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INDECENT at Phoenix Theatre Tells Thrilling Story INDECENT at Phoenix Theatre Tells Thrilling Story
by BWW News Desk on June 20, 2018 in Indianapolis

"We have a story we want to tell you...about a play that changed my life." Moments into this 90-minute ensemble piece, patrons are brought into a world of intrigue, love, and endurance with this simple line. Lemml, played in an "astounding" performance by Nicholas Jenkins, according to critic Lisa Mitchison, serves as the tour guide for this weaving storyline. From start to finish, the audience is drawn in, held close, and left wanting more. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Indianapolis - Week of 6/20/2018 Now Playing Onstage in Indianapolis - Week of 6/20/2018
by BWW on June 20, 2018 in Indianapolis

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/20/2018 for Indianapolis (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/15 - HALF TIME, THE KING AND I, ON YOUR FEET, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/15 - HALF TIME, THE KING AND I, ON YOUR FEET, and More!
by BWW Special on June 15, 2018 in Indianapolis

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature A CHORUS LINE, BEAUTIFUL, and More! (more...)
BWW Review: 20 Years of RENT Glory for Jonathan Larson's Songs at Clowes Memorial Hall BWW Review: 20 Years of RENT Glory for Jonathan Larson's Songs at Clowes Memorial Hall
by The Marriage Matinee on June 14, 2018 in Indianapolis

It may have been 20 years since RENT first took Broadway by storm, but there's a clear reason why it's earned a 20th anniversary tour. It resonates with truths that echo through all decades, not just the one in which it was created. (more...)
BWW Review: Nothing Ugly about DOGFIGHT at Buck Creek Players BWW Review: Nothing Ugly about DOGFIGHT at Buck Creek Players
by The Marriage Matinee on June 11, 2018 in Indianapolis

DOGFIGHT seems to imply a ring of competitors, lots of sweat, and probably a few black eyes. But in this frolicsome musical it means an all-out brawl…about who has the ugliest date. This, combined with a trio of 'bad boys,' makes DOGFIGHT a real treat for viewers who visit Buck Creek Players. (more...)
BWW Review: DOGFIGHT at Eclipse BWW Review: DOGFIGHT at Eclipse
by Melissa Hall on June 08, 2018 in Indianapolis

Here's the premise, it's 1963 and the night before three soldiers are about to be shipped off to Vietnam. They've decided to hold a dogfight, a marine tradition where each guy tries to find the ugliest date possible. The winner takes the pot and the girl is never the wiser. Eddie Birdlace (Patrick Dinnsen) meets Rose, a waitress who he decides will work in a pinch, unfortunately she's more than he bargained for. (more...)
Songbook Academy Announces 2018 Finalists Songbook Academy Announces 2018 Finalists
by BWW News Desk on June 04, 2018 in Indianapolis

They rank among the top high school-age vocalists in the nation, hailing from Los Angeles, Portland, Seattle, Chicago, Cincinnati, New York City, Washington, D.C., and right here in central Indiana. For one week this summer, they will experience a rigorous, exciting, expert-led introduction to the world of professional performing arts. (more...)
Phoenix Theatre Founder Bryan Fonseca To Become Producing Director Emeritus Phoenix Theatre Founder Bryan Fonseca To Become Producing Director Emeritus
by BWW News Desk on June 01, 2018 in Indianapolis

Phoenix Theatre founding Producing Director Bryan Fonseca, who guided the original storefront operation to a new $ 11 million dollar theater on the Indianapolis Cultural Trail, has been named the theatre's Founder and Producing Director Emeritus. (more...)
Photo Flash: ANNIE is Now On Stage at Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre Photo Flash: ANNIE is Now On Stage at Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre
by BWW News Desk on June 01, 2018 in Indianapolis

With red hair, grit, and plenty of spunk, America's favorite orphan proves her worth to a billionaire and a new generation as Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre presents Annie as its 2018 Season Family Show. Now on stage, the seven-time Tony Award winner stars 12-year-old Claire Kauffman in the title role. (more...)
Buck Creek Players Brings Award-Winning New Musical To The Stage With DOGFIGHT Buck Creek Players Brings Award-Winning New Musical To The Stage With DOGFIGHT
by BWW News Desk on June 01, 2018 in Indianapolis

Buck Creek Players is proud to present the critically-acclaimed new musical, DOGFIGHT, based on the 1991 film of the same name starring River Phoenix and Lilli Taylor. Called 'poignant, funny and totally endearing' by AM New York, and nominated for nearly a dozen prominent New York Awards, DOGFIGHT will open today, June 1st, and continue for a limited three weekend run through Sunday, June 17th. Curtain times are at 8 p.m. today and Saturday, with 2:30 p.m. matinees on Sundays. (more...)
Eclipse's DOGFIGHT Provides Home For Emerging Artists Eclipse's DOGFIGHT Provides Home For Emerging Artists
by BWW News Desk on June 01, 2018 in Indianapolis

For fifteen years Summer Stock Stage, a premier educational theatre company in Indianapolis, has provided students ages thirteen to nineteen with an extraordinary performing arts experience. As the company neared its tenth anniversary, artistic director Emily Ristine Holloway saw a chance for Summer Stock to grow -- and a void to fill within the Indianapolis arts community. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/31 - A CHORUS LINE, BEAUTIFUL, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/31 - A CHORUS LINE, BEAUTIFUL, and More!
by BWW Special on June 01, 2018 in Indianapolis

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature A CHORUS LINE, BEAUTIFUL, and More! (more...)
Eclipse's DOGFIGHT Provides Home For Emerging Artists Eclipse's DOGFIGHT Provides Home For Emerging Artists
by BWW News Desk on May 31, 2018 in Indianapolis

For fifteen years Summer Stock Stage, a premier educational theatre company in Indianapolis, has provided students ages thirteen to nineteen with an extraordinary performing arts experience. As the company neared its tenth anniversary, artistic director Emily Ristine Holloway saw a chance for Summer Stock to grow -- and a void to fill within the Indianapolis arts community. (more...)
ANNIE Comes to Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre, Today ANNIE Comes to Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre, Today
by BWW News Desk on May 31, 2018 in Indianapolis

With red hair, grit, and plenty of spunk, America's favorite orphan proves her worth to a billionaire and a new generation as Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre presents Annie starting May 31. The seven - time Tony Award winner is the 2018 Season Family Show and stars 12 - year - old Claire Kauffman in the title role. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/25 - SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE, CABARET, ON YOUR FEET, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/25 - SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE, CABARET, ON YOUR FEET, and More!
by BWW Special on May 25, 2018 in Indianapolis

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE, CABARET, ON YOUR FEET, and More! (more...)
BWW Review: History Unfolds in THE PILL at Phoenix Theatre BWW Review: History Unfolds in THE PILL at Phoenix Theatre
by Melissa Hall on May 22, 2018 in Indianapolis

'Womanhood shouldn't always mean motherhood.' The line from Tom Horan's new play about the invention of the birth control pill is sure to start some interesting conversations. Horan is the Phoenix Theatre's playwright-in-residence and this is the world premiere of The Pill. The show is performed by an all-female quintet of characters, including the infamous Margaret Sanger. (more...)
Buck Creek Players Brings Award-Winning New Musical To The Stage With DOGFIGHT Buck Creek Players Brings Award-Winning New Musical To The Stage With DOGFIGHT
by BWW News Desk on May 21, 2018 in Indianapolis

Buck Creek Players is proud to present the critically-acclaimed new musical, DOGFIGHT, based on the 1991 film of the same name starring River Phoenix and Lilli Taylor. Called 'poignant, funny and totally endearing' by AM New York, and nominated for nearly a dozen prominent New York Awards, DOGFIGHT will open on Friday, June 1st, and continue for a limited three weekend run through Sunday, June 17th. Curtain times are at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, with 2:30 p.m. matinees on Sundays. (more...)
Eclipse's DOGFIGHT Provides Home For Emerging Artists Eclipse's DOGFIGHT Provides Home For Emerging Artists
by BWW News Desk on May 21, 2018 in Indianapolis

For fifteen years Summer Stock Stage, a premier educational theatre company in Indianapolis, has provided students ages thirteen to nineteen with an extraordinary performing arts experience. As the company neared its tenth anniversary, artistic director Emily Ristine Holloway saw a chance for Summer Stock to grow -- and a void to fill within the Indianapolis arts community. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Indianapolis - Week of 5/20/2018 Now Playing Onstage in Indianapolis - Week of 5/20/2018
by BWW on May 20, 2018 in Indianapolis

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/20/2018 for Indianapolis (more...)
ANNIE Comes to Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre, 5/31 ANNIE Comes to Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre, 5/31
by BWW News Desk on May 18, 2018 in Indianapolis

With red hair, grit, and plenty of spunk, America's favorite orphan proves her worth to a billionaire and a new generation as Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre presents Annie starting May 31. The seven - time Tony Award winner is the 2018 Season Family Show and stars 12 - year - old Claire Kauffman in the title role. (more...)
The New Harmony Project's 32nd Annual Spring Conference Kicks Off May 21 The New Harmony Project's 32nd Annual Spring Conference Kicks Off May 21
by BWW News Desk on May 18, 2018 in Indianapolis

The New Harmony Project (Lori Wolter Hudson, Artistic Director; David Hudson, Executive Director), an organization dedicated to supporting writers whose work emanates hope, will kick off its 32nd annual spring conference on Monday, May 21 with ten writers in residence in the idyllic town of New Harmony, Indiana.  (more...)
Summer Stock Stage's Eclipse Presents DOGFIGHT Summer Stock Stage's Eclipse Presents DOGFIGHT
by BWW News Desk on May 18, 2018 in Indianapolis

Eclipse, the emerging artists program of Summer Stock Stage, will present the contemporary musical 'Dogfight' May 31 - June 17 at IndyFringe Basile Theatre. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/18 - A CHORUS LINE, LES MIS, SOMETHING ROTTEN, And More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/18 - A CHORUS LINE, LES MIS, SOMETHING ROTTEN, And More!
by BWW Special on May 18, 2018 in Indianapolis

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature A CHORUS LINE, LES MIS, SOMETHING ROTTEN, And More! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/11 - TONY DANZA, LES MISERABLES, THE WHO'S TOMMY, And More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/11 - TONY DANZA, LES MISERABLES, THE WHO'S TOMMY, And More!
by BWW Special on May 11, 2018 in Indianapolis

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature TONY DANZA, LES MISERABLES, THE WHO'S TOMMY, And More! (more...)
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by BWW News Desk on May 09, 2018 in Indianapolis

BroadwayWorld is excited to announce we're launching a new Facebook Group for the Indianapolis Theatre community, bringing together performers, audience members, theatre groups, and more to create a local space for discussion and networking. (more...)