Peter Finlayson

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Peter Finlayson is the Founder, Publisher and Editor-in-chief of FootLights magazine and footlight.click. While working on a prelaw program at the University of Michigan, he happily got involved with the theatre program. Much to his mother’s chagrin, law school never happened, but in a career spanning more than 4 decades, Peter has performed, directed or designed more than 150 productions. In his spare time, he is working on a new play. You can follow him on Twitter @Thtrdog .

For Just the Cost of a Ticket…

Live theatrical productions are as essential to a community as food is to the individual. Our souls are nourished, our intellects challenged, and our humors tickled. Nowhere else in modern society do we receive the benefits that are provided by theatre. Yet theatre faces the same challenges that confront the rest of society. One of the most egregious of these is funding. As a part ...

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Community! Community! Community!

It’s almost a mantra at this point, but for those that haven’t heard it, theatre is about community. Community can be defined in many ways, from very small groups to something as grand as the community of man. What is it exactly? It’s a collective of people that have something in common, and who need to commune, to speak to each other to learn and ...

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