Thursday, February 7, 2013
You can win two tickets to see it on Valentine's Day but the deadline to enter is today at 6 p.m.
Patch is giving away over $500 worth of prizes in our Patch Cutest Couple Contest. Among the prizes is a Valentine's night on the town in TE. We're giving away a $25 gift certificate for EmJ's Cafe in Berwyn and two tickets to see the world-premiere musical Places! at Footlighters Theater in Berwyn. A new review on Stages Magazine.org calls Places! "a breath of fresh air in a medium riddled with material that either offends, insults or outrages many audiences." Entering is easy and yes, you can nominate yourself or another couple you might know. Simply click on this story link for the full details. Basically, you just need to upload a photo of who you think is the cutest couple. There's an upload button right in the article. Don't …
Sunday, February 3, 2013
Local playwright/composer's work comes to life on stage in Berwyn and you could win tickets from Patch.
The world premiere of the new musical Places! by local playwright/composer Danny Scott debuted Friday night at Footlighters Theater Company on Main Street in Berwyn The original musical, about the relationships forged in community theater, runs through February 16 with matinee performances this Sunday (Feb 3). Places! is also part of a Dinner and Theater prize Patch is giving away in our Cutest Couple Contest. One of the prizes in the contest is a gift certificate for $25 for dinner at EmJ's Cafe in Berwyn and two tickets to the Valentine's performance on Thursday, February 14. You can also see more photos from Friday's opening night on the TE Patch Facebook page. While you're there be sure to like/follow Tredyffrin Patch on Facebook.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
The Main Line's oldest community theater will debut the world's newest musical this weekend.
"Places!" is the cue every actor hears before the curtain rises on live theater. This weekend the curtain rises on playwright/composer Danny Scott's world premiere musical "Places!" at Footlighters Theater in Berwyn. It's a full-fledged original musical with original songs written by Scott who describes the plot as "about a group of everyday people who come together as strangers and form an amazing bond of friendship." A Broadway-caliber show in Berwyn The show features 16 musical numbers that Scott says have everything "from toe tappiing numbers to soft ballads." The cast ranges in age from grade school to 60 and includes a broadway veteran who spent years in the cast of A Chorus Line. The family that does plays together The production is…
Saturday, January 12, 2013
An accomplished local playwright/actor is getting ready to debut his new musical here on Feb.1
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Footlighters Theater in Berwyn is looking for young (and older adult) actors for an upcoming production.
Footlighters Theater in Berwyn is holding open audition tonight (Tuesday) and Thursday for its upcoming production of the fabled Broadway musical Oliver! As described on the theater's website the show features many well-known songs. Food, Glorious Food, I’d Do Anything, Where is Love?, Consider Yourself, As Long As He Needs Me, Who Will Buy and Reviewing the Situation are musical theatre classics. Charles Dickens’ characters are brought to life-perhaps larger than life-with all their facets glowing in this production. Here's who they are looking for for this production: Cast of Characters (*Principal Vocal Parts) *1. Oliver Twist – a workhouse boy about 13 yrs of age *2. Mr. Bumble – The Beadle – A large pompous man of age 55 *3. Widow …
Monday, July 2, 2012
Footlighters Theater in Berwyn has elected new members to its bord of directors for the upcoming season.
Monday, June 11, 2012
A national theater magazine cheers Footlighters production of Bye Bye Birdie.
Saturday, June 2, 2012
From horses to Birdie to Beatles there's a lot going on right in TE this Saturday night.
Looking for something fun and different to do this beautiful Saturday night? Here are some ideas: The Devon Horse Show and Country Fair runs through Monday. Olympic hopefuls will be strutting their stuff Saturday afternoon and evening in hopes of winning a slot on the U.S. Equestrian Team. In addition to the equestrian events there is a an old fashioned country fair with kiddie rides and a midway. Former Beatles at main Line School of Rock: This free show starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Main Line School of Rock and features a tribute to the fab four. Bye Bye Birdie at Footlighters Theater in Berwyn. This community theater production of classic broadway musical is full of fun and music the whole family will enjoy. Curtain time is 8 p.m.
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Classic Broadway musical opens this weekend at Berwyn's Footlighters Theater.
Footlighters Theater in Berwyn is bringing the 1960's back with music, fun and local talent. The community theater on Main Ave in Berwyn opens a four week run of Bye Bye Birdie on Friday at 8 p.m. Here's what Footlighters says about the production: Bye Bye Birdie is one of the best loved musicals ever - and it opens this Friday! The final touches are being put on the dances, songs, set and costumes - be sure not to miss the exciting music filled show- great for all ages. It tells the story of a rock and roll singer who is about to be inducted into the army. The singer, Conrad Birdie, is an Elvis Presley type. Albert Peterson, his agent, is a very pleasant mild mannered young man. Albert’s faithful secretary Rose Alvarez keeps him and …
Thursday, May 3, 2012
Footlighters production of Treasure Island sets sail for the history books after Saturday.
This weekend is your last chance to see Treasure Island at Footlighters Theater in Berwyn. The show runs Thursday-Saturday night at 8 p.m.. Click here for a TE Patch review of the play. Click here for Stage Magazine's review of the play. Click here for a link to the theater's website for tickets.