ANNE is a theater performance based on the life of Anne Frank. It covers the two years spent by Anne and her family in the Secret Annex as well as the events of the times before and after. Anne’s words - poignantly reflecting the tensions and tragedy of their existence during these times - come alive against the backdrop of a life-size set, allowing spectators to experience Anne’s life journey that leads the lonely little girl towards writing and womanhood in the midst of terrible oppression. ANNE is the first ever theater performance based on all the versions of her diaries, including the uncensored ones, edited by Anne Frank herself.
The Jewish Historical Museum is the educational partner of Theater Amsterdam and has developed an educational program with workshops for the visitors of the theater performance ANNE. Theater Amsterdam wants to take Judaism in a broader Jewish context through the new play of Anne Frank. In the play the story of Ann [ ... ]Read more..
The world premiere of ANNE the play will take place on Thursday 8 May 2014 in the presence of His Majesty King Willem-Alexander and Buddy Elias, cousin and last living member of the family Frank. Located at the waterfront in the Amsterdam, the premiere will be staged in Theater Amsterdam, the new venue especiall [ ... ]Read more..
Worldwide one in three children under the age of five is not officially registered. This is often the case for children living in rural areas, from poor households and from certain ethnic or religious groups. Yet birth registration is key to guaranteeing that children aren’t forgotten, d [ ... ]Read more..