"The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society's Production of Macbeth"
by David McGillivray and Walter Zerlin Jnr
The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society's Production of “Macbeth” is an uproarious, hilarious comedy, introducing the intrepid ladies of F.A.H.E.T.G. Dramatic Society, together with their daring Producer, David, and Stage Manager, Henry.
Performances 2-4 and 8-11 June 2016, 19:30hr
May 18th Stammtisch, "The 39 Steps"
by Patrick Barlow19:00 at the West Side Theatre"The 39 Steps" is a melodrama adapted from the 1915 novel by John Buchan and the 1935 film by Alfred Hitchcock. The original concept and production of a four-actor version of the story was by Simon Corble and Nobby Dimon. Patrick Barlow rewrote this adaptation in 2005.The plot remains the same as in the film. Richard Hannay, a debonair 37-year-old Canadian bachelor in London, is bored one evening and goes out to the theater alone. A mysterious woman in black, Annabella Schmidt, fires a gun in the middle of a memory-artist's act and asks for Richard's help. "Let me hide in your flat ...
Posted 3 May 2016, 13:40 by ESOC Theatre Group
April 27th Stammtisch - "The Day They Kidnapped the Pope"
by Joao Bethencourt19:00 at the West Side Theatre On a visit to New York, the Pope leaves the Hotel and, confused by a thunderstorm, gets into a taxi instead of his personal limousine. And luck is not on his side: The Jewish taxi driver, Sam Leibowitz, spontaneously decides to kidnap him and to take him to his Brooklyn apartment where he holds him for a special ransom—a day of world peace! The Leibowitz family is stunned by this act and Sam's bewildered wife fixes a lunch, saying, "Call the children; call the Pope." While the world debates about the ransom, other parties are desperately trying to save the Pope and the story takes up speed.
Posted 20 Apr 2016, 14:17 by ESOC Theatre Group
April Stammtisch - 'God of Carnage' by Yasmina Reza
April 6th, 19:00, West Side TheatreA playground altercation between eleven -year-old boys brings together two sets of Brooklyn parents for a meeting to resolve the matter. At first, diplomatic niceties are observed, but as the meeting progresses, and the rum flows, tensions emerge and the gloves come off, leaving the couples with more than just their liberal principles in tatters.The play had it's premiere on Broadway in 2009 - it's set in contemporary times. 2 female and 2 male roles. It is very funny, if painful at times!Here are some reviews....." |A| streamlined anatomy of the human animal....delivers the cathartic release of watching other people's marriages go boom. A study in the ...
Posted 29 Mar 2016, 11:44 by ESOC Theatre Group
Fairy Tales for Grown-Ups available as audiobook
If you came to see Cabinets of Curiosity’s production of ‘Fairy Tales For Grown Ups’ at the Westside Theatre, back in October 2015, you may be interested to know that you can now download the official audiobook version of the show - performed by the original stage cast.Featuring Daniel Barry as 'The Botanical Prince', Aneta Piotrowska as ‘Madame', and Sarah Blake as the anonymous, wine-swigging heroine of ‘What You Wish For’, the audiobook gives you the opportunity to enjoy the stories over again, re-live the magic in your own home… and hear the ‘alternative’ ending of Madame’s monologue!‘Fairy Tales For Grown Ups' is available to download now, from iTunes, www.audible.de and amazon.de ...
Posted 23 Jan 2016, 11:16 by ESOC Theatre Group
Auditions for "The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society's Production of Macbeth"
OK, so we won't repeat the title again, but you get the idea. It will be a comedy, directed by Mark Grundy, and these are the audition dates: Sunday, 17 January 2016Tuesday, 19 January 2016Thursday, 21 January 2016We have already created a production page, so you can get a first idea what the play is about. Should you wish to audition, please download the Interest Sheet and follow the instructions.
Posted 13 Dec 2015, 14:19 by ESOC Theatre Group
Invitation to the AGM
The Annual General Meeting for the ESOC Theatre Group will be held at 19:00 on Wednesday 27th January 2016 at the Westside Theatre. The standard AGM meeting agenda will include: Chairman's ReportTreasurer's ReportSubscription Level for 2016Reports from other committee members (optional)Plans and Proposals for 2016Election of 2016 CommitteeAny Other BusinessIf there are any issues that you want to raise at the AGM then please let us know.With regard to the election please note the following text from the Constitution:The Committee for the following year shall be elected at the AGM, all posts being up for election. Members may propose themselves and can do so at the meeting without ...
Posted 5 Dec 2015, 05:59 by ESOC Theatre Group
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