October News

 Aladdin and the Lamp - Franklin Players 2016 Year End PantomimeAladdin and the Lamp

Bookings are now open for this not to be missed story of Aladdin, his genies and Princess Jazz!! This is a pantomime with pizzazz and offers something for everyone with our colourful characters, spectacular set design, funky dance routines, a Cave of Wonders and a Magic Carpet!!! To book please call Wendy on 082 366 9987 or send an email to bookings@franklin.org.za

This is a must see show for the whole family so bring the kids along to the Sunday matinee! Remember our charity this year is FORA so let’s add some sizeable digits to the total we’ve collected for them so far!

R80 for adults
R60 for students and pensioners
R50 for paid up members

Friday 18th and 25th November (7:30pm)
Saturday 19th and 26th November (7:30pm)
Sunday 20th (2:30pm) and 27th November (5:30pm)



Please make every effort to attend our AGM on 4th December at 10.30am. Be there and be heard! Please make sure that your membership is current and fully paid up so you can cast your vote! If you cannot make the meeting, we will be sending out a proxy form soon so please keep a look out and do the necessary!

This year we will also be introducing a suggestion / complaints box for those wishing to voice anything they feel needs to be brought to the committee’s attention whilst having the option of remaining anonymous.


Social Event

A truly awesome day was had by all who attended – huge loss for those of you who didn’t, you missed out BIG time!! Gorgeous weather, overtly eager cyclists, impromptu “Absolutely Fabulous” skits, belly aching laughs and memorable moments. This is definitely something we will look at doing again so be sure you make it next time!



OAPF 2017

Franklin and Friends One Act Play Festival 2017The end of the year means 2017 is just around the corner and THAT means it’s time to start submitting any and all scripts for our Franklin and Friends One Act Play Festival next year.

Please note that submission deadline is 5th January and be sure to take the Festival Rules into consideration. Likewise, if you would like to try your hand at directing a One Act play for the festival, please put your name forward as soon as possible!

Likewise, if you would like to try your hand at directing a One Act play for the festival, please put your name forward as soon as possible!



As from next year we will be asking each and every member to ratify the Constitution. As such, we provide a link hereto – please be sure to brush up on the content.



EADSThe EADS end of year show this year is “The Jungle Book.” We would love to turn this into a social event and go and support our fellow thespian friends at EADS. Please let us know if you would be keen to go in a group and we can organise a block booking. Alternatively you can book directly at EADSbookings@gmail.com or 063 200 3725.

R75 for adults
R40 for children under 12

4, 5, 11, 12, 18 November (7:30pm)
6 November (2pm Matinee)

St Chad’s Anglican Church Hall
Cnr 4th Street and 8th Ave, Edenvale
(Safe parking available on cnr 7th Ave & 4th Street)



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