The Diary of Anne Frank: New Adaptation from Repertory East Playhouse
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The last date listed for The Diary of Anne Frank was Saturday April 16, 2011 / 8:00pm.
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Even Robin Leach would be gobsmacked by the extravagant excesses of Jay Gatsby, a man so wealthy, so driven and so racked with feeling, the epithet "Great" feels insufficient. Like Hamlet or Holden Caulfield, Gatsby seems to reflect deep truths about what it means to be human. No wonder he keeps popping up, dressed to the nines and totally mysterious, first in F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel, and later in movie adaptations starring Robert Redford (1974) and Leonardo DiCaprio (2013). Now he appears on stage in a sparkling adaptation from Simon Levy. In this portrait of Roaring '20s decadence, Nick Carraway, a young newcomer to Long Island, is drawn into a world of danger when he falls in with Gatsby, an enigmatic millionaire pursuing the married Daisy Buchanan. See event description for more details about this glittering production from Repertory East Playhouse. Learn More
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This was a terrific show! The entire cast was wonderful, no exception. The set really gave you the feeling of the cramped quarters. The actors even stayed in character and stayed in the attic during the intermission! Much better than we expected. We'll definitely seek out more shows at the Reperatory East Playhouse.
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The REP will also host Sunday Talk Back Sessions with the cast, crew, and special guest panelists to speak about tolerance in our society.
One of the most poignant stories of the Holocaust, The Diary of Anne Frank, sponsored by The Rubay Family, tells of Anne’s spirit, optimism and nobility as recounted in her famous diary kept during World War II.
In this gripping new adaptation by Wendy Kesselman, newly discovered writings from the diary of Anne Frank, as well as survivor accounts, are interwoven to create a contemporary impassioned story of the lives of people persecuted under Nazi rule. Anne Frank emerges from history a living, lyrical, intensely gifted young girl, who confronts her rapidly changing life and the increasing horror of her time with astonishing honesty, wit, and determination.
“We’re very proud to be able to tell this story,” said the REP’s Artistic Director Ovington Michael Owston. “Its message is timeless, and shows the true character of the human spirit.
The REP will create a Museum of Tolerance aimed at creating a human rights laboratory and educational center that will challenge the Santa Clarita community to understand the Holocaust in both historic and contemporary contexts and confront all forms of prejudice and discrimination in our world today.
About the Ticket Supplier: Repertory East Playhouse
Voted one of the top 6 professional theatres in Los Angeles by the 2012 LA Times Readers Poll, The REP is Santa Clarita’s premiere theatre experience! Producing six shows per season, The REP offers a wide variety of entertainment including musicals, comedies and dramas, all at a reasonable price. The REP is also home to The Hydeaway Lounge, a full service cocktail bar. It’s warm, inviting atmosphere is the perfect place to meet and mingle with friends and fellow patrons before the show.