Department of German Studies 33rd ANNUAL GERMAN THEATRE FESTIVAL & COMPETITION co-sponsored by the Goethe Institute Boston, Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Boston, Department of German Studies at Mount Holyoke College Schedule of Performances: The competition will begin promptly and proceed according to the following schedule: 9:15 Introduction & Welcome Donna Van Handle & Mark Lauer Department of German Studies 9:30 The Hartsbrook School Momo (Hadley, MA) (Michael Ende's novel adapted by Karin Winter) 10:10 Brattleboro Union High School Jenseits der Stille (Brattleboro, VT) (adaptation of Caroline Link's film screenplay) 10:30 The Governor’s Academy The Newlywed Game (Byfield, MA) (original adaptation of the television game show) 10:50 Wellesley Middle School Gabi und Klaus (Wellesley, MA) (original play written by the students) 11:10 Wellesley High School Die Leiden des jungen Werthers (Wellesley, MA) (adaptation of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's novel) 11:30 Meadowbrook Waldorf School Der Schweinehirt (West Kingston, RI) (Heide Atkins' adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's work) 12:00 INTERMISSION and LUNCH BREAK………….. 1:30 Mount Holyoke College Trümmerfrauen (not in competition) (South Hadley, MA) (original play written by Allison Lane '12) 1:50 Newburyport High School Familien-Duell (Newburyport, MA) (original play based on the game show Family Feud) 2:10 Falmouth Academy Dufte (Falmouth, MA) (based on a short film by Ingo Rasper) 2:30 German International School Boston Ein Sommernachtstraum (Boston, MA) (Two scenes from the play by William Shakespeare) 2:50 North Kingstown High School König Artur auf der Suche nach dem Heiligen Gral (North Kingstown, RI) (adaptation of selected scenes from the Monty Python film written by the students) 3:10 Waldorf School of Garden City Die Hochzeit (Garden City, NY) (inspired and loosely based on Bertolt Brecht's Die Kleinbürgerhochzeit) 3:30 Connecticut College Was ist Deutsch? (New London, CT) (Frei nach dem Roman Macho Mann von Moritz Netenjakob) 3:50 Middlebury College Der grüne Kakadu (Middlebury, VT) (Final three scenes of the play by Arthur Schnitzler) 4:10 State University of New York at Oswego Biedermann und die Brandstifter (Oswego, NY) (Scenes 5 and 6 from the play by Max Frisch) AWARDS CEREMONY (Donna Van Handle) As always, this is a tight schedule with only 5 minutes allowed for setting up and striking sets. We must insist that each group adhere to the schedule very closely. Thank you for your cooperation. THE JUDGES WILL PENALIZE ANY PERFORMANCE EXCEEDING FIFTEEN MINUTES!
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