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The Amorous Ambassador Auditions Announced for April 3 and 4

Redlands Footlighters will hold auditions for Michael Parker’s The Amorous Ambassador on April 3 and 4 at 7:00 PM.  Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script. Director Pat Adeff Fifield is looking for 4 men and 4 women between the ages of 20 and 65. The Amorous Ambassador is a fast paced farce with adult themes. The action of the play takes place in the country home of the United States Ambassador to Britain, outside London. The Cast: HARRY DOUGLAS: A former U.S. […]

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Audition for Proposals on February 6 & 7

Redlands Footlighters will hold auditions for Neil Simon’s Proposals on February 6 and 7 at 7:00 PM.  Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script. Download sides. Directed by Pamela Lambert, this rare gem from America’s playwright recalls the last time the Hines family gathered at their retreat in the Poconos. The summer of 1953 brings romantic entanglements that coalesce one idyllic afternoon. Burt Hines eagerly anticipates the arrival of the ex-wife he still loves. Daughter Josie has just broken her engagement. And Clemma, the […]

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Auditions for Buying the Moose set for Dec. 5 & 6

Redlands Footlighters will hold auditions for the new comedy, Buying the Moose, on December 5 & 6, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. Written by Michael G. Wilmot and directed by Ralph Griffey, the show will run February 4-26, 2017. Be prepared to cold read from the script. Seeking two men and two women. Characters can be any adult age providing their ages make sense relative to the other characters: ROB: slightly heavyset GREG: (Rob’s brother) Slightly older than Rob. BETTY: (Rob’s wife) CHERYL: (Greg’s wife) ABOUT […]

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Wait Until Dark to run 4 weekends in November

Redlands Footlighters Theater presents Jeffrey Hatcher’s adaptation of Frederick Knott’s hit play, Wait Until Dark. Directed by Patricia McQuillan, this suspense thriller is guaranteed to keep you on the edge of your seat. Playwright Hatcher has changed the era from 1966 to 1944, which puts us right in the middle of Nazi war times. Women’s lib had not yet taken place, and even a sighted woman might have had difficulty dealing with life threatening adversity. Susan (played by Tori Wurm) is recovering from a car […]

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Noodles continues through September 25

“Everybody knows their family’s crazy,” said L. Don Swartz, who wrote Noodles. “This goes behind the story to see what makes them tick … and hopefully, makes everybody feel a little bit better about their own situations.”   Boo and Stu Boodle, whose affection for each other is still genuine after all these years, set the stage for the rest of the family. Boo is June Cleaver at her homiest. Stu has been inhaling dry-cleaning fumes at the family’s dry cleaning and pie shop for […]

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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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