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  • January Play Reading
    We’ll be reading Departures, a comedy in ten airports, by John Godber. “The Departure lounges of ten airports across Europe and America provide a backdrop of delays, dangers and frustration as two business executives, Jim and Steve, embark on a journey of self-discovery. While the easy-going Steve spends time on the mobile running a number […]
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  • “Doubt: A Parable”: A joint production of FEST with The Amelia Earhart Playhouse
    FEST and The Amelia Earhart Playhouse host performances of the Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning John Patrick Shanley drama, “Doubt: A Parable.” In this brilliant and powerful play, Sister Aloysius, a Bronx school principal, takes matters into her own hands when she suspects the young Father Flynn of improper relations with one of the male […]
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  • December Play Reading
    This month’s play reading will be a selection of short plays: Teeth by Tina Howe The Problem by A.R. Gurney Jr. Naomi in the living room by Christopher Durang If you wish to attend our monthly play reading, please send us an email to [email protected] Date: December 13th, 2018 Time: 7pm Venue: Mirjam’s place
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  • Auditions for Spring 2019 Production!
    Call for Auditions FEST is considering two plays for the Spring 2019 Production: Top Girls by Caryl Churchill or An Inspector Calls by J. B. Priestley The final show selection will be based on how the auditions run and which play we are best able to cast. Female audition candidates should consider willingness to be […]
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  • November Play Reading
    In the coming month we will be holding our monthly play reading again. We will be reading a Sam Shepard play. Which play exactly will be decided soon. If you wish to attend our monthly play reading, please send us an email to [email protected] by Thursday, 1st November. Date: November 8th, 2018 Time: 7pm Venue: […]
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  • Curtain closes on “Loot”
    Curtain closes on the production of “Loot” and FEST would like to thank all those involved: the talented and dedicated cast and crew as well as the audiences for their wonderful support. We look forward to welcoming you to our next productions!
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  • September Play reading
    Table Manners by Alan Ayckbourn is the play we’re going to read together at our next session over drinks and nibbles. Annie’s brother-in-law, Norman, frustrated by a wife with “no love or feeling” for him, has persuaded Annie to go away with him secretly for a week-end. Their plans are ruined by the arrival of […]
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  • Celebrating The Last Night of the Proms
    On Saturday 8 September, Sir Andrew Davis, the BBC Symphony Orchestra’s Conductor Laureate, leads the orchestra, the audience in the Royal Albert Hall and those celebrating across the UK in a rousing finale to round-off eight weeks of extraordinary music-making. This marks Sir Andrew’s 130th performance at the BBC Proms, 11 of which have been […]
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  • August Play Reading
    A Slight Accident by James Saunders and sketches from Splitting Issues by Sam Bobrick will be the choices for the play reading in August. If you wish to attend the reading, please write an email to [email protected] by Wednesday, August 8th. Date: August 9th, 2018 Time: 7pm Location: Mirjam’s place
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  • July Play Reading
    We will be reading A Slight Accident by James Saunders and (to fill up the evening) a few sketches from Splitting Issues by Sam Bobrick. If you wish to attend the reading, please write an email to [email protected] to let us know you are coming. Date: July 12th, 2018 Time: 7pm Venue: Mirjam’s place
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  • Cast announced for “Loot”
    FEST proudly announces the cast for the production of “Loot” by Joe Orton: Dennis –  Emilio Gotterbarm Fay – Nura Nash Hal – Oliver Ife Meadows – Sabrina Lotz McLeavy – Jim Phetterplace, Jr. Mrs McLeavy – Ulrike Denis Truscott – Jeff Book Director: Jim Phetterplace, Jr. Congratulations to all of them! The performances take place on September 28, […]
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