The Poplar Pike Playhouse is traveling back in time with its latest production Anne Frank and Me. The show follows the story of Nicole Burns, a modern day teen who is forced to live the life of a Jewish citizen in France during the Holocaust. While the show itself does not revolve around the life of Anne Frank, it still presents a strong historical background.
The Poplar Pike Playhouse brings culture to the stage with its upcoming show Anne Frank and Me, which opens Thursday, November 5th. Cast and audience members alike will experience the sudden transition to 1942 through popular elements from the decade.
The Poplar Pike Playhouse at Germantown High School presents a full season of theatrical productions in its 300 seat on-campus theatre facility. Since its inception in 1976, the Playhouse has provided more than 100 theatrical shows viewed by over 200,000 people in its nearly 40 year history. The yearly roster of events includes two mainstage shows, several acting festivals, a touring children's theatre companyand additional small ensemble presentations. Students not only perform on the stage, but they also are responsible for every element of the theatre operation, including the technical as well as the business side of the program. The theatre has state-of-the-art lighting and sound equipment and a business office that is computer-assisted and staffed year round by student volunteers.