Janka is the compelling and redemptive account of Janka Festinger, a native of Sighet, Romania, who survived the Nazi Holocaust, fell in love and married an American soldier and immigrated to the United States to begin a new. At 70, she shares her life’s voyage.
Click here for a schedule of performances of Janka in cities throughout the United States and Romania.
Breaking News: JANKA will continue to tour in Romania through 2014. An agreement has been reached with Artistic Director Maia Morgenstern and the Jewish Theatre of Bucharest. Director Toma Enache said that the Janka performance at the Jewish Theatre in Bucharest on April 7 was well received. Maia's performance was powerful. The audience gave her a long standing ovation. This performance on Holocaust Memorial Day also coincided with Janice Noga's emotional and powerful performances at two packed venues in Great Neck, New York. Janka's cousin Clara Notovitz, a Holocaust survivor, was recognized and honored at the Great Neck North High School performance. In other news, Janice Noga gave a riveting performance of Janka at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Fresno, California on June 15. In the Q & A that followed audience members expressed a deep and sincere thank you for telling Janka's story.