Musical Theatre

The theatre program at the Elk Grove Park District is best known for its Spotlight Theater productions. Cast members are children ranging in age 7 years old to Adult. Every production is staffed by professionals from the theatre world who bring a wealth of knowledge and energy to each show. Past shows include Aladdin Jr., Seussical Jr., Willy Wonka Jr., Alice in Wonderland Jr., High School Musical Jr., The Little Mermaid Jr., Annie Jr., Into the Woods Jr., Beauty & the Beast Jr., The Lion King Jr., Shrek the Musical and Peter Pan Jr.

This Winter, Spotlight Theatre is proud to present Mary Poppins.



  Bert                        Evalyn Nowak
George Banks        Florentyna Butryn
Winifred Banks      Julie Voigt
Jane Banks            Maddy Serrano
Michael Banks       Nathan Schaus
Katie Nanna           Lynnea Brand
Policeman              Andrew Nordstrom
Miss Lark                Lilia Labriola
Admiral Boom       Ken Gordon
Mrs. Brill                 Lea Rodriguez
Robertson Ay         AJ Snoble

Mary Poppins         Kelly Snoble
Park Keeper            Irina Gut
Neleus                     Anita Nowak
Queen Victoria       Maya Stecko
Bank Chairman      Jimmy Ryan
Miss Smythe          Maddie Zvirbulis
Von Hussler            Ava Kester
Northbrook             Ryan Snoble
Bird Woman            Mary Dickerson
Mrs. Corry               Maiko Nishii
Fannie                      Bella Velikova
Annie                       Rilyn Barra
Valentine                 Brielle Skowronski
Valentine Friend     Emery Wekony
Valentine Friend     Presley Mullins
Toy Feature            Olivia Mullins
Miss Andrew          Crissy Johnston
Ensemble                Shaylyn Ackerman          Abigail Rendon

                                 Colin Axberg                          Aubrey Voigt

                                 Kaitlyn Briggs                       Declan Voigt

                                 Natalie Briggs                 Cheyanne Zajac

                                 Daniel Bush

                                 Gabriella Cairo

                                Kaylee Chavez

                                Chloe Eischen

                                Giuliana Epstein

                                Catinca Gut

                                Liam Hamm

                                Maggie Hamm

                                Lucy Howard

                                Adley Laban

                                Vivienne Lobo

                                Parker Middleton

                                Alyssa Mikel

                                Riley Mowinski

                                Kyle Nordstrom

                                Ela O’Malley



We are thrilled to have the opportunity to offer our annual winter theatre production, this year featuring Mary Poppins.  Please note that this year we will have several safety precautions in place to make theatre a safe and comfortable environment for all cast members, staff and volunteers.  Please call the Arts/Special Events Manager at (847) 690-1109 with any questions regarding the theatre program. The show must go on!

Show Dates

Live performances are held on stage at the beautiful Prairie Lakes Theatre in Des Plaines. 515 East Thacker Street, Des Plaines, IL.

Thursday, March 17 at 7:30pm

Friday, March 18 at 7:30pm

Saturday, March 19 at 2:30pm & 6:30pm

Advertise in Our Playbill

Promote your business and show your support for our children! Purchase an ad space in the playbill for the upcoming performance. Your advertisements will reach up 1200 people, many of which are our local residents with children. All proceeds go to our arts and theatre programs.

Production Staff

Deanna Rafidia
Deanna Rafidia
Cultural Arts and Special Events Manager
Jacque Lueken
Jacque Lueken
Theatre Director
Erin Thomas Lobo
Erin Thomas Lobo
Music Director
Amy Chavez
Amy Chavez
Dance Director

Volunteers Welcome

Putting on a theatre show is a big deal! We welcome extra sets of hands and talents ages 10 and older who are interested in helping out in all sorts of theatre functions that include: costuming, set building, props, stage hands, guest seating and more! To volunteer to help out with our performances or for more information about the program, call (847) 690-1109.