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 […]

Pine Tree Playhouse to give encore performance

WINNSBORO – By popular audience demand, the Pine Tree Playhouse will present an encore performance of ‘Noises Off’ on Saturday, May 4 at 8 p.m. The performance is one night only. ‘Noises Off’ is a play within a play about an ambitious director and his troupe of mediocre actors. The silly, sexy comedy is a […]

Pine Tree Playhouse presents Steel Magnolias

Cyrano de Burger Shack

WINNSBORO – Pine Tree Playhouse presented the first of two weekends of performances of Cyrano de Burger Shack, a new musical last weekend. Behind counter, from left: Sam Cathcart, Ja’Nya Jones, Roman Hawkins; seated: Sara Pullen and Bryant Seibles. Cyrano de Burger Shack will its final weekend of performances this Friday and Saturday, Aug. 11 […]