Plot[ edit ] Fefu and her Friends is set in New England in the spring of The play is split into three parts. Part 2 is set in four different areas of the house:
Set in pre-feminist America, the eccentric Fefu, the haunted Julia, and these old college friends and former lovers struggle to figure out who they are and what it means to be a woman in a male dominated world. Experience this unique site-specific production in which the audience journeys through the house and hearts of these remarkable women.
Featuring seniors Alex Vogelsang and Lydia Watt alternating in the lead roles, directed by faculty member R. Tickets are free but reservations are recommended.
Reserve tickets online here through Eventbrite. A small number of tickets will be held at the door and available prior to the start of each performance.
Seats will be available on a first-come, first-seated basis at each performance. Seating will begin 15 minutes before each performance, and there will be no late seating. Please note that restroom facilities will only be available before the performance.
No food or drink or any kind is permitted inside of Maclean House. Patrons with disabilities in need of wheelchair seating or any other accommodations are strongly encouraged to contact the Lewis Center at least two days in advance of attending. For accommodations, please email Steve Runk, srunk princeton.
Her family moved to the United States inand she became a naturalized U. Her innovative dramas made her one of the most successful and frequently produced of Off-Broadway playwrights.
In she founded the New York Theatre Strategy, which was devoted to the production of stylistically innovative theatrical works.Fefu and her friends are a group of society women, circa They're bored and affected in the manner of wealthy women who have too much free time.
The play begins with plans for a charity benefit being planned at Fefu's New England estate. Fefu and Her Friends was the fourteenth play by Cuban American playwright María Irene Fornés, originally written and produced in It is known for its alternative staging and use of a solely female grupobittia.com premiered: Relativity Media Lab, New York City, New York, United States.
Play: Fefu and Her Friends. Author(s): Maria Irene Fornes Source: Performing Arts Journal, Vol. 2, No.
3 (Winter, ), pp. Published by: Performing Arts 4/4(5). Maria Irene Fornes Fornes is a pioneering avant-garde dramatist who helped create the off-off-Broadway forum during the s.
Unlike most of her contemporaries, she has continued working in. Dive deep into Maria Irene Fornes' Fefu and Her Friends with extended analysis, commentary, and discussion.
She was also a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize with her play And What of the Night? in Other notable works include While Fornés was with Sontag, she began to write plays. In Scott Cummings's seminal book on Maria Irene Fornes, he writes: "By her own account, Fornes took up writing on a whim. Fefu and Her Friends; Obie Award.