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Coming This Season

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Freeport FebFest of Arts & Culture
FebFest
various ~ Feb

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Funny For FebFest
Comedy Showcase
Mediterranean Grill ~ Feb 11

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The Odd Couple (Female Version)
The Odd Couple
FPAC ~ Jul

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Complete Works Of Wm Shakespeare (Abridged)
Complete Wrks Of Wm Shkspeare (Abridged)
FPAC ~ Sep

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Moonlight Masquerade
Moonlight Masquerade
tbd ~ Oct

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WFCP Home Time Radio Hour
Radio 2016
FPAC ~ Dec

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The Complete Works of Wm Shakespeare (Abridged) [Revised] comes to FPAC!

The Complete Wrks of Wm Shakespeare (Abridged)September 16 - October 2 @ FPAC
F/Sa 7:30pm, Su 2pm
preview 9/15 7:30pm
by Adam Long, Daniel Singer and Jess Winfield
directed by Elizabeth Guffey
starring Keith Anctil, Christopher Hoffmann and Julia Langham

"Three madcap actors weave their wicked way through all of Shakespeare's comedies, histories, and tragedies in one wild ride that will leave you breathless and helpless with laughter." From well known comedies and tragedies to the more obscure "problem plays" and even the sonnets -- this is a great introduction for those new to the Bard and a fun review for those familiar with the canon.
May not be suitable for children and very serious adults.

Join the cast for a Q&A after the Friday 9/23 performance.
High School Students: see the show for just $5 - tickets at the door only.
Buy tickets...
Trailer: The Bard Speaks
Trailer: The Cast Speaks
Trailer: Puffy Shirts

About The Cast:
Keith Anctil last appeared on the FPAC stage in Exit The Body last fall and just directed The Odd Couple (Female Version) for the Players. Among his many credits are performances with Acorn Production's Naked Shakespeare troupe, The Theater Project in Brunswick, Good Theater and the Improvised Puppet Project.
Julia Langham is very familiar to Players audiences, having appeared in The Sisters Rosensweig, Sylvia, Perfect Party, Fallen Angels, Side Man and more. She has worked with several Portland-area theaters in addition to the Players, including Acorn Productions, Freeport Shakespeare Festival, and in the Portland Stage Company Studio Series, to name but a few.
Christopher Hoffmann last appeared with the Players in Side Man. Since that time he has performed extensively with Acorn Productions' Naked Shakespeare, Mad Horse Theatre, Fenix Theatre, Lorem Ipsum and Portland Players.


 
AUDITIONS: The WFCP Home Time Radio Hour
September 19 & 20, 6:30-8:30pm
Freeport High School music room, 30 Holbrook Street (use last set of doors on Holbrook Street at back of FPAC wing)
Roles for all ages and skill levels. Singers and actors welcome.
Audition details...

 
Freeport Players improv troupe!
Organizational Meeting September 27, 7-8pm
Freeport High School, 30 Holbrook Street (look for signs on FPAC lobby doors directing you to the meeting location)
Anyone interested in joining or learning more about the Players new improv troupe are invited to attend this organizational meeting. No experience necessary, this group will be tailored to the needs and interests of novices, seasoned veterans and everyone in between. Led by Keith Anctil, whose credits include membership in the Improvised Puppet Project and directing the Players' production of The Odd Couple (Female Version) and who is performing in The Complete Works of Wm Shakespeare (Abridged) at FPAC through October 2. The improv troupe will meet frequently to build skills and gel as an ensemble. They will perform at least once a year.


 
Special Event

Moonlight MasqueradeMoonlight Masquerade
Join Freeport Players and the Delta Knights for our second annual dance & costume party, Saturday, October 15, 7:30-10:30pm, Freeport Communnity Center, 53 Depot St. 21+ event. BYOB. Tickets $25 in advance and at the door (while supplies last!).
Buy tickets...
 

 


 

Our Mission

Freeport Players provides opportunities for local amateur actors to perform in roles often reserved for professionals. We involve members of our community in all aspects of the process, drawing on their talent and enthusiasm to create the "magic" of theater. Our volunteers are compensated for their time with fun, creative challenges, the chance to learn about the craft of theater, and, often, bonds of friendship that endure long after the curtain closes.

 
 
Your support makes a difference!
We are really proud of the work our volunteers do and we are grateful for the things our friends donate or loan to us to put on stage. But even with all that time and good will on the balance sheet, we rely on donations from people like you, people who have enjoyed what we do and know how important Freeport Players are to the community. As we strive to meet increasing costs and improve the experience we offer participants and audiences, we look to you for support.

To make a donation, you may either use the convenient, secure PayPal button below (you will be prompted to enter a donation amount), or mail your check or money order to Freeport Community Players, PO Box 483, Freeport, ME 04032.

Many thanks to our 2015 Sponsors

LL Bean Mainely Hair Azure Cafe
Linda Bean's Maine Kitchen & Topside Tavern Houses & Barns by John Libby Brown Goldsmiths Bow Street Market

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