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poster_thumbVirginia Woolf is the focus of a new play staged as part of the NotaBle Acts Summer Theatre Festival in  Fredericton, New Brunswick.

Written by Bruce Allen Lynch and titled The Nicest Place In England, the play tells the story of Woolf’s visit to her friend Dora Carrington after Lytton Strachey’s death.  According to the NotaBle Acts Web site, it is a “visitation that forces both women into an uncomfortable, harrowing, and at times surprisingly comic confrontation with the past.”

The Nicest Place in England will be on stage July 28, Aug. 1 and Aug. 2 at Memorial Hall at the University of New Brunswick.  The play is one of two 2009 one-act playwriting contest winners in the NotaBle Acts competition.

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freshwaterVirginia Woolf’s comedy Freshwater opens May 14 and will run for one weekend in the island town of North Haven, Maine.

The play concerns Woolf’s great-aunt, the photographer Julia Margaret Cameron, and her coterie of artists that included Alfred Lord Tennyson and George Frederick Watts.

Performances will be 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 1 p.m. May 14 through 17, at Waterman’s Community Center, Main Street.

More details are available.

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freshwater_webCelebrate Virginia Woolf’s birthday on Jan. 25 by attending the 7 p.m. opening show of the first U.S production of Woolf’s only play, Freshwater.

The Women’s Project and SITI Company will present just 34 performances of the play, which is directed by Anne Bogart.

The play will run for just 34 performances and previews Jan.15 at 8 p.m.

Get more details here. Read Blogging Woolf’s first post about the upcoming production.

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