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About this show

Written by Willard Manus, directed by Judith Rose, and starring Cindy Marinangel, Dietrich is based on the life of the iconic Marlene Dietrich. Set in May 1960, the play takes place when the actress returned to the Berlin stage for the first time since fleeing the Hitler regime in the 1930s. Inside her dressing room at the Tatiana Palast Theater, Dietrich weighs whether to go through with the live performance despite threats on her life by Nazi sympathizers who resented her for having spent much of World War II entertaining American soldiers on the front lines. To them, Dietrich is a turncoat, a traitor who deserves to be shot and killed on stage.

Show Details

  • Running Time:1hr 30min (0 intermissions)
  • Dates:Opening night
  • Location:The Triad, Off-Broadway