Music by S. Ran, libretto by C. Kondek
Dramaturg Cori Ellison
“In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.”
I Still Believe
Eight people hiding in 450 square feet for two years, with one indomitable teenager. Outside—the Holocaust.
Through the pages of her famous diary, Anne chronicled her time in the “Secret Annex” and became a universal symbol of hope and determination. Despite the worst of circumstances, she never lost her exuberance, thirst for life, and belief in humanity.
Based on The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank, this powerful recounting features a haunting contemporary score by Pulitzer Prize-winner Shulamit Ran and a dynamic libretto by Charles Kondek.
In English with English supertitles. World premiere.
Created in cooperation with the Anne Frank Fonds, Actors Fund, New Dramatists, and Dramatists Guild Fund. Commissioned by the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music.