Auditioning for college: Advice from Jasmine

On the blog today, Jasmine Witmer offers some expert advice.  Her Four County Players credits include Our Town, choreography for The Fantasticks, and stage management for Bye Bye Birdie.  Welcome, Jasmine! Having worked with teenagers throughout the years in various...

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A report from Four County President Debbie Owen

The time: Monday evening, June 19 The place: Four County Players theater, Barboursville, Virginia. The occasion: Annual Meeting of the Four County Players membership While annual meetings of small organizations are generally understood to be necessary business events...

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Theatrical Photography: Representing a Representation

Linda Hogan, secretary of the 4CP board of directors and photography enthusiast, shares some thoughts about the artistic and technical sides of theatrical photography. I’m not one of those photographers who has been privileged ­­ — or focused — enough to...

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Gary’s Four County Top Five

You might remember StageWrite’s challenge to readers to send us their Four County Top Four.  Gary Warwick White, production manager and board member, couldn’t quite limit his top Four County experiences to just four.  And it’s no...

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Dancing with Myself artists reflect on stereotype and character

This week, StageWrite welcomes Jessica Harris, the young director of Dancing with Myself, and her team of actresses. This Teen Arts Project (TAP) production brings together a group of characters from widely differing social cliques. We asked Jessica, a first-year...

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Chicago in review: A teen breaks down the musical’s success

Today’s guest blogger, Jamie Cortigene, is a ninth grader at Henderson High School in West Chester, Pennsylvania, the same school her grandmother, Four County board member Barbara Wimble, attended.  Says her proud grandma: “Jamie is quite an exceptional young lady and...

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From Footlights to Bookshelves

Today on StageWrite, we are thrilled to welcome guest blogger Lynn Thorne. You’ve seen her on the Four County Players Mainstage as the Wicked Witch in the 2014 production of SHREK: The Musical. Lynn is the author of Word Of Mouth Advertising Online and Off: How to...

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A TREE grows in Barboursville

With the opening of Chicago approaching on March 3, 2017, it might not surprise readers that this isn’t the first time this classic musical has graced the Four County Players Mainstage.  In 1982, a production of the show held a special and bittersweet place in the...

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Playing by heart: For Wallers, theater is a family affair

Broadway veterans and real-life married couple Kenneth Waller and Linda Poser star in A.R. Gurney’s classic love story of pen and paper romance–Love Letters. Opening February 3,2017 in the Cellar. Photo Credit: Sarah Morris Photography They say some of the...

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