The Follies Play Reading Festival Winners

The Follies 2017
Play Reading Festival Winners

Nov. 18 at 8 p.m. and Nov. 19 at 2 p.m., join The Players Follies and witness brand new plays ranging from one minute monologues to 10 minute scenes performed in readers’ theatre format. Twelve carefully chosen short plays will grace the stage in the intimate Backstage black-box theatre. Tickets for each show are $12.

The Players Follies is a 50 + performing troupe who represent The Players Theatre throughout the community and on the mainstage of the theatre as a seasoned wing of the arts organization, with several staged productions. The Follies also serves as an outreach performing troupe to bring live entertainment to those who cannot travel to theatres. With so many performance opportunities, this troupe is an excellent outlet for performers to gain camaraderie, support and the chance to express themselves theatrically…and you can join this active and vibrant group! The group is in its sixth year as a part of The Players Centre and is open to anyone who has an interest in singing, dancing and/or acting.

Date Night by Carol White/Delray Beach, FL
Tame The Male Chauvinist by Lance Johnson/Glendale, CA
Good Fortune by Bruce Boeck/Normal, IL
Things Best Left Unsaid by Gail Cory Betz/Newport, WA
Verna and Jeannie by DC Cathro/Chicago, IL
Stamina by Donna Kaz/New York, NY
Bingo by Marsha Roberts/San Rafael, CA
Spinster in Paris by Nicolette Vajtay/Burbank, CA
Just Desserts by Kathleen Malone Clesson/Heyworth, IL
Play Time by Robert O’Connell/Raleigh, NC
72 in 7: A Monologic Attempt At Solving Life’s Questions by Lee Winters/Redding, CT
1-800-Butterball by Cynthia Arsenault/Haverhill, MA

If you’re interested in joining The Players Follies please attend their first meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 12 from 1 to 3pm. Come attend the Play Reading and see what they’re all about! 941-365-2494.


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