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Our 2017 Season: Fun, fun, funny!
WFCP is back on the air!
WFCP Home Time Radio Hour
December 1-3 @ FPAC
F/Sa 7:30pm, Su 2pm
directed by Linda Duarte
music direction by Ellen Ebert Daric Ebert and Jane Bradley
Join "WFCP" in the "studio" with an all-new collection of songs and original sketches. Comedy, melodrama, catchy tunes... this show has it all! This year's show is once again set in the 1960s. It's a blast from the past and fun for the whole family!
Earlier this season...
Annual Meeting & Potluck Supper
Thursday, January 26, 6:30pm
Freeport Community Library, Library Drive, Freeport
Join us as we enjoy a potluck supper followed by a quick "business" meeting to review the successes and challenges of 2016 and look forward to 2017. Volunteers, friends, supporters and curious onlookers are all welcome. Bring a little dish to share; we'll supply dessert.
Freeport FebFest of Arts & Culture
February @ various venues
Theater, music, poetry, food, history, fine art...there will be something for everyone in this month-long celebration of Freeport arts and culture presented by Freeport Players, Greater Freeport Community Chorus, FreeportUSA, MASISTA, Freeport Library and many more at venues around town.
Click here for more about the festival, including an uptodate calendar of events!
FPI (Freeport Players Improv)
Thursday, February 16, 7:30pm
Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Dr
Wgat do a roller derby athlete, a retired engineer, and a schoolteacher have in common? They -- and many more -- are all members of Freeport Players' new improv troupe! Trained by veteran improv artist Keith Anctil (Improvised Puppet Project, The Escapists, Stranger Than Fiction), the FPI is all about creativity, sharp wits, and above all, supporting the other guy. The audience is the wild card, supplying prompts the troupe uses as jumping off points for scenes.
ADMISSION: pay-what-you-want, at the door only, seating is limited
April 23, 1-3pm & 24, 6:30-8:30pm
Freeport Performing Arts Center, 30 Holbrook St
Roles for men, women and children, ages 10+. Directed by Simon Skold, music direction by Nell Britton.
The Servant of Two Masters, by Carlo Goldoni
June 26 & 27, 6:30-8:30pm
Freeport High School music room (in FPAC wing), 30 Holbrook St
Roles for adult men and women. Directed by Dan Burson.
July 20-30 @ FPAC
F/Sa 7pm, Su 2pm
preview Th 7/20 7:30pm
music by Stephen Flaherty; lyrics by Lynn Ahrens; book by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty
co-conceived by Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty, and Eric Idle
based on the Works of Dr. Seuss
directed by Simon Skold
"Horton hears a noise coming from a speck of dust on a clover and commits himself to protecting it and the Whos who live on it; Jojo, a misfit Who who “doesn't Think normal Thinks," struggles to find his place in the tiny Who society; Gertrude McFuzz tries to catch the attention of her love - the kind and compassionate Horton. Through mishaps and adventures, these unique characters finally find what they seek - their places in their world." (Broadway Musical Home)
The Servant of Two Masters
September 14 - October 1 @ FPAC
F/Sa* 7:30pm, Su 2pm
preview 9/14 7:30pm
* there will be NO performance on Saturday, September 16
by Carlo Goldoni
directed by Dan Burson
starring Zac Stearn (Truffaldino), Annie Collins (Beatrice), Peter Havas (Pantalone), Courtney Pomerleau (Smeraldina), Noah Bragg (Florindo), Jen Musick (Brighella), David Vincent (Dottore), Mika Gallati (Clarice), Elliott Nagler (Silvio), and Rose Humeniuk and Sabrina Small (waitresses/porters).
Truffaldino signs on to serve two masters -- each unbeknownst to the other -- in this classic comedy that comes to us from the commedia dell'arte tradition. Characters in disguise, absurd situations, and a comedy of errors will leave you in stitches. (The Servant of Two Masters inspired the critically acclaimed One Man, Two Guvnors, which launched James Corden to stardom and a latenight talkshow.)
May not be suitable for small children and very serious adults.
High School Students: see the show for just $5 on opening night (Friday, September 15) - tickets at the door only.
WFCP HomeTime Radio Hour
September 17 & 18, 6:30-8:30pm
Freeport Performing Arts Center, 30 Holbrook Street
Roles for all ages and skill levels. Singers and actors welcome.
F.P.I. (Freeport Players Improv)
October 10, 6:30-8:30pm
Freeport High School cafeteria, 30 Holbrook Street
Give improv a try! Adult men & women are invited to spend an evening doing improv with the F.P.I. in this open workshop. We are looking for new members, and this is a great way to see if you want to join the troupe.
Freeport's history comes alive
Ghosts Of Freeport's Past
Freeport Historical Society and Freeport Players join forces to hear Freeport's history from the people who lived it. This year we are returning to the Old Parish Burying Ground, which served the original First Parish Church and contains some of the oldest grave stones in Freeport. Among those buried here are sea captains, veterans of the French and Indian War and several prominent citizens from Freeport's early years.
- October 26 - 6:30pm at Freeport Congregational Church (Main St) and 7:30pm at Old Parish Burying Ground
- October 27 - 6:30pm & 7:15pm at Old Parish Burying Ground
- October 28 - 6:30pm, 7:15pm and 8pm at Old Parish Burying Ground
Old Paris Burying Ground is located on Meetinghouse Rd, across from Wilbur's Chocolate Factory.
NEW this year: Indoor "tour"! Hear from our "ghosts" in comfort at the Congregational Church on October 26 at 6:30pm.
Tours will be limited to about 15 participants each, so reservations are recommended.
For more information and to make reservations contact Freeport Historical Society.