Footlight to resume in-person performances May 21


After a year on lockdown, Footlight Players will open their doors to the public for an Evening of One Acts on Friday, May 21, Saturday, May 22, and Sunday, May 23. The Friday and Saturday performances are at 7:30 p.m. and the Sunday performance is a 2 p.m. matinee, all to be held at Footlight Players, 1705 Franklin St., Michigan City.

The one-act shows will include “The Cottage” by Paula Evans, directed by Debbie Bartholomew; “The Last Days of Digger,” written and directed by Dan Schaff; “Wingman” by Dean Johanson, directed by Janice Rice; and “I’m Herbert” by Robert Anderson, directed by Bobby Komendera.

Footlight Players is proud to produce these shows by three local playwrights.

Cast members are Denise Barkow, Donavan Barrier, Gary Bartholomew, Kathy Chase, Linda Didelot, Bobby Komendera, Laura Meyer, Thom Nelson, Maggie Reister, Nora Ryska, Mary Williams, and Sandra Young. The shows will be presented as readers theater, involving simplistic costumes. The production will run approximately one hour with no intermission.

The evening will be offered free to the public with open seating; no reservations are needed. The theater will be following all safety guidelines, therefore masks are a requirement and seating may be limited, so come early to get a good seat.

Mark your calendars for a complimentary evening of live entertainment!

Also, to help replenish Footlight’s assets, Galveston Steak House, 10 Commerce Square, Michigan City, is giving the theater a percentage of whatever you spend for dinner. No coupon is needed, but please tell the hostess that you are there because of the Footlight Give-Back. Doors open daily at 4 p.m.

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