2024-2025 Season

13 the Musical

A hilarious, coming-of-age musical about discovering that “cool” is sometimes where we least expect it. Performed May 16 – June 1, 2025 on the Spotlight Youth Theatre main stage.

Music and Lyrics by Jason Robert Brown
Book by Dan Elish and Robert Horn

About This Production

Geek. Poser. Jock. Beauty Queen. Wannabe. These are the labels that can last a lifetime. With an unforgettable rock score from Tony Award-winning composer, Jason Robert Brown, (ParadeThe Last Five YearsBridges of Madison County13 is a musical about fitting in – and standing out!

Evan Goldman is plucked from his fast-paced, preteen New York City life and plopped into a sleepy Indiana town following his parents’ divorce. Surrounded by an array of simpleminded middle school students, he needs to establish his place in the popularity pecking order. Can he situate himself on a comfortable link of the food chain… or will he dangle at the end with the outcasts?!?


The cast of 13 the Musical will be announced following auditions.

Production Team

Role(s)Team Member(s)
The production team for 13 the Musical will be announced soon.