Season Too! will present the student-directed production, "The Diary of Anne Frank" on Friday, April 6, and Saturday, April 7, at 8 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center's F. Perry Smith Studio Theatre.
Written by Francis Goodrich and Albert Hackett, this play is based on the famous diary kept by Holocaust victim Anne Frank from 1942 to 1945, while she was in hiding with her family and four other individuals in Amsterdam, Holland.
According to director Carly Churchey, a senior theatre major at FSU, the two-hour drama is being staged with great consideration to historical accuracy and naturalism.
The Frank family is portrayed by Andrea Dian Smith as Anne, David Lowe Jr. as her father, Aideen McDonnell as her mother and Jennifer Johnson as her sister Margot.
Portraying the Van Daan family are John Bennett as the father, Tiffany Pirolozzi as the mother and Ben Russo as the son, Peter.
Supporting roles are played by Sean Lyons as Mr. Kraler and Jennifer Arnold as Miep Gies, as well as Crystal Rice, Robert Prato, Chris Hill and John-Michael Rolnick, who portray German soldiers.
The stage crew consists of Megan Adams, stage manager; Justin Seward, set designer; Jennifer Null, costume designer; Chris Dudeck, lighting designer and David Fox, sound designer.
For information and reservations, call (301) 687-4145 Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Tickets are $3.
FSU is committed to making all of its programs, services and activities accessible to persons with disabilities. You may request accommodations through the ADA Compliance Office at (301) 687-4102, TDD (301) 687-7955.
For further information on this release, contact:
Office of News and Media Services
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD 21532-2303