Anne Frank and Me

by: Cherie Bennett

directed by: Becca Parker

s_960_mainThis multiple national award-winning new American classic, which was a hit in New York, is about the awakening of a modern teen Holocaust denier. Nicole Burns doubts the truth and cares even less, but ultimately comes face-to-face with the hell of the Holocaust, and—in an extraordinary sequence—meets Anne Frank on a cattle car to Auschwitz. We start out with Nicole in today’s teen world of MTV. Hip-hop dancing, unfinished homework assignments, and young love are all transported with her to Nazi-occupied Paris, 1942-44, and then are brought forward again to the light and hope of the present.

Recommended for ages 13+ due to adult content (death). Please note, this show depicts scenes from the Holocaust, which may be disturbing for some patrons.

Cast

Nicole: Jessica Moskowitz
Lil’Bit: Vera Alexandrov
Mimi: Rahne Brant
Suzanne: Emma Alexandrov
David: Ean Barrett
John: Daniel DePina
Jack: Caleb DePina
Chrissy: Lisa Jordan
Renee: Margaret Masak
David’s sister: Lily O’Clery
Luke: Joey Griffing

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Creative Team

Producer: Michael Parker
Director/Set Design: Becca Parker*
Stage Manager: Josh Garcia
Lighting Design: Chelsea Martin*
Sound Design: John Morris*
Costume Design: Dawn Burke
Program/Publicity: Becca Parker*

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*Indicates current or previous LAT Pro Company member.