Category Archives: Family-Friendly

A Christmas Carol Dinner Show (Dec 8-16)

Embrace the festive season with Spotlight Playhouse’s heartwarming rendition of Charles Dickens’ timeless tale, A Christmas Carol. From December 8th through the 17th, experience the magic of the holidays with our beloved dinner show adaptation. Savour a traditional holiday feast prepared by Chef Cody Noe and immerse yourself in the transformation of humbug to holiday cheer. Reserve your seats now for this unforgettable yuletide celebration.

Full Meal:
Torn Greens | Grape Tomatoes | Cucumber | Bacon Crumble | Smoked Cheddar
Pineapple Encrusted Carved Ham | Brown Sugar Glaze | Green Beans | Whipped Potatoes | Rosemary Gouda Drop Biscuits (Gluten Free available by request)
Vegetarian Option
Parmesan Encrusted Cabbage steak with balsamic reduction | green beans | whipped potatoes | bread | Rosemary Gouda Drop Biscuits (Gluten Free available by request)
Finger food with an assortment of festive options

Small Plate: (Picky eaters, and those on a budget)
Chicken Tenders | Whipped Potatoes | Biscuit
Finger food with an assortment of festive options

ADA accommodations can be provided. If you have a request, such as wheelchair access, please contact the box office after making your reservation.Performance dates are as follows:

  • Friday, Dec 8 at 6:30 pm
  • Saturday, Dec 9 at 6:30 pm
  • Sunday, Dec 10 at 1:30 pm
  • Friday, Dec 15 at 6:30 pm
  • Saturday, Dec 16 at 6:30 pm

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Twelfth Night (Jan 5-13)

Performed by the Bluegrass Players (Intergenerational)

Dive into a world of comedy, romance, and mistaken identities with Shakespeare’s timeless classic, “Twelfth Night.” Presented by the renowned Bluegrass Players and directed by the gifted Edwin Tait, this production promises an unforgettable theatrical experience. Set against the backdrop of the enchanting Spotlight Playhouse in Berea, the play brings to life the vibrant characters and witty dialogues that have captivated audiences for centuries. Whether you’re a Shakespeare aficionado or new to his works, “Twelfth Night” offers a delightful escape that resonates with all. Join us this January and be swept away by the charm, humor, and heart of this beloved tale. Secure your seats now and be part of a theatrical tradition that continues to inspire!

Friday, Jan 5 – 8:00 pm
Pay What You Can Tickets are available online 2 hours before showtime.
Saturday, Jan 6 – 8:00 pm
Sunday, Jan 7 – 2:00 pm

Friday, Jan 12 – 8:00 pm
Pay What You Can Tickets are available online 2 hours before showtime.
Saturday, Jan 13 – 8:00 pm

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Complaint Department and Lemonade (Jan 12-14)

Performed by Spotlight Acting School students age 14-18
🎭 Join Us for an Evening of Laughs with ‘Complaint Department and Lemonade’! πŸŽ‰
Spotlight Acting School proudly presents ‘Complaint Department and Lemonade,’ a fun and fast-paced one-act play that promises an evening filled with laughter and entertainment. Performed by our talented students aged 14-18, this unique production tackles a whirlwind of hysterical grievances, from Oreo icing complaints to the price of cheese! With a clever twist, each character not only voices their own complaints but also steps into the role of problem-solver, creating a dynamic and engaging experience for the audience. Our young actors rise to the challenge, showcasing their versatility in multiple roles. Don’t miss this limited performance running from January 12-14. It’s more than a play; it’s a testament to the creativity and skill of our young stars. Come support our students and enjoy an evening of theatrical delight! 🌟

Friday – January 12 – 6:30 pm
Saturday – January 13 – 6:30 pm
Sunday – January 14 – 2:00 pm

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Winnie the Pooh Kids (Jan 26-28)

Presented by the Spotlight Acting School.

Performed by students ages 4-9.

Spotlight Acting School’s “Winnie the Pooh Kids” is a delightful musical performed by young talents aged 4-9. In this enchanting adventure set in the Hundred Acre Wood, the audience joins Winnie the Pooh on his quest for honey. Along the way, Pooh encounters his friends Tigger, Piglet, Rabbit, and Owl. The plot thickens when they discover that Christopher Robin has been captured by the enigmatic Backson. Through catchy songs and engaging performances, the characters embark on a rescue mission, teaching valuable lessons about teamwork, friendship, and the importance of sharing, all woven into a musical tapestry that captivates both young and old. Catch this magical performance on January 26th and 27th at 6:30 pm, and January 28th at 2:00 pm.

Friday, Jan 26  –  6:30 pm
Saturday, Jan 27  –  6:30 pm
Sunday, Jan 28  –  2:00 pm

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The Clock Struck One (Jan 26 – Feb 04)

Performed by The Bluegrass Players Adult Acting troupe

Step into a world where every tick of the clock holds a secret! “The Clock Struck One,” presented by The Bluegrass Players, weaves a captivating tale of mystery and intrigue with a dash of humor. Uncover hidden truths and witness an ensemble of eclectic characters as they navigate a labyrinth of clues and revelations. This gripping production promises an evening of thrilling entertainment, perfect for those who love a good mystery with a twist of comedy. Don’t miss this unique theatrical experience – secure your tickets now and be part of the mystery that unfolds when the clock strikes one!

Friday – Jan 26 – 8:00 pm
Saturday – Jan 27 – 8:00 pm
Friday – Feb 2 – 8:00 pm
Saturday – Feb 3 – 8:00 pm
Sunday – Feb 4 – 2:00 pm

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Mean Girls JR (Mar 01-10)

Performed by Spotlight Acting School Students age 14-18

Dive into the dynamic and witty world of “Mean Girls JR.,” presented by the Spotlight Acting School. This adaptation of the hit film and Broadway musical invites audiences to the halls of North Shore High, where newcomer Cady Heron confronts the unspoken rules of popularity and power. Amidst the whirlwind of high school politics, Cady encounters the Plastics, the reigning clique led by the charismatic Regina George. As she journeys through the complexities of friendship, identity, and social pressures, “Mean Girls JR.” offers a hilarious yet insightful exploration of the highs and lows of teenage life. Join us for a performance filled with catchy songs, memorable characters, and a story that resonates with anyone who’s ever navigated the tricky waters of high school.

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The Rainbow Fish Musical (Mar 15 – 17)

Performed by Spotlight Acting School students age 4-11

Experience the Dazzling World of ‘The Rainbow Fish’ at Spotlight Acting School!
Join us under the sea for a spectacular journey of friendship, beauty, and self-discovery in our latest production, “The Rainbow Fish”. This enchanting play, based on the beloved children’s book, brings to life the colorful underwater world with mesmerizing visuals and captivating performances by our talented young actors. Perfect for audiences of all ages, this heartwarming story teaches valuable lessons about sharing and kindness, making it a must-see for families. Don’t miss the chance to be part of this magical adventure! Secure your tickets now and let “The Rainbow Fish” leave you and your loved ones spellbound. 🌈🐠🎭

Friday – Mar 15 – 6:30 pm
Saturday – Mar 16 – 6:30 pm
Sunday – Mar 17 – 2:00 pm

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The Importance of Being Earnest (Mar 22-30)

Performed by The Bluegrass Players

Get ready for a delightful twist on a classic! The Bluegrass Players proudly present an adapted version of Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest,” under the direction of Chad Hembree. This rendition of one of the wittiest comedies in the English language promises to be a fresh and vibrant take on the tale of mistaken identities, secret engagements, and whimsical love affairs. Our talented cast brings to life the satirical elegance of Victorian high society, infusing Wilde’s timeless humor with a contemporary flair. Join us for an evening of laughter and charm as we explore the importance of being earnest in both name and nature.

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