If you’d have been there….

Join Four County Players president Debbie Owen as she walks us through the Build a Backstage dedication celebration we wish we could have had. Only a year ago, on a perfect spring afternoon, seventy-five members of the Four County Players community gathered for a...

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A letter of thanks to the audience

Dear audience members, Thank you for coming to our shows. Thank you for clapping during our pauses, laughing at our jokes, and silencing your cellphones. Without an audience, we’re just a bunch of people in wigs and costumes messing around on stage. We need you, and...

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At the finish line!

Today we are welcoming board member Elaine Fogliani to the blog to share an important update about the Build a Backstage project.  Elaine's involvement with Four County goes back to its earliest years, and she's in a great position to share the theater's amazing...

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Shakespeare’s Ghosts 

As the summer of the Four County Players Return to the Ruins comes to a close, we're handing over the reins of the blog to Kim Dukes, who offers a personal reflection on the revelries of 2019. These our actors, As I foretold you, were all spirits, and Are melted into...

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Breaking ground on a backstage

  The day finally arrived that Four County Players could break ground on a long-awaited project. Here, our president, Debbie Owen, shares the story of how the Build a Backstage project got underway in earnest five years ago and proceeded to the point that...

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It’s three months to places….thank you, three!

Usually, when I'm working as a stage manager and want to let the cast know when they need to be onstage, I give a “places” call with the number of minutes. But today we’re talking about the number of months before  we embark on our backstage addition! (For more on the...

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Making the most out of minor roles

Lisa Medders has appeared on  the Four County stage many times over the years in several revues, as well as Bye, Bye Birdie, A Charlie Brown Christmas, and The Addams Family. Whether her part is small or large, everyone agrees she has a big talent and a bigger heart....

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