Story | Mar 4, 2015 | 4:22 PM
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Column | Mar 4, 2015 | 5:30 PMWe all know "The Diary of Anne Frank" does not end happily. If you are watching a truthful, deeply engaged production, and director Kimberly Senior's work for Writers Theatre is most certainly in that category, you are left with a feeling of unspeakable waste, loss and regret, the very familiar having been made cruel and strange. The 13-year-old diarist who perished in the waning days of the Nazi death camps left behind in Amsterdam a record of optimism, anticipation and, above all, existence. "L'chaim!" she wrote, figuratively, on every page of "The Diary of a Young Girl," before they snuffed her out and tossed her body in a mass grave.
Story | Mar 4, 2015 | 12:50 PM
Story | Mar 4, 2015 | 11:45 AM
The 32 students who comprise the eighth-grade class at Christ the King School in the Beverly community of Chicago are accomplishing something that many only dream about – they will soon publish a book. Teacher Vicki Rocus said the project has...
Column | Mar 4, 2015 | 11:28 AM