The 2013-2014 EMACT/DASH nominees for The Footlight Club are...

Each year, the Eastern Massachusetts Association of Community Theatres recognizes outstanding performance and production values in local community theater at the annual Distinguished Awards and Special Honors Gala. We are thrilled to announce that The Footlight Club has been nominated for eleven awards.

    BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS (MUSICAL)
    Emma Boroson in Company
    BEST SET DESIGN (MUSICAL)
    Donnchadh "Gaf" Condon for The Sound of Music
    BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR (PLAY)
    Troy Siegfried in August: Osage County
    BEST SOUND DESIGN (MUSICAL)
    Kurk Derks for Spamalot
    BEST YOUTH ACTRESS (MUSICAL)
    Ellie Feldman in The Sound of Music
    BEST MAKE-UP & HAIR DESIGN (MUSICAL)
    Troy Siegfried for Company
    BEST PROP COORDINATION (MUSICAL)
    Lisa Coviello for Spamalot
    BEST SPECIALTY ENSEMBLE (MUSICAL)
    "The Nuns" in The Sound of Music
    BEST LEAD ACTRESS (MUSICAL)
    Rebekah Turner in Spamalot
    BEST MUSICAL DIRECTION (MUSICAL)
    Matt Stern for Spamalot
    BEST MUSICAL DIRECTION (MUSICAL)
    Shawn Gelzleichter for Company

Congratulations to all!

Eliot Hall Comprehensive Evaluation Update...

The comprehensive evaluation of Eliot Hall, funded in part by a $25,000 matching grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, has been completed. Thank you to all who contributed to the matching fund so that we could produce a priority roadmap for the building! Needs highlighted include: update of the fire protections systems, accessibility, and electrical and mechanical upgrades. WE NEED YOUR HELP! Click here for more information or to donate.

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Matt McKee wins award for his Footlight designs...

Congratulations to photographer Matt McKee who participated in the Design Competition at EMACT's 58th Annual Drama Festival, held in Tewksbury, MA in June. On behalf of The Footlight Club, Matt received an Outstanding Certificate from the adjudicators for his posters and collateral materials for Footlight productions of August: Osage County, Parade, Reckless and Spamalot. We are very thankful for Matt's enormous talent and effort on behalf of the Footlight Club!

Frankenstein Cast Announced

The Footlight Club has announced the cast for Frankenstein, which will be showing from September 12-27, 2014. Click here for more infomation...

Bye Bye Birdie Cast Announced

The Footlight Club has announced the cast for Bye Bye Birdie, which will be showing from November 8-22, 2014. Click here for more infomation...

The Footlight Club's Historical Program Collection

The Footlight Club's historian, Paul Campbell, joined forces with The Boston Public Library to gather an amazing collection of historic Footlight programs going back to the 1800's and make them accessible online! Scanned in high-resolution images and searchable, this wonderful archive is available free of charge at BPL Footlight Club Program Archive. Stop by and check it out!


on stage

Coming Soon:

7A Performance

Mr. Marmalade by Noah Haidle

Aug 21 -23 @ 8pm / Aug 24 @ 3pm





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