Here‘s the line-up for FEATS 2016 in Brussels:
Thursday 5 May
Brussels Shakespeare Society: Wulf by Stephen Challens
TIE: Remote by Stef Smith
The Bonn Players: Once Bitten by Fergus Moloney
Friday 6 May
AATG: Alas Poor Fred by James Saunders
Irish Theatre Group: The London Vertigo by Brian Friel after Charles Macklin
University Players, Hamburg: Invasion by Jonas Hassen Khemeri (translated by Frank Perry)
Saturday 7 May
In Players International: Creativity in the time of Dictatorship by Giorgi Corrêa Rossi
Semi-Circle Basel: Syrinx by Kate Mosse
Actors Workout, Munich: Paper God by Peter Bishop and Colleen Burke
Sunday 8 May
Hamburg Players: Soap Opera by David Ives
Geneva English Drama Society: Working Girl by Ms Béibhinn Regli
BATS, Antwerp: Three More Sleepless Nights by Caryl Churchill
To book places, and for lots more information, go to the FEATS 2016 Web site.
Feats 2016 will take place at the Woluwe-Saint-Pierre Cultural Centre, 93 Avenue Charles Thielemans, 1150 Woluwe-Saint-Pierre, Brussels, Belgium – the same venue that was used for FEATS 2009.
Twelve English language theatre troupes from several European countries will be competing for the awards between 5 and 8 May 2016. The selection process takes place at the beginning of October, and groups should receive their invitations shortly afterwards.
More news as it happens on this Web site. Or for more detailed information, see the special FEATS 2016 site.
Errors and omissions excepted, as they say. It’s been a long weekend!
- Stage-management award: In Players International, Amsterdam, with “Virtual Reality” by Alan Arkin, directed by Sandy Topzand
- Original script: Stuart Marlow for “This Side of the Gestapo” (Anglophone Collaborative Theatre of Stuttgart)
- Adjudicator’s Discretionary Award: Anglophone Collaborative Theatre of Stuttgart with “This Side of the Gestapo” by Stuart Marlow, directed by Raluca Urea. Award given for creative use of imagery and video
- Best stage presentation: American Theatre Company, Brussels, with “Spoon River Anthology” by Edward Lee Masters, adapted and directed by Christopher Flores
- Blackie Award for best male actor: awarded jointly to Brian André and Eli Thorne of In Players International, Amsterdam, in “Virtual Reality” by Alan Arkin, directed by Sandy Topzand
- Blackie Award for best female actor: Felice Becker of New English American Theater, Stuttgart, in “The Diaries of Adam and Eve” by Mark Twain, adapted by Elton Townend Jones, directed by Charles C. Urban
- Third place: New World Theatre Club, Luxembourg, with “The Strange Horseman” by Michel de Ghelderode, directed by John Brigg
- Second place: The Stockholm Players with “The Dice” by Forbes Bramble, directed by Nigel Harvey
- First place: In Players International, Amsterdam, with “Virtual Reality” by Alan Arkin, directed by Sandy Topzand
The rail strike ends officially at 19.00 this evening. There may still be some disruptions to timetables, since rolling-stock is not where it’s expected to be. But the travel news is definitely brighter for FEATS-goers.
The FEATS 2015 Web site will be carrying updates to travel news, or check the official Deutsche Bahn Web site.
Just eleven weeks to go to FEATS 2015 in Hamburg and we are getting excited!
The twelve groups, having chosen their plays, are busy working out their staging and lighting plans. The list of plays is published on the FEATS 2015 Web site.
A reminder has gone out to those interested in participating in the fringe, and the Hamburg organising committee will be hosting the steering committee and theatre visit on 28 March.
Theatre and party tickets will go on sale from 1 April.
For further information keep an eye on this page and also on the FEATS 2015 Web site.