The Diary of Anne Frank

By Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett
Adapted by Wendy Kesselman
Directed by Joseph Discher
October 14 – November 21, 2015

Nearly 75 years ago, a young girl in the Netherlands received a diary for her 13th birthday. Today, Anne Frank’s humor, strength, and innate goodness continue to shine forth from her words to inspire readers and audiences of all ages. The powerful story of her family’s will to survive comes to unforgettable life for a new generation in this adaptation of the Pulitzer, Tony, and Critic’s Circle Award-winning play.

Take a virtual tour! The Google Tour program is made possible in part by support from Kessler Foundation, in partnership with the New Jersey Theatre Alliance.


College of Saint Elizabeth 

The Shakespeare Theatre has partnered with the College of Saint Elizabeth Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education.  The center’s Week of Holocaust Remembrance begins on November 9th with its 25th annual Kristallnacht Commemoration and events continue through November 13th.  For a full list of events and more information visit All events are free and open to the public.

Drew University

In conjunction with The Diary of Anne Frank, the Drew University Center for Holocaust/Genocide Study will present two programs.  On October 14th at 4:00 p.m., there will be a free showing of  No. 4 Street of Our Lady, a film about Fran Malkin, a child hidden  during the Holocaust.  The film will be shown at the Drew University Learning Center, room 28.  On October 21st beginning at 6:30 p.m., the Center will host a panel featuring Selma Rossen, a hidden child from Poland.  This event will be held on the Drew University campus in Brothers College, room 101.