YOU MADE ME LOVE YOU: THE JUDY GARLAND STORY by Gary Upton CLOSED September 7 – 22 Thursdays at 7pm, Fridays at 7:30pm, Saturdays at 2pm and 7:30pm Experience this hit musical starring Jennine Cannizzo as Judy Garland with Charlie Grindle on piano! This one-woman tour de force is a loving and affectionate portrait of legendary singer and actress Judy Garland. A tragic figure of entertainment who glittered on the outside and recoiled on the inside, our spotlight shines on Judy Garland’s musical and personal life through a potpourri of reminiscences, performances of Garland standards, photographs, and video clips of Garland herself - take yourself down the yellow brick road of her incredible life.
NOW PLAYING A RETURN TO LOVE by Kathleen Sobel September 28 – October 14 Thursdays at 7pm, Fridays at 7:30pm, Saturdays at 2pm and 7:30pm A very funny comedy about reconnecting with your first love. A man and woman were engaged to be married many years ago and unforeseen circumstances have now brought them back together again. Their past and the present hilariously collide as the romantic prospect of their future comes into play.
We Have An Exciting Paranormal October Event Coming!
On Sunday, October 22nd at 7pm, Psychic Medium Christopher Brown investigates the haunted Footlights Theatre (yes, it is). You will experience authentic spirit communication and the opportunity to use ghost hunting equipment to reveal the dead. What you will encounter is a truly fascinating and genuine paranormal experience. $25 All Seats (Limited Seating).
“OFF THE PAGE” PLAY READING SERIES October 20 – 21 Friday at 7:30pm, Saturday at 2pm and 7:30pm Our Award-winning play reading series offers new works by talented playwrights. It’s storytelling at its rawest best, enhanced by lights, sound, and performed by a talented cast. Each play is followed by a talk-back with the playwright, director, and cast- your opportunity to ask questions and share your thoughts on the new play you just experienced.
INSIDE / OUT by Michael J. Tobin November 2 – 18 Thursdays at 7pm, Fridays at 7:30pm, Saturdays at 2pm and 7:30pm A poignant and dramatic play about a transgender woman who transitions at age 70 after living a lifetime as a man. When she comes "out" to her family and friends, a rollercoaster of unexpected emotion brings a shocking conclusion. The play is about secrets finally told and lies being revealed... it's about love... and how far one goes (or doesn't go) "to thine own self be true".
“OFF THE PAGE” PLAY READING SERIES November 24 – 25 Friday at 7:30pm, Saturday at 2pm and 7:30pm Our Award-winning play reading series offers new works by talented playwrights. It’s storytelling at its rawest best, enhanced by lights, sound, and performed by a talented cast. Each play is followed by a talk-back with the playwright, director, and cast- your opportunity to ask questions and share your thoughts on the new play you just experienced.
THE GIFTS OF CHRISTMAS Adapted by Michael J. Tobin December 1 – 23 Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7pm, Fridays at 7:30pm, Saturdays and Sundays at 2pm Celebrate the holiday season with this critically acclaimed Maine musical. Based on O’Henry's, The Gift of the Magi, it tells the story of two people willing to sacrifice their most valued possessions for the greater joy of giving- and love. Filled with beautiful music, humor, and heart, this “vintage picture postcard come to life” is the perfect way to celebrate the holidays!
A CHRISTMAS CAROL December 5, 12, 19, 23 Tuesdays at 7pm, Saturday the 23rd at 7:30pm Michael J. Tobin brings his award-winning "Ebenezer Scrooge" and this classic Christmas story to life for 4 shows only. Experience the ghosts of Marley, Past, Present, and Future and all of Dickens’ beloved characters in this multimedia production which allows the audience to be immersed in this telling of Dicken's tale. Full of special effects, music, and surprises- this is a holiday “must see” for the entire family.
A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS IN WALES by Dylan Thomas
A CHRISTMAS MEMORY by Truman Capote
Monday, December 18 at 1pm and 7pm
Claudia Hughes and Geep Amara star in a magical theatre experience that will transport you to a nostalgic and romantic time of Christmases past. This holiday treat has been a Footlights Theatre tradition for many years, and we are thrilled to have them back on our stage.
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