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The Diary of Anne Frank

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The Diary of Anne Frank

Dramatized By Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett
Based upon the book Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl
Directed by Wayne Brinda

May 5 – 13, 2018



Post Gazette: 'The Diary of Anne Frank,’ Prime Stage
Observer-Reporter: North Strabane girl stars in production of 'Diary of Anne Frank
Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle: 'The Diary of Anne Frank'
Video: Author and Holocaust Survivor Yolanda Avram Willis meets with "The Diary of Anne Frank" cast

The production of this timeless classic brings to life the spirit of a young girl, Anne Frank, as she voices her belief in a world caught up in conflict, prejudice, and confinement. “In spite of everything, that people are truly good at heart." Prime Stage honors Holocaust survivors, Righteous Gentiles, Rescuers and their families.


Friday, May 11 at 8:00 PM

Friday, May 11th Prime Stage will provide our Audio Description for those who are blind or visually impaired. During this performance, all action and physical appearances will be described live through a headset.

Nathan Ruggles of Audio Describe Pittsburgh -

This equipment was made available to the community thanks to the Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council and through a grant from the Allegheny Regional Asset District.


Saturday, May 12th at 1:00 PM

Prime Stage designed this performance to be accessible to those individuals on the autism spectrum, others with sensory sensitivities, and families.

Curious about what to expect when attending our sensory friendly performance of The Diary of Anne Frank? This video will tell you all you need to know!

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Shulamit Bastacky Interview with Prime Stage Theatre Intro

Sensory-Friendly Productions




Saturday, May 12th at 8:00 PM

Saturday, May 12th Prime Stage will provide communication access for the deaf, hard of hearing and hearing individuals through interpreters. The interpreters are provided by the Center for Hearing & Deaf Services, Inc.


The Diary of Anne Frank is produced in Partnership with


Partner on the Production
Holocaust Center - Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Anne Frank -

Anne Frank's history: the story of Anne Frank - Anne Frank House

Who is Anne? - Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect

Anne Frank - United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Anne Frank - World War II -

Recalling Anne Frank, as Icon and Human Being - The New York Times

Anne Frank - Jewish Virtual Library

20 Inspiring Quotes from 'The Diary of Anne Frank'

Anne Frank Facts: 23 Facts about Anne Frank - FACTSlides

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Simon Wiesenthal Center: Home

The Diary of Anne Frank: Adapted for Struggling Readers

Engaging Reluctant Readers Through Foreign Films

Media Sponsors


Accessibility Contact
Our Accessibility Contact is Connie Brinda, Operations Director

The Hazlett Theater Performing Arts Center where Prime Stage performs is accessible for people with disabilities.  For information on seating and/or to request an ASL signed student matinee performance, please email Prime Stage at