Stephen Morewitz

Nursing and Health Sciences Lecturer Stephen J. Morewitz

CSUEB Lecturer Stephen Morewitz co-authors new play, "Steamship Quanza"

  • February 27, 2012 5:00am

Nursing and Health Sciences Lecturer Stephen J. Morewitz co-authored a new play with Susan Lieberman, Steamship Quanza, which will be included in Staging Holocaust Resistance (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012) by Gene A. Plunka.

Inspired by a true World War II incident, Steamship Quanza interweaves the lives of passengers aboard a ship fleeing Hitler's Europe and the Jewish husband-and-wife maritime lawyer team in Virginia who battle to save them in 1940. Morewitz is the grandson of the lawyers, J.L. & Sallie Morewitz, upon whom the story is based.

Staging Holocaust Resistance will be released in May 2012. 

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