MOUNT BLANCHARD — Riverdale High School students will present “The Diary of Anne Frank” at 7 p.m. Friday and May 3 in the school auditorium.
Veterans and their families are invited to see the play free of charge at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Riverdale central office building.
Students in the high school art classes, taught be Ellen Niswander, and the eighth-grade English classes, taught by Elizabeth Wetherill, have created a version of the Holocaust museum which will be open before and after the performances. The eighth-grade students have been studying the Holocaust by reading “The Diary of Anne Frank” and other literature of the time. The museum displays are the culmination of their nine-week study. The art classes studied Nazi propaganda and created wood cuts depicting various aspects of the Holocaust.
The museum recognizes the National Days of Remembrance April 27 through May 4. “Confronting the Holocaust” is the theme of this year’s national commemoration.
Veterans who will be attending the performance Thursday are asked to call the school at 419-694-2211, ext. 1400, and leave a message with the number attending.
For the performances Friday and May 3, tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for students and seniors. For reserved tickets, call the school at the above number or see any cast member.
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