Thirteen's Spring

the moving art collective · Ages 10+ · United States of America

family friendly world premiere
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KAT MICHELS certified reviewer June 10, 2016
This play captures the last innocent days of Anne Frank before she and her family go into hiding. These days encompass her 13th birthday, including a birthday present of her iconic diary, and a young love. The production opens with an intriguing movement piece. Anne is playing ping-pong by herself, but there is no ball, she pantomimes the whole thing. Actress Nora King, executes this with such intensity of focus, on an almost completely dark stage, that I at first thought she was already in hiding trying to entertain herself. However, when her friend Hello (pronounced Hay-low), played by Joseph Tanner Paul, interrupts her it becomes clear that she is still a carefree young girl. Yet the eerie foreshadowing of what will inevitably come linger... full review
RYAN LUEVANO certified reviewer June 12, 2016
In this year’s over 300 Hollywood Fringe theater works, you’ll find that most of them are comedies, upbeat musicals, edgy or experimental works. The Moving Art Collective brings us something different and poignant, the world premiere of Thirteen’s Spring, a historical drama about Anne Frank. At this point many are already thinking, “Not another Anne Frank story”; however, this is not the Anne Frank story that is often told. CLICK 'Original Article' FOR FULL REVIEW ON TIN PAN L.A.... full review
PATRICK CHAVIS certified reviewer June 18, 2016
8.3 out of 10 Good Show. The review is in the podcast. full review