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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2018 Audience Survey

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NEWS from Playhouse


Box of Frogs Fundraiser Oct. 19 & 20

6pm on Playhouse Deck

Box of Frogs are headed to New York City in 2019. Their first fundraiser will be this fun Halloween cabaret.  They are working hard on a terrific program of song and dance tunes that are appropriate for this season of creepy things (but not too creepy, bring your whole family!).  Homemade dessert will be available to purchase.  Tickets are only $5.00.  Please come out and support these terrific kiddos! 


Join us for our annual meeting on Tuesday, October 30 at 6pm. Come and mingle with the Lisa and the Board of Directors and don’t miss out on the 2019 Season announcement of shows; we know you are anticipating what is in store!



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


Upcoming Auditions


Show runs December 7-16

Auditions: October 15-16

at Playhouse 6-8 pm

Requirements: No experience required, Cold Read from the script

Cast of Sixteen + Extras

Ages: 10+

Directed by Sabry Poor Milford

Sponsored by: The Murray Bank


Opening Soon:


Oct.26 - Nov. 4, 2018

Directed by: Don Fleming

Show Sponsors: Judi & Terry Little

Kay Ridgeway has led a charmed life. Blessed with beauty, enormous wealth, and a new husband, she embarks on a honeymoon voyage down the Nile. Fatal circumstances await when the idyllic surroundings are shattered by a shocking and brutal murder. Under scrutiny is a multitude of memorable passengers, all with a reason to kill. The tension and claustrophobia builds, as a shocking and audacious conspiracy is laid bare.  MURDER ON THE NILE is a favorite of Agatha Christie fans! are available online or by calling the office. 

Cast List:

Beadseller: Bianca Alverio

Steward: Sam Fuller

Miss Ffoliot-ffoulkes: Marion Bradtke

Christina Grant: Leiren Jackson

Smith: Brad Brauser

Louise: Faith Sheridan

Dr. Bessner: Chris Poor

Kay Mostyn: Ann Caldwell

Simon Mostyn: Joshua Byrne

Canon Pennefather: Drew Thompson

Jacqueline De Severac: Ashley Reese

McNaught: Kevin Swartz