A mother publishes a harrowing wartime memoir. Her daughter tries to reconcile the recollections. A stranger enters their lives. And somewhere else, two actors make a movie. A new play about adapting humanity’s most horrific stories.

Please Join Us: BAC Open House Studio Showing, November 17 at 4PM
Content Warning: Shot List includes discussions of disturbing content and mature themes.


Eric Marlin (he/him) has been produced and developed by the Public Theater, Theatertreffen Stückemarkt, Ars Nova’s ANT Fest, the Civilians, Dutch Kills Theater Company, Edinburgh Festival Fringe, The Tank, Dixon Place, Samuel French, HOT! Festival, Exquisite Corpse Company, and PTP/NYC. Winner of the Samuel French OOB Short Play Festival. Finalist for SPACE at Ryder Farm, the Jewish Plays Project, FMM Fellowship for Works in Heightened Language, and two-time finalist for the O’Neill National Playwrights Conference. Former member of the Civilians’ R&D Group and resident artist at Montclair’s New Works Initiative. He has worked as a producer and stage manager for the Bushwick Starr, New Georges, WP Theater, Red Bull Theatre, CTown, PTP/NYC, Public Theater, New Ohio Ice Factory Festival, and PRELUDE. MFA: Iowa Playwrights Workshop. BA: Bennington College.

Ilana Khanin
(she/her) is a theatre director. Her work has been developed and presented at Ars Nova ANT Fest, HERE, New Ohio’s Ice Factory, Governors Island, Joust Theater Co, The Tank, The Brick, Primary Stages, Theaterlab, Judson, Dixon Place, Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Festival, Atlantic Stage 2, Center at West Park. She has worked for Lila Neugebauer, Lee Sunday Evans, Annie-B Parson, Meghan Finn and Daniel Fish, at venues including BAM, Old Vic, Deutsches Theater, LaMaMa, Bushwick Starr, Clubbed Thumb. Former Artist-in-Residence at Montclair State University/ New Works Initiative. She also researches and writes about the intersection of art and crypto technology, with the support of the Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.

Creative Team

Eric Marlin (he/him) playwright

Ilana Khanin (she/her) director

Luke Daniel White (he/him) dramaturg

Max Mooney (he/him/she/her) stage manager & assistant director

Annie Hoeg (she/her) performer

Paul Lazar (he/him) performer

Linda Mancini (she/her) performer

Constance Shulman (she/her) performer

Mari Vial-Golden (she/they) performer

The artists acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts.