Done Waiting in the Wings | Highlands Playhouse
The 2021 Summer Season is ironclad proof of Highlands Playhouse’s core operating principle: The Show Must Go On.
In the distance we’ve heard a faint, slow, steady drum roll. As each month passes, the cadence gets a little louder, a little faster.
Hopefully, by July, booms and cymbal crashes will announce: Highlands Playhouse is back and better than ever.
It’s been a long intermission, but board president Dave Healy believes stage lights will shine on world-class performers soon:
“The exact shows are still in negotiation, but the format will provide fun and flexibility. Start date, mid-July running through Labor Day Weekend. On the live stage you can expect to see some familiar and loved return performers, as well as some new talent. We are hopeful that new movies will begin to be released and we will quickly respond early summer.”
All that is amplified by fresh, innovative ideas from four new board members who bring energy and experience to our Playhouse.
Greg Copeland (Legal/Carpentry), is an attorney with Copeland, Cook, Taylor and Bush. He’s a member of the Advisory Board at Mississippi State University School of Business and a proud lifetime supporter of performing arts.
Holly Laughridge (Merchandise/Social Media) brings a love of attending live theater and movies, as well as many years of experience as a retail buyer. She is excited to assist with new Highlands Playhouse merchandise and planning the upcoming season.
Pam Carver (Fundraising) has been on Executive Committees for events benefiting St Jude Children’s Hospital and Special Olympics Georgia. She has led the parent organization and primary fundraising events for a Christian school in Atlanta.
Jeannie Mullen (Government Relations/Grants) has a professional background in public policy and administration and has worked for elected and appointed officials at both the state and local levels in Mississippi before relocating to Highlands full time in 2017.
As always, thank you for your patience, loyal patrons and supporters. With 83 years of tradition behind us, a summer opening is going to happen. And we can’t wait to raise the curtain on a playhouse full of the favorite and the new … just for you.
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