Four County Players

Four County Players is Central Virginia’s longest continuously operating community theater. A nonprofit organization, Four County relies on volunteers for most of its operations.

Founded in 1973, the theater has delighted audiences with a full range of performance experiences. Located in the village of Barboursville, the theater is the cultural hub for the community, serving as both an artistic and educational center. Four County Players is well-known for its masterful musicals, hilarious comedies, and thought-provoking dramas.

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Upcoming Shows and Events

ELF: The Musical
Book by Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin
Music by Matthew Sklar
Lyrics by Chad Beguelin
Based up on the New Line Cinema film written by David Berendaum
Directed & Choreographed by Geri Carlson Sauls
Music Direction by Kristin Baltes
November 18 – December 18
On the Mainstage
SOLD OUT!

 

Save the Date!
The 2nd Annual Four County Players
Holiday Bazaar!
Saturday, December 10, 2022
Barboursville Community Park (next to 4CP!)
10AM-2PM
Local crafters, vendors, food, entertainment, and
much more!

News and Announcements


Four County Players is excited to announce your 50th Anniversary Season (2022 – 2023!)
As You Like It
The Glass Menagerie 
Elf: The Musical
Spring Break
Wait Until Dark
Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella
Four County Players 50th Birthday Party!
Click here for details on dates, auditions, and what’s to come!


Follow along as we celebrate 50 years of theater and community at Four County Players!
Monthly updates will take you on a stroll down memory lane–season by season!

 

We are pleased to announce our rescheduled performance dates for The Glass Menagerie: October 28 and 29 at 8PM, and October 30 at 2:30PM.
All tickets for this weekend’s performances have transferred to the new dates as follows:

October 14 transferred to October 28
October 15 transferred to October 29
October 16 transferred to October 30

If you have tickets for this weekend and are able to make your rescheduled date, there is nothing else you need to do!
If you are NOT able to make your rescheduled date, please reach out to Jennifer at 4countyplayers@fourcp.org or 540-832-5355 |
to either transfer your tickets to another date (pending availability) or get a voucher to a future performance in our 50th Season.

If you did NOT have tickets, you now have three more chances to see the show! Tickets for all dates are now on sale at FOURCP.ORG.


Announcing Auditions for WAIT UNTIL DARK!


Announcing Auditions for SPRING BREAK!


CALLING ALL DIRECTORS!
Four County Players is now accepting submissions for Season 51, the 2023 – 2024 theatrical season. We are looking for passionate, creative, talented,
collaborative directors with proposals of the shows they would like to direct.
Please complete the form at the link below to submit your show(s).
A separate form must be completed for each show. Submissions must be received by Sunday, October 16 to be considered.
You will be notified no later than January 2023 whether or not we are interested in moving forward with your proposal for the 2023 – 2024 season.

 


Four County Players is excited to announce the cast of ELF: THE MUSICAL:
EDWARD WARWICK WHITE as Buddy the Elf
SAMANTHA CADIEUX as Jovie
DAVID ZUBY as Walter
AMELIA CAMACHO as Emily
LEIGHTON CARTER as Michael
MEGHAN WALLACE as Deb
TRES WELLS as Santa
HANNAH VIDAVER as Macy’s Manager
JOHN BAKER as Mr. Greenway
MARC SCHINDLER as Charlie the Elf
KATIE HUTCHINS as Tiara the Elf
LISA MEDDERS as Mrs. Claus
BRIAN JOHNS as Chadwick
DAVID MERRIMAN as Matthews
PAIGE CAMPBELL JOHNS as Waitress
STEPHANIE OWEN as Charlotte

Elves (listed alphabetically):
VERA BARFIELD
SOPHIE ELVGREN
THEO GREGG
KATIE HUTCHINS
SUSANNA JOHNS
HUDSON MERRIMAN
GRAYSON SCHINDLER
MARC SCHINDLER
TEMPE TATUM
KAREN ZIMET
MELINA ZIMET

Ensemble (listed alphabetically):
IAN AMOS
VERA BARFIELD
PAIGE CAMPBELL JOHNS
ILA COOPER
SOPHIE ELVGREN
THEO GREGG
HALEY GRIFFITH
KATIE HUTCHINS
BRIAN JOHNS
SUSANNA JOHNS
LISA MEDDERS
DAVID MERRIMAN
HUDSON MERRIMAN
JENNIFER MERRIMAN
STEPHANIE OWEN
ETHAN PHELPS
JACK RAKES
GRAYSON SCHINDLER
JENNIFER SCHINDLER
MARC SCHINDLER
VERONICA SCHOENSTER
TEMPE TATUM
KAREN ZIMET
MELINA ZIMET

Congratulations to the cast, and thanks to everyone — over 50 talented actors! — who auditioned.
ELF: THE MUSICAL, with book by Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin, with music by Matthew Sklar and Lyrics by Chad Beguelin, is based on the New Line Cinema film written by David Berenbaum. The Four County Players production will be directed & choreographed by Geri Carlson Sauls, with music direction by Kristin Baltes. ELF opens on the Mainstage on November 18 and runs weekends through December 18.

Black voices matter.
Black hopes matter.
Black dreams matter.
Black lives matter.
Visit the Four County Players Linktree for information on how you can help. 🖤

 

 

 

Four County Players
5256 Governor Barbour Street, Barboursville, Virginia   22923
Phone: 540-832-5355 | Box office hours: Monday to Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

4countyplayers@fourcp.org

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