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OF MICE AND MEN Runs Feb. 13-29

FLI_Of Mice and Men logoOF MICE AND MEN
Footlighters Inc.
Feb. 13-29
Stained Glass Theatre [Newport]

Directed by Jim Curtis
Produced by Katie McCarthy, Amanda Emmons Shumate & Janet Wisner

Cast: Jay Woffington as George, Eric Day as Lennie, James Hummeldorf as Slim, Bill Hartnett as Candy, Rick Hunt as Curly, Katey Blood as Curly’s Wife, BJ Simpson as Carlson, Peter Merten as The Boss, Patrick Coyle as Patrick & Charles McClinon as Crooks

John Steinbeck’s classic tale features two migrant workers, drifter George and his mentally challenged friend Lennie, arriving at a ranch to work for enough money to pursue their dream of owning their own farm. Lennie is a man-child, a little boy in the body of a dangerously powerful man. It’s Lennie’s obsession with things soft and cuddly that have made George cautious about who the gentle giant, with his brute strength, associates with. But when the unexpected happens, their dreams take a drastic and tragic turn. In an effort to stay true to the time period and John Steinbeck’s work, Footlighters’ production of OF MICE AND MEN will be performed unedited. This production contains language and themes prevalent to the time period and may be offensive to some audience members.

  • Thu-Sat, Feb. 13-15 at 7:30pm
  • Sun, Feb. 16 at 2pm
  • Thu-Sat, Feb. 20-22 at 7:30pm
  • Sun, Feb. 23 at 2pm
  • Wed-Sat, Feb. 26-29 at 7:30pm
    *Feb. 14th & 23rd performances are sign language interpreted.

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Of Mice and Men to Open at Footlighters, Inc. February 13, 2020

FLI_Of Mice and Men logoFootlighters, Inc. proudly presents the third show of its 2019-2020 season, the classic Of Mice and Men.

John Steinbeck’s classic tale features two migrant workers, drifter George and his mentally challenged friend Lennie, arriving at a ranch to work for enough money to pursue their dream of owning their own farm. Lennie is a man-child, a little boy in the body of a dangerously powerful man. It’s Lennie’s obsession with things soft and cuddly that have made George cautious about who the gentle giant, with his brute strength, associates with. But when the unexpected happens, their dreams take a drastic and tragic turn.

Of Mice and Men features the return of award-winning veteran actor Bill Hartnett to the Footlighters stage. Bill was last seen onstage at the Stained Glass Theatre in 2013’s Tuesdays with Morrie, but Bill’s career spans over 40 years in the Cincinnati area. Together with his late wife Ellie Shepherd, he has won over 60 Association of Community Theatre/Ohio Community Theatre Association awards, and in 2008, they were both inducted into the CEA Theater Hall of Fame.

Performances:

  • Thursday-Saturday, February 13-15 at 7:30pm
  • Sunday, February 16 at 2:00pm
  • Thursday-Saturday, February 20-22 at 7:30pm
  • Sunday, February 23 at 2:00pm
  • Wednesday- Saturday, February 26-29 7:30pm

Tickets: $22 each and are available at (859) 652-3849 or FootlightersTickets@gmail.com.

The Footlighters, Inc. has been producing quality community theater shows in the Greater Cincinnati area for over 55 years. The group was established in 1963 by a small group of community theater volunteers who wanted to bring theater opportunities to the west side of Cincinnati.

In 1987, the group bought the Salem United Methodist Church in Newport and transformed it into The Stained Glass Theatre. The theater is on the National Register of Historic Places and is designated a Kentucky landmark. In September of 2018, Footlighters added an ADA ramp to the front of their building to complement the elevator installed in September of 2017, allowing access for all patrons with limited mobility.

For more information, please visit www.footlighters.org or “like” The Footlighters, Inc. on Facebook.

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BOGO Available for Nov. 20 Performance of THE SPITFIRE GRILL at Footlighters

FLI_Spitfire Grill logoFootlighters is thankful for you!

In honor of Thanksgiving we are offering a BOGO deal on any new ticket orders for this Wednesday’s (Nov. 20th) performance of THE SPITFIRE GRILL.

Grab someone you’re thankful for, enter GRILL at checkout and then come visit us down at The Spitfire!

Offer only applicable on new ticket orders, not on preexisting orders. Only valid for online sales: Click here for online tickets to THE SPITFIRE GRILL.

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Cast Announced for ANNIE GET YOUR GUN at Footlighters Inc.

FLI_logoFootlighters is proud to announce the cast for our spring production, ANNIE GET YOUR GUN!
April 23rd – May 9th
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Directed by Gina Kleesattel
Choreographed by David Choate
Music Directed and Produced by Alan Masters
Produced by Bill Geraghty

  • Lesley Hitch: Annie Oakley
  • Rick Kramer: Frank Butler
  • Jackie Miesle: Winnie Tate
  • Alex DeVore: Tommy Keeler
  • Emily Carroll: Dolly Tate
  • Dana Kisor: Buffalo Bill Cody
  • Joseph Moreland: Charlie Davenport
  • Tim Breithaupt: Foster Wilson
  • Max Purvis: Pawnee Bill

Children:

  • Lily Deye
  • Abigail Glacken
  • Ella Martin
  • James Martin

Ensemble:

  • Ellen Godbey
  • Molly Sexton
  • Laura Petracco
  • Rebecca Mactaggart
  • Tia Casey
  • Allison Kalfas
  • Tim Breithaupt
  • Joseph Moreland
  • Max Purvis
  • Corey Meyer
  • Brendan Horell
  • Lawson Smith

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THE SPITFIRE GRILL Runs Nov. 7-23

FLI_Spitfire Grill logoTHE SPITFIRE GRILL
Footlighters Inc.
Nov. 7-23
Stained Glass Theatre [Newport]

Directed by Dan Maloney
Music directed by Matthew Nassida
Produced by Michelle Burdett & Peggy Kenney

Cast: Katelyn Reid as Percy Talbot, Cathy Lutts as Hannah Ferguson, Sarah Viola as Shelby Thorpe, Gregory Good, Jr. as Caleb Thorpe, Austin Adams as Sheriff Joe Sutter, Amanda Marasch-Brinkman as Effy Karyneck & Jimmy Jackson as The Visitor

Like a good coffee cake, this feel good musical will leave you wanting a second helping!

  • Thu-Sat, Nov. 7-9 at 7:30pm
  • Sun, Nov. 10 at 2pm
  • Thu-Sat, Nov. 14-16 at 7:30pm
  • Sun, Nov. 17 at 2pm
  • Wed-Sat, Nov. 20-23 at 7:30pm

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