New Feathers Productions Announces New Venue for Second Season
NEW FEATHERS PRODUCTIONS (NFP), after gaining an exciting cult-following from their 2017 premiere at the famed Raven Resort in New Hope, Producers Mandee K. Hammerstein, Greg T. Nanni, and John Augustine enthusiastically announce their new "nest" for a much-anticipated second season at Bucks County's leading arts and cultural institution, the James A. Michener Art Museum.
In celebration of the Michener's 30th anniversary year, the Museum is honoring its founder, James A. Michener, and the rich literary heritage of the region. By partnering with the team of New Feathers Productions through this original and entertaining new series, the Museum looks forward to engaging Michener audiences while enticing new ones - stated producer Mandee K. Hammerstein of NFP. Select proceeds of all NFP ticket sales additionally benefit the James A. Michener's educational programming department. The NFP series schedule is as follows (specific works and performers TBA):
Thurs., November 1st, 7 pm Theatrical Shorts - featuring six new, 10-15 minute plays
7pm, Thurs., November 15th, Two Mid-Length Play Presentations
7pm, Thurs., December 20th, Specially-Selected Featured, Full-Length
Tickets and more info: MichenerArtMuseum.org
The new NFP location at the Michener Art Museum will offer theater enthusiasts and theater-curious patrons a robust and multi-dimensional creative experience prior to each 7pm performance. NFP ticket holders will receive complimentary museum entry including access to the Michener's latest visual arts exhibitions (including Leslie Pontz: Integration, on view from November 3, 2018 through February 17, 2019, and Frank Hyder: The Janus Project, on view from November 10, 2018 through February 23, 2019), the permanent collection (30 Years: Art at the Michener, 1988-2018), as well as a pass to the popular NFP pre-show gatherings. Tickets are $20.00 each.
Additionally, New Feathers Productions announces open casting auditions for the reading series at the museum, located at 138 S. Pine St., Doylestown, PA 18901 for Sunday, August 19th between the hours of 12pm - 4pm. Casting is open to all ages over 18 and all ethnicities. Union and non-Union welcome. Sides for auditioning will be provided, however actors should also bring one two minute monologue of choice, as well as a resume and headshot. All casted positions for the readings will be provided payment via stipend. For those of Actors Equity Association, readings are presented under the AEA Members Project Code/Fringe Festival Code.
Producers Greg T. Nanni, John Augustine and Mandee K. Hammerstein will facilitate the open call audition. Actors interested in auditioning or who can only make specific time slots for the 19th may email NewFeathersProductions@gmail.com. Please email your headshot/resume, your preferred time slot, and if you can be present to perform on 11/01, 11/15, and/or 12/05.
About New Feathers:
New Feathers Productions is a professionally produced, ever-expanding playwright and performance reading series devoted to new works and are now accepting open-submissions from all playwrights, submission details TBA. From inception and onto their exciting, second-season this fall, NFP promises to showcase theatrical works currently created by the award-winning playwrights of Princeton's Witherspoon Circle and is collecting new work for future programming from Bucks County area playwrights. NFP purposefully presents an edgy, industry-inside view to the creative development process with skilled performers, playwrights and directors. NFP aims to deliver a delightful and memorable mix of emotion-flexing, brain-teasing comedy, frank thought, post-conversation, while immersing participants in the experimental, theatrical process. For the latest updates please visit the New Feathers Productions Facebook page at Facebook/NewFeathersProductions or email: NewFeathersProductions.com
About the James A. Michener Art Museum:
The James A. Michener Art Museum collects, preserves, interprets, and exhibits American art, and promotes the work of nationally and internationally known Delaware Valley artists of all eras and creative disciplines. Founded in 1988, the museum presents exhibitions that explore a variety of artistic expressions and offers diverse educational programs that develop a lifelong involvement in the arts. Throughout the year, the Michener Art Museum hosts a wide range of programs open to the public, including lectures, artists conversations, gallery talks, artist studio tours, dance performances, jazz performances, family-themed activities, and other events. The Museum also offers a diverse selection of art classes for children and adults, which include instruction in drawing, painting, sculpting, and printmaking as well as programs for the public, schools, and teachers designed to support arts education. The James A. Michener Art Museum is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.