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    Posted on February 7, 2011 in Uncategorized

     


    NAOMI WALLACE FESTIVAL

    February 7 - 28, 2011

    Upon first seeing One Flea Spare by Naomi Wallace, Tony Kushner (Angels in America) wrote that "it has made me intensely envious and full of joy."

    One Flea Spare begins previews on February 17th and our Naomi Wallace Festival begins on February 7th! The full schedule is below and all events are "pay what you can" — and FREE for Forum Theatre Members


    STAGED READINGS

    Monday, February 7 @ 7:30 PM
    The Hard Weather Boating Party
    directed by Jennifer Nelson

    featuring Alex Perez, J.J. Johnson & MJ Casey
    Woolly Mammoth Theatre
    641 D St NW
    Washington, DC 20004


    Monday, February 14 @ 7:30 PM 
    The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek 
    directed by Mitchell Hébert
     
    featuring Aaron Bliden, Julia Proctor, John Lescault, Amy McWilliams & Teniece Johnson
    Silver Spring Civic Building
    One Veterans Place
    Silver Spring, MD 20910


    Monday, February 21 @ 7:30 PM 
    The Fever Chart 
    directed by Hunter Styles and Stephanie Freed
     
    featuring Jjana Valentiner, James Flanagan, John Kevin Boggs, Casie Platt, Michael Tolaydo & Michael Mitchell 
    The Fever Chart will be presented at a private residence. Event is open to the public, but RSVP’s must be sent to tickets@forumtheatredc.org and the location will be sent in response.

    SPECIAL EVENT

    Naomi Wallace actually began her career as a poet, so we have invited local writers, dancers, and artists to create short-yet-potent theatrical responses to one of the poems in Wallace's "To Dance a Stony Field" (1995).

    Monday, February 28 @ 7:30 PM
    Forum (Re)Acts
    Round House Theatre Silver Spring
    8641 Colesville Road
    Silver Spring, MD 20910