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WFMZ 5-Minute Fringe Coverage

WFMZ 5-Minute Fringe Coverage

SPRING TWP., Pa – It’s often said that life imitates art and vice versa. But at the Yocum Institute for the Arts in Spring Township, as the fifth annual Five Minute Fringe Festival begins, it reflects it. “Our theme this year is a mirror and 

5-Minute Fringe: MIRROR

5-Minute Fringe: MIRROR

The 5-Minute Fringe gives creative artists a platform to develop new and experimental work on a small scale, and it gives audiences a glimpse into the minds of local performers and writers. This year’s theme is MIRROR, explored through music, words, and movement. More info 

Playreading: SECOND HOME

Playreading: SECOND HOME

Five Stories of Immigration a new play by Adam Richter “In this era when we make so little effort in understanding one another, it was important to create a piece where the voices of immigrants are front and center,” said playwright Adam Richter, who interviewed 

PANEL: Writing for Performance

PANEL: Writing for Performance

Writing for Performance – Wednesday, December 18, 7pm – This free panel discussion – panel includes local writers of poetry, memoir, and plays – will give you an opportunity to learn about process, idea development, and orienting your work toward performance to help you get 

WORKSHOP: Writing Memoir for Performance

WORKSHOP: Writing Memoir for Performance

Writing Memoir for Performance – Saturday, December 14, 2-4pm – This free, two-hour workshop will include writing from prompts so you will leave with original writing to use toward a performance piece.  Bring your favorite notebook or your laptop and an open, creative mind.  Workshop 

Our Town Rehearsal Photos

Our Town Rehearsal Photos

Candid rehearsal photos of Reading Theater Project’s production of OUR TOWN.

Storytelling Night: Our Town

Storytelling Night: Our Town

Join the Reading Theater Project at the West Reading Tavern for storytelling nights around the theme of “Our Town” leading up to our production of that classic play in September. We will feature local writers and storytellers sharing their stories of “Our Town” and then 

Our Town

Our Town

Thornton Wilder’s iconic play “Our Town,” which celebrates the universality of the human condition, is set in a New Hampshire village. But the story could take place anywhere, including Reading, Pa. Director George Hatza’s concept is to make that connection, and to assist in that 

Everyone Hates This Place & No Place Like Home

Everyone Hates This Place & No Place Like Home

Reading Theater Project’s next play reading will be at Christ Church United Church of Christ, 4870 Kutztown Road, Temple, Pa., 19560, on May 18, at 8 p.m. Admission is by donation. The yearlong series continues with Adam Richter’s Everyone Hates This Place and Santo D. Marabella’s No Place 

5-Minute Fringe: Finding Home

5-Minute Fringe: Finding Home

Don’t miss twelve new works by local playwrights and performing artists – the 5-Minute Fringe:  Friday, February 22 at 8pm; Saturday, February 23 at 8pm; Sunday, February 24 at 2pm at the Yocum Institute for the Arts, 3000 Penn Avenue, West Lawn, PA.  Tickets $15.