2012-2013 Season

We are proud to present our 2012-2013 Season!

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By Oscar Wilde
Directed By: Daniel Libby
September 7, 8,9*, 14,15,16*, 20,21,22
Auditions June 17th & 18th 7:30PM [note new dates!]

The Importance of Being Earnest is a play that overflows with razor sharp wit, sublime elegance and dizzy romantic comedy. A pair of young men have taken to bending the truth to add a dash of excitement to their lives. However, their deceptions eventually cross paths, resulting in a series of hilarious discoveries that threaten to spoil their romantic pursuits.

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Plaza Suite

By Neil Simon
Directed by Phyllis Bastarache
October 19, 20, 21*, 26, 27, 28* Nov 1, 2, 3
Auditions July 15 and 16th 7:30PM

Plaza Suite is a collection of three one-act plays that tell the story of a couple occupying a suite in New York’s Plaza Hotel. One couple is celebrating their 23rd (or 24th) wedding anniversary. Another couple is revisiting a romance after 17 years. And the third tries to avert disaster, having discovered that their daughter (a bride-to-be) has locked herself in the hotel bathroom.

It’s A Wonderful Life—A Live Radio Play

It's a wonderful life a radio play

By Joe Landry
Directed by Will Rompala
November 30, December 1, 2*, 7 ,8, 9*, 13, 14 & 15
Auditions Sept 16 and 17th, 7:30PM

It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play is a stage play adaptation of Frank Capra’s film classic. At the time of the film’s initial release, it was popular for films to be adapted and performed live on the radio in front of a studio audience- “Screen Directors Playhouse” style. This adaptation is set at a live radio broadcast in the late 1940s, with five actors playing all of the characters all in front of you, the live studio audience! ;

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Places!

Book, Lyrics and Music By Danny Scott
Directed by Trish Ringe
February 1,2, 3*, 8, 9, 10*, 14, 15 & 16
Auditions October 21st and 23rd 7:30PM

Footlighters Theater is proud to present a World Premiere musical event by local author and composer Danny Scott—Places! Follow the musical paths of uniquely talented strangers as they grow to become the closest of friends in this heart warming and toe tapping production about the relationships that are created in community theater.

Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged)The Compleat Works of Wllm Shkspr (Abridged)

By Adam Long, Daniel Singer and Jess Winfield
Directed by Roseann Brooks
8:00PM Performances: March 8, 9, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23
2:00PM Matinee on Sundays: March 10, 17 

 

You loved them in ’Complete History of America’ – we are bringing them back in the Complete Works of Shakespeare! Join Randy, Don and Will for a laugh riot journey through all of Shakespeare—all in one evening. If you love Shakespeare, you’ll love this play. If you hate Shakespeare you will LOVE this play! Come out and buckle in for a hysterical romp through more than 25 plays at breakneck speed and hilarity. Visit the full Complete Shakespeare Abridged page here

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Music, Lyrics and Book by Lionel Bart

Directed by Carmen Rossi
May 17, 18, 19*, 24, 25, 26*, 30, 31, June 1, 2*, 6, 7, 8 Auditions Jan 8th and 10th 7:30PM

Nothing works on the stage like a well-crafted tale, and OLIVER! is just such a show. Based on the Dickens novel, you’ll be engaged with its pathos and drama, while being delighted with its outstanding musical numbers– Food, Glorious Food, I’d Do Anything, Where is Love?, Consider Yourself, As Long As He Needs Me and many more. Dickens’ characters are brought to life-perhaps larger than life-with all their facets glowing in this production.