Fall play cast
Cast list announced for fall play
Bluffton University Theatre will present the play “The Diary of Anne Frank” based upon “Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl” from November 10-13. The play is by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett and newly adapted by Wendy Kesselman. Performances begin at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10-12, and at 2:30 p.m. on Nov. 13, in Ramseyer Auditorium in College Hall. Dr. Melissa Friesen, professor of theatre and communication, will direct the show.
An impassioned drama about the lives of eight people hiding from the Nazis in a concealed storage attic. “The Diary of Anne Frank” captures the claustrophobic realities of their daily existence— their fear, their hope, their laughter, their grief.
Tickets are $8 for adults and $6 for senior citizens, Bluffton University faculty and staff, non-Bluffton University students. Bluffton University students will have free admission. Purchase tickets at www.bluffton.edu/theatre.
The roles and participating students are as follows:
|Anne Frank||Abby Bush ’25 of Marion, Ohio|
|Mr. Otto Frank||Carter Ritchey ’25 of Delphos, Ohio|
|Mrs. Edith Frank||Payton Stephens ’24 of Lebanon, Ohio|
|Margot Frank||Adrianny Ruiz Suarez ’25 of Reynoldsburg, Ohio|
|Peter Van Dann||Noah Heiing ’25 of Delphos, Ohio|
|Mrs. Van Dann||Audrey Hazelton ’23 of Ada, Ohio|
|Mr. Van Dann||Hunter McCafferty ’24 of Bremen, Ohio|
|Mr. Dussel||Zachariah Boch ’25 of Lancaster, Ohio|
|Miep Gies||Jenna Juarez ’26 of Fremont, Ohio|
|Mr. Kraler||Joseph Earl ’25 of Piqua, Ohio|
|First man||Peter Song of Findlay, Ohio|
|Second man||Brett Prothro ’25 of Bluffton, Ohio|
|Third man||Adara Fuerst ’26 of Delphos, Ohio|
Taylor Waldeck ’23 of Springfield, Ohio, will serve as the stage manager. Brit Mustard and Merv Schrock, both from Findlay, Ohio, will be the Costume Designer and the Technical Director, respectively.