Rachel Bublitz

Writer

The Night Witches

World Premiere at the Great Salt Lake Fringe Festival, produced by Egyptian YouTheatre.

Audience
All ages
Cast
9+ f or 11+ f (80 minute version)
Runtime
three lengths available; 35 minutes, 60 minutes, or 80 minutes (11+ cast)
New Play Exchange

The Night Witches flew in planes made of canvas and wood, and dropped their bombs on their German enemy every fifteen minutes during the night to keep them from sleeping. Using movement, song, and lyrically styled dialogue we follow these brave women through one evening during the war.

The production by Park City's Egyptian YouTheater is spellbinding and haunting, pushing the boundaries of what a youth theater production can achieve. The nine young actresses captured the hearts of theatergoers.

Julie Hirschi for the Salt Lake Tribune
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