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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2019 Audience Survey

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NEWS from Playhouse



July 26-28, 2019

Playhouse @7pm

THE TAFFETAS, July 26-28; directed by Valera Brooks, with music direction by Laynie Mitchell Remember how much y’all loved The Marvelous Wonderettes? Then you are also going to enjoy The Taffetas! This darling show, full of 50s music, is performed by four of our Box of Frogs lovely ladies and they are working hard and sounding so good! This is a fundraiser for their October trip to NYC. You know how much I love it when you support our young people, so go ahead and get your tickets ordered for this one. You will leave the theatre smiling and humming!

PENGUIN PROJECT presents GREASE SCHOOL VERSION, sponsored by Peel & Holland and Independence Bank; show dates September 20-29 – I know it’s early, but go ahead and get these show dates on your calendar. Tickets have just gone on sale and Penguin Project often sells out, so it wouldn’t be a bad idea to go ahead and get yours ordered. More info coming later.




Show Dates: November 1-10

Directed by: Lisa Cope

Auditions: September 23-24

6 Females, 6 Males + Ensemble

Sponsored by: Sam & Bonnie McNeely & Murray Calloway County Hospital



Moonlight & Magnolias

August 16-25, 2019

Directed by: Lynn Melton

SHOW SPONSOR: Diana Mishica

The two-time Tony Award-winning hit musical Green Day’s American Idiot, based on the Grammy Award-winning, multi-platinum album, boldly takes the American musical where it’s never gone before. This high-octane show includes every song from the Green Day’s album, American Idiot, as well as several songs form its follow-up release, 21st Century Breakdown.


David O Selznick - Isaac Gish
Ben Hecht - Donald Fleming
Victor Fleming - Kevin Swartz
Miss. Poppenghul -Marci Gardner-Edmonds
Scarlett - Savannah Richey
Dorothy - Amber Smith

Assistant Director: Mark Garland
Stage Manager: Diana Mishica
Set: Jonathan Carter
Special Effects: Robert Key
Props: Marci Gardner-Edmonds
Costumes: Jaleelah Renfoe and crew
Lighting: Donald Fleming