Drama, Storytelling

Eleanor's Story

An American Girl In Hitler's Germany

“Best Of Fest” - EDMONTON FRINGE. Eleanor Garner’s bestselling memoir, detailing her youth as an American caught in WWII Berlin, adapted into an internationally acclaimed performance by her granddaughter. “A rare intimacy, superb storytelling and a truly important story to tell.” ★★★★★ - ADELAIDE THEATRE GUIDE. CW: Death, suicide, sexual assault. eleanorsstory.com


This show has a low-vision resource available here: Low vision written introduction and Audio recording introduction

About the artist/company

Ingrid Garner, a Los Angeles actor/playwright with a BA in Theatre from Cal State University at Fullerton, wrote and performs "Eleanor's Story: An American Girl In Hitler's Germany", a one-woman play adapted from her grandmother’s acclaimed memoir of the same name. The play tours internationally and has been lauded with "Best Theatre” accolades from the 4 largest theatre festivals in the world. When not on tour, she indulges her horror/comedy roots by scare-acting in B-Movie stage adaptations.


Content Warning 

Descriptions of wartime events such as death, suicide, and sexual assault.


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    Metro Studio

    1411 Quadra St.

    V8W 2L2


    Fringe Venue #1