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The Ridgefield Playhouse: 80 East Ridge Ridgefield, CT 06877

My Heart in a Suitcase

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 10am & 12:15pm

Presented by ArtsPower

Anne Lehmann and her family no longer feel safe in their Berlin home. Life in 1938 Germany is deteriorating quickly for the Lehmanns and all Jews living there; in order to protect their daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Lehmann may have to say goodbye to her forever. Anne must struggle to bring meaning out of despair, to cling to love and hope even in a world that seems to be filled with hatred and violence.

ArtsPower’s gripping and poignant production about Anne and her family’s decision whether or not to send her on the Kindertransport is a tribute to the strength of the human spirit and the enduring power of a family’s love.

Grades 4 and Up

Tickets: $10
Call 203-438-5795 for reservations or email artsed@ridgefieldplayhouse.org
Learn more about the Arts in Education program here

WE ARE GRATEFUL FOR THE SUPPORT OF: Barker Welfare Foundation, Boehringer Ingelheim Cares Foundation, The Box of Rain Foundation, Fairfield County’s Community Foundation, First Student, Inc., The George Link, Jr. Charitable Trust, Kohl’s Cares – Associates in Action, Macy’s, The Philip H. and Christine Lodewick Foundation, Pitney Bowes Foundation, Praxair, Union Savings Bank, and Whole Foods Market.