Happy New Year! Thank you to everyone who braved the bomb cyclone to audition for Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, and congratulations to our fabulous cast! A full cast list is included in this issue of The Spotlight, as is a ticket order form so you can join us when we bring the French Riviera to the Flynn Center in April. If you would like to be part of our upcoming production, there are still plenty of ways to be involved. I will be trying my hand at set decoration, but maybe building props or costumes is more to your taste? You can learn more about our many volunteer opportunities on the Lyric website.

As we say goodbye to the holiday season and look forward to the year ahead, there is no shortage of things to look forward to at Lyric Theatre Company. Later this month the Board of Directors and I have our annual retreat where we will strategize ways to strengthen Lyric’s mission as a community arts organization. With the recent opening of the Lyric Creative Space we opened the door to new opportunities for creating and enjoying theater; and we are all excited to discover what those opportunities are.

Speaking of enjoying theater, if you missed our classic Broadway Winter Cabaret at First Night Burlington, there will be a repeat performance at the 50-Plus and Baby Boomers Expo on Saturday, February 3, at the Hotel Burlington and Conference Room. Our traveling Savvy Seniors troupe will also be at the Expo with their unique brand of info-tainment, so come see us in February for a double dose of Lyric–we look forward to seeing you there!