The Dayton Playhouse is pleased to present The Diary of Anne Frank directed by Jennifer Lockwood, with assistant director, Brian Sharp and stage manager Jared Mola. The play is written by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, and newly adapted by Wendy Kesselman. Performances will be November 6-15, with an 8 p.m. curtain on Fridays and Saturdays, and a 2 p.m. curtain on Sundays. Tickets for the production are available at www.daytonplayhouse.com. The cost is $18 for adults and $16 for seniors and students. Tickets may also be purchased through the box office at 937-424-8477. The box office is staffed by a volunteer Mondays and Wednesdays from 1:30 – 4:30 p.m., although messages may be left at any time and calls will be returned.
This powerful drama is a new adaptation, based on The Diary of a Young Girl: Anne Frank. It not only shows us the day-to-day lives of 8 people forced into hiding in an attic for over 2 years but provides glimpses of who they were before. Most of all, we see and hear Anne’s natural teenage struggles with parents, identity and romance and her dreams for both her future and a more peaceful, compassionate world.
Lockwood has assembled a talented cast of actors including: Skylar Coker. Mike Beerbower, Heather Martin, Emily Church, Jill Lynott, Jack Lewis, Sandy Coleman, Ray Geiger, Rick Johnson and Richard Young.