The Interpreter

The Theater Project

Otto Stahmer, defense attorney for Hermann Goering

“The Interpreter” by award-winning playwright Joseph Vitale is a work of theatrical fiction that explores the complex relationship between Hermann Goering – Reichsmarschall of Germany and leading Nazi on trial for war crimes – and his interpreter, a 23-year-old Jewish U.S. Army private was inspired by the real-life experiences of Richard Sonnenfeldt, the chief interpreter at the Nuremberg trials.

The Interpreter

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