The Spotlight Playhouse, located at 214 Richmond Road, Berea, Kentucky, is proud to present a distinctive adaptation of the cherished classic, “Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.” This rendition is not just a play; it’s an immersive dinner show experience. As the heartwarming tale of Ebenezer Scrooge’s transformative journey unfolds, guests will be treated to a festive feast, making the evening truly special. This production, brought to you by the Bluegrass Players Community Acting Troupe, masterfully combines the poignant narrative of the play with soulful caroling and mesmerizing dance sequences, all set within the intimate ambiance of a dinner theater.

This show holds a purpose greater than entertainment. It serves as a fundraiser for the Spotlight Acting School, reinforcing its noble mission to never turn a student away due to financial constraints. By being a part of this production, you’re not just showcasing your talent but also contributing to a cause that ensures the arts remain accessible to all.

We’re seeking passionate performers of all ages to join our cast and bring this magical story to life. Dive into the world of Dickens and portray characters that have resonated with audiences for generations:

  • Ebenezer Scrooge: The miserly protagonist.
  • Bob Cratchit: Scrooge’s benevolent clerk.
  • Tiny Tim: Cratchit’s frail, hopeful son.
  • Jacob Marley: Scrooge’s haunting former partner.
  • Ghost of Christmas Past: A spirit revealing Scrooge’s past.
  • Ghost of Christmas Present: A spirit showcasing current festivities.
  • Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come: A silent phantom foretelling Scrooge’s fate.
  • Fred: Scrooge’s jovial nephew.
  • Fezziwig: Scrooge’s exuberant ex-employer.
  • Belle: Scrooge’s former love.

…and many more roles that encapsulate Dickens’ rich tapestry.

Important Notes:

  • Director: Chad Hembree.
  • Produced by: The Bluegrass Players community acting troupe.
  • Location: Spotlight Playhouse, 214 Richmond Road, Berea, Kentucky.
  • Rehearsal Schedule: Every Tuesday and Thursday evening.
  • Performance Dates: December 8, 9, 10, 15, and 16.
  • Dress Week: December 3rd through the 7th.
  • Format: An immersive dinner show experience with play, music, caroling, and dance.
  • Purpose: A fundraiser for the Spotlight Acting School, ensuring no student is turned away.

Join us in creating not just a theatrical masterpiece but also in championing a cause that makes a difference in the lives of many. We eagerly await your audition and the unique touch you’ll bring to our stage!

The Bluegrass Players is a community acting troupe partially funded by The Spotlight Playhouse, Spotlight Acting School, Spotlight Performing Arts, and Hembree Haus (Chad and Letha Hembree).

There is no cost to join The Bluegrass Players.

For more information about the Spotlight Playhouse or to get directions, visit The Spotlight Playhouse website. If you have any questions or need further details, please contact the Box Office at 859-756-0011 or email [email protected].