Regional Theater of the Week: Theatre at the Center, Indianapolis, IN
By: Christina Mancuso
BroadwayWorld.com, the largest theatre site on the Internet, is excited to announce a new feature to its comprehensive regional coverage - the Featured Regional Theater of the Week! Each week, BWW will introduce its readers to a regional theater located in one of our (over 130!) coverage cities. By exploring these different venues, their history and showcasing the production seasons, BWW continues its commitment to expand our presence in communities and cities across the United States.
This Week's Featured Regional Theater: Theatre at the Center (TATC) in Munster, IN
Theatre at the Center (TATC) is the resident theatre at the Center for the Performing Arts. Its 5 Mainstage productions attract an audience of over 50,000 annually. TATC operates on an Actors Equity contract and regularly employs the finest performers in the greater Chicago area for its year-round seasons of classic American musicals, new plays and comedies. Other programming includes 4 Theatre for Young Audiences productions annually, theatre classes for young people and special events, including music, comedy and limited run theatrical works. A not for profit organization, TATC is sustained by grants (including the Indiana Arts Commission), individual donations and major support from the Community Foundation of Northwest Indiana.
The mission of Theatre at the Center, Inc. is to bring to The Center for Visual and Performing Arts disciplines of the performing arts that are at once appealing, educational, and accessible to the entire community.
On the main stage, the 2012 season included 42nd Street, Little Shop of Horrors, Making God Laugh, Always... Patsy Cline, and their current show, Forever Plaid, now playing through December 23, 2012. Check out highlights below of Forever Plaid:
The 2013 season will include The Fox on the Fairway, What a Glorious Feeling, Speeling Bee, Godspell, and A Christmas Carol the Musical. In addition, Theatre at the Center also offers Theatre for Young Audiences and hosts a variety of children's shows, classes and workshops geared specifically for the younger audiences.
For tickets or for more information about the Theatre at the Center, visit: http://www.theatreatthecenter.com/
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