The Footlight Club will put on six performances of “Wait Until Dark,” a who-dun-it written by Frederick Knott.
The Footlight Club
Saturday, February 2, 2013
Sunday, January 13, 2013
The local community theater group will perform the suspenseful thriller in February.
Jamaica Plain’s community theater troupe will perform a classic suspense-thriller this February. The Footlight Club will put on six performances of “Wait Until Dark,” a who-dun-it written by Frederick Knott. Knott’s play was adapted for the screen in 1967, in which Audrey Hepburn was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. Here is a synopsis of the play from Goldstar Boston: "Blind housewife Susy Hendrix finds she must outwit a trio of psychotic criminals who terrorize her in her New York apartment, believing that she possesses a heroin-filled doll they had smuggled into the country. To level the playing field and outwit the criminals, Suzy manages to kill the lights, resulting in a cat-and-mouse game that takes …
Friday, September 28, 2012
Essential daily information at a glance (including another pitch for eating/baking cupcakes for charity.)
1. Forecast: Rainy and chilly. Highs in the upper 50s. Chance of rain near 100 percent. 2. Cupcakes!: One of the perks of being the editor of JP Patch is that community groups sometimes ask me to do stuff. Like eat cupcakes as part of a panel judging Saturday's Cupcake Fundraiser for The Footlight Club. You can bake cupcakes, show up to eat them or both! 1 p.m. Saturday at The Footlight Club. (Savvy readers of the "Five Things" will know I highlighted this item yesterday. But since I posted it too late for the morning's email newsletter, I wanted to emphasize it today.) 3. Walking Tour of the Pond: This week's JP Historical Society free walking tour is of Jamaica Pond. Learn more about this familiar and well-loved landmark. Meet at the …
Sunday, September 11, 2011
The cupcakes ranged from "Volcano" cupcakes with chili powder to "French Toast" cupcakes topped with bacon.
The nation's oldest community theatre raised about $900 Saturday with an afternoon of delicious cupcakes. For an entry fee of $10 for adults or $5 for kids and Footlight Club members, attendees could graze on as many cupcakes as they'd like. A three-judge panel, which included JP Patch editor Chris Helms, picked winners in the following categories: Winner of the "People's Choice" for best cupcake was a lemon-blueberry cupcake by Tracy Sisco of Desserts by Tracy in Winthrop.