Between 1942-1943 a group of courageous and defiant University of Munich students formed the anti-fascist resistance movement named White Rose. The students wrote and circulated leaflets across Germany in protest of Hitlers regime, were found out, jailed and eventually executed by the Nazis. World renowned composer Udo Zimmermanns White Rose, will be performed by soprano Kristin Mueller-Heaslip as Sophie Scholl and tenor Patrick Huang as Hans Scholl,
accompanied by pianist and music director Stephanie Chua. Producer, artistic director is Judy Kopelow.
The story is of brother and sister, Hans and Sophie Scholl, leaders of the White Rose, who were arrested while distributing protest leaflets on February 18, 1943 sentenced to death February 22, 1943 and executed that same day. The setting is the Munich-Stadelheim Prison, hours before the execution. Hans was 25 years old and Sophie 22 years old when they were sentenced to death.
Tickets from: (416)913-2424 or The Wolfond Centre, 36 Harbord Street
General Admission: $10.00 Students: $5.00 Limited seating.