EDUCATION MATINEE 2019-20 — The Diary of Anne Frank

Posterized photo of Anne Frank's character, wearing a green, 1930s style dress and holding a journal

Mar 16 – May 22, 2020

The March 16 – May 22 on stage performance was cancelled due to COVID-19.

A special video presentation created at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and streamed from Apr 21-May 24, 2020.»

By Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett
Directed by Ellen Fenster

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Recommended Grade Level: 7–12

The Setting: Amsterdam, Holland, 1942–1944

Suggested Areas of Study and Discussion: The Holocaust, World War II, Jewish Religion and Culture, German Language and Culture, Genocide in the 20th Century: Rwanda, Darfur–the First Genocide of the 21st Century

The Story: In this account of eight Jews hiding in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam, Anne Frank emerges from history as an inspiring and intensely gifted young woman. Your students are sure to be moved by this important story of a young woman whose imagination and hope were not stifled by her confinement. The hiding and arrest of the Frank family will help bring the realities of the Holocaust more directly into your classroom.

Performance Length: 2 ½ hours (Including Intermission)

Location: Park Square’s Proscenium Stage


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Park Square Theatre Study Guides are created for teachers by teachers to introduce students to the world of the play. The guides contain a plot summary, character information, and activities and articles that help establish the historical, literary and cultural context of the play. Study Guides are designed to be classroom-ready, allowing educators to duplicate materials for easy distribution to students.

Graphic Calendar for the 2020 Diary of Anne Frank Education Matinees - for information and reservations, please phone 651.291.9196 or email
Most matinees 10 am – some later by arrangement
Open Captioning or ASL Limited Availability. Call early to arrange.

Please contact Connor McEvoy
Phone: 651.291.9196

Student Matinee Ticket Pricing

Student Tickets: $16
Chaperone Tickets: One free for every 20 students (Additional chaperones $16)

  • To assist you with your planning we can divide your school’s invoice into two easy payments.*
  • Payments can be made by check or credit card
  • Credit cards accepted are Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover
  • Please note that Park Square Theatre cannot accept individual checks from students

 *dependent on time of booking

Please contact Connor McEvoy
Phone: 651.291.9196

produced with special support from:

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund, and a grand from the Wells Fargo Foundation of Minnesota.


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