Post Tagged with: "Footlighters Theater"

THE FOREIGNER arrives at Footlighters Theater

Press Releases September 3, 2016 at 11:20 am 0 comments

Footlighters Theater is proud to present the first production of the new season, THE FOREIGNER, directed by Tony Filipone and produced by Don Gimpel. ​ Footlighters Community Theater opens its 8​8th season with a hysterical two-act comedy, THE FOREIGNER. Author Larry Shue sets the scene; what does a shy Englishman […]

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NOISES OFF Opens at Footlighters Theater on Friday, June 10th!

Press Releases June 8, 2016 at 8:01 pm 0 comments

IMPORTANT NOTICE! NEW SHOW DATES & ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITIES! This show opening has been delayed one week to finish the incredible moving set!! It’s a “must see!” Now opening Friday June 10th at 8:00pm. Plus, we have added two 2:00pm Saturday matinees AND a Fathers Day special matinee on June 19 […]

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NOISES OFF Opens at Footlighters Theater in Berwyn on Friday, June 3rd

Press Releases May 20, 2016 at 10:01 am 0 comments

Called the funniest farce ever written, NOISES OFF presents a manic menagerie of itinerant actors. The award winning comedy takes its title from the theatrical stage direction indicating sounds coming from offstage (spoiler alert!). Each of the three acts contains a performance of the first act of a “play within […]

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Footlighters presents ANYTHING GOES in April and May

Press Releases April 21, 2016 at 11:12 pm 0 comments

Footlighters Theater, in Berwyn, PA, is proud to present ANYTHING GOES, the Cole Porter classic musical, from April 15 – May 7. Featuring a cast of community theater veterans as well as some talented newcomers, the show sparkles with classic American songbook tunes such as Easy to Love, You’re the […]

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ANYTHING GOES at Footlighters

Reviews April 21, 2016 at 10:15 pm 0 comments

Last Saturday evening I was treated to a delightful presentation of the Cole Porter musical, ANYTHING GOES. The show sparkled from start to finish as director Tony Filipone and producer Phyllis Bastarache created a worthy successor to blockbusters JEKYLL AND HYDE and SWEENEY TODD. The set was beautifully done and […]

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Closing Weekend Specials for DOUBT at Footlighters Theater in Berwyn

Press Releases, STAGE$avings! February 15, 2016 at 2:45 pm 0 comments

Closing Weekend Specials: Thursday 18th: 2 for 1 admission Friday 19th & Saturday 20th Celebrate the Arts: Industry credential or any current community theater membership $10 admission. To take advantage of admission specials please purchase your tickets at the box office. Box office open one hour before curtain. Theater/Organization Footlighters […]

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When in DOUBT About Weekend Plans, Head to Footlighters Theater in Berwyn

Press Releases January 15, 2016 at 12:08 pm 0 comments

January 2016 – Berwyn, PA. A great play has many characteristics. It begins with applause from appreciative audiences, then moves on to receive awards from the theater community. Such outstanding plays are soon being performed nationwide and the ultimate moment is when a great play is adapted for film. DOUBT, […]

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Music and Moonlight: Footlighters Theater Presents THE FANTASTICKS

Press Releases October 7, 2015 at 10:04 am 0 comments

Berwyn, PA – Footlighters Theater continues their commitment to the theatrical arts with a production of THE FANTASTICKS, opening October 16th and closing on November 7th after 12 performances. Directed by David Ben Leavitt with musical direction by Joseph Erdeljac, THE FANTASTICKS is a wondrous love story filled with music […]

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Celebrating the Dys-FUN-ctional American Family: VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE at Footlighters Theater

Reviews September 26, 2015 at 9:48 am 0 comments

Wow. And I thought my family was dysfunctional! If you would like to peek into someone else’s troubles and put your own family idiocyncracies into perspective, don’t wait to join the fun with the very funny family of VANYA and SONIA and MASHA and SPIKE now residing at Footlighters Theater […]

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A PIECE OF MY HEART Opens April 24th at Footlighters in Berwyn

Press Releases April 16, 2015 at 12:04 pm 0 comments

Footlighters Community Theater in Berwyn, PA is pleased to present an unforgettable production – A PIECE OF MY HEART- over three weekends in April/May, commemorating the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam war (April 30, 1975). More than 15,000 women served in Vietnam during the war years. At […]

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Berwyn’s Footlighters STRING Together Some PEARLS of Wisdom

Reviews February 14, 2015 at 10:39 am 0 comments

Footlighters Theater on Main Avenue in Berwyn, continues their 2014—2015 season with a production of Michele Lowe’s STRING OF PEARLS. Directed by Connie Giordano, the play is a series of vignettes that introduce us to an array of 27 women (of various socio-economic backgrounds) and spans 35 years as the […]

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Great Audience Reaction Sparks a Special Valentine’s Offer for Footlighters’ STRING OF PEARLS

STAGE$avings! February 14, 2015 at 10:17 am 0 comments

Berwyn, PA February 12, 2015 – Michelle Lowe’s “dramedy”, STRING OF PEARLS¸ opened last weekend at the historic building at 58 Main Avenue known as Footlighters Theater. Audience reaction to the cabaret-style production was immediate. “I loved the comedy between the characters, as well as the drama, all in one […]

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Historic Footlighters Theater Presents STRING OF PEARLS opening February 6

Press Releases January 15, 2015 at 7:45 pm 0 comments

Join the Main Line’s oldest community theater for this witty & deeply moving “dramedy” reminiscent of “Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants”. Berwyn, PA January 13, 2015 – Footlighters Theater is proud to present its first production of the new year, STRING OF PEARLS!! Almost every woman owns a piece of […]

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It’s a Family Affair: Wayne, PA Family Rounds Out Cast in THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER

Press Releases December 20, 2014 at 10:39 am 0 comments

Berwyn, PA – November 2014 – Four members of the Wayne, Pa.-based Hillman family will be donning Christmas apparel, singing carols, and, yes, tripping the light fantastic when Footlighters presents the hilarious holiday tradition The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, playing December 5 through 20. Abigail Hillman plays Grace Bradley, a […]

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Delightful BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER at Footlighters Theater

Reviews December 13, 2014 at 8:47 pm 0 comments

A standing ovation goes to directors Holly Gruver Franciamone and Robert Lotz and producer Carl Lotz for a job well done, putting their personal touch on THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER, written by area native Barbara Robinson. The beloved Christmas show has delighted worldwide audiences since 1981. One of the […]

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SWEENEY TODD Makes the Cut at Footlighters

Reviews October 22, 2014 at 2:24 pm 0 comments

Opening night for Sondheim’s SWEENEY TODD, as directed by Tony Filipone, started out with energy and gusto galore, and kept right on going. Warmed up by the thrilling tones of the orchestra, led by Musical Director, Dolores Ciavola, the cast was on fire, and set the house ablaze with excitement […]

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What Went Up Comes Down With an Oops and Big Laughs: THE UNDERPANTS at Footlighters

Reviews September 12, 2014 at 4:59 pm 0 comments

The business of theatre is the stuff of high drama itself. As Philip Henslowe says in Tom Stoppard’s Shakespeare in Love, the normal state of theatre productions is one of “insurmountable obstacles on the road to imminent disaster.” And yet, he says, there is nothing to be done, because “strangely enough, […]

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Step Right Up to See BARNUM at Footlighters Theater!

Reviews May 2, 2014 at 8:40 am 0 comments

“Fortune always favors the brave, and never helps a man who does not help himself.” ~ P. T. Barnum Feel the ‘oompah’ of the band, see circus magic, hear a “Swedish Nightingale” sing, taste cotton candy and popcorn, and meet the infamous Phineas Taylor (P. T.) Barnum (masterfully portrayed by […]

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STAGE$avings! March 26, 2014 at 3:29 pm 0 comments

Come One, Come All! The Great American Showman and Master of Humbug, Mr. P.T. Barnum, is bringing his Circus Musical to Footlighters Theater in Berwyn, PA to entertain the locals for four weekends, from April 25 to May 17! Mr. Barnum is known for introducing to the American public the […]

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Hats Off to JEKYLL & HYDE at Footlighters

Reviews November 6, 2013 at 6:07 pm 1 comment

Hauntingly beautiful music (Frank Wildhorn) sets the mood for JEKYLL & HYDE, the dark and stirring stage adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic novella, “The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde”.  Dr. Henry Jekyll (brought to life by Allen Puy) has embarked, for strong personal reasons, on a […]

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