Co-producer Steve Koek compares the story in The Diary of Anne Frank to his own family's Dutch Holocaust history
The day my wife Andi and I agreed to co-produce The Diary of Anne Frank for Summer Place Theater there was a part of me that stepped into the secret annex above Otto Frank’s business in Amsterdam, and a part of me that joined my dad and aunts in hiding.
Local theater veteran last directed South Pacific for Summer Place
Summer Place Theatre is thrilled to announce the return of Jorge Bermudez, who will direct The Diary of Anne Frank in July, 2020.
South Pacific Spotlight: Katie Carlson returns to Summer Place Theatre for a second straight summer
Katie Carlson returns to the Summer Place Theatre stage after making her debut last summer in Sugar. An elementary music teacher who can play several instruments herself, Katie has previously appeared in Cabaret and Once Upon a Mattress.
South Pacific Spotlight: Summer Place VP Emma Gingold directs vocals and conducts impressive orchestra
Emma Gingold is Summer Place Theatre’s resident music and vocal director, and we are delighted to have her fill that role for this summer’s production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific.
South Pacific Spotlight: Marking her return to the stage for the first time since high school, Katie portrays a nurse
Katie Karas is making her Summer Place Theatre debut and will be taking the stage for the first time since high school. Like many of the cast and production crew for South Pacific, Katie is an educator, working for Northwestern Medicine. She joins a talented ensemble cast, where she will be playing a Nurse.