Twas the Week After Christmas (Dec 13-22)

Presented by Spotlight Acting School

Performed by students ages 4-9

A hilarious and heartwarming story about what happens when the North Pole loses the Christmas Spirit. It’s been years since the Elves and Reindeer have gotten along. The Reindeer egos are high, and Elves’ productivity is low. Will a week of vacation help remind the Elves and Reindeer what Christmas is all about?

Friday, Dec 13  –  6:30 pm
Saturday, Dec 14  –  6:30 pm
Sunday, Dec 15  –  2:00 pm

Friday, Dec 20  –  6:30 pm
Saturday, Dec 21  –  6:30 pm
Sunday, Dec 22  –  2:00 pm

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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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Growing Up: A Broadway Revue (Jan 10-18)

Presented by the Spotlight Acting School

Performed by students ages 9-18

Come experience this delightful evening of Broadway magic as students share the wonder of growing up through song. Created by Spotlight Director Sarah Jeck, this one of a kind Broadway experience will entertain all audiences and have them singing along.

Friday, Jan 10 – 8:00 pm
Saturday, Jan 11 – 8:00 pm
Sunday, Jan 12 – 2:00 pm

Friday, Jan 17 – 8:00 pm
Saturday, Jan 18 – 8:00 pm

The Most Epic Birthday Party Ever (Jan 24 – Feb 2)

Presented by the Spotlight Acting School.

Performed by students ages 4-9.

WINNER! 2014 Children’s Musical Theatre Festival, NYC Skyler is about to turn 12, and she’s planned the biggest celebration of the year. But in the middle of the party, something mysterious happens – all the adults suddenly vanish! Trapped in the backyard, the kids realize they must create a brand new society. However, when they elect Skyler’s older brother, Charlie, as their ruler, things really begin to spin out of control. Eventually, the kids learn a big lesson in responsibility, while Skyler and Charlie develop a greater respect for one another.

Friday, Jan  24  –  6:30 pm
Saturday, Jan 25   –  6:30 pm
Sunday, Jan 26  –  2:00 pm

Friday, Jan 31  –  6:30 pm
Saturday, Feb 1  –  6:30 pm
Sunday, Feb 2  –  2:00 pm

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 History of Dating (Feb 7 – 16)

Presented by the Spotlight Acting School

Performed by students ages 14-18

Who knew that ancient pickup lines were just as cheesy as today’s?! This zany romp through history is a fun, fast-paced look at the woes and wonders of dating through the ages. Professor Curio — with the help of his spirited partner, Professor Amoré — leads the audience on a chronological journey through time from early nomads and cavemen and women all the way to computer dating in the twenty-first century! With stops at ancient Greek, Roman, and Egyptian civilizations, then hitting Medieval and Colonial times, the scholarly hosts lead the audience through more modern decades like the Roaring 20s and the Nifty 50s.

Friday, Feb  7  –  8:00 pm
Saturday, Feb 8   –  6:30 pm
(Valentine’s ball after the show. Additional ticket required)
Sunday, Feb 9 –  2:00 pm

Friday, Feb 14  –  8:00 pm
Saturday, Feb 15  –  8:00 pm
Sunday, Feb 2  –  2:00 pm

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) (Feb 21-29)

Present by the Bluegrass Players

Director Jeremy Grant brings us the show that was created by three inspired, charismatic comics that honed their pass-the-hat act at Renaissance fairs. The show premiered their preposterous masterwork at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 1987. It quickly became a worldwide phenomenon, earning the title of London’s longest-running comedy after a decade at the Criterion Theatre. Featured are all 37 of Shakespeare’s plays, meant to be performed in 97 minutes. Fast-paced, witty, and physical, it’s full of laughter for Shakespeare lovers and haters alike.

Friday, Feb  21  –  8:00 pm
Saturday, Feb 22   –  8:00 pm
Sunday, Feb 23 –  2:00 pm

Friday, Feb 28  –  8:00 pm
Saturday, Feb 29 –  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

Theater and Event Center – Berea, KY