FAIRYLAND THEATRE.SeeAppendix AII.
FAMOUS COLORED PLAYERS.SeeNEGRO PLAYERS [ STOCK COMPANY].
FAMOUS THEATRE.SeeAppendix AII.
FAMOUS TROUBADOURS.SeeORIENTAL TROUBADOURS.
FAMU PLAYMAKERS GUILD.See FLORIDA A. & M. UNIVERSITY [FAMU] PLAYMAKERS GUILD.
FAYETTEVILLE [STATE] TEACHERS COLLEGE [PLAYERS] , Fayetteville State Teachers Coll. (now State Univ.), Fayetteville, NC. Academic theatre group, active since the 1940s. Lois P. Turner was an early dir. Member of the SOUTHERN ASSN. OF DRAMATIC AND SPEECH ARTS (SADSA). No record of early prodns. except one-acts. During the 1960s, Fayetteville expanded its drama program under its newly organized Speech and Drama Dept. and developed a full program of academic theatre under several trained dirs., including * Joan W. Lewis. The Fayetteville Coll. group was a participant in the Institute in Dramatic Arts at Lincoln Univ. in Missouri in 1969, where it presented The Phonograph, dir. by Lewis, who was also associate dir. of the institute. Lewis later became dir. of the CLARK COLL. PLAYERS. Following Lewis as dirs. of theatre at Fayetteville were Earnest Battle and Edward J. Fisher.
Research Consultant: H. D. Flowers II.