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Footlight Club’s ‘Peter and The Starcatcher’ Opens Sept. 16th

The tale of Peter Pan flying into Wendy Darling’s bedroom, fighting Captain Hook and toying around with Tinkerbell are well known — but how did Peter Pan become Peter Pan? The Footlight Club’s production of “Peter and the Starcatcher,” opening Sept. 16th in Jamaica Plain, will provide insight into the genesis of Peter and why he never wanted to grow up. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Alumni of JP’s Footlight Club Makes It Big on ‘Inside Amy Schumer’

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Well-placed sources in the JP acting community confirm that Mike Houston, an alumni of the neighborhood’s Footlight Club, is appearing regularly on Comedy Central’s “Inside Amy Schumer.” In the above clip, (which has NSFW language), Houston plays “Jeff” as he attempts to learn the secrets of Female Emotional Combat. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Seven JP residents in the cast of The Cat’s Meow at The Footlight Club

Pictured from left to right Conor Kenney (Steward); Liz Laneri (Margaret Livingston); Kosta Demos (George Thomas); Frances Price (Elinor Glyn); Rob Guptill (Joe Willicombe); Carol Pyper (Maid); and Karen Wepsic (Maid). Photo by Judy Maggs. Jamaica Plain residents Kosta Demos, Rob Guptill, Conor Kenney, Liz Laneri, Frances Price, Carol Pyper, and Karen Wepsic are on stage in The Cat’s Meow on Fridays and Saturdays, June 5 through June 20, 2015. (more…) Continue Reading →

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