The Diary of Anne Frank
October 22 - November 9
A Play by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett
Based upon Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl
Newly Adapted By Wendy Kesselman
Produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.
One of the most important stories ever told!
Adapted from The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank, this Pulitzer Prize winning Drama tells the story the Franks, a Jewish family who spent two years in hiding during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands. The diary was retrieved by Miep Gies, who gave it to Anne’s father, Otto Frank, the only known survivor of the family. The diary has now been published in over 60 languages. The play opened on Broadway in 1955 receiving the Tony Award for Best Play and a nomination for its star, Susan Strasberg. The show revived in 1997, in an adaptation by Wendy Kesselman, starring Natalie Portman as Anne, and Broadway juggernaut George Hearn, and received two nominations for 1998 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play.
Directed by Charles Burr; Artistic Director, Tibbits Opera House