Theater Review: The Diary of Anne Frank

THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK – Written by Wendy Kesselman; Directed by Christy Montour-Larson. Produced by the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities (6901 Wadsworth, Arvada) in repertory through May 17. Tickets available through  720-898-7200 or arvadacenter.org. In German, a Kesselman is a maker of copper pots or kettles – in other words, a tinker. Wendy […]

Tension never leaves play on area stage

The Diary of Anne Frank’ grips audience with focused acting, direction ​​ The flat Black Box Theatre thrust stage at the Arvada Center is crowded with furniture: beds, a table, chairs, a chest, as the audience is seated for a performance of the remarkable “The Diary of Anne Frank,” which runs in repertory with two […]

Review: The Diary of Anne Frank a Triumphant Tearjerker at Arvada Center

Almost everyone knows the story of Anne Frank, the young Jewish girl who hid from the Nazis with her family in the secret annex of a building on an ordinary street in Amsterdam, and the diary that kept her soul — and her story — alive. Anne and her parents, Otto and Edith Frank, and her […]