New play based on World War II diary goes beyond her death in Bergen-Belsen at age 15

Dutch actress Rosa da Silva portrays Anne Frank in the new play 'Anne,' which had its world premiere in Amsterdam on May 8, 2014. (photo credit: JTA/Kurt van der Elst)AMSTERDAM (JTA) — At a Paris café after the war, a young publisher is quickly falling in love with an adorable Jewish author he just met as she discusses her still-unpublished book.

It is an intensely private account based on a personal diary that recounts her amazing survival of the Holocaust in hiding with her parents and sister in Amsterdam, in a small annex on Prinsengracht 263.

Her name is Anne Frank.

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