Category Archives: The Spotlight Players

A Christmas Carol: Dinner Show (Dec. 13-21)

With an all-new script written by Jeremy Grant, Director Chad Hembree, and Mr. Grant team up again this winter to delight audiences. This time the duo brings to life Dickens’ Masterpiece,  A Christmas Carol in an extravagant 2-hour dinner show filled with Christmas splendor, seasonal magic, and heartwarming music.

Join Scrooge on his life journey from a penny-pinching miser to a generous and caring philanthropist in The Spotlight Playhouse’s Dinner Show production of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.  Enjoy a full feast of seasonal favorites while experiencing one of the season’s most beloved tales.

Seating is limited. Advanced reservations are required.

A Traditional Christmas Feast of
Turkey, Ham, Cornbread Dressing, Gravy, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Roll, Cranberry Salad, Pecan Pie.
Vegetarian or other dietary needs may be addressed with the Box Office.

DEC 13, 2019, FRIDAY    8pm
DEC 14, 2019, SATURDAY    8pm

DEC 20, 2019, FRIDAY    8pm
DEC 21, 2019, SATURDAY    8pm

Adult $35
Senior $30 (55+)
Student $25 (Any School or College)
Child $20 (age 10 and under)


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The Carol Burnett Show (Jan 24 – Feb 1)

Presented by the Spotlight Players

Carol Burnett is known as one of the most brilliant comedians of all times, and her Carol Burnett Show ran for 11 years, garnering 25 prime-time Emmy awards and was ranked number 16 on TV Guide’s 50 Greatest TV Shows of All Time and was listed as one of Time magazine’s 100 Best TV Shows of All Time. The show originally ran on CBS from September 11, 1967, to March 29, 1978, for 279 episodes. Not a word in these scripts has been changed.

Friday, Jan 24 – 8:00 pm
Saturday, Jan 25 – 8:00 pm
Sunday, Jan 26 – 3:30 pm

Friday, Jan 31 – 8:00 pm
Saturday, Feb 1 – 8:00 pm

The Good Person of Setzuan (Mar 6 – 14)

Presented by the Bluegrass Players

Three gods come to a poor village in search of one good person. They find one in a prostitute. She is hospitable to them, and in return they give her 100 pieces of money. With this she buys a tobacco store and liberally gives board and room to the needy and to parasites as well. Director Tony Crachiolo brings this incredible and entertaining story to life featuring an intergenerational cast.

Friday, Mar  6  –  8:00 pm
Saturday, Mar 7   –  8:00 pm
Sunday, Mar 8 –  2:00 pm

Friday, Mar 13  –  8:00 pm
Saturday, Mar 14 –  8:00 pm

The Spotlight Playhouse 2018/2019 Season

As we begin rehearsals for our last few shows of the 2017/2018 season we look forward to another season of great entertainment, all located in our new 13,000sq ft Playhouse in Berea.

The shows are listed in Chronological order, but exact dates could change at this point.

The season consists of over 32 shows for 46 weeks of entertainment with over 150 performances. Don’t let anyone say there is nothing to do in Berea.

Look at the calendar in the next few days to see performance dates.

  1. Murder Mystery Dinner Show – by the Bluegrass Players
    (Aug 2018)
  2. A Spectacular Season Preview – by the Spotlight Players
    (Aug 2018)
  3. Press Start – by Spotlight Acting School
    Ages 4-9
    (Sept 2018)
  4. Let Your Hair Down, Rapunzel – by Spotlight Acting School
    Ages 4-11
    (Sept 2018)
  5. Young Frankenstein – by the Bluegrass Players
    (Sept 2018)
  6. You Can’t Take It with You – by Spotlight Acting School
    Ages 11-18
    (Oct 2018)
  7. Honk Jr. – by Spotlight Acting School
    Ages 9-14
    (Oct 2018) 
  8. Dracula  – by the Bluegrass Players
    (Oct 2018) 
  9. Brigadoon – by Spotlight Acting School
    Ages 11-18
    (Nov 2018)  
  10. The Best Christmas Pageant Ever – by the Spotlight Players (Intergenerational)
    (Nov 2018) 
  11. Christmas Showcase – by the Spotlight Players (Intergenerational)
    (Dec 2018)
  12. An Old Time Christmas Live Radio Show – by the Spotlight Players
    (Dec 2018)
  13. Christmas Mystery Dinner Show – by The Bluegrass Players
    (Dec 2018)
  14. Disney’s My Son Pinocchio JR. – by Spotlight Acting School
    Ages 4-9
    (Jan 2019)
  15. End Days  – by the Bluegrass Players
    (Jan 2019)
  16. Shrek Jr. – by Spotlight Acting School
    Ages 9-14
    (Feb 2019) 
  17. Space Pirates! – by Spotlight Acting School
    Ages 4-11
    (Feb 2019)  
  18. High School Musical – by Spotlight Acting School
    Ages 11-18
    (Mar 2019) 
  19. The Importance of Being Earnest  – by the Bluegrass Players
    (Mar 2019)
  20. How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying – by the Spotlight Acting School
    Ages 11-18
    (Mar 2019)
  21. Festival of Short Plays
    (Mar 2019)
  22. Twelfth Night  – by the Bluegrass Players
    (Mar 2019)
  23. Musicville – by Spotlight Acting School
    Ages 4-9
    (Apr 2019)
  24. The Lion the Witch and The Wardrobe – by the Spotlight Players (Intergenerational)
    (Apr 2019)
  25. Spamalot  – by the Bluegrass Players
    (May 2019)
  26. Junie B. Jones The Musical JR. – by Spotlight Acting School
    Ages 4-11
    (May 2019) 
  27. Clue Dinner Show  – by the Bluegrass Players
    (May 2019)
  28. Singin’ in the Rain JR. – by Spotlight Acting School
    Ages 9-14
    (Jun 2019)
  29. A Midsummer Night’s Dream – by Spotlight Acting School
    Ages 11-18
    (Jun 2019)
  30. Oklahoma! – by the Spotlight Players (Intergenerational)
    (Jun 2019)
  31. A Broadway Revue – by Spotlight Acting School
    Ages 9-18
    (Jun 2019) 
  32. Moon Over Buffalo  – by the Bluegrass Players
    (Jul 2019)