May 11, 2010 1:52 pm
John and Carol Farrell of Freeport, founders of the acclaimed Figures of Speech Theatre, are working with Bates students in a theater production workshop that will culminate in performances of the Asian folk tale Dragon’s Daughter at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, May 20-22, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 23, in Gannett Theater, Pettigrew Hall, 305 College St.
January 12, 2006 2:02 pm
Paul Kuritz, a professor of theater at Bates College, seeks volunteer actors and film crewmembers to join him and members of the Bates community in creating a screen adaptation of “A New Life,” a short story by Mary Ward Brown.
October 22, 1999 3:05 pm
Theater at Bates will stage William Shakespeare’s timeless comedy “Twelfth Night” at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, in Shaeffer Theater, Bates College. The play also will be performed at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6; 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 7; 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12; 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13; and 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 14. Tickets are $6 for general admission and $3 for students and seniors. Tickets may be reserved through the Schaeffer Theatre box office by calling 207-786-6161.
October 23, 1998 2:16 pm
Theater at Bates will stage seven performances of Constance Congdon’s comedy “Tales of the Lost Formicans” at Bates College Friday, Nov. 6, at 8 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 7, at 8 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 8, at 2 p.m.; Thursday, Nov. 12, at 8 p.m.; Friday, Nov. 13, at 8 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 14, at 8 p.m.; and Sunday, Nov. 15, at 2 p.m.
October 1, 1998 1:23 pm
The Robinson Players, a Bates College theater group, will stage four performances of Pulitzer Prize-winner Neil Simon’s comic drama “Chapter Two” Thursday, Oct. 15, at 8 p.m.; Friday, Oct. 16, at 8 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 17, at 2 p.m.; and Sunday, Oct. 18, at 2 p.m. Directed by Jonathan Adler, a Bates junior from Newton, Mass., all performances of “Chapter Two” will be in Gannett Theater. The public is invited to attend, and general admission is $5.
April 14, 1998 2:24 pm
Over a period of four weeks, April 23-May 16, Bates College students, theater faculty and returning alumni artists will stage the first Bates Performance-Theater Festival 1998 in a series of workshops and collaborations of cutting-edge performance theater on the theme of diversity and difference. Some of the performances include adult themes. The public is invited to attend all events free of charge.
March 2, 1998 3:45 pm
Theater at Bates stages three performances of Beth Henley’s Abundance March 13, March 14 and March 15 at 8 p.m. in Schaeffer Theatre. Tickets are $6 for general admission and $3 for senior citizens and students. For reservations and additional ticket information, call the box office at 207-786-6161.
January 22, 1998 12:11 pm
Performances of the musical “No More Secrets” will be held at 11 a.m. on Feb. 5 and 6 and at 2 p.m. on Feb. 7 and 8 in the Black Box Theater, Pettigrew Hall.
April 22, 1996 11:29 am
Meyer won the Joseph Kesselring Award for “Etta Jenks” and was a finalist for the Susan Smith Blackburn Award. Her other plays include “Kingfish,” produced at the Los Angeles Theatre Center (LATC) in the 1988-89 season and by the New York Shakespeare Festival in 1989-90; and “Geography of Luck,” produced by the South Coast Rep and LATC in 1989. Formerly a playwright-in- residence at LATC, Meyer lives in New York City.