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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Why a backstage?  

StageWrite welcomes the president of the Board of Directors to the blog today.  Debbie Owen, who frequently serves as stage manager for our productions, is in a unique position to tell us all why Build a Backstage is such an important project for our theater. Let me...

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Student intern joins A Charlie Brown Christmas production crew

Four County Players is a place where friends gather and new volunteers are welcomed. Jacob Corbin’s was one of the theater’s fresh faces this fall. He served as an intern for A Charlie Brown Christmas, assisting director Jane Gargett throughout the production period....

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Four County embodies Danish concept of hygge

“As the days get colder and shorter, I’m thinking more and more about the Danish concept of hygge: hard to translate, but basically meaning cozy, comfortable, unpretentious, and lacking in anything unpleasant. Think candles or fireplaces, soft blankets, warm...

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