Spotlight's Theater for Young Audience Series

The Secret Life of Girls

Linda Daugherty

Co-Directed by
Brenton Cochran
& Kayleigh Joyce

Produced by
Stephanie Malfara,
Lisa Mortensen, &
Peggy Newton

Technical Direction &
Video Editing by
Tim Anderson

Graphics by
Adam Bowers

October 3–11, 2020

Broadview Heights Spotlights Cultural Arts Building

Show Synopsis

Based upon interviews with girls on the giving and receiving end of bullying, the play highlights the impact of cyberbullying, the facilitation of mean-spirited behaviors through the use of cell phones, text and instant messaging, e-mail, and chat rooms. The portrayal of the sobering reality of these girls' lives can start an at-home conversations,  providing the opportunity to reveal the secrets and address the complexities which dominate the lives of many young women.

Now Available for Streaming through October 11. 

Family Streaming Ticket Price:  $20

Click here to purchase your 3-day rental.
(You will need to create a Vimeo account to watch this production).


Courtney Nelson, Abby

Jenilee Taylor, Abby's Mom

Hailey Csizmadia, Rebecca

Sarah Price, Kayla

Catalina Gonzolez, Sutton

Kassie Schill, Anna Marie

Katie Kapp, Stephanie

Clorise Busch, Chandler

Pat Price, Coach

Becca Melling, Sutton's Mom


This show is appropriate for adults and children ages 10 and up. 
Show themes include friendship, gossip, bullying, electronic communication, and self-inflicted cutting.
Adult family members are strongly encouraged to view and discuss the production with their children.



Produced by special arrangement with
of Woodstock, Illinois.