About Highlands-Cashiers Players

As with any non-profit organization, volunteers and sponsors are the gears that make the entire machine possible.

Since Highlands Cashiers Players is composed of only volunteers, they depend upon the loyalty and dedication of the many people who give of their time on stage and behind the scenes to make The Players a success.

Ken and Sara Knight of Highlands have been involved with all aspects of the theater group for years.  You’ve seen Ken on stage in many roles, but he is also a past-president of the organization and consummate set builder. 

Sara, a soft-spoken lady of unlimited energy, is head of the box office volunteers.  As with many groups of artists, getting everyone on the same page is akin to herding cats.  It takes a person with patience and superior organizational skills to make sure the box office needs are covered.  When you call them, you’ll be speaking with someone who has decided to share their valuable time with their community theater.  Make sure you thank them for what they do.

Sponsors are what make the incredible sets and costumes possible.  “Some Enchanted Evening,” the Rodgers and Hammerstein Musical Revue, would not have been possible without the strong support of their sponsors.  

According to HCP President Adair Simon, “Sponsors from Cashiers gave us much-needed seed money and Lois and Bruce Selfon and major contributions from the Cullasaja Women’s Outreach made this show possible.

“Other Cashiers sponsors include Mary Lee Farrior, in honor of her son Robert Farrior, who is an actor in New York; Sue Holmes; and Michael and Karen Albert.  That money provided HCP the opportunity to try the first musical we have done in nine years.”

There are many opportunities open to volunteers and sponsors for this season’s series of productions.  Coming up next is The Odd Couple, August 23–26 and August 29 to September 2.  Please consider helping your local community theater continue to thrive. Call them at (828) 526-8084 and visit their website HighlandsCashiersPlayers.org.