Hampstead Theatre

Primo

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Primo

Scene from the Program

Recorded on stage at London’s Hampstead Theatre, South African-born Antony Sher performs a stage adaptation of Primo Levi’s concentration camp memoir, Survival in Auschwitz.

Primo

Introduction

Ivan Kyncl When the heirs of Italian chemist, author and Holocaust survivor Primo Levi gave final approval for Antony Sher’s stage adaptation of Levi’s concentration camp memoir Survival in Auschwitz (U.S. title), they insisted the play should never be performed by anyone other than the distinguished actor himself. Their faith proved well placed; audiences and […]