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District Merchants
District Merchants
7/26 - 8/6/2024

Love, loss, litigation, and predatory lending areexamined in surprising ways in this uneasy comedy, which wades fearlessly into the endless complexities and contradictions of life ...


An intense, witty and concise adaptation of this harrowing and thrilling 1881 classic which generated strong controversy and criticism and is now considered a play ...


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Past Shows

Murder at the Howard Johnsons

Is all fair in love? Even murder? A light and funny suspense comedy about a love triangle in a Howard Johnson Motor Inn....

Grand Horizons
Grand Horizons
5/31 - 6/9/2024

Bill and Nancy want a divorce fifty years into their marriage. While they seem unfazed by the decision, their family is forced to reexamine everything ...

The Squirrels

A boundary-pushing, darkly satirical look at wealth inequality. Also, you can watch actors play squirrels....

Beyond the Fringe
Beyond the Fringe
1/21 - 1/30/2022

"Beyond the Fringe", a British Comedy Stage Review by Alan Bennett, Peter Cook, Jonathan Miller and Dudley Moore, debuted at the 1960 Edinburgh (Fringe) Festival ...

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Secondary Phase

When we last left our heroes, Arthur Dent and Ford Prefect were stranded on prehistoric Earth, and Zaphod Beeblebrox had teleported to parts unknown. Now ...

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (staged reading)

Looking for late-night laughs? Don’t panic! Grab your towel and come to the Acting Ensemble for a staged reading of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the ...

8/19 - 8/28/2016

November is a 2007 play written by American playwright David Mamet. November premiered on Broadway at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre on January 17, 2008...

Peter and Alice

Peter and Alice is a play by American writer John Logan based on the meeting of 80-year-old Alice Liddell and Peter Llewelyn Davies, then in ...

Torch Song Trilogy
Torch Song Trilogy
7/10 - 7/11/2016

Torch Song Trilogy is a collection of three plays by Harvey Fierstein rendered in three acts: International Stud, Fugue in a Nursery, and Widows and ...

6/17 - 6/26/2016

But that’s what this is, isn’t it? The ultimate bitch fight.’ When John takes a break from his boyfriend, he accidentally meets the girl of ...

A Delicate Balance
A Delicate Balance
6/12 - 6/13/2016

A Delicate Balance is a play by Edward Albee. It premiered in 1966 and won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1967, the first of ...

Tiger At the Gates
Tiger At the Gates
5/8 - 5/9/2016

"Tiger at the Gates," a prologue to Homer's "Iliad" from the perspective of the Trojans, was written in France in 1935, four years before the ...

Maternal Spirits
Maternal Spirits
4/22 - 5/1/2016

The Real Thing
The Real Thing
4/10 - 4/11/2016

The Real Thing is a play by Tom Stoppard, first performed in 1982. It examines the nature of honesty, and its use of a play ...

A piece of my heart
A piece of my heart
3/13 - 3/14/2016

Full Length, Drama Characters: 1 male, 6 femaleUnit set This is a powerful, true drama of six women who went to Viet Nam five nurses ...

2/26 - 3/6/2016

Shepard has many imitators, but no one to match his cunning psychological expressionism and comedic ruthlessness....

Oh the Humanity and Other Good Intentions

"Five short plays about being alive. We'd like you to meet a bunch of people with something on their mind. There's a coach with an ...

Anton in Show Business
Anton in Show Business
1/10 - 1/11/2016

A comic and satiric romp through a production of Anton Checkov’s “The Three Sisters” by a San Antonio, Texas theater company looking for fame and ...

The Chimes
The Chimes
12/13 - 12/14/2015

The Chimes: A Goblin Story of Some Bells that Rang an Old Year Out and a New Year In, a short novel by Charles Dickens, ...

Bob: A Life in 5 Acts
Bob: A Life in 5 Acts
11/8 - 11/9/2015

10/16 - 10/25/2015

This spellbinding, romantic journey begins with a simple encounter between a man and a woman. But what happens next defies the boundaries of the world ...

10/11 - 10/12/2015

In 1881 Ibsen rocked the literary and theatrical worlds with this scathing commentary on 19th-century morality, immediately generating controversy so strong that even the head ...

From the master of satirical comedy comes this biting irreverent and uproariously funny satire which aims its barbs at organized religion and strikes home with ...

In this dramatic adaptation of her award-winning, bestselling memoir, Joan Didion, master of literary journalism, presents a haunting portrait of loss and grief. Didion transforms ...

The breathtaking glamour and decadence of the 1920s comes to the stage in F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel in critically acclaimed Simon Levy's adaptation of ...

It is April, 1865. The Civil War is over and throughout the south, slaves are being freed, soldiers are returning home, and in Jewish homes, ...

Hazel McNally
3/29 - 4/7/2013

Based on the real trial of South Bend resident Hazel McNally, who in 1922 shocked the nation when she was charged with murdering her twin ...

A Picasso

During the German occupation of Paris in 1941, Pablo Picasso is interrogated by the Nazis who want to discover which of the three Picasso paintings ...

The Dixie Limited

The Acting Ensemble Stage Company, Northern Indiana's Summer Repertory Theatre, presents The Dixie Limited by Bob Kronemyer. Performances will be held at the Recital Hall, ...


Mamma Mia! in South Bend Mamma Mia!
DeVos Performance Hall (11/26 - 12/1)
The Play That Goes Wrong in South Bend The Play That Goes Wrong
South Bend Civic Theatre (10/4 - 10/6)
Les Miserables in South Bend Les Miserables
Morris Performing Arts Center (8/5 - 8/10)
Beetlejuice in South Bend Beetlejuice
DeVos Performance Hall (10/8 - 10/13)
ShakeScenes in South Bend ShakeScenes
Shakespeare at Notre Dame (7/20 - 7/20)
An Enchanted Bookshop Christmas in South Bend An Enchanted Bookshop Christmas
Barn Swallow (12/5 - 12/8)
All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914 in South Bend All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914
South Bend Civic Theatre (12/13 - 12/15)

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