 6, 2014 - Nov 8, 2014 Southern Cayuga High School Aurora, NY
Nov 6, 2014 - Nov 8, 2014 Carleton College Experimental Theater Board Northfield, MN
Nov 6, 2014 - Nov 8, 2014 Carleton College Northfield, MN
Apr 30, 2014 - May 21, 2014 Theatre at The Colony The Colony, TX
Apr 30, 2014 - Apr 30, 2014 Carver Center Studio Kalamazoo, MI
Apr 25, 2014 - Apr 27, 2014 Carver Center Studio Kalamazoo, MI
Apr 11, 2014 - Apr 13, 2014 Senatobia High School Senatobia, MS
Mar 24, 2014 - Apr 12, 2014 Needville High School Needville, TX
Mar 22, 2014 - Apr 12, 2014 PIONEERS Homeschool Co-op Jackson, MI
Mar 20, 2014 - May 21, 2014 Theatre at The Colony The Colony, TX
Mar 4, 2014 - Mar 4, 2014 UNION CHURCH OF MANILA Makati City,
Feb 20, 2014 - Mar 9, 2014 Spotlight Theatre & Arts Group, Etc. Bulverde, TX
Feb 14, 2014 - Feb 20, 2014 Theatre Imp Lincoln/York,
Dec 6, 2013 - Dec 7, 2013 West Boylston Middle/High School West Boylston, MA
Dec 3, 2013 - Dec 10, 2013 Centre Stage - South Carolina Greenville, SC
Apr 14, 2013 - Apr 14, 2013 The Winni Players Meredith, NH
Apr 13, 2013 - Apr 14, 2013 The Winni Players Laconia, NH
Mar 8, 2013 - Mar 16, 2013 Sandy High School Sandy, OR
Feb 28, 2013 - Mar 1, 2013 Kent Place School Summit, NJ
Nov 27, 2012 - Dec 2, 2012 Irondequoit High School Rochester, NY
Nov 9, 2012 - Nov 18, 2012 Acacia Theatre Company Mequon, WI
Oct 30, 2012 - Nov 1, 2012 Cardinal Stritch University Milwaukee, WI
Oct 27, 2012 - Nov 4, 2012 Cardinal Stritch University Milwaukee, WI
Apr 2, 2012 - May 22, 2012 Hallsville High School Hallsville, TX
Nov 11, 2011 - Nov 12, 2011 Green Mountain Union High School Chester, VT
Nov 10, 2011 - Nov 12, 2011 Fairfield High School Drama Fairfield, OH
Nov 5, 2011 - Nov 30, 2011 Sparkman /Theatre Owens Cross Rds., AL
May 1, 2011 - May 1, 2011 HAFTR Cedarhurst, NY
Apr 30, 2011 - Apr 30, 2011 HAFTR Woodmere, NY
Apr 17, 2011 - Apr 17, 2011 Flint Youth Theatre Flint, MI
Apr 1, 2011 - Apr 3, 2011 Newton High School Newton, KS
Feb 4, 2011 - Feb 19, 2011 Square One Theatre Company Stratford, CT
Nov 4, 2010 - Nov 7, 2010 Midlakes High School Clifton Springs, NY
Mar 10, 2009 - Jun 28, 2009 Walter Kerr Theater (Broadway) New York, NY
Sep 7, 2008 - Nov 25, 2008 Baruch Performing Arts Center New York, NY