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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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Auditions For The Farndale…Christmas Carol set for October 5-6

Redlands Footlighters will host auditions for the fun and hilarious holiday show, The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen’s Guild Dramatic Society’s A Christmas Carol, written by David McGillivray and Walter Zerlin Jr. Directed by Vicki Janis. Seeking 5 women and 1 man. All ages and races considered. The man must be physically fit. British accents required. Will also need a couple of stagehands that are able to do backstage voices. Auditions will be held October 5 and 6 at 7:00 p.m. at the theater, located […]

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Exit Laughing continues for two more weekends

Audiences have seen and love the play and are coming back for more. Only six performances left, so don’t be left out! After Saturday’s performance of Exit Laughing, Footlighters’ audience was surprised to see Cindi East, the director, hurry onto the stage. She announced that there was a very special guest in the audience, Paul Elliot, the playwright. Paul Elliot came on to the stage and graciously commended the cast and director for the production. He then shared a little about himself and how he […]

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Playwright to appear at Exit Laughing

“Lots of loud, sustained laughter from audiences” is how opening weekend was described for Exit Laughing at Redlands Footlighters. It guaranteed to continue for three more weekends! On Saturday, August 15, we will be honored to host the playwright Paul Elliott. After the performance, he will stick around with the cast to answer questions from the audience. Paul Elliott is an actor, director and a respected television and screenwriter who has written, produced and/or directed over sixty television shows as well as writing/ producing/ and […]

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Auditions for The Kitchen Witches scheduled for August 10-11

Redlands Footlighters will hold open auditions for The Kitchen Witches, a comedy by Caroline Smith and directed by Steve Johnson. Auditions will be held on August 10 and 11 at 7pm at the Footlighters’ theater: 1810 Barton Road, in Redlands. Performances run October 3-25. About the show from SamuelFrench.com: Isobel Lomax and Dolly Biddle are two “mature” cable-access cooking show hostesses who have hated each other for 30 years, ever since Larry Biddle dated one and married the other. When circumstances put them together on […]

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