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Little Shop of Horrors

Presented by the Spotlight Acting School

Performed by advanced students Age 14-18

A deviously delicious Broadway and Hollywood sci-fi smash musical, Little Shop Of Horrors has devoured the hearts of theatergoers for over 30 years. Howard Ashman and Alan Menken (Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Beauty And The Beast, and Aladdin) are the creative geniuses behind what has become one of the most popular shows in the world.

Friday, Aug 16  –  8 pm
Saturday, Aug 17  –  8 pm
Sunday, Aug 18 –  2 pm

Friday, Aug 23 –  8 pm
Saturday, Aug 24  –  8 pm

The Spotlight Playhouse

The Drowsy Chaperone

Presented by the Bluegrass Players

Winner of five Tony Awards, including Best Book and Best Original Score, The Drowsy Chaperone features one show-stopping song and dance number after another.

With the houselights down, a man in a chair appears on stage and puts on his favorite record: the cast recording of a fictitious 1928 musical. The recording comes to life and The Drowsy Chaperone begins as the man in the chair looks on. Mix in two lovers on the eve of their wedding, a bumbling best man, a desperate theatre producer, a not-so-bright hostess, two gangsters posing as pastry chefs, a misguided Don Juan and an intoxicated chaperone, and you have the ingredients for an evening of madcap delight.

Friday, Sept 6  –  8 pm
Saturday, Sept 7  –  8 pm
Sunday, Sept 8  –  2 pm

Friday, Sept 13  –  8 pm
Saturday, Sept 14  –  8 pm

The Spotlight Playhouse

The Rainbow Fish Musical

Presented by the Spotlight Acting School.

Performed by students age 4-9.

Everybody loves the international bestseller and award-winning book, The Rainbow Fish, with its wonderful message of friendship and belonging. Now the magical, colorful world of the deep blue sea comes to life on stage! This large-cast musical features a variety of charming school and sea-creature characters who admire the famous Rainbow Fish, the most beautiful fish in all the ocean. With a bubbly, energetic score and a script that invites wonderful creativity and flexibility, the universal message at the heart of this one-of-a-kind musical becomes much more than just a simple children’s story.

Friday, Aug 9  –  6:30 pm
Saturday, Aug 10  –  6:30 pm
Sunday, Aug 11  –  2:00 pm

The Spotlight Playhouse

Frog and Toad Theater for Young Audiences

Presented by the Spotlight Players

Waking from hibernation in the Spring, Frog and Toad plant gardens, swim, rake leaves, go sledding and learn life lessons along the way. The two best friends celebrate and rejoice in the differences that make them unique and special. Part vaudeville, part make believe… all charm, Frog and Toad tells the story of a friendship that endures throughout the seasons.

The jazzy, upbeat score of Frog and Toad bubbles with melody and wit, making it an inventive, exuberant and enchanting musical, perfect for introducing theatre to youngsters while keeping adults entertained, as well.

Friday,  Aug 30  –  6:30 pm
Saturday,  Aug 31  –  6:30 pm

Travel Dates: Sept. 3,4,5,10,11,12

The Spotlight Playhouse

The Merchant of Venice

Presented by The Spotlight Players

Shylock asks for a pound of flesh as part of a loan contract (weird), Bassanio agrees to it (weirder), and Portia saves the day by cross-dressing and pretending to practice the law (perfectly normal).

Friday, Aug 2  –  8pm
Saturday, Aug 3  –  8 pm
Sunday, Aug 4  –  2:00 pm

Friday, Aug 9  –  8 pm
Saturday, Aug 10  –  8 pm

The Spotlight Playhouse

Little Shop of Horrors

Presented by the Spotlight Acting School

Performed by advanced students Age 14-18

A deviously delicious Broadway and Hollywood sci-fi smash musical, Little Shop Of Horrors has devoured the hearts of theatergoers for over 30 years. Howard Ashman and Alan Menken (Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Beauty And The Beast, and Aladdin) are the creative geniuses behind what has become one of the most popular shows in the world.

Friday, Aug 16  –  8 pm
Saturday, Aug 17  –  8 pm
Sunday, Aug 18 –  2 pm

Friday, Aug 23 –  8 pm
Saturday, Aug 24  –  8 pm

The Spotlight Playhouse

The Rainbow Fish Musical

Presented by the Spotlight Acting School.

Performed by students age 4-9.

Everybody loves the international bestseller and award-winning book, The Rainbow Fish, with its wonderful message of friendship and belonging. Now the magical, colorful world of the deep blue sea comes to life on stage! This large-cast musical features a variety of charming school and sea-creature characters who admire the famous Rainbow Fish, the most beautiful fish in all the ocean. With a bubbly, energetic score and a script that invites wonderful creativity and flexibility, the universal message at the heart of this one-of-a-kind musical becomes much more than just a simple children’s story.

Friday, Aug 9  –  6:30 pm
Saturday, Aug 10  –  6:30 pm
Sunday, Aug 11  –  2:00 pm

The Spotlight Playhouse

The Merchant of Venice

Presented by The Spotlight Players

Shylock asks for a pound of flesh as part of a loan contract (weird), Bassanio agrees to it (weirder), and Portia saves the day by cross-dressing and pretending to practice the law (perfectly normal).

Friday, Aug 2  –  8pm
Saturday, Aug 3  –  8 pm
Sunday, Aug 4  –  2:00 pm

Friday, Aug 9  –  8 pm
Saturday, Aug 10  –  8 pm

The Spotlight Playhouse

Opens Friday – Red Shirts (Spotlight Festival of Short Plays)

Join the Spotlight Players for a comedy Sci Fi adventure where what you wear tells a lot about your role in the story.

An original play by Marie Mitchell and Mason Smith

Performance Friday, May 4th at 7:00pm – Tickets available at the door. $8 Adult / $5 Students (Entry also includes Saturday’s plays, Jess in the Spotlight and The Legend of Gargantua)

The Spotlight Playhouse

Jess in the Spotlight by Saylour Burchfield (Spotlight Festival of Short Plays)

Jess, a nine-year-old, is new to her school and wants to audition for the school play, but the established “theater star” thinks there is no room for competition. Join the Spotlight Players for a glimpse into the world of school bullying in this thoughtful play by Saylour Burchfield.

Performance Saturday, May 5th at 7:00pm along with The Legend of Gargantua. Tickets are available at the door. $8 Adult/$5 Student

The Spotlight Playhouse

The Legend of Gargantua by Kelsey McNeal (Spotlight Festival of Short Plays)

The Legend of Gargantua is a short comedy loosely based on the story of Jack and the Bean Stalk. Author Kelsey McNeal has written a cute and entertaining script sure to leave you with a smile.

Performance Saturday, May 5th along with Jess in the Spotlight at 7:00pm – Tickets available at the door. $8 Adult / $5 Students

The Spotlight Playhouse

Red Shirts by Marie Mitchell and Mason Smith (Spotlight Festival of Short Plays)

Join the Spotlight Players for a comedy Sci Fi adventure where what you wear tells a lot about your role in the story.

An original play by Marie Mitchell and Mason Smith

Performance Friday, May 4th at 7:00pm – Tickets available at the door. $8 Adult / $5 Students (Entry also includes Saturday’s plays, Jess in the Spotlight and The Legend of Gargantua)

The Spotlight Playhouse

Carol Burnett Show Auditions Tomorrow!

carol-burnet

Listed as the 16th best TV Show of all time, The Carol Burnett Show thrilled audiences for 279 episodes. Carol  Burnett has recently released many of her original skits for licensing and performing.  The Bluegrass Players are excited to perform a collection of these skits in August as the Playhouse’s opening show for the 2017/18 season.

Audition Info:
Who:  Anyone, Age 18+
Where: The Spotlight Playhouse
When: July 1st, 1:00 pm & July 8th, 10:30 am
Performances: August 25-27 and September 1-2
(Other audition appointments may be arranged.  859-661-0600)

Participants will read from a script and be given an improvisational situation to act out.

 

Auditions Tomorrow – Kids Say the Darndest Things (Ages 4-6)

Kids Say the Darndest Things
We are looking for some very talkative and imaginative children ages 4-6 for our upcoming production of Kids Say the Darndest Things.  Come out and have fun with us July 8th from 11am-2pm.  Lunch is provided.

The Bluegrass Players

Performances will be Aug 25-27 and Sept 1-2.  Only two rehearsals are required.

The Bluegrass Players – Carol Burnett Show Auditions

The Bluegrass Players

Listed as the 16th best TV Show of all time, The Carol Burnett Show thrilled audiences for 279 episodes. Carol  Burnett has recently released many of her original skits for licensing and performing.  The Bluegrass Players are excited to perform a collection of these skits in August as the Playhouse’s opening show for the 2017/18 season.

Audition Info:
Who:  Anyone, Age 18+
Where: The Spotlight Playhouse
When: July 1st, 1:00 pm & July 8th, 10:30 am
Performances: August 25-27 and September 1-2
(Other audition appointments may be arranged.  859-661-0600)

Participants will read from a script and be given an improvisational situation to act out.

CarolBurnett

Attention Parents – Children ages 4-6 are need for an upcoming production

Kids Say the Darndest Things

The Bluegrass Players are looking for some very talkative and imaginative children ages 4-6 for our upcoming production of Kids Say the Darndest Things.  Please contact Chad at 859-661-0600 to schedule an appointment for and interview before July 8th.

The Bluegrass Players

Performances will be Aug 25-27 and Sept 1-2.  Only two rehearsals are required.

 

 

The Carol Burnett Show Auditions

Carol

Listed as the 16th best TV Show of all time, The Carol Burnett Show thrilled audiences for 279 episodes. Carol  Burnett has recently released many of her original skits for licensing and performing.  The Bluegrass Players are excited to perform a collection of these skits in August as the Playhouse’s opening show for the 2017/18 season.

Audition Info:
Who:  Anyone, Age 18+
Where: The Spotlight Playhouse
When: July 1st, 1:00 pm & July 8th, 10:30 am
Performances: August 25-27 and September 1-2
(Other audition appointments may be arranged.  859-661-0600)

Participants will read from a script and be given an improvisational situation to act out.

The Bluegrass Players

The Bluegrass Players Auditions – The Carol Burnett Show (Age 18+)

carol-burnet

Listed as the 16th best TV Show of all time, The Carol Burnett Show thrilled audiences for 279 episodes. Carol  Burnett has recently released many of her original skits for licensing and performing.  The Bluegrass Players are excited to perform a collection of these skits in August as the Playhouse’s opening show for the 2017/18 season.

Audition Info:
Who:  Anyone, Age 18+
Where: The Spotlight Playhouse
When: July 1st, 1:00 pm & July 8th, 10:30 am
Performances: August 25-27 and September 1-2
(Other audition appointments may be arranged.  859-661-0600)

Participants will read from a script and be given an improvisational situation to act out.

The Bluegrass Players are looking for some very talkative and imaginative children ages 4-6

The Bluegrass Players

The Bluegrass Players are looking for some very talkative and imaginative children ages 4-6 for our upcoming production of Kids Say the Darndest Things.  Please contact Chad at 859-661-0600 to schedule an appointment for and interview before July 8th.

Kids Say the Darndest Things

Performances will be Aug 25-27 and Sept 1-2.  Only two rehearsals are required.