COSHOCTON -- The Coshocton Footlight Players will present, "Love Letters," written by A.R. Gurney and directed by Susan Metz. In "Love Letters," Andrew Makepeace Ladd III and Melissa Gardner, both born to wealth and position, are childhood friends whose lifelong correspondence begins with birthday party thank-you notes and summer camp postcards and continues through the following 50 years. The letters exchanged and shared with the audience chronical their lives ... the joys, the sorrows, the complexities, in the ever-changing kaleidoscope of life.

Audiences will be treated to the rare privilege of experiencing the talents of the legendary Bettsy and Jim Gauerke on stage together in these beloved roles as they celebrate and pay tribute to Bettsy and Jim's 60 years of involvement with Footlight Players. Performance dates are Oct. 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24 at 8 p.m. at Triple Locks Theatre, located at 685 N. Whitewoman St., Coshocton.

Tickets are on sale for "Love Letters." The box office will be open for phone reservations at 740-622-2959, Monday through Thursday, from 7 to 9 p.m., and 2 to 4 p.m. on performance dates. Tickets may be purchased online at