JCC to hold dramatic readings of “The Diary of Anne Frank” on April 23-24
|Jessica Kennis as Anne Frank
In commemoration of Yom Hashoah and in memory of local Holocaust survivors, the Jewish Community Center of Binghamton is producing a dramatic reading of the play “The Diary of Anne Frank” by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, newly adapted by Wendy Kesselman.
The show and fund-raiser will be held on Sunday, April 23, at 3 pm, and on Monday, April 24, at 7 pm, at the JCC, 500 Clubhouse Rd., Vestal. Tickets cost $15 at the door. To reserve a seat, call the JCC at 724-2417.
The dramatic reading will star local professional actors Heidi Weeks as Mrs. VanDann, Claus Evans as Mr. VanDann, Andy Horowitz as Mr. Frank, Nancy Oliveri as Mrs. Frank, Mitch Tiffany as Mr. Krahler and Joe Bardales as Mr. Dussell. It also features Juli Russo as Meip, Emma Wagaman as Margot, Ben Kent as Peter and introducing Jessica Kennis as Anne Frank.
There will be a candlelight vigil at the opening of each performance in memory of local Holocaust survivors.