Theater: Inferno Revisited

The Investigation by Peter Weiss. If one had to select the single most infamous word for the most infamous deed of the 20th century, the word would probably be "Auschwitz." Of the 6,000,000 Jews murdered during World War II nearly half died in that concentration camp in southern Poland. Peter Weiss, who authored last season's Marat Sade, has now edited the court records of the Frankfurt atrocity trials of 1964 and 1965, at which those who ran Auschwitz were the defendants. He has put together a catalogue of horrors.

The result is really a...

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