10 Mar 2018

The Diary of Anne Frank

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The Diary of Anne Frank
by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett
Directed by Katie Mangett
March 31 – April 28, 2018

Lowry’s Spotlight Theater presents The Diary of Anne Frank” March 31 through April 28 at the John Hand Theater in Lowry. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 2:00 p.m. with additional performances on Monday, April 9 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 28 at 2 p.m. Tickets $12 – $25 and available at www.thisisspotlight.com or by calling 720-530-4596. The John Hand Theater is located at 7653 East 1st Place, Denver, Colorado 80230

On June 12, 1942, a young Jewish girl named Anne Frank received a diary for her 13th birthday.

In her diary she recounts the two arduous years that she, her parents, sister and four others spent in hiding in the sealed-off back rooms of an Amsterdam office building in order to avoid arrest by the Nazis. Tragically, in August 1944, their hiding place was revealed, and they were taken into custody. Anne Frank died in the concentration camp of Bergen-Belsen in March 1945, just two months before Holland was freed, and three months before her sixteenth birthday. Otto Frank, her father and sole survivor, returned after the war and was given Anne’s diary.

This play is a dramatization of Anne Frank’s own diaries, her extraordinary account of the years she endured in hiding with family and friends in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam. It takes place in the “Secret Annex” – the small attic hideaway in Amsterdam where Anne, her sister Margot, and her parents lived with four others in complete seclusion for two years. Meet Miep Gies and Mr. Kraler, the brave people who risked their own lives while saving the ones of those they hid.

The diary, first published in the US in 1952, and considered to be one of the single most important documents of World War II, has been translated into 55 languages and has captured the hearts of readers all over the world. It was first dramatized and produced on Broadway in 1955 and won virtually every theatre award including both the Pulitzer Prize and the Tony Award for Best Drama. The play was later made into an Oscar-winning film.

The cast includes Lili Shuger (Anne Frank), Shane Delavan (Otto Frank), Julie K. Wolf (Mrs. Frank), Mariel Goffredi (Margot Frank), Claude Diener (Mr. VanDaan), Erin Bell (Mrs. VanDaan), Benji Dienstfrey (Peter VanDaan), Leroy Leonard (Mr. Dussell), Stephanie Kidd (Mieip Gies) and Eddie Schumacher (Mr. Kraler).


Lowry’s Spotlight Theater
“The Diary of Anne Frank”
In her secret attic, Anne comes of age.
Mar. 31 – Apr. 28, 2018
Fri/Sat & Mon., Apr. 9 @ 7:30 p.m.; Sundays @2:00 p.m.; Sat, Apr. 28 @2:00 p.m.
Tickets $12 – $25
ThisIsSpotlightTheater.com or call 720-530-4596.
@ The John Hand Theater, 7653 East 1st Place, Denver, Colorado 80230

10 Mar 2018

Summer Camps 2018

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Mad Science of Colorado @ Colorado Free University science camp for ages 5-12.  Chemistry, engineering, biology, rocketry, robotics, botany – a wide variety of camp topics in full and half day week-long camps.  Click here

International School of Denver Great opportunity to explore your word and develop new skills and interests. Ages 3-14, including overnight camps for ages 10-14 Email summercamps@isdenver.org or call 303-340-3647 Click Here for more info.

In Motion Summer Camps @ Endorphin Lowry Fitness camp that will keep your kids active, engaged and having fun this summer. Ages 5-14 Click here for more info.

Logan School Summer Camps Steve and Kate summer camp program brought to you by the Logan school, flexibility and creativity combined. Lots of themes and great adventure, ages 4-14. Click Here for more info.

Swallow Hill offers summer camps for kids at their Lowry campus.  Build a foundation in music, camps not yet announced Click here for their website.

Stanley British Primary School Is offering full and half-day programs for ages 4-14. Themes include the arts, sports, science, computer programming, swimming, theater, Hogwarts, fly-fishing, academic options, etc. Click Here for more info.

Wings Over The Rockies Museum offering Air & Space Camps to campers age 8-12.  Learn about the science of flight and experience space adventures in half and full-day camps at Wings Click here for more information.

Spring Activity Guide, City of Denver! Great classes, and camps, registration begins May 8th, 2018. Click here for the guide.

Denver Academy of Torah offers Camp Ma’ayan for grades PK-5th, they also offer a Counselors in Training (CIT) for 6th-10th graders wishing to become counselors. Click here for more information and to register.

SafeSplash Swim School Summer Camp Click here for info.

For more information about My Card, Denver’s Key to the City for students age 5-18 Click Here.

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