Anne Frank started to write her diary on her 13th birthday in June 1942, just two weeks before she and her family were forced to go into hiding in Nazi-occupied Holland.
Written from the cramped conditions of an annex in her father’s spice warehouse, Anne’s poignant, feisty and often very funny account of her life over a two-year period has become the most widely read piece of non-fiction – apart from the Bible.
Her insights and courage continue to inspire more than 60 years after her diary was first published.
Waiheke Theatre Company was lucky to get well-known actor and director Simon Prast to direct this play. His friend Teresa Sokolich, who has just ended her year-long position as theatre manager of Artworks Theatre, persuaded him to work with Waiheke actors, coming over from Auckland three times a week to rehearse with the cast.
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