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Sabes Theater at the JCC
4330 Cedar Lake Road S. Minneapolis, MN 55416
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"The Diary of Anne Frank"
18 ratings
4.9 average rating
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11 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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19 events
10 reviews
3 stars
attended Nov 02 2011

loved being right on stage made me feel like i was actually a part of the events.

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6 reviews
5 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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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


By Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett

Newly adapted by Wendy Kesselman

Directed by Anya Kremenetsky

Comedian Rabbi Bob Alper <em>Anxiety Tonight (Pigtails Are Kosher)</em> Water Park of America <em>Urinetown: The Musical</em>