News & Productions: January – June, 2016

FEBRUARY

My short film ORI & ADDISON (based on my short play) will screen at The 41st Boston Science Fiction & Film Festival, to be held at The Somerville Theatre in Boston. The Festival runs 2/5 – 2/15. ORI & ADDISON screens as part of SIBYL’S EYE (shorts) on Tuesday Feb 9th @ 5:30 PM.  Tickets are only $ 12:50 and can be purchased HERE.    

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My new ten minute play entitled CLASS REUNION will be presented by Urban Stages in NYC as part of The President Plays on Sunday, Feb 21, 2016 at 3 and 5 PM.  (I will be at the 3 PM performance so come on out and say “Hello” if you can.)

APRIL

The Emerson Theater Collaborative & The Mark Twain House & Museum present two readings of my full length comedy (presented as a live radio play) KING ARTHUR IN CONTEMPORARY CONNECTICUT at The Mark Twain House & Museum, the home where Twain worked on his version of the classic Arthurian legend, on Saturday, April 9th at 7 PM and Sunday, April 10th at 4 PM, and in Mystic, CT at the United Methodist Church on Saturday, April 16th at 7 PM and Sunday, April 17th at 4 PM.  All tickets: $10  (For tickets for The Mark Twain House & Museum performances:  (860) 247-0998 or visit www.marktwainhouse.org.  For tickets for the Mystic performances:  www.emersontheatercollaborative.org.)

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After winning 1st place in their new works competition (Another one of my plays, Snowbound, won 3rd place, so they tell me), my full length play HISTORY 101 be performed at The Las Vegas Little Theatre in the LVLT Black Box Theatre April 22-May 8, 2016 and you can purchase tickets HERE.  

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My award-winning short play THE CHAIR will be included in the Emerging Arts Festival, produced by The Laugh/Riot Performing Arts Company in Edinboro, Pennsylvania, beginning April 21st.

I’m beyond thrilled to announce that my award-winning short play ORI & ADDISON is an official selection in The Independent Film Festival of Boston, one of my favorite film festivals (They introduced me to The Troll Hunter so, clearly, they have excellent taste).  Ori & Addison will screen with the shorts D (Delta: Narrative) group on Saturday, April 30 6:45pm at the Somerville Theatre – Screen 4 & Sunday, May 1  2:45pm at the Somerville Theatre – Screen 3.    

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My ten minute play DRIVE BUY will be included as part of 6 Playwrights In Search of a Stage at The Roxbury Repertory Theater at The Roxbury Community College in MA April 29th – 30th, 7 PM.  All shows are FREE.  

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JUNE

My ten minute play ALEXANDER THE GREAT will be presented by The Actors Theatre Playhouse in West Chesterfield, NH (in southwest NH near the VT border and Brattleboro VT) as part of their new works festival.  (Dates and times to be announced – Watch this space.)

ALEXANDER THE GREAT will also be presented by The Group Rep at the Lonny Chapman Theatre in Los AngelesJune 11 through July 17 – Saturdays at 2 PM and Sundays at 7 PM – in their new upstairs black box space at The Lonny Chapman Theatre (10900 Burbank Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91606).  (Dates changed to July – Update soon.)

Finally, my short play DRIVE BUY will be presented at part of The Gallery Players 2016 Black Box New Play Festival, presented by The Gallery Players in Brooklyn, NY.  (DRIVE BUY will be produced in the 3rd weekend of the Festival, which runs June 16 – 19.)   

About James C. Ferguson

Filmmaker/Playwright/6' 4"
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