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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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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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