The Hiding Place – The Story of Corrie Ten Boom

Stand for Israel  |  May 10, 2022

Corrie Ten Boom shows the hiding place where she hid Jews during the Holocaust
(Photo: Yad Vashem)

For those who stand for Israel and the Jewish people, the story of Corrie Ten Boom, a Righteous Gentile who risked her own life to save the lives of Jews threatened by the Nazis, is certainly familiar. And now, as Main Street Nashville tells us, a new stage production will tell this tale of Christians helping their Jewish brothers and sisters:

Rabbit Room Theatre and Matt Logan Productions are partnering on Nashville’s theatrical premiere of “The Hiding Place” at the Soli Deo Center on Christ Presbyterian Academy’s campus from June 30 to July 17.

Adapted for the stage by the Rabbit Room’s A. S. “Pete” Peterson, “The Hiding Place” is based on the memoir of the same name by Corrie Ten Boom, recounting how the Ten Boom family hid Jews from the Nazis via the Dutch Underground during World War II.

Called “poignant and powerful” and “heart-wrenching and enlightening” by Broadway World, the play made its world premiere at the George Theater in Houston in 2019…

“This is a story of forgiveness and finding hope in the darkest of times. Its message is just as relevant today as it was 50 years ago when it was written…”

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