Photo Coverage: Opening Night for Paper Mill's Production of The Diary of Anne Frank

Paper Mill Playhouse's production of The Diary of Anne Frank opened on Sunday night, January 22, 2006 and BroadwayWorld was there! Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett's timeless classic drama The Diary of Anne Frank has been adapted by Wendy Kesselman with direction by Carolyn Cantor.

The ensemble features Shana Dowdeswell in the title role with Dana Powers Acheson as Margot Frank, Isabel Keating (The Boy From Oz) as Edith Frank, Peter Kybart (Judgement at Nuremberg) as Otto Frank, Nancy Robinette as Mrs. Van Daan, Michael Rupert (Falsettos) as Mr. Dussel, Christa Scott-Reed as Miep Gies, Michael Stahl-David as Peter Van Daan, Jeff Talbott as Mr. Kraler and David Wohl as Mr. Van Daan with Steve Brady, Peter Bretz, Donna Davis and Seamus Mulcahy.

The Diary of Anne Frank began performances on Wednesday, January 18, 2006 and runs through Sunday, February 26, 2006. The performance schedule is Wednesdays at 7:30PM, Thursdays at 2:00PM & 7:30PM, Fridays at 8:00PM, Saturdays at 2:00PM & 8:00PM and Sundays at 2:00PM & 7:30PM. Single tickets are now on sale and range in price from $68 to $19(new Mezzanine II pricing). Student rush tickets are $16 and availableday of performance in person with current ID. Tickets may be purchasedby calling (973) 376-4343, or at the Paper Mill Box Office on BrooksideDrive in Millburn, or online at

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Shana Dowdeswell (Anne Frank), Peter Kybart (Otto Frank), Dana Powers Acheson (Margot Frank) and Isabel Keating (Edith Frank)

Patrick Parker (Artistic Associate) and Michael Rupert (Mr. Dussel)

Peter Kybart and Isabel Keating

Dana Powers Acheson, Isabel Keating, Michael Gennaro (President & CEO, Paper Mill Playhouse), Shana Dowdeswell and Peter Kybart

Isabel Keating & Shana Dowdeswell

Brian Cluney, Shana Dowdeswell, Glen Fleary and Lara Ewald

Brian Cluney, Shana Dowdeswell, Jessi Dowdeswell, Glen Fleary and Lara Ewald

Shana Dowseswell, Michael Stahl-David (Peter van Daan) and Dana Powers Acheson

Christa Scott-Reed (Miep Gies) and Jeff Talbott (Mr. Kraler)

Michael Gennaro, Kevin Adams (Lighting Designer), Carolyn Cantor (Director) and David Korins (Set Design)

Isabel Keating and husband Mark Berman

Nancy Robinette (Mrs. van Daan) and Isabel Keating

Peter Kybart, David Wohl (Mr. van Daan) and Michael Rupert

Shana Dowdeswell, Peter Kybart, David Wohl and Michael Rupert

Michael Rupert and Isabel Keating

Carolyn Cantor, Seamus Mulcahy (Third Man), Peter Bretz (First Man), Shana Dowdeswell and Steve Brady (Second Man)


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