The Diary of Anne Frank: Powerful New Adaptation Comes to Sabes
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The last date listed for The Diary of Anne Frank was Sunday November 6, 2011 / 2:00pm.
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Sun Mee Chomet was six months old when her Korean family gave her up for adoption to an American family. How to Be a Korean Woman chronicles the acclaimed local actor, dancer and playwright's return to Seoul to meet her birth family and discover who she really is. Combining storytelling, music and movement, this hilarious, heartfelt and uniquely personal solo show explores themes of family, love, adulthood, motherhood and the universal longing to know one's past. Following a recent sold-out run at the Guthrie Theater, Chomet now brings How to Be a Korean Woman to Sabes Jewish Community Center for one show only. Learn More
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Seated in a half circle on the stage, we watched actors portray eight people hiding from the Nazis in an upstairs apartment for two years during World War II. It made one imagine what it would be like to walk in their footsteps fearing being...continued
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“Undeniably moving. It shatters the heart. The evening never lets us forget the inhuman darkness waiting to claim its incandescently human heroine.” —_The New York Times _
“An extraordinary theatrical adventure! Go and remember.” —New York Post
“…[the] new Diary is chillingly honest about the Holocaust. Wendy Kesselman’s work has restored the terror.” —New York Daily News
“Wendy Kesselman’s finely textured new Diary tells a deeper story. A sensitive, stirring and thoroughly engaging new adaptation.” —Newsday
“A powerful new version that moves the audience to gasp, then tears.” —Associated Press
By Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett
Newly adapted by Wendy Kesselman
Directed by Anya Kremenetsky
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The Sabes JCC is dedicated to the production of innovative, provocative and entertaining professional theatre, music, dance and collaborative arts that explore, celebrate and illuminate Jewish identity, history and culture.