Each year the LRLR has been extremely fortunate to have a continuing rotation of good-humored and skilled Canadians driving our primary chase vehicle. It has always been difficult for them to raise a lot of money for US based charities from their colleagues and countrymen, because of the tax laws. This year we're very pleased to add Actor's Fund of Canada as an auxilliary charity to our roster. This addition will make it easier to raise funds in Canada, and continues the LRLR's quest to...

Shelley and Scott Kazoo-ing and Riding

The Long Reach Long Riders are now on their 2012 trip "Ninth by Northwest". They started in Seattle, travelled to Vancouver, and will visit Vancouver Island, the Olympic Peninsula, the Pacific Coast Highway, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Mt. Hood, Mt. Rainier, Crater Lake, and other sites while raising money for two great charities. Read about their travels here:

April 2, 2012, New York, NY – The Long Reach Long Riders and The ESTA Foundation are proud to announce the results of their joint raffle and live auction to benefit the Behind the Scenes program at the USITT conference in Long Beach, California. Sales of raffle tickets and BTS and LRLR-branded swag raised just over $9,800 for the charity.


The winners and their prizes are: 

Dinna Myers – Apollo Design Technology’s Smart Move DMX...

The 52nd Annual USITT Conference & Expo ended on Saturday March 31st. In addition to being heralded as a great place for theatre technicians and designers to meet, network and learn, this year's USITT proved to be very fruitful indeed for Behind the Scenes.

Booth 1041 saw a constant stream of traffic, as people bought raffle tickets, t-shirts, ghost-light gobo earrings and notecards. All of the proceeds benefit technical theatre people in crisis. Nine raffle prizes were offered,...

True to Henry Ford's mantra in the 1920's, you can have any color T you want, as long as it's black! The 2012 LRLR shirts are available in sizes from small to XXXL, with or without a breast pocket. They'll officially debut at the USITT conference in Long Beach on Thursday March 29th. Come on by and buy one! All proceeds go to the charities.

Moe "Bro' Moe" Conn is going to ride to the USITT convention in Long Beach California, from his home in Baltimore Maryland, arriving just in time for the conference and to help set up the LRLR/Sapsis booth with kazoos and T-shirts. 

Moe will be blogging from the road, and you can sign up for our Twitter feed to be notified when he's posted his latest news: LngRchLngRiders. 

Moe leaves Friday March 23rd and rides to Lewisburg WV, a shade under 300 miles. Saturday he'll...

Follow us on Twitter at LngRchLngRiders. We'll update you on our plans for USITT, including the time and place for the annual kazoo parade (and any other "flash" kazoo moments we come up with)! We'll also update you from the road once we're rolling.

The Long Reach Long Riders are pleased to announce the itinerary for their 9th annual charity motorcycle ride.

The 2012 ride will begin and end in the beautiful city of Seattle, the Emerald City of the Northwest. The riders will gather on Friday August 3rd, and head north the next morning. Before returning to Seattle 8 days later on the 11th, the group will visit some of the finest scenery the rugged Northwest has to offer. From the city of Victoria on Vancouver Island, to the Olympic...

The Long Reach Long Riders announce their eighth annual charity motorcycle ride. The ride, which benefits the ESTA Foundation's Behind The Scenes program and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, begins in Billings Montana on July 1, 2011.

As in previous years, anyone who wants to ride with us is more than welcome, either as a 'day tripper' or for the entire ride. 

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