Franklin Stage Company announces its 17th season
of admission-free classical theatre & performance events.
June 15 -September 1, 2013.
Saturday, June 15 at 8 & Sunday, June 16 at 5
OPERA OGGI NEW YORK: 2 one-act comic operas.
LA SERVA PADRONA, composed by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi
an enduring and enchanting example of 18th century “opera buffa”.
THE TELEPHONE or L’AMOUR A TROIS, by Gian Carlo Menotti
a funny and popular English-language opera.
This “unorthodox indie-opera company” embraces its mission to make
opera accessible to all audiences of all ages
with high quality productions performed in unique and diverse venues.
Friday June 28 - Sunday July 14
FSC MAINSTAGE PRODUCTION
VILLAGE WOOING by George Bernard Shaw
A DOOR MUST BE KEPT OPEN OR SHUT by Alfred de Musset
an elegant and hilarious pair of one-act comedies
June 28 - 30: Friday at 8; Saturday at 2 & 8; Sunday at 5
July 3 - 7: Wednesday thru Saturday at 8; Sunday at 5
July 10 - 14: Wednesday thru Saturday at 8; Sunday at 5
Saturday July 20 at 8 PM & Sunday July 21 at 5PM
JANE by S.N. Behrman
Two chances to see FSC's rehearsed reading of this little known 1947 jewel
based on a story by Somerset Maugham, and written by a master of 20th century “high comedy.”
Directed by Kirk Jackson, and featuring an array of familiar FSC faces,
this sprawling comedy of manners buzzes with excellently crafted characters and sparkling dialogue.
Friday July 26 at 8PM
METTAWEE RIVER THEATRE COMPANY
a medieval Welsh tale of sorcery and court intrigue
The power of inspiration is accidentally bestowed on a child who can suddenly
see beyond reality in this celebration of transformation and imagination.
Returning for the 4th time, Mettawee’s production features
its signature magical medley of giant figures, puppets, masks and live music.
Performed outside on the Franklin Central School playing field (rain location: Chapel Hall) .
Suitable for all the family.
Friday August 16 - Sunday September 1
FSC MAINSTAGE PRODUCTION
The Winter’s Tale by William Shakespeare*
One of the romances,
part psychological drama, part comedic fairy tale
August 16 -18: Friday at 8; Saturday at 2 & 8; Sunday at 5
August 21 - 25: Wednesday thru Saturday at 8; Sunday at 5
August 28 - September 1: Wednesday thru Saturday at 8; Sunday at 5
PLEASE NOTE: New scheduling for 2013:
Our 2 mainstage productions each run for 3 weeks.
Performances the first week are Friday thru Sunday,
with an additional matinee on the Saturday;
Performances the following two weeks run
Wednesdays thru Sundays.
Chapel Hall, 25 Institute Street, Franklin, NY 13775
607 829 3700; www.franklinstagecompany.org
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ADMISSION FREE-DONATIONS GRATEFULLY ACCEPTED