News From Terre Haute, Indiana

Breaking News


January 5, 2012

Indy theater offers cabaret show

INDIANAPOLIS — Footlite Musicals will present its annual cabaret production Friday, Saturday and Jan. 13, 14, 15, 20, 21 and 22. This year’s production is Stephen Temperley’s “Souvenir.” Performances are at the theatre’s home, the Hedback Community Theater, 1847 N. Alabama St., Indianapolis. Curtain time for the Friday and Saturday performances is 8 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. for the two Sunday matinees.

“Souvenir” is the story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a wealthy society eccentric, who suffered under the delusion that she was a great coloratura soprano when she was in fact incapable of producing two consecutive notes in tune.

As news of her terrible singing spread, so did her celebrity. Her growing mob of fans packed her recitals, stuffing handkerchiefs in their mouths to stifle their laughter — which Mrs. Jenkins blissfully mistook for cheers.

Cosme McMoon is Mrs. Jenkins’ accompanist. The play contains some of the great music from both the popular culture of the times (jazz, swing, Gershwin, etc.) and also Grand Opera (played mostly for comic effect).

Tickets are $17 for adults, $15 for senior citizens (65 and over) and students (13 through college) and $10 for children (12 and under). Reservations may be made by visiting or calling (317) 926-6630.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Latest News Poll
AP Video
Robot Writes Jewish Torah Scroll Joy Fills Streets of Cleveland As LeBron Returns Bull Run Comes to Middle America Raw: Divers, Snorkelers at Undersea 'Concert' Raw: Stunning Timelapse of WC Final Host City Texas Shooting Suspect Collapses in Court Wisconsin Cop Ready to Roll...On Skateboard Raw: Australia Hosts Annual Beer Can Regatta LeBron: Move Back to Cleveland 'Exciting' Giant Whale Vacuumed in New York City Arizona Mom of Missing Baby Released From Prison Raw: Israel, Gaza Exchange Rocket Fire Raw: Truck Crash Spills Turkeys on Va. Highway Diaz and Segel Strip Off for 'Sex Tape' Ana Ortiz on 'Devious Maids' Finale Hamburger Champion Downs 26 Burgers NYC Police to Subway Acrobats: Sit Down Space Station Shipment Launched From Virginia World Cup Final Pits Argentina Against Germany Proposed Bill to Regulate NY Costumed Characters
NDN Video
Germany Wins The 2014 FIFA World Cup!!! RAW VIDEO: Stampede injures ten at Georgia World Congress Center Cellphone Video Shows Assault Tracy Morgan released from rehab month after crash LeBron: Move Back to Cleveland 'Exciting' Cleveland welcomes home LeBron Houston Killer Collapses in Court When Read Capital Murder Charges for Allegedly Killing Family of Six Worst Valet Ever Wrecks $500K Lamborghini Glee Star Becca Tobin's Boyfriend Matt Bendik Found Dead in Hotel Aerial fish restocking in Utah ScarJo Channels Marilyn Monroe Obama Responds to Hecklers on Immigration Tiny Hamsters Who Ate Burritos are Back for a Tiny Hedgehog's Party Watch Kelly Ripa Get Soaked! 'Referee' Hands Out Yellow Cards for Social Faux Pas in NYC 2014 Emmy Nominees: 8 Snub Shockers Emma Watson Is Va-Va-Voom in Valentino 7 Infamous Sports Blowouts Argentina tops Holland in World Cup semifinals News flush: Japanese toilet exhibition making a splash

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
  • -


    March 12, 2010