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The Diary of Anne Frank   

 
Cort Theatre, (10/05/1955 - 2/23/1957)
Ambassador Theatre, (2/26/1957 - 6/22/1957)
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Opening Date: Oct 05, 1955    
Closing Date: Jun 22, 1957 Total Performances: 717

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Description: A drama in two acts
Setting: The top floors of the annex to an office building in Amsterdam, Holland, during the years of World War II.



Production Staff
Theatre Operated by 138 West 48th St. Theatre Co., Inc.
Produced by Kermit Bloomgarden
Dramatized by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett; Based on the writings of Anne Frank (Dramatized from the book "Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl")
Directed by Garson Kanin
Production Designed by Boris Aronson; Costume Design by Helene Pons; Lighting Design by Leland Watson; Sound Design by Saki Oura
General Manager: Max Allentuck; Company Manager: Gerald O'Connell
Production Stage Manager: William Hammerstein; Stage Manager: Walter Neal
Press Representative: James D. Proctor and Merle Debuskey; Story and Play Department: Anne Gordon
Cast
Joseph SchildkrautOtto Frank
Susan StrasbergAnne Frank
Gusti HuberEdith Frank
Jack GilfordMr. Dussel
Lou JacobiMr. Van Daan
Gloria JonesMiep Gies
David LevinPeter Van Daan
Dennie MooreMrs. Van Daan
Eva RubinsteinMargot Frank
Clinton SundbergMr. Kraler
Theatre World
winner 1956 Award [recipient] 
  Susan Strasberg
Tony Award®
winner 1956 Best Play [winner] 
 Dramatized by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett ;  Produced by Kermit Bloomgarden
 1956 Best Actress in a Play [nominee] 
  Susan Strasberg
 1956 Best Scenic Design [nominee] 
  Boris Aronson
 1956 Best Costume Design [nominee] 
  Helene Pons
 1956 Best Director [nominee] 
 Directed by Garson Kanin
Pulitzer Prize
winner 1956 for Drama [winner] 
 Dramatized by Albert Hackett and Frances Goodrich