PTP sets season, elects new officers

WINNSBORO – The Pine Tree Playhouse held their annual meeting on Dec. 13 and began the process of setting a new 2023 season. The membership of the Playhouse that attended the meeting also elected the new officers for the Board of Directors. Current Board President Andi Phipps welcomed the membership and thanked them for being […]

Step into a winter wonderland at ‘A Pine Tree Christmas’ show

WINNSBORO – If you’re one of those people hoping for a White Christmas or a winter wonderland this holiday season, you’re probably going to be disappointed if you live around here. But, you can experience that wintry, holiday feel at the Pine Tree Playhouse production of “A Pine Tree Christmas,” opening Friday, Dec. 3 at […]

Pine Tree Playhouse opens auditions

WINNSBORO – The Pine Tree Playhouse kicks off a new season of performances with auditions for “Pine Tree Christmas,” a musical comedy variety show under the direction of Andi Phipps. There will be limited rehearsals and everyone is welcome to try out for singers, dancers, musicians, actors and offstage help. Auditions are open to all […]

Pine Tree Playhouse, a theater with deep roots

WINNSBORO – Enter the old building, move past the ticket booth and the poster of the last show and your eyes will begin to adjust to the darkness of the empty theater. It’s a classic black box, no windows or outside light. The carpeted floor slopes down to the stage. The lighting booth is in […]

PTP Variety Show showcases local talent

WINNSBORO – Come one, come all to the greatest show in Winnsboro this Friday and Saturday nights at 7 p.m., at the Pine Tree Playhouse, in Winnsboro.  Don’t want to spoil the surprise, but there has been a lot of word on the street that they have some mighty fine singers, maybe a monologue, a […]

PTP opens audition for ‘The Dixie Swim Club’

WINNSBORO – Pine Tree Players will hold auditions for ‘The Dixie Swim Club,’ a heartwarming, laugh-out-loud comedy on Feb. 9 at 3 p. m. and Feb. 10 & 11 at 7 p. m. at the Pine Tree Playhouse.  Five Southern women, whose friendships began many years ago on their college swim team, set aside a […]

Pine Tree Playhouse Variety Show

Triple Dog Dare you to see PTP’s ‘A Christmas Story’

WINNSBORO – If you don’t know what a triple dog dare is, you have much to learn from this iconic, nostalgic play by Philip Grecian, based on the movie of the same name. In it, we meet Ralphie Parker (Gus Woodman) a boy growing up in pre-WWII Indiana who wants an official Red Ryder Air […]

Parades, tree lightings, markets, plays, shopping and more ahead

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – While shopping Fairfield stores is already in full swing, the Fairfield County Chamber of Commerce is upping the game with its annual Shop Fairfield First program that starts Friday, Dec. 6.. Participating merchants in downtown Ridgeway and Winnsboro will receive signup slips to be filled out by the customer when making a […]

PTP’s Big Bad Musical is a hoot and a howl

WINNSBORO – The Big Bad Musical was a howling good time with a twist on the old fairy tales that gave us paws, uh…pause.  The ladies and gentlemen of the jury—the audience—had to decide if the Big Bad Wolf was guilty of blowing down the houses of the 3 Little Pigs, eating sheep, and devouring […]