Ghost Light Players to present first Shoestring Theater Festival


Region – The Ghost Light Players of MetroWest in partnership with Enter Stage Left Theater, will present the Shoestring Theater Festival Saturday, Sept. 7. The Festival is a chance for eight teams of local theater artists to gather in a community setting and perform works of their choice. The participating teams face no restrictions on genre, style, or scope. There are, in fact, only two restrictions:  time and money. Each team participating in the Festival is restricted to a total budget of $50 dollars and a maximum run time of 50 minutes.

For the price of one ticket, audiences will be treated to eight different performances over the course of one afternoon and evening. The event will be at the Hopkinton Center for the Arts, 98 Hayden Rowe St., Hopkinton, in the new and air-conditioned Delbridge Family Performance Space. The Festival begins at 12 p.m. and a new show will follow each hour, with a short break in the late afternoon, and the Festival concluding at 9 p.m.

Tickets are Adults: $15; Senior Citizens and Children: $12. Tickets can be purchased at the door, by calling the Box office at 508-263-0052, or by visiting