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  • Come to the Cabaret

    By Tom Tugend

    June 13, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    On Sept. 6, 1941, the Nazis crammed 20,000 Lithuanian Jews into the Vilna ghetto. On Sept. 9, 1943, the ghetto was liquidated and its remaining 12,000 Jews were marked for extermination.

    Remarkably, during the two years of its existence, the ghetto supported a thriving theater,...