Post Tagged with: "Footlighters Theater"

JEKYLL & HYDE at Footlighters

Reviews October 30, 2013 at 8:12 pm 0 comments

On Saturday night I went to see JEKYLL & HYDE at Footlighters in Berwyn. The production was brilliant. Every facet was executed beautifully. Allen Puy as Jekyll/Hyde and Jennifer Roman as Lucy were without flaw. Jennifer also proved her talent as the costume designer. Dolores Ciavola was the mastermind behind […]

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Richly Drawn Characters in RABBIT HOLE at Footlighters of Berwyn

Reviews September 13, 2013 at 1:20 pm 0 comments

After a Labor Day weekend opening, David Lindsay-Abaire’s RABBIT HOLE will be presented for one final weekend at Footlighters Theater.  Directed by Sarah Sperling and produced by Susan Scott, the play is a poignant drama about grief, loss and the collateral damage that so often follows a senseless tragedy.  Though […]

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“Curtain Up!” Podcast Episode 17: August 30, 2013

Podcasts August 25, 2013 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Check out the latest episode of the “Curtain Up!” podcast. Don’t forget you can subscribe to “Curtain Up!” podcast on Apple iTunes. Click here to subscribe. From other podcast programs you can follow it by subscribing to the feed,

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Reviews March 13, 2013 at 6:37 pm 0 comments

36 plays in 90 minutes! “If you love Shakespeare you’ll love this play; if you hate Shakespeare, you’ll, love this play”. That’s what Footlighters’ program states about its present production running through March 23rd…and they are not kidding. From its warm and casual introduction to its finale (done three different […]

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PLACES! May Be Going Places

Reviews February 6, 2013 at 7:31 pm 0 comments

Danny Scott’s PLACES!, currently at Footlighters Theater, is a breath of fresh air in a medium riddled with material that either offends, insults or outrages many audiences.  Set in suburban Philadelphia, Mr. Scott’s musical tells the story of a group of community theatre actors from all walks of life; and […]

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Footlighters Proudly Announces the World Premiere of New Musical – PLACES! – February 1, 2013

News December 11, 2012 at 10:03 pm 0 comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Footlighters Proudly Announces the World Premiere of a new Musical – PLACES! – February 1st Berwyn, PA December 6, 2012 – Footlighters Theater is proud to announce that rehearsals have begun for the World Premier of a brand new musical, PLACES! scheduled to go up February 1st, […]

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Director Phyllis Bastarache Brings New Life to Old Favorite: PLAZA SUITE at Footlighters Theater

Director Phyllis Bastarache Brings New Life to Old Favorite: PLAZA SUITE at Footlighters Theater

Reviews October 24, 2012 at 4:41 pm 0 comments

The audience “eavesdrops” and titters as three different dysfunctional couples successively occupy Suite 719 of Plaza Hotel, NYC in three vignette style acts that make up Neil Simon’s PLAZA SUITE. Although this play is set in the 1960s, the humor remains applicable over forty years later. Take away the prim […]

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Reviews September 9, 2012 at 9:20 am 0 comments

One of the best things about Community Theater is the opportunity it provides for theater training and experimentation. With THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, Footlighters Theater in Berwyn has attempted to update this over one hundred year old play with something of a more contemporary interpretation.  While not altering the […]

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Dylan Delaney stars in the role of Footlighters Theater's production of OLIVER!

Beloved British Musical at Footlighters: OLIVER!

Reviews May 22, 2013 at 1:12 pm 1 comment

Originally based on Charles Dicken’s classic Oliver Twist, British musical OLIVER! opened at Footlighters Theater this weekend. With a robust cast of over 50, the audience’s enthusiasm for the mostly youngster production did not go unnoticed.  Lionel Bart’s Tony Award winning musical first premiered in London’s West End in 1960, […]

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Footlighters’ OLIVER! Special English Pub Night Dinner Package on June 6th!

STAGE$avings! May 12, 2013 at 10:59 am 0 comments

OLIVER! the Lionel Bart musical version of Charles Dickens’ classic book Oliver Twist goes up at Footlighters Theater (58 Main Avenue, Berwyn) on Friday, May 17th.  A special English Pub Night for the Thursday, June 6 (8:00pm) performance offers an inclusive package discount of just $55.00 per couple.  This includes two tickets to the OLIVER! performance, as well as a delicious 3-course English dinner before […]

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“Curtain Up!” Podcast Episode 3: May 17, 2013

Podcasts May 12, 2013 at 7:00 am 0 comments

Check out the latest episode of the “Curtain Up!” podcast. Find out what’s opening in and around the Delaware Valley the weekend of May 17, 2013.  Also, you have a chance to win a pair of tickets to see OLIVER! in our trivia contest. Don’t forget you can now […]

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BYE BYE BIRDIE A Monster Success at Footlighters Theater

Reviews June 13, 2012 at 5:30 pm 2 comments

EDITOR’S NOTE: Ms. Winans sent this review to STAGE via the contact form on our website. A member of the Footlighters Theater had asked Ms. Winans to write a review to submit to STAGE because, due to scheduling constraints, we were unable to send one of our staff members to […]

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BYE BYE BIRDIE at Footlighters of Berwyn – Don’t Miss It!

Reviews June 10, 2012 at 7:48 am 0 comments

Footlighters Theater is proud to be closing their 2011-2012 season with the well-loved musical BYE BYE BIRDIE! BYE BYE BIRDIE is one of the most captivating musical shows of our time. It’s the late 1950s and teenagers from across the United States are going crazy for the handsome rock star, […]

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Book Your Trip To Footlighters’ TREASURE ISLAND

Reviews April 24, 2012 at 11:51 am 2 comments

It’s always fun to see classic works of literature acted out on the stage, as you never know how it will be interpreted.  Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic, TREASURE ISLAND, seems like a natural fit and one that would be exciting for both the cast and audience alike.  In this new […]

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THE LAST DAUGHTER: Poignant World Premiere at Footlighters in Berwyn

Reviews January 23, 2012 at 6:25 pm 2 comments

It’s exciting to have the opportunity to review a play’s world premiere.  It’s the script’s first venture into the dangerous land of lights, sound, set and a living, breathing audience.  Prior to curtain, I knew very little of the plot of THE LAST DAUGHTER, and thus had no idea what […]

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Don’t Miss Final Weekend for Footlighters’ A CHRISTMAS CAROL!

Interviews December 15, 2011 at 5:49 pm 0 comments

Berwyn, PA – Footlighter’s Theater proudly continues their annual holiday tradition, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, directed by Kirk Paul. This year’s version is an adaptation by Romulus Linney who brings the classic story by Charles Dickens to life as it follows the story of Ebenezer Scrooge’s fateful Christmas Eve journey from an embittered, ungenerous […]

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Inside the Director’s Studio: Carl Lotz, Director of WAIT UNTIL DARK at Footlighters Theater

Interviews October 22, 2011 at 12:04 pm 0 comments

Inside the Directors Studio interview with Carl Lotz, director of WAIT UNTIL  DARK – the second show in Footlighters Theater’s 2011-2012 season. Hosted by Will Rompala, this series of interviews is designed to give insight into the stagecraft process at Footlighters, a non-profit community theater in Berwyn PA that welcomes […]

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WAIT UNTIL DARK at Footlighters Theater

Reviews October 22, 2011 at 10:00 am 2 comments

No theater, professional, community or school, sets out to do a bad production. The director, production staff, cast and crew work hard for weeks on end to put forth the best product they can. Sometimes, in spite of their best efforts, they fall short of their expectations. Unfortunately, this is […]

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INCORRUPTIBLE, A Farce by Michael Hollinger, at Footlighters

Reviews September 11, 2011 at 11:57 am 0 comments

Footlighters does everything right to set the tone for INCORRUPTIBLE, a dark comedy written by Michael Hollinger, set in a French monastery in the Dark Ages. From Gregorian chants playing before the production begins, to candles flickering on the walls like one was in a real Church, it sets a […]

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Step Wholeheartedly INTO THE WOODS at the Footlighters Theater

Reviews May 1, 2011 at 9:27 am 0 comments

INTO THE WOODS, a Stephen Sondheim piece, has always been quite a unique musical. Featuring stars of well-known fairy tales (think Little Red Ridinghood, Cinderella, Rapunzel, and Jack of “the Beanstalk” fame) intermingling with each other, the audience never knows who is going to show up on stage. It is […]

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