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

CarolBurnett.UltimateSetListed 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.

Charlotte’s Web (Spotlight Players Audition – Ages 18+)

charlottes-webJoin the Spotlight Players – Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) Troupe for the Fall.  Our first show will be the timeless story, Charlotte’s Web.  Charlotte’s Web in on the required reading list for Kentucky school grades 2 & 3. This delightful play will perform at the Richmond Mall on Sept 8-10 then will be available for travel to local elementary schools for daytime performances the following two weeks.  Actors auditioning must have some daytime flexibility.

Audition Info:
Who: Anyone Age 18+
Where: The Spotlight Playhouse
When: Saturday, July 8, 10:00am
(Early auditions can be arranged by appointment 859-661-0600)

The Jungle Book Kids

The Jungle Book Kids


The jungle is jumpin’ with a jazzy beat in Disney’s The Jungle Book KIDS. Specially adapted from the classic Disney animated film, Disney’s The Jungle Book KIDS features a host of colorful characters and your favorite songs from the movie.

Banished by the ferocious tiger, Shere Khan, a human boy named Mowgli and his panther friend, Bagheera, are on the run in the deepest parts of the jungle. On their journey, the two meet a sinister snake named Kaa, a herd of elephants and a giant bear named Baloo, who teaches them the swingin’ musical rhythms of the jungle. After surviving a dangerous encounter with a band of monkeys led by King Louie, Mowgli and Bagheera are forced to run for their lives. When Shere Khan returns, our heroes must rally their fellow animals into battle and restore peace throughout the jungle.

Snow White Cast List 2017

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Congratulations to the cast.

Character                                                Cast

Cat                                                           Jasmine Sexton
Queen                                                   Olivia Stotts
Esmerelda                                           Kylie Hammonds
Crone                                                     Paige Omohundro
Magic Mirror                                     Bailey Pearson
Princess Snow White                    Bailey Smith
Prince Robert                                   Will Harter
Huntsman                                           Rylan Stone
Enchanted Vixen                            Kelsey McNeal
Sarge (Dwarf)                                   Bailey Bullock
Gabby (Dwarf)                                 Abby Agee
Gloomy Gus (Dwarf)                    Brady Sexton
Ticklish (Dwarf)                              Kara Peters
Spritely (Dwarf)                              Sasha Yow
Snore (Dwarf)                                  Catherine Tait
Slowpoke (Dwarf)                          Ty Cain

Ensemble: (Animals, Guards, Birds, etc.)
Barrett Keck
Ava Stotts
Jessi King
Laney Williamson
Ashlyn Hamblin
Abigale Justice
Members of the ensemble will need to play multiple roles.

Cheaper by the Dozen

Cheaper by the Dozen


A family comedy with a dozen reasons to laugh.  The Spotlight Players team up with students from the Spotlight Acting School in this intergenerational masterpiece of family life.  An original script by Director Chad Hembree this adaptation brings the Gilbreth family up to modern day, but leaves all the great comedy antics of the classic original book.

Snow White Auditions Ages 8-15

Auditions: May 20th, 3:00pm

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Campus: Berea

Ages: 8 – 15

Performances: July 7-9

Rehearsals: Beginning May 27th  – See calendar here

Tuition may be paid weekly, monthly or in full.  Cast shirt is included.  Financial aid and discounts are available. Call 859-986-0423 for assistance.  No child will be turned away, regardless of ability to pay.

– Registration fee $25.00 (not eligible for financial aid)
– Costume rental $30.00 (financial aid may be applied)
– Tuition $195.00 ($12 per session. Financial aid may be applied)

Audition Details: Participants will be expected to cold read, sing a solo and learn a dance routine.

A Broadway Tribute to Fathers – Auditions – Ages 4-Adult

This show is a joint venture fundraiser by The Spotlight Players and Spotlight Acting School.  There is no tuition, but we are asking for a suggested donation of $60 for registration. This registration will include a 1/8 page spot in the program to honor your father or another important role model in your life.  Additional spots will also be available in the program for purchase.

Parent Shirt

You will also receive a parent shirt.  Additional shirts are available to cast members for $20 each. To receive a collared Polo style shirt please add $10 to your registration or additional Polo shirts are available to cast members for $30. This fundraiser shirt will be available to non-cast members on our season closing day in July, but not at this reduced price. So save a few bucks and show them off weeks early.

Auditions: May 20th, 4:00pm

Tribute to Fathers Registration

Campus: Berea

Ages: 4-Adult

Performances: June 16 & 17

Rehearsals: Beginning May 24th  (Not every cast member will attend every rehearsal) – A Broadway tribute to Fathers schedule  or See calendar here

Call 859-986-0423 for assistance.  No child will be turned away, regardless of ability to pay.

– Registration fee $60.00

Audition Details: Participants will be expected to sing a solo and (optional) dance routine.

Seussical the Musical

Seussical the Musical


Once again the Spotlight Players and The Spotlight Acting School present an intergenerational fun show complete with a live band. The Cat in the Hat tells the story of Horton, an elephant who discovers a speck of dust that contains the Whos, including Jojo, a Who child sent off to military school for thinking too many “thinks.” Horton faces a double challenge: not only must he protect the Whos from a world of naysayers and dangers, but he must guard an abandoned egg, left in his care by the irresponsible Mayzie La Bird. Although Horton faces ridicule, danger, kidnapping and a trial, the intrepid Gertrude McFuzz never loses faith in him. Ultimately, the powers of friendship, loyalty, family and community are challenged and emerge triumphant.

Seussical is fun for the whole family!

Tuned in for Murder Fundraiser Dinner Show


Proceeds go to benefit the Spotlight Acting School and its goal to never turn a student away regardless of ability to pay.The Bluegrass Players

The Bluegrass Players present a 1980’s Themed Murder Mystery Dinner Show with a host of crazy characters. You’re invited to the 50th Anniversary of WJRK and the owner has big news to share if he can live that long.

May 4-6 – 6:30pm
May 7 – 1:30pm
The Spotlight Playhouse

You may request celebrity status at the time of booking. As a celebrity, you will be provided a small prop to wear and may be given a card containing a short paragraph to read at the appropriate time in the show.

Tickets: (meal included)
Standard Admission $30
Senior (60+) $25
Student $20

Box Office 859-756-0011
or purchase online.

Meal: Baked Chicken or Vegetarian Quiche
Scalloped Potatoes
Green Beans
Mixed Greens Salad