Diary of Anne Frank

The original Broadway stage version of the world famous diary Anne Frank kept while she and her family and others were hidden from the Nazis in an attic in Amsterdam, Holland.
Format: Drama
Cast Size:5M/5F
Notes:

Winner of the 1956 Pulitzer Prize, Tony Award, Critics Circle Award, and virtually every other coveted prize of the theatre.

For additional reading, see Gene A. Plunka, Holocaust Drama: The Theater of Atrocity, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009, pp. 101–113.

A study guide is available on the Park Square Theatre website.

Snapshot

Original or Prominent Production:
Cort Theatre, New York, October 5, 1955
Original Source Material: The Diary of a Young Girl, by Anne Frank
Nationality of Author: U.S.
Original Language: English
Production Rights Holder:

Dramatists Play Service
Samuel French

 

Experience(s) Chronicled: Hiding | Women and the Holocaust

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