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Incident at Vichy

Full Length, Drama
20 men, 1 boy (doubling)
Total Cast: 21, Interior
ISBN-13: 978-0-8222-0564-7

FEE: $105 per performance.
THE STORY: 1942. The detention room of a police station in the occupied Vichy Zone. Eight men have been picked up for questioning, for the reason everyone knows but can’t begin to consider. As details of the consequences of the occupation, and of the Nazis’ Racial Program, begin to emerge, each man must consider for himself how he responds. In one of the clearest and most urgently moral plays by the greatest American moral dramatist, INCIDENT AT VICHY is a tense, incisive examination of the choices each of us can make—and how we assuage our consciences—when our own society asserts domination over those considered “other."
An intense, meaningful play which deals with the Nazis’ inhuman treatment of the Jews—and the burden of guilt which all men must share. “Arthur Miller has written a moving play, a searching play, one of the most important plays of our time…INCIDENT AT VICHY returns the theater to greatness.” —NY Times. “…continuously absorbing…” —NY Post. “A seething, searing and profoundly stirring drama.” —Associated Press.