The Diary of a Young Girl has become one of the most important texts of the Holocaust. The author of that diary, Annelies Marie Frank, better known to the world as Anne Frank, became one of the most tragic and certainly one of the most debated Jewish victims of that horrific period in world history.
By Anthony Renaldi
David Auburn’s Proof, winner of both the Tony Award for Best Play as well as the Pulitzer Prize for Drama is showing in a limited run on the Chapel Street Players (CSP) stage in Newark, Delaware. If you have it in your head to skip this play because you’re afraid you won’t understand the mathematical references or never quite understood Pythagorean Theorem,
Christmas almost seems incomplete without at least one viewing of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. There are myriad television and movie versions that fill up the channels during the next three weeks; however, for those of us who love live theater, I heartily recommend Chapel Street Players presentation of SCROOGE’S CHRISTMAS.
In his director’s note in the program for Chapel Street Players’ “Scrooge’s Christmas,” Timothy Sheridan talks about the perceived simplicity of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol.”
“If it were that simple,” he writes, “I would not see the point in bringing their story to life.”
Sheridan’s interpretation of Ken Jones’ version of the classic story,