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Theater of War Productions and the Museum of Jewish Heritage, in partnership with the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene, will present readings of scenes Peter Weiss' play The Investigation, a piece of documentary theater adapted from the Frankfurt Auschwitz Trials of 1963-1965. Performed by a diverse cast, including international performers from communities affected by genocide, The Investigation seeks to generate powerful dialogue across cultures and communities about the human capacity for evil, as well as the systems and hierarchies that create the conditions for unthinkable violence.

About the play

  • The Investigation by Peter Weiss

    The Investigation is a piece of documentary theater adapted from the Frankfurt Auschwitz Trials of 1963-1965.

Cast Members

  • Jesse Eisenberg Headshot

    Jesse Eisenberg

  • Consolee Nishimwe Headshot

    Consolee Nishimwe

  • Marjolaine Goldsmith Headshot

    Marjolaine Goldsmith

  • Chris Henry Coffey Headshot

    Chris Henry Coffey

  • John Doman Headshot

    John Doman

  • David Patrick Kelly Headshot

    David Patrick Kelly

  • Zach Grenier Headshot

    Zach Grenier

  • Jennifer Mudge Headshot

    Jennifer Mudge

  • Alex Grubbs Headshot

    Alex Grubbs

  • Jumaane Williams Headshot

    Jumaane Williams

  • Kathryn Erbe Headshot

    Kathryn Erbe

  • Jacqueline Murekatete Headshot

    Jacqueline Murekatete

  • Josh Hamilton Headshot

    Josh Hamilton

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