Auditions and Tech Interviews for Cabaret!

This winter, FTC is excited to produce Cabaret!

We need talented actors and committed techies! Auditions will be November 24th in the Harrison Basement from 1pm to 5pm, and 7pm to 11pm. Tech interviews are TBA. You don’t need to bring or prepare anything for either auditions or interviews – just stop by at some point on either of the scheduled days!

RSVP for auditions and tech interviews here!

Cabaret
Music by James Kander
Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Book by Joe Masteroff
Directed by Kate Herzlin
Produced by Kelly-Ann Corrigan

Auditions:
November 24th
1pm to 5pm & 7 to 11pm
Harrison Basement

Come prepared with approximately 32 bars of music!

Tech Interviews:
December 3rd & 4th
7pm to 11pm
Harrison Mezzanine

No experience needed!

FTC Presents…THE LION IN WINTER

Play by JAMES GOLDMAN
Directed by ALEX POLYAK
Produced by MADDY LEVASSEUR and GRAY STANTON

As the sun sets on his reign, King Henry Plantagenet, “the greatest power in a thousand years,” calls his wife, Eleanor of Aquitaine, and their three sons, Richard the Lionheart, Prince John, and Prince Geoffrey, to the palace in order to name his successor. What follows is a treacherous game of thrones, as mother and father face off in a desperate battle to get their favorite son named king. Amidst the corridors of conspiracy and sexual power, a surprisingly intimate family narrative is born, reflecting the inescapable need for love in a family where the word has long since died a thousand deaths, destroyed in the collapse of Henry and Eleanor’s marriage. Filled with biting sarcasm and relentless intrigue, The Lion in Winter lives on as perhaps the greatest family drama ever written, about the greatest family that ever lived.

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Thursday, Nov. 21st @ 6:00pm
Friday, Nov. 22nd @ 9:00pm
Saturday, Nov. 23rd @ 2:00pm

Houston Hall, Class of ’49

$8 on Locust, $10 at the door
 
Groups of 8 or more, email Maddy (madelynl@sas.upenn.edu) about a discounted group rate!

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FTC Presents…THE LAST FIVE YEARS

Book, music and lyrics by JASON ROBERT BROWN
Directed by ABBY CASE
Produced by CHRIS BURCHERI
Assistant Produced by AMANDA SHUR

The Last Five Years is a contemporary song-cycle musical that ingeniously chronicles the five year life of a marriage, from meeting to break-up… or from break-up to meeting, depending on how you look at it. An intensely personal look at the relationship between a writer and an actress told from both points of view.

Saturday, Aug. 24th @ 10:30pm
Monday, Aug. 26th @ 9:00pm

Harrison Rooftop Lounge

FREE for Freshmen!
$8 for everyone else

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Auditions and Tech Interviews for The Lion in Winter!

This fall, FTC is excited to produce The Lion in Winter!

We need talented actors and committed techies! Auditions will be September 3rd and 4th in the Harrison Basement from 7pm to 11pm each night. Tech interviews will be September 10th and 11th, also from 7pm to 11pm in the Harrison Mezzanine. You don’t need to bring or prepare anything for either auditions or interviews – just stop by at some point on either of the scheduled days!

RSVP for auditions and tech interviews here!

The Lion in Winter
Written by James Goldman
Directed by Alex Polyak
Produced by Maddy Levasseur & Gray Stanton

Auditions:
September 3 and 4
7 to 11pm
Harrison Basement

Tech Interviews:
September 9 and 10
7 to 11pm
Harrison Upper Lobby

No experience needed!

FTC’s 2013-2014 Season!

Front Row Theatre Company is excited to announce our 2013-2014 season!

NSO Show: The Last Five Years

Book, music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown

Directed by Abby Case

Produced by Chris Burcheri

The Last Five Years is a contemporary song-cycle musical that ingeniously chronicles the five year life of a marriage, from meeting to break-up… or from break-up to meeting, depending on how you look at it. An intensely personal look at the relationship between a writer and an actress told from both points of view.

Fall Show: The Lion in Winter

Play by James Goldman

Directed by Alex Polyak

Produced by Maddy Levasseur and Gray Stanton

As the sun sets on his reign, King Henry Plantagenet, “the greatest power in a thousand years,” calls his wife, Eleanor of Aquitaine, and their three sons to the palace for the negotiation of a treaty and a marriage contract. Locked behind the palace doors, a deadly game of alliances and betrayals unfolds as each of the players, fueled by anger and old wounds, moves to control who will sit on throne when Henry is gone.

Winter Show: Cabaret

Book by Joe Masteroff

Music by John Kander

Lyrics by Fred Ebb

Directed by Kate Herzlin

Produced by Kelly-Ann Corrigan

Legendary landmark musical Cabaret turns Weimar Berlin of 1931 into a dark and sexually charged haven of decadence where its extraordinary and morally ambiguous inhabitants are determined to keep up appearances as the real world prepares for the nightmarish chaos of war.

Spring Show: Rabbit Hole

Play by David Lindsay-Abaire

Directed by Meg MacInnes

Produced by Dana Floberg

Becca and Howie Corbett have everything a family could want, until a life-shattering accident turns their world upside down and leaves the couple drifting perilously apart. A Pulitzer Prize winner for Drama, Rabbit Hole charts their bittersweet search for comfort in the darkest of places and for a path that will lead them back into the light of day

Stay tuned for more information about auditions and tech interviews!

FTC & KWH Present…SOMEWHERE IN THE ETHER

a staged reading

Written by: Danny Eisenberg
Directed by: Meg MacInnes
Produced by: Amanda Shur

Each year, the Kelly Writers’ House and Front Row Theatre Company come together to support an original one-act play written by a Penn student. Danny’s winning play, SOMEWHERE IN THE ETHER, takes place, as the title suggests, somewhere in the ether, in a netherworld wherein a young woman suddenly finds herself lost.

Sunday, April 21st @4:00pm
Harrison Rooftop Lounge

Tickets are free! Come check it out!

Propose to Direct for Front Row!

Interested in directing? Got a thing for socially relevant theatre? Want to be best friends with Front Row Board? Here’s your chance!

Propose a show to direct for our NSO, Fall, Winter, or Spring seasons! Submit the script and a 1-2 page proposal discussing your vision of the production, why it is appropriate for FTC, and why you want to direct for FTC. You should also be prepared to discuss why your proposal is socially relevant, and if you have any ideas for related community service projects!

Send both the script and proposal to Front Row Chair Chris Burcheri, at burcherry07@gmail.com by April 24th at 11:59PM. If you have any questions, feel free to send them along as well!

FTC Presents…God of Carnage

Written by YASMINA REZA
Directed by BECCA KAPLAN
Produced by CHRIS BURCHERI

God of Carnage is a comedy of manners without the manners! This internationally acclaimed comedy takes you into the most dangerous place on Earth: parenthood. The play is about two pairs of parents, one of whose child has hurt the other at a public park, who meet to discuss the matter in a civilized manner. However, as the evening goes on, the parents become increasingly childish, resulting in the evening devolving into unmannered chaos.

Thursday, Feb. 7th @ 8pm
Friday, Feb. 8th @ 8pm
Saturday, Feb. 9th @ 8pm

Harrison Rooftop Lounge

$8 in advance
$10 at the door

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Auditions and Tech Interviews for The Children’s Hour!

This spring FTC will be joining with Penn Players to produce The Children’s Hour!

We need talented actors and committed techies! Auditions will be January 20th and 21st in Houston Hall, Class of ’47 from 4 to 9pm and 7 to 11pm respectively. You don’t need to bring or prepare anything – just stop by at some point on one of the two days! Callbacks will be January 23rd from 7 to 11pm in Platt Performing Arts House, Rm 180.

The Children’s Hour
Written by Lillian Hellman
Directed by Rory Pelsue
Produced by Russell Abdo & Layla O’Kane

Auditions:
January 20 and 21
4 to 9pm and 7 to 11pm
Houston Hall, Class of ’47

Tech Interviews:
January 27 and 28
7 to 11pm
Harrison Upper Lobby

No experience needed!

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Auditions and Tech Interviews for God of Carnage!

This winter FTC will be presenting Yasmina Reza’s internationally renowned play, God of Carnage!

We need talented actors and committed techies! Auditions will be December 3rd and 4th in the Harrison Basement from 7 to 11pm and 8 to 11pm respectively. You don’t need to bring or prepare anything – just stop by at some point on one of the two days! Callbacks will be December 5th from 7 to 11pm in the Harrison Basement.

God of Carnage
Written by Yasmina Reza
Directed by Becca Kaplan
Produced by Chris Burcheri

Auditions:
December 3 and 4
7 to 11pm and 8 to 11pm
Harrison Basement

Tech Interviews:
December 6
7 to 11pm
Harrison Upper Lobby

No experience needed!

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