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Amy Fritsche in the Cleveland Play House's "The Diary of Anne Frank" – Photo by Roger Mastroianni

Amy Fritsche Performs in Cleveland Play House's "Diary of Anne Frank"

Assistant professor and Performance Area coordinator Amy Fritsche is currently performing as Miep Gies in Cleveland Play House's production of "The Diary of Anne Frank." The production, written by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett and adapted by Wendy Kesselman, runs October 21 through November 19 and is directed by Cleveland Play House's artistic director Laura Kepley. 

Professor Fritsche previously appeared at Cleveland Play House in the world premiere of These Mortal Hosts and the reading of Little Row Boat or, Conjecture. She toured nationally with Annie and internationally in the world premiere of Best Intentions in London, England and at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Regionally, she has performed with Phoenix Theater, Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre, CATCO Theatre, and Odyssey Theater in Los Angeles. Locally at Cleveland Public Theatre, Dobama Theatre, Porthouse Theatre, and Mamai Theatre. Favorite roles include, Arcadia (Hannah Jarvis), Superior Donuts (Officer Randy), As You Like It (Rosalind), A Little Night Music (Countess Charlotte), Annie (Grace Farrell), Chapter Two (Jenny) and Violet (Violet). She received the 2015 Cleveland Critics Circle Theater Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her portrayal of Violet. She is a proud member of SAG/AFTRA, AGVA, and AEA.

Photo Credit: Photo by Roger Mastroianni