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Reading Theater Project announces upcoming theater festival

Jan 25, 2018 • by Reading Theater Project
Fairy Tales: Fact or Fiction

Reading-based theater company announces festival participants 

The Reading Theater Project, whose mission is to create original theater productions, will produce its third five-minute fringe theater festival Feb. 16-18, 2018, at the Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 1100 Belmont Ave., Wyomissing.

2018’s fringe theatre festival, Fairy Tales: Fact or Fiction?, will kick-off Reading Theater Project’s season-long discussion of fact and fiction. This year, artists will present original, five-minute plays, utilizing fairy tales as a common theme. The festival will include more than 30 local and regional artists onstage and behind the scenes throughout the three-day festival.

Artists include: Margot Adams, Christine Cieplinski, Emily Conklin, Jeanette Fotis, Kath Godwin, Joel Richard Gori, Vicki Haller Graff, Emily Hannon, George Hatza, Chris Heslop, Greg Hilbert, Beverly Houck, Amie Vanite Kincaide, David Kline, Sue Lange, Jane Ney, Andrew Pochan, Martha K. Richardson, Adam Richter, Christopher David Roche, Sean Sassaman, Rachel Skye, and the Yocum Teen Ensemble.

Ticket prices are $15 for adults and $10 for all students (kindergarten through college). There will be mature content and parental supervision and discretion is suggested for young audience members.

The Reading Theater Project is a multigenerational collective of performing artists who create new theater in Reading, Pa. Since 2003, RTP has given local professional performing artists an artistic home, with opportunities for collaboration and development. For more information on donations, ticket purchases and how to get involved, visit or call 484-706-9719.

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