January 27, 2013 11:06 PM

Robert Trussell | Holocaust drama ‘Number the Stars’ is earnest, but a little dull

“Number the Stars,” based on Lois Lowry’s novel, tells the inspiring story of the Danish resistance and its efforts to smuggle Jews to Sweden during the German occupation. It’s supposed to be a high-stakes nail-biter, but the Coterie Theatre’s production, which runs through Feb. 21, seems curiously bloodless.

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