2015: By/Buy Local!
Freeport's history comes alive
Ghosts Of Freeport's Past
October 29 & 30 @ Woodlawn Cemetery
Tours leave the gate at 6:30, 7 & 7:30pm.
Freeport Historical Society and Freeport players join forces to hear Freeport's history from the people who lived it.
For more information and to make reservations visit Freeport Historical Society.
WFCP is back on the air!
WFCP Home Time Radio Hour: 1950s Holiday Edition
December 4-6 @ FPAC
F/Sa 7:30pm, Su 2pm
Back by popular demand, the "WFCP" ensemble returns to the "studio" with an all-new collection of songs from the 1950s and original sketches by our writers. Comedy, melodrama, catchy tunes, this show has it all. It's a blast from the past and fun for the whole family!
Earlier this season...
Annual Meeting & Potluck Supper
Thursday, January 13, 6:30pm
Freeport Community Library, Library Drive, Freeport
Join us as we enjoy a potluck supper followed by a quick "business" meeting to review the successes and challenges of 2014 and look forward to 2015. Volunteers, friends, supporters and curious onlookers are all welcome.
Freeport FebFest of Arts & Culture
February @ various venues
Theater, music, poetry, food, history, fine art…there will be something for everyone in this month-long celebration of Freeport arts and culture presented by Freeport Players, Greater Freeport Community Chorus, FreeportUSA, MASISTA, Freeport Library and many more at venues around town. Details to be announced as they become available!
Click here for more about the festival, including an uptodate calendar of events!
February 13, 7:30pm
Freeport Community Center, 43 Depot St
By AR Gurney. Starring Carmela Castro and Paul Menezes.
A touching story of how love grows and changes over a lifetime, told through letters exchanged between two people who grew up together, went their separate ways, but continued to share confidences.
Seating is limited, so advanced tickets are recommended.
Part of Freeport's FebFest of Arts & Culture.
More about FebFest...
World premiere musical
Love and Lobsters, by John Linscott
July 16-26 @ FPAC
F/Sa 7:30pm, Su 2pm, preview 7/16 7:30pm
by John Linscott
directed by Simon Skold; music director Dane Roger Grondin
Manhattan meets Maine! Freeport Players is pleased to be working with playwright, composer and musician John Linscott to bring his new musical to the stage. Catchy tunes, a touch of local humor, and a love story set in a coastal village in Maine.
Featuring Laura Hurd-Whited as NYC nightclub singer Laura Lawson, Jonathan Libby as Maine lobsterman John Doughty, Mike Banas as Laura's New York boyfriend, Phil Chin as Broadway poducer Morris Goldman, and Bernie Horowitz as songwriter Art Glazer. Also featuring David Webster as Jacques, Jeff Newick as Tom, John Fisher as Whit and Penny David-Dublin as Melba -- local characters in Rocky Point, Maine; Betty Gravelle as waitress Lillian; Barb Finn as John's Aunt Dora, owner of the local cafe and general store; and many more. The cast is backed by a stellar jazz combo led by keyboard player Dane Roger Grondin and featuring Portland jazz musicians Mel Tukey (trumpet) and Brian Soares (saxophone).
Exit The Body, by Fred Carmichael
July 26 & 27, 6:30-8:30pm
Freeport Performing Arts Center, 30 Holbrook St
Roles for adult men & women (20s-60s)
A glimpse of Freeport's past
September 13, 3:30pm @ Pettengill Farm
NOTE NEW START TIME
by Elizabeth Guffey
Freeport Historical Society and Freeport Players join forces in this piece about Mildred Pettengill, the last resident of Pettengill Farm. Starring Trisha Scott (Love & Lobsters, Telethon, Radio) as Mildred Pettengill. Set on September 13, 1933, hear Millie tell her story, including life on the farm, local and national events, and family stories. Part of Petengill Farm Day and FHS's celebration of the events which led to the Historical Society preserving this unique site.
Visit Freeport Historical Society for more information
Hidden jewels, mysterious characters, and a dead body
Exit the Body
September 17-27 @ FPAC
by Fred Carmichael
Farce-thriller. Mystery writer Crane Hammond's New England summer rental house is the rendezvous point for jewel thieves. The hunt for the jewels and the efforts to keep secrets reach a climax at 2am when four couples unknown to each other turn up to search.
Directed by Linda Duarte.
WFCP HomeTime Radio Hour
October 19 & 20, 6:30-8:30pm
Freeport Middle School, Kendall Ln
Roles for all ages and skill levels.
Saturday, October 24, 7:30-10:30pm
Freeport Community Center, Depot St
A dance and costume PARTY and benefit for Freeport Players! Dance to the Delta Knights - classic rock, R&B, blues, swing. Free refreshments,
cash bar. Costumes encouraged -- we'll bring a few items from our collection for anyone who arrives in street clothes and wants to join in the fun. Costume Awards/prizes will be given.
This is an adults-only event (21+).