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Reading Theater Project announces upcoming theater festival

by Reading Theater Project

Reading Theater Project announces upcoming theater festival

Reading-based theater company announces festival participants

February 3, 2019 — The Reading Theater Project, whose mission is to create original theater productions, will produce its fourth Five-Minute Fringe Theater Festival, Feb. 22-24, 2019, at the Yocum Institute for Arts Education’s Schumo Theatre, 3000 Penn Ave., West Lawn, Pa.

2019’s fringe theater festival, Finding Home, will kick-off Reading Theater Project’s season-long theme of the same name. This year, artists will present original, five-minute plays and performances, utilizing the theme and set pieces as a common connection. The festival will include more than 30 local and regional artists onstage and behind the scenes throughout the three-day festival.

Artists include: Jayne Brown, Christine Cieplinski, John Gancar, Vicki Haller Graff, Emily Hannon, Chris Heslop, Beverly Houck, Amie Vanite Kincade, Jessica Warchal King, Sue Lange, Kirk Lawrence, Santo Marabella, David Nice, Robin Payne, Andrew Pochan, Adam Richter, Sean Sassaman, Rachel Skye, Kristen Stubblebine, Lauren White, Amy Young and the Yocum Teen Ensemble.

Ticket prices are $15. 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.