PlayDramaOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Oct 05, 1955
Closing Date
Jun 22, 1957
Performances
717
PlayDramaOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Cort Theatre
(Oct 05, 1955 - Feb 23, 1957)
Ambassador Theatre
(Feb 26, 1957 - Jun 22, 1957)

Description
A drama in two acts

Setting
Amsterdam. During the years of World War II and immediately thereafter.

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
Otto Frank
Anne Frank
Oct 05, 1955 - Nov 03, 1956
Edith Frank
Mr. Dussel
Mr. Van Daan
Miep Gies
Peter Van Daan
Mrs. Van Daan
Margot Frank
Mr. Kraler
Understudy: Dina Doronne (Anne Frank)

Cort Theatre (Oct 05, 1955 - Feb 23, 1957)

Production Manager: Hal Gerson; Stage Manager: Clifford Cothren; Assistant Stage Mgr: George Brenlin, Morton Lichter and Richard Striker

Cast

Edith Frank
Miep Gies
Anne Frank
Nov 05, 1956 - May 12, 1957
Margot Frank
Miep Gies
Mr. Dussel
Mrs. Van Daan
Margot Frank
Mr. Kraler
Peter Van Daan
Peter Van Daan
Mrs. Van Daan
Margot Frank
Mrs. Frank

Ambassador Theatre (Feb 26, 1957 - Jun 22, 1957)

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Assistant Stage Mgr: Tom Troupe

Cast

Anne Frank
May 14, 1957 - Jun 22, 1957
Peter Van Daan
Peter Van Daan
Mar 26, 1957 - Mar 31, 1957
Understudy: Tom Troupe (Peter Van Daan)

Tony Award®

Best Play

1956 Winner
Written by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett
Produced by Kermit Bloomgarden
 

Best Actress in a Play

1956 Nominee
Susan Strasberg
 

Best Scenic Design

1956 Nominee
Production Design by Boris Aronson
 

Best Costume Design

1956 Nominee
Costume Design by Helene Pons
 

Best Director

1956 Nominee
Directed by Garson Kanin

Pulitzer Prize

for Drama

1956 Winner
Written by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett

Theatre World

Award

1956 Recipient
Susan Strasberg
PRODUCTIONS

More Productions by Opening Date