Thanks to all who made our 31st New World Festival a smashing success! See you next year on September 1st!
Scroll through the photos above to see
some of the highlights from this year!
In the Gallery:
Aug 26 - Nov 5
Just the Players pressnts:
The Dining Room -
The play is set in the dining room of a typical well-to-do household, the place where the family assembled daily for breakfast and dinner and for any and all special occasions. The action is a mosaic of interrelated scenes—some funny, some touching, some rueful—which, taken together, create an in-depth portrait of a vanishing species: the upper-middle-class WASP.
The Ivy League of Comedy -
Saturday, Oct. 21
The Ivy League of Comedy comes back to Chandler by popular demand! With the success of their fall show, Shaun Eli brings two amazing comedians with him, Al Lubel, and Maureen Langan ! These comedians are sure to have you in stitches with their individual styles of comedy.
Viv & Riley -
Saturday, Oct. 28
Viv & Riley are rooted in traditional folk but are pushing the boundaries of what that means. Drawing inspiration from the robust music scene in Durham, NC, the duo wax poetic about quiet moments and the small sparkles of beauty we find in our lives that keep us going.
No Strings Marionette Co. presents
The Hobbit -
Saturday, Nov. 25
Bilbo Baggins is a Hobbit who wants to be left alone in quiet comfort in his home in The Shire. But the Wizard Gandalf comes along with a band of Dwarves and draws Bilbo into their quest. Based on the book by J.R.R. Tolkien, in No Strings Marionette Company's adaptation of this stirring adventure fantasy, puppeteers adeptly animate marionettes, life-size body puppets and amazing puppet hybrids.
Myra Flynn -
Saturday, Dec. 16