Announcing the 23rd Annual
on the Amherst College campus in Amherst, MA
Standing ovations for Judith Sloan last week and a lovely evening for The Dancing Fox!
2014 SEASON LINEUP
2 SPECIAL EVENTS + 4 WEEKS ON OUR SEASON THEME
WORK | JOB | CAREER | CALLING
July 25-27, Fri. & Sat. at 8 p.m., Sun. at 4 p.m.
The INDEPENDENT EYE with
CO-CREATION: 50 Years in the Making
a true story of play-making, parenting, successes & failures, polyamory, spiritual quests, and dancing naked around bonfires
July 27 at 8 p.m.
KOFEST STORY SLAM & PARTY
true stories on our season theme of Work|Job|Career|Calling – told, perhaps, by you! Interested in being one of our storytellers – email a brief bio, description of your story and your phone number to firstname.lastname@example.org.
CASH BAR & PRIZES! Click here for a taste of what it was like last year. RESERVATIONS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED!
Aug. 1-3, Fri. & Sat. at 8 p.m., Sun. at 4 p.m.
ALICE EVE COHEN with
WHAT I THOUGHT I KNEW
a riveting odyssey through doubt, a broken medical system, motherhood and parenting, based on Cohen’s memoir, an Oprah Magazine “best book” pick.
EARLIER THIS SEASON
SPECIAL EVENT: Saturday July 5 at 5 p.m.
CARPETBAG BRIGADE with
a stilt spectacular on Nature’s siren call performed on the Amherst College Observatory lawn off Snell Street.
We’ll have a few, but best to bring blankets and chairs to sit on.
July 11-13, Fri. & Sat. at 8 p.m., Sun. at 4 p.m.
BEAU JEST MOVING THEATER with
It’s about a librarian, a filmmaker and a laid-off executive who are all at a crossroads, unemployed or unable to define themselves by what they do for a living. They all reside in a pre-war apartment building that has seen better days.And then, a mysterious stranger arrives in Apt. 4D and kicks off a series of adventures told in a film noir style – kind of romantic, a little lurid, a little Hitchcock . . . Physical Theater at its very best!
July 18-20, Fri & Sat. at 8 p.m., Sun. at 4 p.m.
JUDITH SLOAN (Earsay) with
YO MISS!: Teaching Inside the Cultural Divide
art, life & a passion for teaching collide in a funny, moving musical performance.
SPECIAL EVENT: Sunday July 20 @ 8 p.m.
THE METTAWEE RIVER THEATRE COMPANY with
THE DANCING FOX
based on wisdom tales from the Middle East, an all-ages event with masks, puppets, and live music on the Amherst College Observatory lawn off Snell Street. We’ll have a few, but best to bring blankets and chairs to sit on.