Hiding Anne Frank The Miep Gies Story

On Wednesday, July 8, 2020, the Wayne Public Library’s Virtual Lunchbox Learning Program will feature a solo show written and performed by the well-known, successful NYC actress Prudence Wright Holmes entitled Hiding Anne Frank The Miep Gies Story.

Miep Gies was a 32-year-old secretary in Otto Frank’s office when he asked her to help him and his family hide from the Nazis. She immediately said yes. At great risk to her own life, she brought food and other supplies to the Franks daily for over two years. After the Franks were arrested, she saved Anne’s diary and later went to Gestapo Headquarters to try to buy the Frank’s freedom.

Miep was knighted by Queen Juliana of the Netherlands and later attended the Academy Awards in 2010 where she won an Oscar for the film based on her book, Remembering Anne Frank. She was 100 years old.

Please Register via the Wayne Public Library Website Calendar. Just click on the date. This program begins via Zoom at 12:00 pm. With a taped production of the play; following the taped production Prudence Wright Holmes will be on live to answer any questions This program is sponsored, in part, by the Wayne Public Library and the Friends of the Wayne Public Library. “This program is made possible with funds from the Passaic County Cultural & Heritage Council, a partner of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.”

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12:00 pm — 1:30 pm
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On Wednesday, July 8, 2020, the Wayne Public Library’s Virtual Lunchbox Learning Program will feature a solo show written and performed by the well-known, successful NYC actress Prudence Wright Holmes entitled Hiding Anne Frank The Miep Gies Story.

Miep Gies was a 32-year-old secretary in Otto Frank’s office when he asked her to help him and his family hide from the Nazis. She ...

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