is based on the true story of a family of

seven LITTLE PEOPLE who survived the holocaust.


courtesy of Richard Termine. (L-R):  Yvonne Hartung, Spencer Lott (Director & Co-Creator), Christopher Norwood* (Mengele), Alex Jainchill (Lighting Designer), Pete Scialetti (Accordion), Emma Wilk (Sound Designer), Sarah Brown (Stage Manager), Jean Marie Keevins (Co-Creator, Producer & Puppeteer), Alexander Salamat (Simon), Leila Ghaznavi* (The Station Agent & The Guard), Sofiya Cheyenne (Perla), Katie ___ (ASM).  Missing from Photo: Deb Hertzberg (Co-Creator), Lilia Trenkova (Set & Puppet Design), Ceili Clemens (Puppet Builder), Orli Nativ (Costume Designer) and Leta Tremblay (Assoc. Producer).

*Brought to us through the support of Actor's Equity.

Thanks to our supporters:  

Pam Arciero, Louis Armalino, Penny Benson, Carolyn Beseech Hertzberg, Blair Thomas & Company,Roger Christiansen, Leila Ghaznavi, Deborah Glassberg,  Peggy Harold, Heather Henson, Kathleen Keevins, Ellen and Joseph Masterson,  E. Patricia Masterson, Mary E. Masterson and Arthur Poore.

        Recipient of both a Jim Henson Foundation Seed Grant and a Jim Henson Foundation Project Grant, Zwerge was developed at the National Puppetry Conference as part of the Artist in Residence Program and has benefitted from several writing residencies at the Tony-Award Winning Eugene O'Neill Theater Center.  Zwerge has also benefitted from the administrative and creative support of The Puppet Showplace Theater (Brookline, MA), The Flock Theatre (New London, CT) and Dixon Place (NYC, NY).​