Lake Superior Community Theatre announces return to stage with plans for ‘Anne Frank’ next spring

Information nights planned for people in 5th grade to adult to learn more about the production.

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Lake Superior Community Theatre will return to the Silver Bay William M. Kelley School Auditorium stage for its first public performance in four years to present the drama "The Diary of Anne Frank" March 24-27 and April 1-3, 2022, according to a news release from the theater.

Information sessions about upcoming auditions and the production will be held for current 5th-graders to adult by director Paul Deaner in the William Kelley auditorium on June 8 for students from 1:15-1:45 p.m., and the general public 2:30-3 p.m., 5-5:30 p.m. and 6:30-7 p.m.

Deaner will explain the audition process, timeline and production schedule. The play features a cast of 13 — 10 adults and three high school-looking actors. Ann Gumpper of Duluth will design the set, and Jeremy Kasapidis of Silver Bay will stage manage.

"The Diary of Anne Frank" is the world-renowned true story dramatization of 13- to 15-year-old Anne, her family and four others, all Jewish, hiding from the occupying German Nazis in Amsterdam from 1942-44. The story is based on Anne’s writings in her famed diary.


More information is on the theater's new website, . Deaner can be reached at 218-353-7509 or

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