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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IT’S ALIVE! An update on Build a Backstage

Four County Players president, Debbie Owen, is on StageWrite today, sharing an update on the Build a Backstage campaign, the theater's initiative to build an addition at the rear of the building, providing workspace, storage space, and a weatherproof environment for...

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Season 45: State of the theater report

As Season 45 closed, theater members gathered at an Annual Meeting to hear about the year, share thoughts and ideas, and vote on various matters. This year, we bid farewell to Sid Wood, who concluded his service on the board, and welcomed Matt Gargett to complete...

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Building a better Bistro and a better future

All the popcorn, candy, and beverages our audiences enjoy during every show have helped Four County Players build a better Bistro.  We've been saving our pennies for a long time! That means that without affecting our ability to award the Founders' Scholarship, the...

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Reflections from Debbie Owen, Four County Players president

This has been a difficult time in our community and our country. In the face of people marching in the streets of Charlottesville, natural disasters, and unimaginable loss, it can be hard to find the positive things that give meaning to our life. These times also lead...

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A Vision of Violence: Joe Myers, fight choreographer

A rising junior from Arlington, Virginia, who is studying theatre at Virginia Commonwealth University, Joe Myers has been acting since he was in sixth grade. He got involved in fight choreography at the age of sixteen and has several credits and credentials under his...

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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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