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Fall Fair & Monster Mash Cabaret (Oct 29-30)

The Spotlight Fall Fair and Monster Mash Entertainment Line-up
(A Free Outdoor Event – Bring a chair)

Friday, Oct 29

6:00pm-7:30pm – Anything But Sue (Free Concert)
8:00pm-10:00pm – Monster Mash Cabaret (Free Concert)

Saturday, Oct 30

11:00am-12:00pm – Jonathan Pratt (Free Concert)
12:00pm-1:00pm – Morril Tavern (Free Concert)
1:00pm-2:00pm – Sparrow Hawks (Free Concert)
2:00pm-3:00pm – Straight Outta Levee (Free Concert)
3:00pm-4:00pm – Jaclyn Bullock (Free Concert)
4:00pm-5:00pm – The JRE (Free Concert)
5:30pm-6:30pm – Matt Cooper (Free Concert)
6:30pm-7:30pm – Aloha Cowboy (Free Concert)
8:00pm-10:00pm – Monster Mash Cabaret (Free Concert)

Fair Booths open at 6pm Friday and 11am Saturday.

Trunk-or-Treat 5:00pm-8:00pm Saturday.

Costume Contest 5:30pm Saturday

101 Dalmatians Auditions Ages 4-9 (Nov 6 – 11:30am)

Please note this audition was moved until after Fall Break/Halloween. The original date was Sept 25. 

Spotlight Acting School

You do not have to be currently enrolled in Spotlight Acting School to audition.

Students Age 4-9

All Students age 4-9 will be cast.

Students will be expected to sing a song (Happy Birthday is fine) and follow instructions (Act like an animal, Show us a sad face, Etc.) Optional monologues will be accepted after the regular audition process. Based on the classic animated film, Disney’s 101 Dalmatians KIDS is a fur-raising adventure featuring Cruella De Vil, Disney’s most outrageous villain, and 101 of the most adorable heroes to set their paws onstage. With a high-spirited score and lovable characters, this stage adaptation is certain to charm and delight all audiences.

Pet owners, Roger and Anita, live happily in London with their Dalmatians, Pongo, and Perdita, stalwart dogs devoted to raising their puppies. Everything is quiet until Anita’s former classmate, the monstrous Cruella De Vil, plots to steal the puppies for her new fur coat. The Dalmatians rally all the dogs of London for a daring rescue of the puppies from Cruella and her bumbling henchmen.

Ages waivers will be granted with permission. Students not in the designated age range (4-9) are not guaranteed roles.

Standard tuition to Spotlight Acting School is $85 per month before any discounts or financial aid.  For more information call 859-756-0011 or email [email protected]  

We anticipate having two casts. We will call them Blue cast and Purple cast. The only difference is the rehearsal and performance times/dates. All rehearsals prior to dress week will be on Saturdays.

Rehearsals – Saturdays
9:00 am – 10:00 am Blue Cast
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Purple Cast

Both performance weeks should be just before any Spring Breaks, but please double-check to avoid travel conflicts with performances. Madison County School’s Spring Break is April 2-10.

March 18-20 Blue Cast
March  25-27 Purple Cast

Moana Jr. Auditions – Ages 9-14 (Dec. 4 – 10:30am)

All Students age 9-14 will be cast.

Age waivers to younger students will be granted.  Students in the designated age range will be cast first. Please ask for age waivers early and know that you may not be cast in the show if all the roles are filled by the designated age range students. 

Students will be expected to sing a song and repeat a dance routine. 

Monologues are not required but will be accepted and considered in the casting process.  

This thrilling and heartwarming coming-of-age story follows the strong-willed Moana as she sets sail across the Pacific to save her village and discover the truth about her heritage. Moana and the legendary demigod Maui embark on an epic journey of self-discovery and camaraderie as both learn to harness the power that lies within. With empowering messages of bravery and selflessness, Moana JR. is sure to bring out the hero within each of us.

Rehearsals – Saturdays, 8:30 am – 10:00 am (Blue) and 10:00 am – 11:30 am (Purple)

Please check your school’s Spring Break dates for travel conflicts before auditions. Madison County School’s Spring Break does not affect either performance.  Also, note that the 1st Cast (Blue) performs Easter Sunday and the 2nd Cast (Purple) starts dress rehearsals. Arrangements may be made for the dress rehearsal, but you cannot miss a performance.  Many families like Easter performances for something the family can do together.

Performances April 15-18 (1st Cast) & 22-24 (2nd Cast)

Standard tuition to Spotlight Acting School is $85 per month before any discounts or financial aid.  For more information call 859-756-0011 or email [email protected]  

Seussical JR. (Nov 5-14)

Performed by Spotlight Acting School Students age 9-14.  

“Oh, the thinks you can think” when Dr. Seuss’s best-loved characters collide and cavort in an unforgettable musical caper!

Horton the Elephant, the Cat in the Hat and all of your favorite Dr. Seuss characters spring to life onstage in Seussical JR., a fantastical musical extravaganza from Tony-winners, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty.

Transporting audiences from the Jungle of Nool to the Circus McGurkus, the Cat in the Hat narrates the story of Horton the Elephant, who discovers a speck of dust containing tiny people called the Whos. Horton must protect the Whos from a world of naysayers and dangers, and he must also guard an abandoned egg that’s been left in his care by the irresponsible Mayzie La Bird.  Although Horton faces ridicule, danger, and a trial, the intrepid Gertrude McFuzz never loses faith in him.  Ultimately, the powers of friendship, loyalty, family, and community are challenged and emerge triumphantly!

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Sherlock in Love (Nov 5 & 6)

STARS Studio project directed by Maya Dilts.

Crime may be elementary, dear Watson, but love is much more complicated.

When Arthur Conan Doyle’s famous sleuth enlists the help of his doctor friend to reclaim incriminating photographic evidence of a king’s past relationship, Sherlock Holmes finds himself faced with a puzzle he cannot solve — his own feelings for the very woman he’s investigating, Irene Adler. He clearly admires her for her wit and cunning, but do his feelings run deeper even as he’s hired by the king to retrieve the photo from her possession? As Watson astutely notes: “The softer passions were admirable things for the observer — excellent for drawing the veil from men’s motives and actions. For himself, however, they introduced a distracting factor which might throw a doubt upon all his mental results.”

An authentic adaptation of Doyle’s short story, “A Scandal in Bohemia,” Sherlock in Love is fast-paced and funny, mysterious and meticulous, and sure to please.

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And Then There Were None (Nov 19-21)

Presented by Madison Southern High School under the direction of Jeremy Grant.

Ten strangers are summoned to a remote island. All that the guests have in common is a wicked past they’re unwilling to reveal and a secret that will seal their fate. For each has been marked for murder. As the weather turns and the group is cut off from the mainland, the bloodbath begins and one by one they are brutally murdered in accordance with the lines of a sinister nursery rhyme.

Tickets available at the door – Prices will be set by Madison Southern High School – TBA