THE MEMORY BOX By Michael J. Tobin MARCH 7-23 THURSDAYS 7pm, FRIDAYS 7:30pm, SATURDAYS 2pm and 7:30pm A family struggles with a mother who is quickly falling victim to early onset of Alzheimer’s disease. Unexpected revelations could tear the family apart… or bring them closer together. Their mother refuses to see her illness as “the end” and brings heart to the disease, unknowingly teaching her family about what’s really important. Their journey- individually and collectively -will change their lives forever… and yours.
QUARTET ROULETTE: “Taking A Chance On Love”
By Douglas Abel
APRIL 11-27 THURSDAYS 7pm, FRIDAYS 7:30pm, SATURDAYS 2pm and 7:30pm
A clever comedy that is wickedly well-crafted and a hilarious hit! The Footlights Theatre is thrilled to premiere a quartet of love stories that proves romance is a gamble and you never know who (or what) is going to win.
BLESS YOUR HEART By Michael J. Tobin MAY 2-18 THURSDAYS 7pm, FRIDAYS 7:30pm, SATURDAYS 2pm and 7:30pm Daddy is dead (or is he?) and the rest of the Forrest family is left to pick up the pieces- that is if they don't kill each other first. Funerals bring out the worst, the best, and the funniest in people, and the Forrest family and their colorful friends are no exception. A big-hearted comedy about community dysfunction that puts the FUN in funeral… Southern-style.
PREVIOUSLY THIS SEASON...
ANOTHER NOT-SO-LOVELY LOVE LETTERS
By Michael J. Tobin
THURSDAYS 7pm, FRIDAYS 7:30pm, SATURDAYS 2pm and 7:30pm
"A “HIT”larious new "Southern style" comedy sequel about finding love through internet dating. We start the season off with non-stop laughter when Fannie Lou and Jimmie Tate, “another couple of age”, join Silver Southern Singles and realize you can meet, date and break up with someone without ever leaving the comforts of home! A whole lot of uproarious misunderstandings with comical consequences- and a happy ending, of course!"
IN MY HEAD I’M THIN Written by Susan Poulin and Gordon Carlisle, Poolyle Productions OCTOBER 3-20 WEDNESDAYS, THURSDAYS 7pm, FRIDAYS 7:30pm, SATURDAYS 2pm and 7:30pm In that great fruit bowl of life, are you a pear or an apple? Does eating dessert feel like a mortal sin? Do you feel like your clothes are shrinking? Cheer up, you’re in good company. After all, how do you think the Venus de Milo would look in a thong? Watch our heroine laugh, cry and sing her way to self-acceptance, and meet a host of characters you won’t soon forget, including an aerobics instructor who’s “beyond fit,” a game show host from Hell, and a singing doll with the blues. Did we mention giant nude figure paintings by Titian and Boucher that get to tell their side of the story? Pound for pound, IN MY HEAD I’M THIN is a winner! And remember, laughing burns up calories, so indulge!
MISCONCEPTIONS Book by Allen Baldwin, Music by Rhad Davis, Lyrics by Baldwin and Davis NOVEMBER 1-17 THURSDAYS 7pm, FRIDAYS 7:30pm, SATURDAYS 2pm and 7:30pm Penny and Vince have done everything right... so far. Faced with the challenge of infertility, they are now forced to reconsider their relationship and piece together a future that neither of them expected. MISCONCEPTIONS is an emotional roller-coaster ride through modern relationships, romantic and expectations. Irreverent but sincere, honest but hilarious, MISCONCEPTIONS explores a relationship from the inside-out, as Penny and Vince struggle to stay together, finding their way back to the love that started it all. It’s about what we want from our partners, what we need from our lovers, and how the ugly moments of love can, somehow, bring us closer together. MISCONCEPTIONS is a "must see" musical that will challenge your comfort zone and change your life.
THE IMMIGRANT GARDEN Adapted by Stephanie Voss Nugent and Caroline Wood From the epistolary novel of the same title by Caroline Wood NOVEMBER 23-DECEMBER 1 FRIDAYS 7:30pm, SATURDAYS 2pm and 7:30pm It’s 1910 and Miss Cecily Barnes of Washington State is passionate about having a flower garden. She finds a catalogue from “Mrs. Beauchamp’s Mystical Flower Seed and Herb Emporium” and sends off to England for seeds. Thus, begins a joyous exchange of letters between young Cecily and Louise Beauchamp that grows into a friendship transcending time and oceans. The Immigrant Garden is a journey of love and self-discovery – and a story you will long remember!
HUMBUG! A Spirited Christmas Carol By Michael J. Tobin DECEMBER 4-22 TUESDAYS, WEDNESDAYS, THURSDAYS 7pm, FRIDAYS 7:30pm, SATURDAYS 2pm Set in the 1940’s, a touring company of misfit performers get snowbound in a small town they’re supposed to perform A Christmas Carol in. With half the cast missing and a mismatched collection of costumes, props and set pieces, they attempt to perform the Dickens’ classic- even though off-stage shenanigans make it hilariously difficult. Full of humor, heart and a happy ending, this world premiere comedy will capture your inner Humbug and fill you with the Christmas spirit!
ANOTHER NOT-SO-LOVELY LOVE LETTERS- BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! By Michael J. Tobin JANUARY 17-26 THURSDAYS 7pm, FRIDAYS 7:30pm, SATURDAYS 2pm and 7:30pm "A “HIT”larious new "Southern style" comedy sequel about finding love through internet dating. Non-stop laughter as Fannie Lou and Jimmie Tate, “another couple of age”, join Silver Southern Singles and realize you can meet, date and break up with someone without ever leaving the comforts of home! A whole lot of uproarious misunderstandings with comical consequences- and a happy ending, of course!"
THE LADIES FOURSOME By Norm Foster FEBRUARY 7-23 THURSDAYS 7pm, FRIDAYS 7:30pm, SATURDAYS 2pm and 7:30pm A Hilarious Comedy by Norm Foster that burns up the 18-hole golf course as four unforgettable women will make you roar with laughter one moment, then heave a sigh of understanding the next. From the opening tee off to the touching events at the final hole, audiences will enjoy some of the funniest, most outrageous and deeply involving exchanges in the history of the golf game. Absolutely no topic is off limits with this foursome as they take on the course challenges... and each other. Hilarious, confrontational, opinionated, fascinating, these four friends take life apart and then find a way to put it all back together again. Secrets are revealed, friendships tested, new friends found. A hilarious, touching, wonderful play about four wonderful women. Don't miss the chance to get to know them!
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