20.05.2012 [Broadway World] - ... and the title role in Ma Rainey'S BLACK BOTTOM), Jaylyn Benn, Lisa Leone Dickerson (THE DIARY OF AnneFrank, THE LAAMIE PROJECT), Adam Gingrich (A LIE OF THE MIND, TALK RADIO), Branka Lukic, Ann E. Rhoads (A LIE OF THE MIND), and Stephanie Trdenic.
Young Jewish girl whose diary of her family’s two years in hiding during the German occupation of the Netherlands became a classic of war literature. Early in the Nazi regime of Adolf Hitler, Anne’s father,...
Annelies "Anne" Marie Frank (?, ; 12 June 1929 early March 1945) was one of the most discussed Jewish victims of the Holocaust. Her diary has been the basis for several plays and films. Born in the city of Frankfurt am Main in Weimar Germany, she lived most of her life in or near Amsterdam, in the Netherlands. Born a German national, Frank lost her citizenship in 1941 when Nazi Germany passed the anti-Semitic Nuremberg Laws. She gained international fame posthumously after her diary was published. It documents her experiences hiding during the German occupation of the Netherlands in World War II.
During the two years and one month that AnneFrank spent hiding in a Secret Annex in Amsterdam during World War II, she kept a diary of her experiences. Discover more about AnneFrank in this profile of her life.
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From July 1942 until August 1944, a young girl named AnneFrank kept a diary. Keeping a diary isn't unusual. Lots of girls do. But Anne's diary was unique. It chronicled the two years she and her family spent hiding from the Germans who were determined to annihilate all the Jews in Europe. In this sensitive and thoughtful introduction to the Holocaust and to the life of one of its best known victims, acclaimed author Johanna Hurwitz deftly evokes the background of World War II while capturing the unforgettable spirit and tragedy of Anne's life.From July 1942 until August 1944, a young girl named AnneFrank kept a diary. Keeping a diary isn't unusual. Lots of girls do. But Anne's diary was unique. It chronicled the two years she and her family spent hiding from the Germans who were determined to annihilate all the Jews in Europe. In this sensitive and thoughtful introduction to the Holocaust and to the life of one of its best known victims, acclaimed author Johanna Hurwitz deftly evokes the background of World War II while capturing the unforgettable spirit and tragedy of Anne's life.
April 29: In Amsterdam, Matt Lauer visits the AnneFrank House and speaks to head of collections Teresien da Silva about the young girl whose diary has been translated into dozens... - 04.29.2008, MSNBC
03.06.2012 [SouthCoastToday.com] - 18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford Marking the 70th anniversary of the families going into hiding, The Burt Wood School of Performing Arts will perform "The Diary of AnneFrank," 7:30 pm June 8. The Van Dann family and the Frank family remained in hiding
01.06.2012 [National Post] - AnneFrank's diary had been translated into English only a few years earlier. And Eli Wiesel's Night had been out for only a year, in its English edition. The word “genocide” was rarely heard, and the term “The Holocaust” had not yet entered the
01.06.2012 [MediaBlvd Magazine] - Directed by Noemi de la Puente of Dramatic Question Theatre, RIGHT ON TARGET stars Maggie Wagner, who recently appeared in the off-Broadway production of The Diary of AnneFrank; Jane Dashow; Rand Guerrero; Janet Kim; Tom Lacey and Robert McKay.
31.05.2012 [Playbill.com] - 1998 Natalie Portman, making her stage debut as the star of the Broadway revival of The Diary of AnneFrank, leaves the production at the Music Box Theatre to return to her movie career and be immortalized as Princess Leia's mother in the "Star Wars"
For someone like me, it is a very strange habit to write in a diary. Not only that I have never written before, but it strikes me that later neither I, nor anyone else, will care for the outpouring of a thirteen year old schoolgirl.
27.05.2012 [CNN] - It's not difficult to see that Elias is AnneFrank's first cousin. He has the same soulful eyes and smile in the photographs that accompanied Anne's famous diary, written while hiding from the Nazis. He was as an expert skater on the ice rink -- even
02.06.2012 [Library Journal (blog)] - It holds a wealth of material about AnneFrank and myriad other Jewish subjects and issues. To try out this remarkable primary source, just go to the ProQuest Discover More Corps Social Network and click on the tab there for Database of the Month.
27.05.2012 [NJ.com] - Once in Holland, her life initially was similar to that of AnneFrank, the 13-year-old Dutch girl whose famous diary recounted two years of hiding from the Nazis with family and friends. But unlike AnneFrank, who was captured and died in a
30.05.2012 [Los Angeles Times] - Long Beach Opera, which takes a more avant-garde approach, visited the Irvine Barclay Theatre at UC Irvine in 2010 and 2011, performing Grigori Frid's “The Diary of AnneFrank” and Dmitri Shostakovich's “Moscow, Cherry Town.
31.05.2012 [D Magazine] - WaterTower had been on a tremendous upswing of late with strong offerings like The Diary of AnneFrank and Spring Awakening; however, this lame duck of a play fits into the other category all to common at the Addisson theater of late: nice to look at
01.06.2012 [Newport Beach Independent Newspaper] - Middle school has brought us an assortment of the usual suspects: “Romeo and Juliet,” “Out of the Dust,” “The Giver,” “Diary of AnneFrank,” “Hatchet,” “Hamlet,” and, the favorite of both of us, “To Kill a Mockingbird,” to name just a few.
30.05.2012 [Carlisle Sentinel] - That approach is reflected in the mandate to present thought-provoking plays, along with study guides and talkbacks; the annual production of “The Diary of AnneFrank”; and other original productions, which have included “Story Circle.
11.05.2012 [Fort Worth Star Telegram] - He was at Bailey Junior High School, where eighth-graders have been studying the history of the Holocaust, writing reports, creating chilling art pieces and reading The Diary of AnneFrank. "Being able to bring a Holocaust survivor in here brings it
22.05.2012 [LA Weekly (blog)] - That's when Long Beach's oldest professional opera company abandoned a traditional performance space for a 2007 production of Grigori Frid's one-woman opera The Diary of AnneFrank. The phrase "opera in a parking garage" casually rolls off his tongue
28.11.2010 by Brent Toderash What about The Diary of AnneFrank or Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse Five, neither of which I've finished, but have started and seen the movies — was even part of a stage production of AnneFrank, so at least I've read the play. ...