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This edition: The Eternal Road

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Episode Details

Dir.: Ron Frank (docu., 57 min., 2000). A documentation of teh restaging in Chemnitz, Germany, of the epic musical drama, The Eternal Road (Der Weg der Verheissung), inspired by Meyer Weisgal, the American Zionist, and written by Franz Werfel, composed by Kurt Weill, and produced by Max Reinhardt. Beginning through Jewish history up until the Nazi’s rise to power, the work was intended to symbolize the threatened condition of the Jews of Germany.