Venue Details

18 Star Starred
The Footlight Club
at Eliot Hall 7A Eliot Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
617-524-3200
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Member Tips

Goldstar Member
Get there early for nearby parking.
info Feb 01 2010 star this tip starred
jackie
They have reasonably priced refreshments on sale.
info Feb 02 2010 star this tip starred
jackie
Defineately go to Vee Vee for dinner.
info Feb 02 2010 star this tip starred
jackie
Casual to dressy it is a theatre afterall.....
info Feb 02 2010 star this tip starred
jackie
Parking is easy to find, the "T" stop is walking distance too. Orange line
info Feb 02 2010 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
All concessions were $1.00, very reasonable.
info Feb 08 2010 star this tip starred
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Reviews & Ratings

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4.7 average rating
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21 events
13 reviews
6 stars
attended Feb 06 2010

Enjoyed the performance immensely, very witty, great acting, loved the beautiful costumes. First time at the Footlight Club, thoroughly enjoyed the historic building,... continued

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26 events
11 reviews
3 stars
attended Jan 30 2010

A good play great local event but it went on too long we felt that it needed some severe editing and should have lasted 80 mins , not 120 mins.

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35 events
11 reviews
5 stars
attended Feb 12 2010

very enjoyable performance-- the acting and the costumes were very high quality!

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More Information

Website

http://www.footlight.org

Description

Insider Trading and blackmail: Robert Chiltern is a rising politician with a bright future, an activist wife, a marriageable sister, and a charming best friend. He has the perfect life – until he is confronted with proof of the shocking indiscretion that started his meteoric rise by Mrs. Cheveley. Oscar Wilde’s classic tale of pride, politics, and posh society rings delights as much today as it did when it premiered in 1895.

About the Ticket Supplier: The Footlight Club

Nestled in a residential area near Jamaica Pond, The Footlight Club, America's oldest community theatre, has performed every year since 1877. For over 120 years Footlight Club members have sustained the organization's mission:

To present the best in non-professional theater to a broad-based audience, and to preserve and maintain Eliot Hall as a community resource.