Corrie ten Boom’s powerful true story of family, love and courage, during WW2 and the Nazi occupation of Holland… one of the darkest times in world history… has inspired millions around the world for decades. Ten Boom the Musical, adapted from her autobiographical book, “The Hiding Place,” remembers the courage and faith that sustained Corrie and her sister Betsie, who brought light and hope to many in the notorious Ravensbruck concentration camp.
Now, set to music, Ten Boom the Musical comes to the stage to bring encouragement and hope to new generations… That even in the darkest place, love and faith triumphs!
“There is no pit so deep that God’s love is not deeper still” …Corrie ten Boom
In 2010 the Ten Boom Script, including
original songs and sound effects, was recorded in Nashville, Tennessee and sent to many friends and professionals for comment. Since “Ten Boom the Musical” has taken to the stage, the wonderful comments keep coming!
The writing of “Ten Boom the Musical”
began with a love of Corrie’s amazing story, then two sisters researching many of Corrie’s books. Lists of subject
matter for possible scenes and songs were collected, and the actual writing of the script began in 1997.
We’ve watched several performances
of “Ten Boom the Musical” now, and not a few miracles in the process… people too well-placed and events too memorable to be happenstance. We want to share here about those, and more as we continue this adventure.
Every performance of our play has been a great learning experience for us, every scene and character, so known to us in the writing of it, is like a new creation in the hands of talented actors and singers. These are some pictures, places and experiences from those performances.
Play Overview & The Music
Ten Boom the Musical is based on the true story of Corrie ten Boom and her family whose faith, and courage to risk their very lives, found them embroiled in intrigue during WW2. The time of our story is 1937 to 1945. The ten Boom’s live peaceful lives above the family watch shop in Haarlem, Holland (The Netherlands) until the Nazis invade their beloved homeland and life becomes a dangerous mission to hide more than 800 Jews from persecution and certain death.
Performed in Two Acts, the play is delightfully narrated by an aged Corrie ten Boom. It’s her 91st birthday and Corrie is keeping a promise she made to her sister Betsie who died in Prison… to tell their story everywhere and encourage others that… Read More