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so here we're going to indulge in a spot of

nostalgia

"What was the name of that actor who was so good in that play whose name I can't remember...?"
"How long ago was it I promised to write the next draft of my play...?"
"When was the last time I went to Moving Parts...?"
  Follow the links in our    LIST OF PAST EVENTS Lectures en français
Over 400 plays and 50 filmscripts have been read during the 20 year existence of Moving Parts.
So you can be forgiven for having forgotten a few. Unless, of course, you are the author...
Find out who it was wrote that play you liked so much... Join us in a trip down memory lane...

Date Play Author Synopsis Cast Subsequently...
23.04.17"Voltaire's Revolution"

(2nd.reading)
Gail Noyer In the wake of the Charlie Hebdo and Bataclan tragedies, Voltaire citations resounded worldwide. We discover why, as co-editor of the French Encyclopedie, D'Alembert, visits Voltaire, agonizing over the religious persecutions taking place. Voltaire struggles to recruit him into his all-out pamphlet war on state-imposed religions, whose characters come to life before us...James Mitchell
Fabien Houssaye
Marc Duret
Kevin Harrigan
Brice Tripard
Nicolas Jan
Yannick Rocher
 
02.04.17"As Flotsam and Jetsam"Debra Wiess Before Gary and Sheila Sinclair can enjoy their bucolic life on Stone Isle where they have a second home, they must entertain one more set of guests, Carole and Tom Baxter, for a weekend. They find life on a quiet island is not always quiet and without its unexpected surprises... Bill Dunn
Rachel Rouquet
K J Dwyer
Kay Bourgine
Adam Downs
 
19.02.17"Go Softly"
(screenplay)
Michael diAntonio An emergency adventure... Ronald Crooks, Jolaine Beal, Christine Hooper, Daphne Millefoa, Cedric Vallet, Stephanie Campion, Antoine Coloma, Antoine Deroudilhe, Lucienne Deschamps, Patrick Dross, Bill Dunn, Marc Duret, Max Hayter 
05.02.17Three One-Act Plays :
"Posters", "Theatrics", and "Chimes"
Gwyneth Hughes What really happens to the four people in POSTERS who communicate only through song lyrics, to the unhappily-married couple in THEATRICS who improvise a harsh solution to their conflict, and to the ex-lovers in CHIMES who, after years of separation, find themselves in several different versions of their present meeting? Armen Georgian
Jeremy Coffman
Nikoleta Migdalias
Mollie Laylin
 
22.01.17"Apple Pie"

(2nd.reading)
Gwyneth Hughes While making an apple pie, a woman speaks to her husband in the next room about an embarrassing little personal problem. Then she shuts the kitchen door and continues with a private confession that concerns the lives of several other men she has recently met... Laura d'Arista  
08.01.17"Violet's Diary"

(2nd.reading)
Hilary Kaiser Lisa's great-grandmother Violet was quite a woman in her day, back in the early 1900s. What effect will Violet's story and the secrets she kept have on 19-year-old Lisa as she struggles to come to terms with her own life and future? Part detective story set both in the past and the present, part romance, "Violet's Diary" enacts the heroines' journeys in their respective worlds.Elena Odessa
Katharine Richardson
Gautier Cazenave
Emily Guernsey
Nicolas Jan
Madeleine Barchevska
Joe Wilkins
 

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