The Idealist


A factual account of the life of Jewish-American novelist Meyer Levin. The play explores Levin’s lifelong battle to have his adaptation of The Diary of Anne Frank brought to stage. Strome worked with Levin’s family for over ten years to get a true picture of the conflict behind the dramatization of his play.
Format: Staged reading


Original or Prominent Production: Reading of the play at the Times Center, Manhattan, NY, February 2011.
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Original Language: English
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