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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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Announcing Free Acting Workshops Hosted by Redlands Footlighters

The first session is full. Use the form below to be added to the waiting list or to ask questions. Redlands Footlighters is excited to host free, weekly acting workshops for adults facilitated by Barry Wallace. Workshops will begin on Tuesday, January 5.  Here are the important details. The workshop is completely, totally, unequivocally FREE. Sessions will be every Tuesday except when the show in rehearsal needs the space. Sessions will be from 7:00pm to about 10:00pm. The maximum number of workshop members is sixteen. […]

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Auditions set for Bus Stop: February 8-9

Redlands Footlighters will hold auditions for the American classic Bus Stop, by William Inge, on February 8 and 9 and at 7:00 pm.  It will run weekends April 1-24. Directed by Jeff Richards, the play takes place in 1953, small bus station/ coffee shop, 30 miles west of Kansas City.  The cast will include: Elma Duckworth: Sweet, innocent, young, waitress; high school senior; late teens to early 20’s. Grace Hoylard: Seasoned coffee shop owner; 35-50ish. Will Masters: Sheriff; authoritative, strong, quite presence; full beard. 45-65ish. […]

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The Christmas spirit comes to Redlands Footlighters November 28

The townswomen of the Farndale Avenue Housing Estate bring their version of “A Christmas Carol” to Redlands Footlighters November 28 through December 20. The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen’s Guild Dramatic Society’s Production of A Christmas Carol, by David McGillivray and Walter Zerlin, Jr.,  is loosely based on Charles Dickens “A Christmas Carol”. Directed by Vicki Janis, you’ll never forget this version of the beloved holiday classic presented by the well-meaning but delightfully inept members of the Townswomen’s Guild. Despite various casting and electronic problems, […]

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Auditions details for Radio Gals

Redlands Footlighters will hold auditions for Radio Gals at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, November 30, and Tuesday, December 1. This musical comedy by Mike Craver and Mark Hardwick will be directed and choreographed by Mia Mercado with musical director Patrick Doran-Sheeran. Auditions will be held at the theater: 1810 Barton Road, in Redlands. Please prepare a song from a musical, no modern music please. CD/MP3 accompaniment only! You will also be asked to dance, please wear appropriate footwear. Cold reading to follow. Rehearsals will be […]

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The Kitchen Witches opens this weekend

Come see what is cooking at Redlands Footlighters! The Kitchen Witches, written by Caroline Smith and directed by Steve Johnson, opens this Saturday and continues on weekends through October 25. 8:00 PM — OCTOBER 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, & 24 2:00 PM — OCTOBER 4, 11, 18, & 25 Isobel and Dolly, two rival cable-access cooking show hostesses that have been lifelong enemies, find themselves together on a new show. Think Julia Child and Paula Dean fighting over a man and a roast […]

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