Otto Frank

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Otto Frank

Otto Frank

October 4, 2023 – October 7, 2023  Various
Wirtz Center for Performing and Media Arts – Chicago Campus
710 N Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60611


Obie Award-winning collaborators Roger Guenveur Smith and Marc Anthony Thompson have devised a new work inspired by Otto Frank, father of diarist Anne Frank. Smith’s intimate meditation, scored live by Thompson, illuminates our present moment through a rigorous interrogation of our not-so-distant past. Smith’s version of Frank addresses his daughter beyond her time and his own, navigating his loss as the only survivor of his immediate family and negotiating his subsequent service to the living and the dead as the steward of her work.

 

Admission Fee TBA.

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