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Theater company to present Anne Frank play

Published 3:52 pm, Thursday, March 14, 2013
  • Mark Lindberg, left, and Allyssa Schmitt portray Erich "Pappy" Geiringer, Eva Schloss' father, and Schloss in the play "And Then They Came For Me: Remembering the World of Anne Frank," to be presented from Saturday, March 16, to Sunday, March 24, by the Northeast Children's Theatre Co. of Westport. Photo: Contributed Photo
    Mark Lindberg, left, and Allyssa Schmitt portray Erich "Pappy" Geiringer, Eva Schloss' father, and Schloss in the play "And Then They Came For Me: Remembering the World of Anne Frank," to be presented from Saturday, March 16, to Sunday, March 24, by the Northeast Children's Theatre Co. of Westport. Photo: Contributed Photo

 

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The Northeast Children's Theatre Co. of Westport will present "And Then They Came For Me: Remembering the World of Anne Frank" Saturday and Sunday, March 16,17, 23 and 24. Performances will take place at 2 p.m. at Fairfield Theatre Co.'s StageOne, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield.

The multimedia play by author James Still combines videotaped interviews of Holocaust survivors Ed Silverberg and Eva Schloss with live actors recreating scenes from their lives, according to a news release.

Silverberg was Frank's first boyfriend whom she wrote about in her famous diary. Schloss lived in the same apartment building as Frank.

The production is appropriate for children at least 10 years old, the release states.

The theater company is a nonprofit organization focused on professional theatrical programming for young audiences and families.

Call 203-259-1036 or visit www.NCTCompany.org to buy tickets, at $12 for children and students, $18 for adults. Email tickets@NCTCompany.org for information for group deals for schools and other institutions.