The Diary of Anne Frank is a stage adaptation of the posthumously published 1947 book The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank. It premiered on Broadway at the Cort Theatre in 1955. Its script also primarily formed the basis of the Academy Award-winning 1959 film adaptation.
Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett’s play is based on the true story of a young Jewish girl who kept a diary of her time hiding from the Nazis in an attic of her father’s office during World War II.

The play received the Tony Award for Best Play and was nominated for Best Actress (Susan Strasberg), Best Scenic Design (Boris Aronson), Best Costume Design (Helene Pons), Best Director (Garson Kanin). The play received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for Albert Hackett and Frances Goodrich. Susan Strasberg won the 1956 Theatre World Award. The play received the 1956 New York Drama Critics Circle award for best play.

The Diary of Anne Frank runs at the Grande Prairie Live Theatre for 9 performances from October 26 to November 11, 2023.
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There is reduced ticket pricing for youth and students of all ages. Contact the GPLT Box Office to get these reduced price tickets.

Optional dinners available at 6 pm on Saturday November 4, Friday November 10 and Saturday November 11 by advance reservations only. Contact the GPLT Box Office for more information and to book your dinner reservation.