I have just heard that Aharon Appelfeld’s marvellous, muted novel of a spa town that becomes a Holocaust camp is to be staged later this year in London by the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
The adaptation is by Sir Arnold Wesker, for 25 actors and nine musicians. The director is Christian Burgess and the music is by Julian Phillips. There will be seven performances at the Barbican between 26 November and 1 December.
Tickets from Barbican Box Office 020 7638 8891 or www.barbican.org; usually available one month before the opening performance. From September, the School will charge £8 (£4 concessions).
Here’s the playwright’s synopsis: