Centerstage's Acting Out program will present a public performance of And The They Came for Me: Remembering the World of Anne Frank this Sunday.
And Then They Came for Me: Remembering the World of Anne Frank will take place on Sunday, Oct. 13 at 12:30 p.m. The performance will take place at the Jewish Community Center of Louisville, located at 3600 Dutchmans Lane near the Highlands area of Louisville.
Tickets for the show are $12 for adults and $7 for children 10 and under. Tickets can be purchased by calling 459-0660 or going to the Centerstage Acting Out website.
And Then They Came for Me is a multi-dimensional theatrical presentation focusing on Anne Frank's and other's lives during World War II. Frank spent that time hiding out with her family in an attempt to avoid being caught by the Nazis. During that time, Frank kept a diary, detailing her life in the hiding spot and the people around her. That diary has since been published and became an iconic statement about the war.
Themes of acceptance, coping, handling conflicting emotions, and varying family dynamics, among other themes, are explored throughout the performance.
And Then They Came for Me is not just involving Frank, though. Film of Holocaust survivors talking about their lives during World War II will be shown with actors afterwards recreating the scenes the survivors mentioned.
The show is also an education tool, designed for students in grades 3-12.
More information on the show, teaching opportunities, and the possibility to have the show come to area schools can be found at the Centerstage Acting Out website.
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