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So I’ve had a bit of exciting news. It turns out that the Watch City Steampunk Festival will be happening again in Waltham this coming May on Saturday the 8th. I’ve spoken to the lead organizers, and they are interested in providing a venue for Mrs. Hawking as part of the Festival! Yay!

It's not a hundred percent set in stone yet, but I got on the Festival planning committee to help make sure it happens, and the response has been very positive, so I'm diving in. This was something I'd hoped to do last year, but that festival never got off the ground and I was disappointed. This year, the event is under new management, and I am offering my own labor as a support, so it's going to actually happen.

This is good because, as I said last year, there will never been better synergy between audience and the subject matter of this show. It will be even a better, more specific fit than Arisia in that way. Hopefully I can get a better timeslot, and more than one show.

And it will be even easier to mount this time. I've just gone about asking my cast if they'd be interested in reprising their roles. I probably won't be able to get everybody back, but the more I get, the more we'll be able to get away with refreshers rather than a full rehearsal process. The set won't need to be built, as it all was saved from the last production. I still own most of the props and costumes, and the rest will be cheaper to replace than it was to buy everything the first time around. And, on top of it all, I will have three months to put it together! Yay!

So this is a really positive development! More detail to come once things get really going.


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Feb. 9th, 2015 06:40 pm (UTC)
Fingers crossed -- it would certainly be a great venue...
Feb. 9th, 2015 07:36 pm (UTC)
Thank you! <3 <3 <3
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About Me

My name is Phoebe. I'm Boston area theater professional and English professor focused in writing, acting, directing, and modeling. I'm known for having lots of interests, lots of opinions about those interests, and a very high estimation of the value thereof. This blog is for talking about whatever's on my mind, from my daily life to my activities to musing on any number of abstract topics. Thanks for taking the time to read.

My productions:

Upcoming Productions:

MRS. HAWKING part 2 and 3

at the Watch City Steampunk Festival 2016

presented by The Chameleon's Dish

Vivat Regina
by Phoebe Roberts

at 2PM


Base Instruments
by Phoebe Roberts

at 6PM

Saturday, May 13th 2017
at 274 Moody Street, Waltham, MA

Other Achievements:

"The Tailor at Loring's End" screenplay
Quarter Finalist in the Final Draft Big Break Screenwriting Competition 2013

"Adonis" screenplay
Top Ten Percent in the Bluecat Screenwriting Contest 2015

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