Esther, a traumatized Holocaust survivor, frequents a midtown cafeteria in 1960s Manhattan, where she meets Aaron, a successful Jewish writer. Although Aaron is drawn toward her, he soon comes to realize that she is haunted by her memories and hallucinates about the past and discovers that even though she has physically survived her experiences, her soul has not. Written by
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Aaron talks about the cafeteria as located on Broadway, but it is clearly located on Seventh Avenue. See more
I have played with the idea that all humanity suffers from schizophrenia.
References The Twelve Chairs