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Wait Until Dark auditions tonight and tomorrow

Redlands Footlighters will hold auditions for the classic thriller, Wait Until Dark, on September 5 & 6, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. Written by Frederick Knott and adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher. Runs November 5-27, 2016, and is directed by Pat McQuillan. Be prepared to cold read from the script. Cast requires 4 men, 2 women (one blind woman, one young girl 12-14 y.o.). Seeking: Susan Hendrix: Young woman who lost her sight a year and a half ago. Sam Hendrix: Her husband. A tender, yet strong […]

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Footlighters brightens up summer with the dark comedy Vigil

Vigil, by the Canadian playwright Morris Panych, is a brilliantly poignant comedy about an unexpectedly extended visit between Kemp, played by Shawn Warner of Yucaipa, and his bedridden elderly aunt, played by Deborah W. McFatter of Redlands. The nephew’s relentless, matter-of-fact outrageousness will make the audience laugh and gasp at the same time, as his good deed of visiting a supposedly-dying aunt quickly wears off – and the two must come to a sort of unusual peace with each other. Performances are July 29, 30, […]

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A great comedy to wrap up the season!

Redlands Footlighters wraps up the 2015-2016 season with the farce A Little Murder Never Hurt Anybody, written by Ron Bernas and directed by Barry Wallace. New Year’s resolutions are often difficult to keep, but Matthew makes a concerted effort to keep his: to kill his wife. Luckily for her, he isn’t very clever. Combine a number of odd deaths with a wedding, a secretive butler, and a Sam Spade wannabe, you can expect that hilarious misunderstandings are bound to occur. Tickets can be purchased online […]

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Auditions for Noodles set for June 27 and 28

Footlighters welcomes back Lance Christiansen as he directs the new comedy Noodles, by L. Don Swartz.  Auditions for Noodles, the first show of Redlands Footlighters’ 2016-17 season, will be held on June 27 and 28 at 7pm. Seeking 5 men and 6 women for this new show inspired by You Can’t Take It With You. Four women early 20’s to late 30’s (or can play that age) – Krystal, Lulu, Nora, Elaine Two women 45-70 – Boo, Mrs. Doodah-Doodah Two men 20’s to 30’s – Ned […]

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Auditions: Vigil set for June 13 and 14

Redlands Footlighters will be holding special auditions for Vigil, by Morris Panych, on June 13 and 14 at 7pm. Director Kellie McDonald is seeking one male actor, late 20’s to late 30’s.  This is one role in a two-person cast so strong memorization skills are required.  The other role has already been cast. Vigil is a “black comedy structured around what happens when an extremely self-centered and shallow person finds himself, through his own errors and inattentiveness, in a life-and-death situation with profound and far-reaching […]

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Auditions: A Darling’s Call presented at Footlighters by Middle of Somewhere Theatre

Middle of Somewhere Theatre company is holding open auditions for its first show, A Darling’s Call, at Redlands Footlighters Theatre! A Darling’s Call is a mystery-drama about a young woman, Beatrice Rickett, who returns to her hometown after tragedy strikes in her family, and finds that things are not what they once seemed. The heads of the town are keeping an eerily close eye on her and her loved ones, the funeral keeps getting pushed back, and the details of her brother’s death have been… […]

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Bus Stop arrives this weekend at Footlighters

A cheerful roadside diner provides shelter from a freak snowstorm for an eclectic group of passengers and locals. Watch as they discover more than planned as they wait out the storm. You are sure to be won over by the honesty, grit, and romance of this time-honored classic. The 1956 movie adaptation starred Marilyn Monroe and Don Murray. Content note: Contains some adult themes. Tickets can be purchased online at www.redlandsfootlighters.org/buy-tickets or by calling the box office at (909) 793-2909. Redlands Footlighters is located at […]

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A Little Murder… auditions scheduled for April 4 & 5

Redlands Footlighters will hold auditions for the comedy A Little Murder Never Hurt Anybody, written by Ron Bernas and directed by Barry Wallace, on April 4 and 5 at 7:00 p.m. Auditions will be held at the theater at 1810 Barton Road in Redlands. Rehearsals will begin April 18 and the show runs June 4-26. Auditions will consist of cold reading from the script. Learn more about auditioning. About the show: New Year’s resolutions are often difficult to keep, but Matthew makes a concerted effort […]

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Congratulations to our 2015 ITL nominees!

The Inland Theatre League recognizes excellence in theatre throughout the Inland Empire. We’re thrilled to congratulate our nominees from performances in 2015! Go to the complete list of winners and nominees. I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change Mia Mercado for Director Catherine Soto as Performer Eliot Knight as Performer Jessica Bridgeman as Performer Sarah Pearce as Performer The Bad Seed Dani Hernandez as Christine Penmark Madyllyne Vaca as Rhoda Penmark Judy Vander Lugt and Kim Lombard for Women’s Costumes Rumors Christopher Diehl for Director […]

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Radio Gals opening at Redlands Footlighters

Hazel Hunt and her Hazelnuts bring their beloved radio show to Redlands Footlighters! This is a fun show with so many wild and crazy tunes and dance numbers, you’re head will spin! Bring the family! Playing February 6-28, 2016. Book, lyrics, and music by Mike Craver and Mark Hardwick. Directed by Mia Mercado with musical direction by Patrick Doran-Sheeran. Radio Gals features Catherine Debrule, Renata Quijada, Ella Stickradt, Laura Richie and Michael Rickard; with music by Patrick Doran-Sheeran, Paul Blatchley, Alaric Albiso, and Teresa Dolan. […]

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