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12 Star Starred
Sabes Jewish Community Center
4330 Cedar Lake Road S. Minneapolis, MN 55416
952-381-3400
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18 ratings
4.9 average rating
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12 events
9 reviews
3 stars
attended Oct 31 2011

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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6 reviews
17 stars
attended Nov 05 2011

Great stage set-up. Really felt like we were in the attic with Anne and the others.

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8 events
6 reviews
3 stars
attended Nov 03 2011

The performance was fabulous. The settings, sound.....everything was wonderful. I would tell everyone to see it!

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Website

http://www.sabesjcc.org/arts_performing.htm

Quotes & Highlights

“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

Description

By Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett

Newly adapted by Wendy Kesselman

Directed by Anya Kremenetsky

About the Ticket Supplier: Sabes Jewish Community Center

The Sabes JCC is a multifaceted organization servicing the entire community. We provide programs and services in many areas including our early childhood center, health & fitness, recreation, Jewish arts & humanities, senior services, afterschool programs, day camp, special events and so much more.

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.