July 12, 2005: Even the way he walks is a kind of remembering, a testament to being used like a pack animal and wearing shoes that maim. When the extraordinary Antony Sher steps onto the stage of the Music Box Theater in "Primo," his crystalline adaptation of Primo Levi's memoir "If This Is a Man," he moves with a stiffness and caution that speak of pain held at bay and long awareness of the danger of falling down.READ THE REVIEW
Primo BROADWAY REVIEWS
- Opening Night:
- July 11, 2005
- August 14, 2005
Theater: Music Box Theatre / 239 West 45th Street, New York, NY, 10036Synopsis:BUY TICKETS BUY GROUP TICKETS
Writer and chemist Primo Levi was an Italian Jew, internationally famous for his many writings, the first being his 1947 memoir, Survival in Auschwitz (originally published in English under the title of If This Is a Man), his account of the time he spent in the Auschwitz concentration camp during the final year of World War II.
NEW YORK TIMES REVIEW OF Primo