2021-2022 Season

Our 2021-2022 season is an exciting mix of recent winning musicals, classic favorites, and fresh original works!

Spotlight remains cautious about the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Even though we’re excited to get back to staging large shows, we urge everyone to be careful. Any known exposure to Covid-19 unfortunately results in show cancellations, and/or suspension of cast members while at risk. Please keep up with your vaccinations, social distance in public, and wash hands frequently. In accordance with updates in CDC recommendations in spring 2022, wearing masks for play attendance is now encouraged but not required.

  • Fun Home

    Fun Home

    Sep. 17–Oct. 3: This extraordinary musical retells graphic novelist Alison Bechdel’s memoir of growing up in a funeral home, coming out, and coming to terms with memories of her father. Book & Lyrics by Lisa Kron. Music by Jeanine Tesori. Directed by Kenny Grossman.

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  • The Addams Family Young@Part®

    The Addams Family Young@Part<span class="rsup">®</span>

    Oct. 22–Nov. 7: Everyone’s favorite ghoulish family is back in a musical for younger performers. Written by Marshall Brickman, Rick Elice, and Andrew Lippa. Directed by Kenny Grossman.

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  • Peace, Love, and Cupcakes

    Peace, Love, and Cupcakes

    Dec. 3–19: A musical based on Cheryl and Carrie Berk’s popular book about “socially invisible” girls who find empowerment in their cupcake club. Written by Rick Hip-Flores. Directed by Heather Walker and Callista Walker.

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  • Cloudy With a Chance of Musicals

    Cloudy With a Chance of Musicals

    Dec. 31-Jan. 1: This premiere of Kenny Grossman’s latest musical follows a magic rain cloud that brings music to lift the spirits of troubled towns. Directed by Kelly Swope.

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  • Hair

    Hair

    Jan. 14–Feb. 6: The “American tribal love rock musical” revives the counterculture of the 60s with a hit score. By Gerome Ragni, James Rado, and Galt McDermot. Directed by Chanel Bragg.

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  • Charlotte’s Web: The Musical

    Charlotte's Web: The Musical

    Feb. 25–Mar. 13: E.B. White’s classic tale of friendship in the barnyard as a great modern musical, by Joseph Robinette and Charles Strouse. Directed by Kenny Grossman.

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  • Playfest 2021-’22

    Playfest 2021-'22

    Apr. 1–10: One show premiering three winning one-act plays, written by Rebecca Bain, Katie Kloberdanz, and Zoey Waller. Directed by Alyssa Armstrong, Dean Kelldorf, Alec Pursell, and Jack Taylor.

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  • The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical

    The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical

    May 13–29: Teenager Percy Jackson discovers he’s a demigod in this hilarious rock version of the myth of Perseus. Written by Joe Tracz and Rob Rokicki, based on the novel by Rick Riordan. Directed by Bobby Sample.

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