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Five By Ferber


Location: 132 West End Avenue, Long Branch, NJ 07740

Description: Five By Ferber is a celebration of the life and art of Pulitzer Prize-winning author and female pioneer, Edna Ferber!

$25/evening; $20/evening for NJ Rep subscribers.
All-Festival Package: $75, $70 for NJ Rep Subscribers.

Thursday, May 31- Lecture on the works of Edna Ferber presented by her great-niece Julie Gilbert, and movie clips of an exclusive silent version of "Showboat", plus more! 8:00pm.

Friday, June 1- Readings of three plays adapted from short stories by Edna Ferber. 8:00pm
"That's Marriage" by Marisa Smith
"The Sudden Sixties" by D.W. Gregory
"Mother Knows Best" by Julie Gilbert

Saturday, June 2- Readings of two plays adapted from short stories by Edna Ferber. 8:00pm.
"You're Not the Type" by Julie Weinberg
"Every Other Thursday (A Musical)" by Sheilah Rae (book & lyrics) and Debra Barsha (music).

Sunday, June 3- A concert reading of the newly-discovered play "Selina Peake" by Horton Foote, based off of Feber's "So Big"! 4:00pm.

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