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Tampa's Stageworks honors 75th anniversary of 'The Diary of Anne Frank' with moving adaptation

Performances start Friday, Feb. 4
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Posted at 4:58 AM, Feb 01, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-01 07:59:18-05

TAMPA, Fla. — Tampa's Stageworks Theatre Company is honoring the 75th anniversary of the publication of "The Diary of Anne Frank" with a moving production.

Performances start on Friday, Feb. 4, and tickets start at $35.

Local theater stalwart Karla Hartley directs the play, while 16-year-old star Mercy Roberts portrays the young Jewish heroine who was so courageous in the face of the Holocaust.

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Working on a set that stunningly re-creates the Secret Annex that housed the Frank family, the play's cast includes such talented performers as Samantha Parisi and Jaime Giangrande-Holcom.

"The Diary of Anne Frank" remains one of the most widely read books in the world.

For Stageworks ticket information and more, go here.