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THE MICHIGtIN DAILY THURSDA
if *or* -en LOCAL CIVIC THEATRE. s*
fessors, Citizens Jazz Pianist 'U Students
i Co LA'Diary of Ann Frank' To Open Tonight T OP
Survival Council Links Art, 7P8 To, Discuss
"The Diary of Ann Frank," the
oimately 80 city Ann Arbor Civic Theatre's first because it Is based on a true situ- "The major thing about thismTre-
oximey city December 1. In- the meantime Sen offering this year, will open in the ation and because the original show has been the tremendous H om elands
Fou n d a t i o n three study groups will confer and Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre at 8 diary is available; also, it is un- international response it's evoked," r*
rize an ad hoc report back to the .whole group at .By CAROL LEVENTEN p.m. tonight. usual from the point of view of Charles Chadwick, Civic Arts
be tempora rtake trWinner of the Pulitzer Prize, the theatre. Theatre president, said. The campus broadcasting net-
Arbor Commil that time. Ahmad Jamal's emergence as Drama Critics Circle Award and The Frank family was confined Sandler recalled that when the work WCBN will again this year
Survival. These groups will examine and one of the nation's ablest jazz the Antoinette Perry Award, the within four rooms when Ann, the play was produced in Germany, broadcast discussions with univer- ONE
h, of the sociol- discuss three topics: "Radiation pianists, demonstrates his ability play was described by the New daughter, wrote her diary: there- audiences were so moved that they sity students from other countries
is temporary and Nuclear Hazards" under the to combine the talents of an ex- York Times as "the most enduring fore, most of the actors are on cou no applaud at all, but aoiat the p nlti e omian
chtepo a irmnsipofKeneheacdpetuuscinoitfaviidawae-doumntofhuansprittocoeitae lmstcotinoulyancoealedousofthnteareinSiiscilhsensenlhernomlads
document of human spirit to come stage almost continuously and, towakdutf h har ni-d.p
chairmanship of Kenneth Mae- pert musician with a vivid aware- DPc.Ti eky rgaette
le fppla ats ence. This weekly program, entitled D
program of the Kay, "Prevention of Nuclear War" ness of popular tastes. Raeburn Hirsch Plays Lead "World," will be heard every Sun- OF TH
develop study under the leadership of C. Edgar His performances on the hit al- Raeburn Hirsch will play the day morning from 11:45 until
arlous areas of Edwards, and "Community Or- bums, "But Not For Me" and "Ah- lead role of Anna Frank, and Zeke noon. The discussion is designed
i nuclear policy, ganization for Education and Ac- mad Jamal," have multiplied his Jabbour will play her father. Thad to create an opportunity for for-
hoped, informa- tion" which will be led by Marc fan following from a clique of Chi- Curtz, Jr., will play Peter and eign students to discuss various
tings from time Pilisuk. cago admirers to an audience of Barbara Sandberg, Mrs. Frank. aspects of their homelands.
to make these The committee announced that millions throughout the. United Last year, "World" produced a
SttsadErp.Other cast members are Roger sre fporm ncutisi
oindividuals and any person who was unable to at- States and Europe. series of programs on countries in
ere action seems tend the first meeting of the coun- Jamal will appear at 8 p.m. Sat- Allen, Mr. Van Daan; L Lint- the Middle East and Africa. This
thwhile. cil but is still interested in parti- urday in the Ann Arbor High ner, Mrs. Van Daan; Helga Hover, year, the producers of "World"
eed to meet to- cipating in one of the discussion School Aud. Miep; Fred Oullette, DusselJ Los plan to cover the Latin American
e place at 8 p.m. groups is invited to attend. The gentle, sculpturesque face Patterson, Kraler ad ee nations.
of Jamal is a contrast to the com- P, The program is presented by the
Saidler, the director, appeared International Coordinating Board
petingforce of his playing, his varied last year in the Civic Theatre pro- of the Student Government Coun-
T ackgingenuity, and his varied duction of Waltz of the Torea- cil and is broadcast as a public
background, Although a new face "dors and played the lead in Ar- service. Dietrich Bergmann, '60E,
" R long to the legion of overnight: thrMlr'Deh fa ae- is producer of "World" The an-
stars. His musical experience ex- Thpman y wnouncer is Peter Litchfield, '63,
tends from hometown Pittsburgh The play will run through Sat- program director is James Man-
alih a oCrei il.4~ urday night, and tickets are still ley, '63, and Harris Hordon, '63,
for i-Hop Commitees" Cominggrea aiabf onces. ist puie
At the age of 14, Art Tatum Ia- ANNE FRANK-As the first production of the Ann Arbor Civic Dircted b
*f a beled Jamal a "coming great." Theater this semester "The Diary of Anne Frank" will open at 8
2534 SAB unt Saturday Adulation from critics is nothing tonight.
new and music reviewers have ANN ARBO
showered his new releases with out of the period of the Nazi preserve authenticity, the set is
most favorable comments. nightmare" limited to the original four rooms. -All se
In recent appearances at Town Ann Frank's original diary, writ- Tragic ConsequencesT
Dial NO 8-6416 Hall and Carnegie Hall, Jamal ten during the Nazi occupation of When recalling the Nazi perse-
the stage by Frances Goodrich and cutions, "we all too often forget
Ending Saturday Albert Hackett the tragic consequences to indi-
TWlbENtREaCLettCSviduals," Sandler said. "This story
TWO ENCORE CLASSICS! Sandler Directs captures not only the horror of
The Civic Theatre production is the situation but the beauty of an U o Call t
directed by Jerry Sandler, a pro- adolescent girl trying to discover9BOX0
ducer-writer of the University a world of her own." BSXua y Nl L&
eautiful"Broadcasting service and a veteran "I don't consider it merely a I11
- Sat. Review director of theatre groups in the piece of entertainment, I take the
East. play very seriously," Sandler em- $150 per couple Cur
s The play is unique, Sandler said, phasized, pointing to the need for $
ma.a e"a great deal of dignity and in-
-New Yorker n .dtegrity in telling the story."
Business Leader The basic approach to the play
YTowill parallel that used in the origi-
ViwProj nal Broadway production which
starred Josef Schildkraut and Su- PearsonEN
ThUSe University's Phoenix Me- san Strasberg AEarLOrcestr
r <morial Project will be in the Authenticity Preserved TH
xGAYER T ANLBARDOT'S AND m e aectreev alP asnO c etaT
N.spotlight at St. Joseph. today as""If the Diary didn't exist, no
ATED WOMAN'.!" .. .. ybusiness leaders gather to learn one here would beieve it," Sandler_
of its activities. ntinued
As part of the Project's current
campaign funds, about '70 business 4 err .t
AHMAD JAMAL men from St. Joseph, Benton Har- E *m..
w R... to demonstrate talent bor, Niles and Buchanan have a
5. mawco v raw been invited to hear Prof. Henry ..
SOD MEST COMEDY - packed the auditoriums twice Gomberg, assistant director f UNIVERSITY PLATFORM ATTRACTIONS
nightly, with thousands turned Project, report on the University's
away. utilization of the nation's mostC es
"The emotional appeal of Ah- powerful college atomic reactor. Distinguished Celebrities Dramatic Entertainm
mad Jamal is there in person as In addition, Andrew "Kucher, a
strongly As' it projects on record," vice-president of Ford Motor Co.
one New York critic said. and member of the Project's Board
Jamal began playing piano at of Governors, will discuss indus-
the age of 3, first studying under try's reaction to the work of the
Mary Caldwell, a noted . concert 10-year-old atoms-for-peace re-
singer and teacher, and later with search program,
James Miller, one of the country's
most noted pianist-teachers.
Big Banda
From Westinghouse High(econd B 'lcony Unreserved)'Complete Series
hursday and Friday School, where he decided to make
music his, career, 'Jamal stepped
at 7.00 and 9:vu into one of the big bands of thaterteGogHusnOcs-R34/ RE U TN INE k V D C I
at 700 ad 9:0 " a'ds'OR 30% REDUCTION IN RESERVED SECTI
tra.
After being singled out for his
highlyindividual solos, he moved JULIEN BRYAN Octobe
onward to join a group called the
Four Strings. When this group World traveler Julien Bryan is now in Poland coipleting his latest and
th JULIE HARRIS parted, Jamal toured for a short dramaticfilm story. Correlating his previous films "Peacetime Poland" (19
time as accompanist for a song his deeply moving "Seige" (1939) with his present effort, he presents a
e Harvey, Shelley vvinters an dance eam known as the history of the Polish people during the past eventful twenty years.
HarveyCaidwells.
With this experience behind "POLAND, THEN AND NOW"
ort: PABLO CASALS him, Jamal formed his own trio
loo, CASALSin 1951 I~ ahnrt tim tha u~o t d c

consisting of piano, bass and gui- BETTE n GARY Novembe
tar, began to attract much atten-M ERRILL
tion. The group was accepted from Celebrated screen actress Bette Davis combines her dramatic talents with th
the beginning but started to rock- her husband, distinguished television and screen star Gary Merrill, in ab
urdoy at 7:00 and 9:00 et to the top in 1958 with the al- stage presentation of the works of Carl Sandburg. Appearing with them a
bums "But Not For Me'' and "Ah- actor William Wintersole and noted guitarist Clark Allen.
Sunday at 8: "mTse recordings proved Jamal Now that "THE WORLD OF CARLSANDBURG"
successful in correlating jazz and"C
aasure of the SIR DONALD WOLFIT and ROSALIND IDEN Janu'
Two of Britain's great Shakespearean actors, Sir and Lady Wolfit, mak
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