FELLS POINT CORNER THEATRE

251 South Ann Street

Baltimore, MD  21231 

 Email: support@fpct.org for any questions!

 2017-2018 Season

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Fells Point Corner Theatre
Announces our 2017 - 2018 Season:

#UnfinishedBusiness

The past is an inviting but dangerous place. When we are haunted by the ghosts of our past, we attribute their torment to the deeds they’ve left undone. Benevolent or otherwise, these spirits employ the living to serve in their endeavor for rest... or unrest.
 
For our 30th season, Fells Point Corner Theatre invites audiences to experience the bewildering world of the beyond. On our stage, we will seek the answers, cross the boundaries, and blur the lines between life and the afterlife. Join us in the fall of 2017 as we embark on our 2017-2018 season of #UnfinishedBusiness.


I Hate Hamlet by Paul Rudnick
September 8, 2017 - October 1st, 2017
Directed by Mark Franceschini

An up-and-coming young television star is offered every actor’s dream role: playing Hamlet onstage. There's just one complication... he HATES Hamlet. With the return of John Barrymore’s ghost, intoxicated and in full costume to reclaim his legendary role, the two embark on a wildly funny duel over women, art, success, duty, television, and yes, even the apartment where Barrymore once lived!

"fast-mouthed and funny…It has the old-fashioned Broadway virtues of brightness without pretensions and sentimentality without morals." 
- Village Voice


The Woman in Black adapted by Stephen Mallatratt from the book by Susan Hill
October 13th, 2017 - November 5th, 2017
*Special Showing on Halloween Night*
Directed by Patrick Gorirossi
 

The story begins with an unusual request; a lawyer hires an actor to tutor him in the art of storytelling.  The story he wishes to tell?  His encounter with a local specter that haunts the countryside where her illegitimate child was once killed. According to the legend, anyone who sees her dies! Adapted from the book of the same title, The Woman in Black has persevered as one of theatre’s true horror classics. 
 

"A real theatrical spine chiller...A truly nerve shredding experience."
 - The Daily Mail

 
A Christmas Carol
adapted by Anthony Lane Hinkle from the story by Charles Dickens
Co-Production with The Collaborative Theatre Co.
December 8th, 2017 - December 31st, 2017
Directed by Mark C. Francheschini
 

Behold the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future in this timeless classic, adapted for the stage by one of Baltimore’s very own. Performed by six talented actors playing all of the familiar roles (just like our smash-hit production of The 39 Steps) our A Christmas Carol will be a truly entertaining and inspiring celebration for the holiday season.
 
Gertrude Stein and a Companion
by Win Wells
March 2nd, 2018 - March 25th, 2018
Directed by Anne Shoemaker
 

Winner of both the Edinburgh and Sydney Theatre Festivals, this original play showcases the life of Gertrude Stein and the extraordinary company she kept: Pablo Picasso, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald and, most importantly, her life partner, Alice B. Toklas.  Beginning shortly after her death, Gertrude journeys through her past in vibrant depiction of one of the most exciting times in 20th century art.
 
"The evening is a joy...Brisk, fun and literate."
- Gannett Newspapers

 
10x10x10 2018 – 10 Minute Play Festival

April 13th, 2018 - May 6th, 2018
Directors To Be Announced
 

Fells Point Corner Theatre’s annual 10-minute play festival is quickly becoming one of the most talked about events in Baltimore theatre.  The exceptional talents of ten of our most compelling and unique local writers are on full display in 10 new stories for the stage.  At end of the show, YOU get to vote on your favorites!  Ten actors.  Ten plays.  Ten minutes each. And you’ll only see it at FPCT!
 
“Be sure to see this collection of fine plays and the actors who play them; you’ll be taken on a wondrous 10-minute journey—ten times.”
- DC Metro Theater Arts

 
The Quickening by Mark Scharf
*WORLD PREMIERE*

Co-Production with The Collaborative Theatre Co.
June 8th, 2018 to July 1st, 2018
Directed by Ann Turiano
 

The Quickening tells the story of a young couple moving into their new home on the outskirts of Richmond to start a family.  Their burgeoning life is quickly disrupted by a ghost from the Civil War.  Can the soon-to-be mother find the courage to learn the truth and face the unknown in order to save the life of her unborn child?
 
The Collaborative Theatre Co. and Fells Point Corner Theatre will develop and produce this world premiere production from one of Baltimore’s most prolific and celebrated writers, Mark Scharf.  Throughout the season, audiences will have the exclusive opportunity to gain insider access to the "page-to-stage" workshopping of this new play. A special ticket price will include entry to 5 readings and working rehearsals throughout the process, as well as opening night! 

 
Baltimore Playwrights Festival Production
by Local Playwright TBD
July 20th, 2018 to July 29, 2018
 
Fells Point Corner Theatre continues its commitment to new works by local playwrights with their selected production as part of the annual Baltimore Playwrights Festival.  The Baltimore Playwrights Festival receives dozens of submissions from local playwrights each year, and once again we will take one of those bold new works and bring it alive on our stage.