A Marquee Season with Challenges and Entertainment

We have a fantastic Mainstage line-up this Winter! It is the kind of season that comes together every five or ten years. It’s a “marquee” season: three of the plays received highly successful, high-profile Broadway productions and the fourth is a World Premiere. A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder won the Tony Award for Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, Best Direction, and … Continue reading A Marquee Season with Challenges and Entertainment

Children’s Theatre Grows

by Caroline Kaiser Now in its third year, FST’s Children’s Theatre series is soaring to new heights with magic, adventure, and holiday spirit for the whole family. First up is a new take on the timeless classic, Peter Pan. Journey with Peter and friends to Neverland, a magical island where there are no parents, no chores, and fairies and pirates rule! This show is the … Continue reading Children’s Theatre Grows

Singin’ It Like the Women Lived It

by Lydia Baxter “We were poor but we had love. That’s the one thing that Daddy made sure of,” sang Loretta Lynn in her most famous song, “Coal Miner’s Daughter.” For the most influencial female singer-songwriters of all time — including Lynn along with artists like Joni Mitchel, June Carter-Cash, Dolly Parton, and countless others, music not only transformed their lives, their music was their … Continue reading Singin’ It Like the Women Lived It

A Theatre Goer’s Guide to Love and Murder

by Michael Nichols Boisterous dance numbers. Hilarious staged deaths. Romantic rivals. And a plot for revenge that proves all is fair in love and murder. Kicking off FST’s 45th Winter Mainstage Season, the critically acclaimed musical A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder tells the story of Monty Navarro, an heir to a family fortune who sets out to jump the line of succession by … Continue reading A Theatre Goer’s Guide to Love and Murder

From Under the Boardwalk to the Top of the Charts

by TJ Lewis Get ready to SH-Boom all night long with this season’s Winter Cabaret opener, Unchained Melodies, a celebration of male harmony groups. Our talented lineup of versatile vocalists will take you on a musical trip down memory lane beginning with doo-wop and continuing through some of the smoothest sounds of the 1950s and ‘60s. Featuring hits such as “Baby I Need Your Loving,” … Continue reading From Under the Boardwalk to the Top of the Charts