Anne and Emmett

DESCRIPTION OF PLAY

Anne and Emmett is a play by American Janet Langhart Cohen. It explores an imaginary conversation between Emmett Till, an African American, and Anne Frank, a German Jew, which takes place in Memory, a non-specific afterlife or alternate dimension. They were killed as young teenagers because of racial persecution. An imaginary conversation between Anne Frank and Emmett Till, both victims of racial intolerance and hatred. Frank is the 13-year-old Jewish girl whose diary provided a gripping perspective of the Holocaust. Till is the 14-year-old African-American boy whose brutal murder in Mississippi sparked the American Civil Rights Movement.

Written by Janet Langhart Cohen
Directed by Don Sherman
Produced by CBTC. Presented by Cincinnati Black Theatre Co 

LOCATION:

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
50 East Freedom Way
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202 - Map

PRICES:
  • $30 Adult 
  • $25 Student and Seniors
  • $20 Group (minimum 20 tickets)
PARTNERS:
  • Cincinnati Black Theatre Company
  • Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust and Humanity Center
  • National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
SHOW TIMES:

Your tickets will be available for pick up at will call before the start of the show.

ACCESSING THE NATIONAL UNDERGROUND RAILROAD FREEDOM CENTER

Parking

Parking spaces are located in the Central Riverfront Parking Garage near the garage elevators for visitors with disabilities.

Entrance – Harriet Tubman Theater

Direct entrance to the side doors of Harriet Tubman Theater is on the outside of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center located off the Rosa Parks Street entrance.

Central Riverfront Parking Garage link

To purchase tickets click the "Purchase" date on the calendar below.

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