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Press Start Cast List 2018

Rehearsals will be on Saturdays from 1-2:00.

Rehearsals begin this Saturday, June 16th.

Performances will be Aug 31- Sept 2.

Young Adventurer
Ainsley Pence

Marco the Plumber
Carter Begley

Lorenzo the Brother
Daegan Brown

Princess Pomegranate
Embry Scarborough

Mega Kid
Isaac Chasteen

Generic Ghost
Jasper Stapleton

Little Mushroom
Josie Hunt

Slimy Alien
Kodi Pence

Spikey Turtle
Landon Seale

Paws the Fox
Leif Thivierge

Helpful Dinosaur
Leighanne Hastie

Mad Scientist
Lily Bacon

John Elway
Max Himes

Karate Guy
Romero Cranstoun

Teddy Cranstoun

Evil Robot
Tiffany Reed

Speedy the Hedgehog
Kylie Hammonds


Pac Anne
Sarah Bucknam

Square Builder
Caraline Perkins

Angry Birdy
Mary Harter

Jessie Lawson

Press Start

PRESS START transports us inside the bright, pixelated world of video games! When the famous characters we know and love run out of lives, they decide to put on a musical fundraiser that will help them raise gold rings and play on. Through hilarious and heartfelt musical numbers we see the heroes, villains and sidekicks like we’ve never seen them before. But when things go terribly awry, it’s the quiet sidekick Little Mushroom who must find the hero within to help save the day.

August 31 – September 2 (Blue Cast)
Fri & Sat – 7:00pm
Sun 2:00pm

Sun 2:00pmSeptember 7 – 9 (Purple Cast)
Fri & Sat – 7:00pm
Sun 2:00pm


Disney’s My Son Pinocchio JR. (Ages 4-9) Auditions

In Disney’s My Son Pinocchio JR., the classic tale of toymaker, Geppetto’s, little wooden puppet is given new life. This new musical, which retells the classic Disney story from Geppetto’s perspective, features the beloved classic songs, “When You Wish upon a Star” and “I’ve Got No Strings,” alongside a host of new songs by Oscar winner and Grammy Award winner, Stephen Schwartz.

Join the Blue Fairy, Stromboli and a lively cast of characters as Geppetto journeys beyond the toyshop to discover the meaning of family. When the Blue Fairy grants Geppetto’s wish to bring his beloved puppet to life, the new father quickly learns that being a parent is full of challenges. He struggles to make his son “the perfect boy,” only to lose him to a gang of Roustabouts. It is only when faced with the thought of never seeing Pinocchio again that Geppetto truly learns the joys of being a father and loving his child unconditionally.

Ages: 4-9

Auditions: September 8, 2:00pm

Saturdays Only
1:00pm – 2:00pm (Blue Cast)
2:00pm – 3:00pm (Purple Cast)

Performances:  January 11 – 13 (Blue Cast)
January 18 – 20 (Purple Cast)

Audition Details: Participants will be expected to cold read, sing a solo, and act out a scene.

Let Your Hair Down, Rapunzel

“It’s time to let your hair down, have a little fun,” chimes the company in the opening number of this fresh, vivacious musical adaptation of a popular tale. Rene Shwartzbuckle sings to her husband, Walt, about her zany obsession for a turnip-like vegetable called ’rapunzel.’ After spotting a delectable patch of the plant in Witch Izwitch’s garden, Rene sends Walt to ’borrow’ some. The irritated witch has her malicious henchmen, the Glumpwarts, terrorize Walt. In fear, he promises to give his firstborn child to the witch in exchange for his own freedom.

It’s our heroine’s 18th birthday, and Witch Izwitch follows through with her promise and places poor Rapunzel alone in a tower. From here, an exuberant, amusing rescue attempt begins! Can Prince Llewellyn persevere over the powers of evil? Will the fresh, hysterical characters be able to help? And can Rapunzel convince the witch that it’s okay to be unique? Filled with an abundant supply of delightful songs like ’Just Because You’re Different,’ ’I’m a Nut’ and, of course, ’Let Your Hair Down,’ this show is zestful entertainment!

Sep 13 – 7:00pm (Blue Cast)
Sep 14 – 7:00pm (Purple Cast)
Sep 15 – 4:00pm (Purple Cast) and 7:00pm (Blue Cast)
Sep 16 – 2:00pm (Blue Cast) and 5:00pm (Purple Cast)


The Best Christmas Pageant Ever – Auditions (All Ages)

An American classic.” – McCall’s Magazine

“One of the best Christmas stories ever – and certainly one of the funniest.” – The Seattle Times

In this hilarious Christmas classic, a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdman kids–probably the most inventively awful kids in history. You won’t believe the mayhem – and the fun – when the Herdmans collide with the Christmas story head on!

This delightful comedy is adapted from the best-selling Young Adult book, and has become a holiday staple for groups across the United States! Features plenty of great roles for children and adults, a few favorite Christmas Carols, and a lot of laughs!

Participants will be asked to cold read and act out a scene.

Ths Spotlight Playhouse
Sept 15 – 9:00am
All Ages
(Children under the age of 18 must be enrolled in Spotlight Acting School to participate. Enrollment can be completed the day of audition.)

Mon Oct 1, 2018 / 8 – 9:30pm
Wed Oct 3, 2018 / 8 – 9:30pm
Mon Oct 8, 2018 / 8 – 9:30pm
Wed Oct 10, 2018 / 8 – 9:30pm
Mon Oct 15, 2018 / 8 – 9:30pm
Wed Oct 17, 2018 / 8 – 9:30pm
Mon Oct 22, 2018 / 8 – 9:30pm
Wed Oct 24, 2018 / 8 – 9:30pm
Mon Oct 29, 2018 / 8 – 9:30pm
Mon Nov 5, 2018 / 8 – 9:30pm
Wed Nov 7, 2018 / 8 – 9:30pm

Dress Rehearsal
Sun Nov 11, 2018 / 6 – 8pm
Mon Nov 12, 2018 / 6 – 8pm
Tue Nov 13, 2018 / 6 – 8pm
Wed Nov 14, 2018 / 6 – 8pm
Thu Nov 15, 2018 / 6 – 8pm

Fri Nov 16, 2018 / 7 – 9pm
Sat Nov 17, 2018 / 7 – 9pm
Sun Nov 18, 2018 / 2 – 4pm
(No Reheasals Thanksgiving Week)
Fri Nov 23, 2018 / 7 – 9pm (Black Friday)
Sat Nov 24, 2018 / 7 – 9pm
Sun Nov 25, 2018 / 2 – 4pm

Young Frankenstein

Presented by The Bluegrass Players

It’s alive! The electrifying adaptation of Mel Brooks’ monstrously funny film will leave you in stitches.

From the creators of the record-breaking Broadway sensation, The Producers, comes this monster new musical comedy. The comedy genius, Mel Brooks, adapts his legendarily funny film into a brilliant stage creation – Young Frankenstein!

Grandson of the infamous Victor Frankenstein, Frederick Frankenstein (pronounced “Fronk-en-steen”) inherits his family’s estate in Transylvania. With the help of a hunchbacked side-kick, Igor (pronounced “Eye-gore”), and a leggy lab assistant, Inga (pronounced normally), Frederick finds himself in the mad scientist shoes of his ancestors. “It’s alive!” he exclaims as he brings to life a creature to rival his grandfather’s. Eventually, of course, the monster escapes and hilarity continuously abounds.

Sep 28-30
Fri-Sat 7:00pm
Sun 2:00pm