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“Unsparing… Should surely exist in perpetuity…
flawlessly performed and elegantly directed.”

San Francisco Examiner


“A newly relevant play about Nazism.” 

San Francisco Chronicle


“Astonishingly relevant.” 

Huffington Post


The Obligation delivers life lessons… 
Roger Grunwald’s acting (it’s great).”


“… Brilliant… Grunwald’s characters command
the stage… [he] is an excellent actor.” 

SF Theater Blog


”Visiting my mom’s Nazi era Home" 

The Jewish News of Northern California

Arts and Entertainment July 24, 2017

Leah Garchik, San Francisco Chronicle

We need to say goodbye to divisive identity politics”

– Roger Grunwald, The Jewish Chronicle (U.K.)

“One man’s ‘Obligation’ to recount the painful truths of the Holocaust” 

The Jewish News of Northern California


The Obligation is spectacular and so relevant for young people, especially for high school students for whom full rights of
citizenship are just a few years - or months - away…
[Grunwald is] a masterful story-teller.” 

– Michelle Haner 
Theater Instructor at the French-American
International School in San Francisco



– Philip C. Sneed 

Executive Director, Arvada Center

for the Arts and Humanities, Colorado


“… a tour de force.”

– Susan Finkelstein 

Board Chair, Olney Theater Center, Maryland

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