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New Trailer for the little match girl passion

Posted on November 18th, 2016 by Figures of Speech

Videographer Derek Kimball just cut a trailer of the little match girl passion drawing on rehearsal footage from our January premiere at Bates College. Contact us today to inquire about this touring production!

“the little match girl passion” featured in HUMANITIES

Posted on July 11th, 2016 by Figures of Speech

Figures of Speech Theatre savored a moment of national attention this summer, when HUMANITIES, the quarterly magazine of the National Endowment of theHumanities, featured our production of the little match girl passion in a story celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Pulitzer Prize. Figures of Speech received a Pulitzer Prize Centennial Campfires Initiative grant, administered by […]

Review for the World Premiere of “the little match girl passion”

Posted on January 19th, 2016 by Figures of Speech

The world premiere of the little match girl passion was welcomed with sold out performances despite a storm that knocked out power to 25,000 Mainers. We are completely overwhelmed with the response and so pleased to have shared this weekend with you! If you did not have a chance to join us at the premiere, we […]

World Premiere of “the little match girl passion”

Posted on November 12th, 2015 by Figures of Speech

Video Still by Derek Kimball World Premiere in January, 2016 Saturday, January 9 at 7:30pm Sunday, January 10 at 7:30pm Monday, January 11 at 7:30pm Schaeffer Theatre at Bates College, Lewiston Tickets are $15 for the general public; $10 for Bates College faculty & staff. Bates College students are eligible for free admission but reservations […]

Photos from “the little match girl passion”

Posted on June 25th, 2015 by Figures of Speech

“the little match girl passion” had its first public showing at Bates College on June 19 and 20. Thanks to all who came to the workshop production and shared feedback with us. Pictured here are the Grandmother (Carol Farrell) and the Little Match Girl (Ian Bannon, Laura Collard and Dylan Rohman, puppeteers). All photos by […]

the little match girl passion Workshop Performance

Posted on June 17th, 2015 by Figures of Speech

  the little match girl passion   We invite you to our first public showing of this exquisite new work-in-progress, inspired by David Lang’s composition for four singers and percussion, in which the classic Hans Christian Andersen story of The Little Match Girl is paired with texts from Bach’s St. Matthew Passion.   To Figures of […]

Davis Family Foundation

Posted on March 30th, 2015 by Figures of Speech

We are thrilled to announce that the Davis Family Foundation has awarded FST a $15,000 grant to help fund our upcoming production of little match girl passion. The funds will be used to purchase the scrim, rear projection screen, four digital projectors, scaffolding, and myriad other hard goods we’re employing to create the largest scale production […]