Don't Dress for Dinner - February 03 - February 19, 2017

Walpole Footlighters

 Who's Who 

  • Andrea Fistner


    Andrea has been a member of the Footlighters for the past 15 years and is the co-producer for DON'T DRESS FOR DINNER. She worked for many years as the Box Office Manager, recently branched out as the props coordinator in BOEING, BOEING and INCORRUPTIBLE, and the set dresser for THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICAL.

  • Peter Kates

    Lighting Design

    Peter designed the lighting for Walpole’s KISS ME, KATE and ALMOST, MAINE. He has performed, directed and designed at theaters throughout the area including Bay Players, Curtain Call Theatre, and Milton Players; directed the Marshfield High School Drama Club; and taught Technical Theatre at Derby Academy’s Summer Arts Program. He is Technical Director for Furnace Brook Middle School’s Drama Club.

  • Kate Smith

    Costume Design

    Kate has been a Walpole Footlighters supporter since 1999. She started working backstage in 2004 and began costuming Footlighters productions in 2005 with Pal Joey. Kate has served on the Footlighter Board in several capacities and on the Play Reading Committee.

  • Marianne Phinney

    Set Dresser

    Marianne channels her inner decorator by watching a lot of DIY network and poking around antique shops. She was the set dresser for I HATE HAMLET and RABBIT HOLE. Her Footlighters directing credits include THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICAL and SUMMER AND SMOKE, for which she also designed the sets. Marianne also serves as the Treasurer and Webmaster for the Walpole Footlighters.

  • Christine Grudinskas

    Props Chair

    In her 32 years with the Footlighters, Christine has been active both backstage and on stage. Acting credits include Sister Agatha in INCORRUPTIBLE, Emma in OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS, Mrs. Mac in DINNER FOR SEVERAL, Lady Lucy Angkatell in THE HOLLOW, Maggie in THE SHADOWBOX, Clairee in STEEL MAGNOLIAS, Elizabeth in ANGEL STREET, and Nurse Preen in THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER.

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