By Invitation: Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford and the Jewish Community Foundation present an evening of theatre and reflection at Playhouse on Park.
"The Diary of Anne Frank," by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hacke, is based upon "Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl." This version is newly adapted by Wendy Kesselman and directed by Ezra Barnes.
This gripping adaptation weaves together newly discovered writings from the diary of Anne Frank with survivor accounts to create a contemporary, impassioned story of the lives of people persecuted under Nazi rule. The Diary of Anne Frank captures the claustrophobic realities of their daily existence - their fear, their hope, their laughter, their grief. Each day of these two dark years, Anne's voice shines through: "When I write I shake off all my cares. But I want to achieve more than that. I want to be useful and bring enjoyment to all people, even those I've never met. I want to go on living even after my death!"
Sponsor: Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford, Jewish Community Foundation