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Forum Showcase

An intimate concert version of Stephen Sondheim's Tony Award-winning musical featuring Cynthia Dale.

Studio Theatre
Saturday, August 8, Wednesday, August 12, and Sunday, August 16, at 2 p.m.
Saturday, August 22, at 8 p.m.

Tickets $30–$40.

Geraint Wyn Davies hosts dramatic readings inspired by the season's themes and performed by company members.
Studio Theatre, 8 to 11 p.m.

Sunday, July 12
This comedy by April de Angelis tells the story of David Garrick, Dr. Johnson, Oliver Goldsmith and a new play called She Stoops to Conquer.

Friday, July 17
This glittering comedy by April de Angelis tells the story of the first actresses on the stage in the English Restoration.

Thursday, September 17
Life is hard in Naples during World War II but Donna Amalia does her best to keep the family afloat by dealing on the black market. When her law-abiding husband, who is presumed dead, returns, hilarity ensues as he confronts the effects of corruption on his family.

In the Company of Women
Friday, July 24, 7:30 to 10 p.m.
Avon Theatre Rehearsal Hall 1
In conjunction with an ongoing dialogue in the Laboratory, the Festival’s program of artistic experiment and exploration, women from the company drive this reading of a script that celebrates women in science.

An Undiscovered Shakespeare
Tuesday, August 18, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Thursday, August 20, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Avon Theatre Rehearsal Hall 1

Every life is Shakespearian. Award-winning actor/improvisor Rebecca Northan and friends invite a willing patron on stage for the spontaneous creation of Shakespeare's "lost play." Using the tropes and language of the Bard, it's your life through the Bard's eyes!

The Secret Annex
Friday, September 11, 7:30 to 10 p.m.
Avon Theatre Rehearsal Hall 1

What if Anne Frank had survived the Holocaust? Sara Farb hosts this reading by company members of Alix Sobler's play, in which Anne is living in Brooklyn as she struggles to get her diary published.

Shakespeare Slam

Thursday, April 23
Kick-start your Forum experience with an evening of personal eureka moments, as shared by some of our greatest innovators and cultural game-changers.

HamletThe Taming of the ShrewLove's Labour's LostThe Adventures of PericlesThe Sound of MusicCarouselThe Diary of Anne FrankThe PhysicistsPossible WorldsShe Stoops to ConquerOedipus RexThe AlchemistThe Last Wife

Selected Forum Events Supported by
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Sustaining support for the Forum
is generously provided by
Kelly & Michael Meighen and
the T.R. Meighen Foundation

Support for the 2014 Forum is
generously provided by
Nandita & Julian Wise


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