Executive Director Note

Playhouse in the Park's Executive Director Lisa Cope welcomes everyone to Murray's community theatre and says if you'd like more information about auditions or ways to help, send her an email any time.

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Volunteer at Playhouse

Volunteers are our favorite people! It's absolutely true - without volunteers, there is no community theatre. And we think our volunteers are the very best anywhere! 

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2019 PLAYHOUSE COMMITTEES – We are beginning to put committees together for 2019 and we are looking to some of you for help!  All committees have non-board members, so please let us know if you would be interested in being considered for one and we will pass your name on to the committee chair.  The current committees are: Fundraising, Marketing, Short Term Planning, Long Term Planning, Programming, Playhouse After Dark, Education, Costumes and Props, By Laws, Facilities, Special Programming, Volunteer, and Disaster/Crisis Plan. 

2018 Audience Survey

Thank you for taking a few minutes to take the 2018 Playhouse in the Park Audience Survey:

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NEWS from Playhouse


Finally here! 2019 Season announcement of shows! We are so excited about this season. We will be posting more information of the website about these shows soon, as well as audition dates, directors, and cast requirements. If you are interested in sponsoring or participating in any of these shows, please let Lisa Cope know (by phone or email).

2019 SEASON TICKETS – ON SALE There is a lot of excitement about the new season!  Mainstage shows are Jesus Christ Superstar, Girls Weekend, James & The Giant Peach, Moonlight & Magnolias, Mamma Mia!, and A Christmas Story; dinner theatre is Clue The Musical; and Playhouse After Dark will be American Idiot.  Of course, The Penguin Project and Summer Camp will be back as well.  Those six mainstage shows are available as a season ticket package, which will go on sale to the public on Monday, November 26.  Let’s just say that they make great Christmas gifts!  Let us know if you are interested. 


Due to a new law passed in Kentucky effective July 1, 2018 our non-profit organization will be required to collect 6% sales tax on tickets sold to our performances. We are raising the price of our tickets $1 to include this tax increase.  KRS 139.010 Ky.Gov



CLUE: The Musical

Directed by Stephen D. Keene

March 11-12 at 6 pm

Location: Green Room, Playhouse

Show runs April 18-20

Cast Size: 5 men, 3 women

See Auditions page for more details!

Now Showing:


Opens February 14th-24th!

Directed by: Don Fleming

Music by: Kelsey Blanco

Loosely based on the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke , and John, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR follows the last week of Jesus Christ’s life seen, unusually, through the eyes of Judas Iscariot. The story, told entirely through song, explores his disciples, his followers and the Roman Empire. The iconic 1970s rock score is a true global phenomenon and continues to touch the new generation of audiences and performers. This production will feature a LIVE orchestra!

Cast list:
Jesus: Chris Poor
Judas: Stephen Keene
Mary: Melissa Harrell
Pilate: Kasey Clear
Annas: Cody Bell
Caiaphas: Brad Brauser
Peter: Ian Ball
Herod: Josh Brower
Simon Zealot: Jordan Belcher

Soul Girls: Joanne Guns, Savannah Richey, Julie Revell Featured Dancers: Leiren Jackson, Julia Castillo, Hannah Derby