The Diary of Anne Frank
During the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands, Anne Frank began to keep a diary on June 14, 1942, two days after her 13th birthday and twenty-two days before going into hiding with her mother, father, sister and four others. Adapted from the book Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl and told through the eyes and words of a teenage girl, the inspirational true story of two Jewish families’ struggle to survive amid the chaos of war and religious persecution has become an essential tool for understanding one of the darkest periods in human history.
I Am My Own Wife
Based on a true story and inspired by interviews conducted by the playwright over several years, this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning one-man show tells the fascinating tale of Charlotte von Mahlsdorf, a real-life German transvestite who managed to survive both the Nazi onslaught and the repressive East German Communist regime.
Presented in theotherspace.
“Oh, the thinks you can think” when Dr. Seuss’s best-loved characters collide and cavort in an unforgettable musical caper! Such colorful characters as Horton the Elephant, The Cat in the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz, Lazy Mayzie and JoJo, a little boy with a big imagination, will transport you from the Jungle of Nool to the Circus McGurkus to the invisible world of the Whos.
Becoming Dr. Ruth
Everyone knows Dr. Ruth Westheimer from her career as a pioneering radio and television sex therapist. Few, however, know the incredible journey which preceded it. From fleeing the Nazis in the Kindertransport and joining the Haganah in Jerusalem as a sniper, to her struggle to succeed as a single mother newly-arrived in America, this illuminating one-woman show tells her remarkable untold story.
Presented in theotherspace.
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A hilarious musical about a musical by people who write musicals! Struggling writers Jeff and Hunter are desperate to get a piece into the New York Musical Theatre Festival, which is just three weeks away. With the help of friends, the duo embarks on an artistic and humorous journey of creative self-expression.
The Pirates of Penzance, Jr.
Set sail with Gilbert and Sullivan’s classic comedy boasting one of the most famous patter songs in musical theatre history! This swashbuckling musical journey is a hilarious farce of sentimental pirates, bumbling policemen, dim-witted young lovers, dewy-eyed daughters and an eccentric Major-General, all morally bound to the oft-ridiculous dictates of honor and duty.
Presented by the Roxy Regional School of the Arts
Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Ryan Bowie is back as “internationally ignored song stylist” Hedwig Schmidt, a fourth-wall smashing East German rock ‘n’ roll diva! This groundbreaking award-winning musical is rocking, funny, touching and ultimately inspiring to anyone who has felt life gave them an inch when they deserved a mile.
What began as Robert Harling’s beautiful, cathartic memoir about his sister has become a widely beloved play and popular film about the hope, healing — and even humor — possible in the midst of heartache. Laugh, cry and fall in love all over again with these iconic characters who are “as delicate as magnolias but as tough as steel.”