The Passion of Ethel Rosenberg (a Radio Play)
Trailer: The Passion of Ethel Rosenberg (a Radio Play)

Trailer: The Passion of Ethel Rosenberg (a Radio Play)

February 19, 2021

A brief introduction to "The Passion of Ethel Rosenberg," a one-person, three-act radio play and podcast based on the last years of Ethel Rosenberg's life before her execution on espionage charges in 1953.

Act I: The Passion of Ethel Rosenberg (a Radio Play)

Act I: The Passion of Ethel Rosenberg (a Radio Play)

February 19, 2021

Seven months after Ethel is arrested on charges of espionage and incarcerated at Women's Detention Center in New York City, Ethel reflects on her childhood.

Act II: The Passion of Ethel Rosenberg (a Radio Play)

Act II: The Passion of Ethel Rosenberg (a Radio Play)

February 19, 2021

After being transferred from Women's Detention Center in New York City to Sing Sing prison, Ethel reflects on meeting her husband, Julius, motherhood, being a communist, life in prison, and her trial.

Act III: The Passion of Ethel Rosenberg (a Radio Play)

Act III: The Passion of Ethel Rosenberg (a Radio Play)

February 19, 2021

In the third and final act, Ethel reflects on her and Julius' 14th wedding anniversary, a campaign to spare her life, and failed stays-of-execution. She readies herself for the inevitable. 

Bonus Interview: The Passion of Ethel Rosenberg (a Radio Play)

Bonus Interview: The Passion of Ethel Rosenberg (a Radio Play)

February 19, 2021

In this bonus interview episode of "The Passion of Ethel Rosenberg," playwright Edward Morris and actor Keri Pagetta sit down with host Natasha Senjanovic for a discussion about the writing and performance of the play, its many themes and contemporary resonance, and their hopes for what listeners can take away from Ethel's story.

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