Category Archives: Family-Friendly

Willy Wonka Kids (Jun 21-30)

Performed by Spotlight Acting School Students age 4-11

Spotlight Acting School invites you to experience the magic of “Willy Wonka Kids,” performed by our talented students aged 4 to 11. This enchanting adaptation of Roald Dahl’s beloved story will transport you to a world of pure imagination, where the whimsical Willy Wonka, the charming Charlie Bucket, and the eccentric Oompa-Loompas come to life on stage.

Join us for an unforgettable journey through the fantastical chocolate factory, filled with memorable songs, colorful characters, and delightful surprises that will captivate audiences of all ages. Don’t miss your chance to witness the incredible talent and creativity of these young performers as they bring this timeless tale to life. Mark your calendars and prepare for a theatrical experience that promises to be as sweet and delightful as a Wonka chocolate bar! Performances are scheduled for June, so stay tuned for specific dates and ticket information. Come support our young stars and enjoy a heartwarming show that celebrates imagination, friendship, and the joy of theater.


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Heist Quest (Jun 21-29)

Join the Adventure: Heist Quest!

This June, The Bluegrass Players proudly present “Heist Quest,” a captivating medieval comedy that’s rich in fantasy, adventure, and humor. Directed by Chad Hembree, this production weaves a tale of magic and mystery, setting the stage for an epic journey that audience members won’t soon forget.

The plot follows Shade the Rogue, the kingdom’s second most notorious thief, hired for a seemingly simple task: to kidnap the princess. However, the quest becomes anything but straightforward as Shade and their eclectic team—comprising a brave swordsman, a whimsical alchemist, and a dubious necromancer—encounter everything from magical creatures to the sinister Black Knight. With the addition of a mysterious figure tailing them, their adventure becomes a race against time filled with danger and unexpected allies.

Don’t miss “Heist Quest,” running from June 21-29 at The Spotlight Playhouse. Each performance is a unique experience, where the audience’s choices shape the unfolding story. Secure your tickets and step into a world where your decisions determine the fate of our heroes!


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Disney’s Descendants: The Musical (Aug 9-10)

Get ready to embark on an unforgettable adventure with the Bluegrass Players’ production of “Descendants the Musical”! This spectacular show brings the beloved characters from the Disney Channel movie to life on stage in a vibrant and exciting musical extravaganza. Follow the journey of the teenage children of infamous villains—Mal, Evie, Jay, and Carlos—as they navigate the challenges of fitting in at Auradon Prep, a school for the children of heroes. With catchy songs, dynamic choreography, and a heartwarming story about friendship, acceptance, and self-discovery, “Descendants the Musical” is a must-see for audiences of all ages.

The Bluegrass Players, known for their high-energy performances and top-notch production values, have pulled out all the stops to make this show a hit. From stunning costumes and sets to powerful performances by a talented cast, every element of the production is designed to captivate and entertain. Whether you’re a fan of the original movie or new to the world of Auradon, you’ll be swept away by the magic and excitement of “Descendants the Musical.” Don’t miss your chance to see this amazing show. Join us for a night of fun, music, and adventure at the Spotlight Playhouse!

Ticket availability is anticipated in mid-July. 

Shrek JR: The Musical (Aug 30-Sept 8)

Join us for an enchanting adventure with “Shrek JR the Musical” at Spotlight Acting School! Performed by talented students aged 9-14, this delightful production brings the beloved story of Shrek, the grumpy yet lovable ogre, and his quest to rescue Princess Fiona to life on stage. With its heartwarming themes of friendship, acceptance, and the discovery of one’s true self, “Shrek JR” promises to captivate audiences of all ages. Expect a vibrant mix of humor, catchy songs, and memorable characters that will make you laugh, cheer, and perhaps even shed a tear.

Spotlight Acting School is proud to showcase the incredible talents of its young performers in this fantastic show. Under the expert direction of Sarah Jeck, Kelly Fischer,  and Jazzlyn Threlkeld, with musical direction by Miss Letha Hembree, the students have worked tirelessly to bring this magical story to life. From stunning costumes and sets to powerful performances and spirited choreography, every element of “Shrek JR” is crafted to provide a memorable theater experience. Don’t miss this opportunity to support our young actors and enjoy a night of fun and entertainment. 

Ticket availability anticipated mid-July.