Eleanor’s Story: An American Girl in Hitler’s Germany
is a theatrical adaptation of the autobiography of Eleanor Ramrath Garner’s youth, growing up as an American caught in World War II Berlin.
During the Great Depression, when she is nine, Eleanor’s family moves from her beloved America to Germany, where her father has been offered a good job. But war breaks out as her family is crossing the Atlantic, and they cannot return to the United States.
Eleanor struggles to maintain her American identity as she feels herself pulled into the turbulent life roiling around her. She fervently hopes for an Allied victory, yet for years she must try to survive the Allied bombs shattering her neighborhood.
Her family faces hunger, fascist oppression, bombings, the final fierce battle for Berlin, the Russian invasion, and the terrors of Soviet occupancy.
“Garner is a theatrical wizard...Watching her is like attending a master class on what a one-person performance can be!”
-- Jon Reimer, San Diego Reader
SAN DIEGO - Int'l Fringe Festival
79 Horton Plz, San Diego, CA 92101
Thursday, June 22 @ 4pm
Saturday, June 24 @ 9pm
Sunday, June 25 @ 7:30pm
Wednesday, June 28 @ 9pm
Sunday, July 2 @ 1pm
$10, plus $5 REQUIRED purchase of Fringe Tag
Tickets and Tags go on sale JUNE 1st!