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January 25 - February 24
OneAmerica Stage
Tickets start at $25

Dates

  1. January 25, 2019 at 7:30PM
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  2. January 27, 2019 at 2:00PM
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  3. January 27, 2019 at 6:00PM
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  4. February 1, 2019 at 7:30PM
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  5. February 2, 2019 at 2:00PM
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  6. February 2, 2019 at 7:00PM
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  7. February 8, 2019 at 7:30PM
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  8. February 9, 2019 at 2:00PM
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  9. February 9, 2019 at 7:00PM
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  10. February 16, 2019 at 2:00PM
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  11. February 16, 2019 at 7:00PM
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  12. February 17, 2019 at 2:00PM
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  13. February 22, 2019 at 7:30PM
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  14. February 23, 2019 at 2:00PM
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  15. February 23, 2019 at 7:00PM
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  16. February 24, 2019 at 2:00PM
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About the Play


GLICK PHILANTHROPIES PRESENTS THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK

by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett
adapted by Wendy Kesselman
 

courageous classic

In a world turned upside down by the Holocaust, Anne Frank held on to her faith in humanity. This story of resilience, optimism and a young girl’s extraordinary spirit transcends time and offers hope to today’s world. 

APPROXIMATE RUN TIME: 2 hours and 30 minutes, including a 15-minute intermission

The Diary of Anne Frank is a historical drama that contains some adult themes including coming of age during the Holocaust. 


Click here to view the program
Click here to read the study guide 

Special Performances
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ANNE FRANK: A HISTORY FOR TODAY
Friday, January 25, 2019 – Sunday, February 24, 2019 | Ongoing Lobby Exhibit

Anne Frank: A History for Today presents the history of the Holocaust through the perspective of Anne Frank and her family. Juxtaposing photographs of the Frank family with historical images, the exhibit shows how persecuted people such as the Franks were affected by the political actions of individuals. On display in the Grand Lobby throughout the run of the production, the exhibit is provided by The Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect and supported by the Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council.  

OPENING NIGHT  
Friday, January 25, 2019  |  Performance at 7:30 PM

Raise a glass and salute the cast at IRT’s Opening Night! After the show, the marquee lights shine bright as you’re treated to a champagne toast and hors d'oeuvres, and invited to a one-time-only chance to explore the set with IRT Artisans. 

POST-SHOW DISCUSSION
Sunday, January 27, 2019 | Performance at 2 PM

Join IRT staff and cast immediately after the performance for a post-show discussion that covers a variety of interesting topics related to the show. Post-show discussions typically last for 20 minutes.

COMMUNITY NIGHT
Sunday, January 27, 2019 | Performance at 6 PM

International Holocaust Remembrance Day: Community Candle Lighting Ceremony
The Indiana Repertory Theatre’s fifth annual Community Night will celebrate The Diary of Anne Frank, presented by Glick Philanthropies, on International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Through a partnership with the Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council and the Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis, the Candle Lighting Ceremony will be unique in that we will be inviting members of other minority communities to join us in lighting candles, along with members of the cast of the play, who will read quotes from Anne Frank’s diary. 

POST-SHOW DISCUSSION
Friday, February 1, 2019 | Performance at 7:30 PM

Join IRT staff and cast immediately after the performance for a post-show discussion that covers a variety of interesting topics related to the show. Post-show discussions typically last for 20 minutes.

SENSORY FRIENDLY PERFORMANCE
Saturday, February 2, 2019  |  Performance at 2 PM

Sensory friendly performances are designed to create a welcoming experience for all, including those with autism or other sensory sensitivities. Elements of this performance may be adapted to ensure the comfort of all of our audience members.

POST-SHOW DISCUSSION
Saturday, February 2, 2019  |  Performance at 2 PM

Jewish Teens: What are lives like for local Jewish teens today?
Please join a special community conversation immediately following this performance. The Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council along with the Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis will lead a post-show discussion featuring teens that are part of the JCRC’s Student to Student program. They will be talking about the program and its importance for dialogue. The teens will also be talking about their Jewish identities. We thank Glick Philanthropies for their support in making these community conversations possible.

POST-SHOW DISCUSSION
Saturday, February 2, 2019  |  Performance at 7 PM

Join IRT staff and cast immediately after the performance for a post-show discussion that covers a variety of interesting topics related to the show. Post-show discussions typically last for 20 minutes.

POST-SHOW DISCUSSION
Friday, February 8, 2019  |  Performance at 7:30 PM

Join IRT staff and cast immediately after the performance for a post-show discussion that covers a variety of interesting topics related to the show. Post-show discussions typically last for 20 minutes.

POST-SHOW DISCUSSION
Saturday, February 9, 2019  |  Performance at 2 PM

Genocide Today: Hear from Survivors of Post-Holocaust Genocides
Please join a special community conversation immediately following this performance. The Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council along with the Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis will lead a post-show discussion regarding featuring survivors of genocides such as Rwanda and others to hear their stories of survival. We thank Glick Philanthropies for their support in making these community conversations possible.

POST-SHOW DISCUSSION
Saturday, February 9, 2019  |  Performance at 7 PM

Join IRT staff and cast immediately after the performance for a post-show discussion that covers a variety of interesting topics related to the show. Post-show discussions typically last for 20 minutes.

POST-SHOW DISCUSSION
Saturday, February 16, 2019  |  Performance at 2 PM

Discrimination/Racism Today
Please join a special community conversation immediately following this performance. The Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council along with the Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis will lead a post-show discussion featuring voices of those that are currently fighting discrimination and racism today. We thank Glick Philanthropies for their support in making these community conversations possible.

POST-SHOW DISCUSSION
Saturday, February 16, 2019  |  Performance at 7 PM

Join IRT staff and cast immediately after the performance for a post-show discussion that covers a variety of interesting topics related to the show. Post-show discussions typically last for 20 minutes.

ASL/AD PERFORMANCE
Sunday, February 17, 2019  |  Performance at 2 PM

The IRT offers ASL/AD services to our patrons with vision and hearing needs. Patrons with hearing needs are encouraged to sit in the interpretation zone and meet with the interpreter before the show. We also offer Assisted Listening Devices free of charge at each performance. To learn more visit irtlive.com/accessibility.

POST-SHOW DISCUSSION
Sunday, February 17, 2019  |  Performance at 2 PM

Holocaust Survivors
Please join a special community conversation immediately following this performance. The Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council along with the Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis will lead a post-show discussion featuring first, second, and third generation Holocaust survivors who will share their stories, and shed light on the challenges they face in the years after the Holocaust. We thank Glick Philanthropies for their support in making these community conversations possible.

POST-SHOW DISCUSSION
Sunday, February 17, 2019  |  Performance at 6 PM

Join IRT staff and cast immediately after the performance for a post-show discussion that covers a variety of interesting topics related to the show. Post-show discussions typically last for 20 minutes.

POST-SHOW DISCUSSION
Friday, February 22, 2019  |  Performance at 7:30 PM

Join IRT staff and cast immediately after the performance for a post-show discussion that covers a variety of interesting topics related to the show. Post-show discussions typically last for 20 minutes.

POST-SHOW DISCUSSION
Saturday, February 23, 2019  |  Performance at 2 PM

Hate Crimes Update
Please join a special community conversation immediately following this performance. The Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council along with the Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis will lead a post-show discussion featuring representatives from law enforcement, coalition communities, and legislators in a discussion about hate crimes legislation and its status. We thank Glick Philanthropies for their support in making these community conversations possible.

POST-SHOW DISCUSSION
Saturday, February 23, 2019  |  Performance at 7 PM

Join IRT staff and cast immediately after the performance for a post-show discussion that covers a variety of interesting topics related to the show. Post-show discussions typically last for 20 minutes.

POST-SHOW DISCUSSION with RABBI BRETT KRICHIVER
Sunday, February 24, 2019  |  Performance at 2 PM

Please join a special post-show discussion immediately following this performance with Rabbi Brett Krichiver and members of The Diary of Anne Frank cast. We thank Glick Philanthropies for their support in making these community conversations possible.

Sensory Friendly Performance
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SENSORY FRIENDLY PERFORMANCE
Saturday, February 2, 2019  |  Performance at 2 PM

Sensory friendly performances are designed to create a welcoming experience for all, including those with autism or other sensory sensitivities. Elements of this performance may be adapted to ensure the comfort of all of our audience members.

Cast Members


Sydney Andrews
SYDNEY ANDREWS
Miep Gies
Ryan Artzberger
RYAN ARTZBERGER
Otto Frank
Ryan P. Claus
RYAN P. CLAUS
Second Man
Mark Goetzinger
MARK GOETZINGER
Mr. Kraler
MICHAEL HOSP
MICHAEL HOSP
Mr. Dussel
ROB JOHANSEN
ROB JOHANSEN
Mr. Van Daan
BENJAMIN LUDIKER
BENJAMIN LUDIKER
Peter Van Daan
Constance Macy
CONSTANCE MACY
Mrs. Van Daan
Robert Neal
ROBERT NEAL
HANNAH RUWE
HANNAH RUWE
Margot Frank
BETSY SCHWARTZ
BETSY SCHWARTZ
Edith Frank
Zachariah Stonerock
ZACHARIAH STONEROCK
Third Man
MIRANDA TROUTT
MIRANDA TROUTT
Anne Frank

Creative Team

Janet AllenDirector
Bill ClarkeScenic Design
Yao ChenCostume Design
Andrew D. SmithLighting Design
Andrew HopsonSound Design/Composition

Multimedia


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Video: The Diary of Anne Frank Production Video

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