The Diary of Anne Frank”
Drama by Francis Goodrich & Albert Hackett,
Directed by Janet Colson
Audition Dates: Sun & Mon, August 30 & 31, 2015, at 7 pm.
Production Dates: October 22-November 1, 2015
This script dramatizes the poignant writings of a young Jewish girl while she hides for two years with her family during the Nazi occupation. This production marks the 70th anniversary of Anne Frank’s death and the liberation of the concentration camps.
Cast of Characters:
Mr. Frank – (40’s- 50’s) He is a gentle, cultured European in his middle years. There is a trace of a German accent in his speech.
Miep – (20-30) She gives one a feeling of great capacity and courage. She is compassionate and protective in her attitude toward Mr. Frank. She has been stenographer and secretary in his busines.
Mrs. Van Daan – (40’s) She is a pretty woman in her early forties.
Mr. Van Daan – (45-50) Mr. Van Daan is a portly man in his late forties.
Peter Van Daan – (16-20) He is a shy, awkward boy of sixteen.
Mrs. Frank – (Late 30’s - 40’s) Mrs. Frank is a young mother gently bred, reserved. She, like Mr. Frank, has a slight German accent.
Margot Frank – (18 – early 20’s) Margot is eighteen, beautiful, quiet, shy.
Anne Frank – (13-18) She is thirteen, quick in her movements, interested in everything, mercurial in her emotions.
Mr. Kraler – (50’s +) Mr. Kraler is a Dutchman, dependable, kindly. He wears a hearing aid in his ear.
Mr. Dussel – (50’s) Dussel is a man in his fifties, meticulous, finicky…
Come prepared to read from the script. You may also be asked to do a dramatic monologue (no more than one minute) of your choice. Perusal scripts are available at the Riverwalk Theatre Office, Tuesday-Friday, 10am-5:30pm - or by email request to RWT@RiverwalkTheatre.com