Theater review by Naveen Kumar A play can be like a symphony, rapturous in a way that surpasses logic.
Directed by two-time Obie Award winner Lileana Blain-Cruz, Fefu and Her Friends tells the story of a group of articulate, idiosyncratic women who gather in Fefu’s New England country house in 1935 to rehearse for a charity event. The play moves the action, and the audience, from room to room in Fefu’s home — which in this case will be different locations in our Union Street clubhouse.
Sandy Duarte and Tiffany Cole – Photo by Enci Box. Set in 1935, the play explores friendships between a group of women as they gather at the country home of Stephany (“Fefu”) Beckmann.
FEFU AND HER FRIENDS runs through September 29, 2019, with performances at 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and at 2 p.m. on Sundays. FEFU AND HER FRIENDS, by prolific Cuban-American playwright, Maria Irene Fornés, is a site-specific/immersive theatre experience. María Irene Fornés’s ingenious Fefu and Her Friends i The result is a refreshing journey back in time which should prove entertaining to audience members. September 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm | Recurring Event An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until September 20, 2019.
Presented by the Hofstra Drama program, the show follows Fefu, who is hosting a gathering for seven of her female friends in New England in 1935. December 9, 2019. Fefu and Her Friends is one of the most beloved plays of the late nine-time Obie Award-winning Cuban-American dramatist María Irene Fornés.
Fefu and Her Friends, Fornés’ most celebrated work, turns the “ladies who lunch” trope on its head, bringing together an extraordinary—and regular—group of women who, over the course of a weekend in the country, peel away at each other’s layers, uncovering both the …
AUDITIONS: The Colored Museum AND Fefu and Her Friends.
FEFU AND HER FRIENDS is clearly a team effort!
University Theatre auditions are open to all currently enrolled NC State students regardless of race, ethnicity, identity, or ability. Save this story for later. First produced in 1977, “Fefu And Her Friends” follows a thick-as-thieves group of 1930s women as they spend an eventful day at Fefu’s country house. Fefu and Her Friends, the Obie Award-winning play by María Irene Fornés and directed by guest artist Tatiana Pandiani, will have its Hofstra premiere at the Joan and Donald Schaeffer Theater, November 8-17, 2019. Illustration by Sonia Pulido . Save this story for later.
The audience follows the characters as they move through Fefu’s home.