Saturday — DINNER THEATER, at Terre Haute Eagles Aerie 291, 823 Poplar St.; cocktails at 5:30, dinner at 6, show at 7. Tickets: $20 at aerie, on sale now, information 812-232-5550.
Tuesday — TROJAN WOMEN, at Schrott Center, Butler University, 4600 Sunset Ave., Indianapolis, 7 p.m. Tickets: Free.
Oct. 24-27 — “MURDER AT ST. MARY’S,” at Cecilian Auditorium, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, St. Mary-of-the-Woods, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24-26, 2 p.m. Oct. 27. Tickets: Adults $10, children and senior citizens $5, area college students with ID and children under 12 free, 812-535-6211, on sale now.
Oct. 31 — “THE WAR OF THE WORLDS,” Harmony Hall, 1257 Lafayette Ave., 8 p.m. Tickets: $7 adults, children 5-17 $3 with adult admission; for advance tickets, mail SASE with cash or money order and number of tickets to The Crosley Radio Players, 3000 W. Spencer Drive, Terre Haute, IN 47802.
Nov. 13-17 — “ROMEO AND JULIET,” at Schrott Center, Butler University, 4600 Sunset Ave., Indianapolis, various times. Tickets: $19 adults, $13 seniors, $8 students with ID, cash at the door.
Nov. 13-Dec. 1 — “WICKED,” at Murat Theatre, Old National Centre, Indianapolis, various dates and times. Tickets: $35-85, on sale now. (*)
Dec. 8 — MAX & RUBY in “THE NUTCRACKER SUITE,” at Murat Theatre, Old National Centre, Indianapolis, noon and 3:30 p.m. Tickets: $25-50, on sale now (*)
Today-Saturday — “PLAIN AND FANCY,” at The Round Barn Theatre, Nappanee, various dates and times. Tickets: $6.95 to $46.23, www.amishacres.com.
Today-Sunday — “LIFE IS A DREAM,” at New Theater, 536 N. Seventh St., Indiana State University, 7:30 p.m., except 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $10, students free with ID, at ticket office one hour before show.
Today-Oct. 27 — “THE SLIGHTLY HAUNTED PUPPET THEATRE,” Melchior Marionette Theatre, South Van Buren Street, Nashville, Ind., 1 and 3 p.m. Friday through Sunday; for additional times call 800-849-4853 or visit www.melchiormarionettes.com. Tickets: $5, ages 2 and under free, at theater before shows.
Today-Nov. 24 — “LES MISERABLES,” at Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre, Indianapolis, various dates and times. Tickets: $37.50 to $62.50, 317-872-9664 or www.beefandboards.com.
Today-Sunday — “THE THREEPENNY OPERA,” at Basile Opera Center, 4011 N. Pennsylvania St., Indianapolis. Tickets: $18, $25, $50 and $65, discounts for seniors 62+, military, faculty and students. (*)
Today-Sunday — “ONLY AN ORPHAN GIRL” performed by Parke Players Melodrama, at Ritz Theater, 210 W. Ohio St., Rockville, 7 p.m. nightly. Tickets: $7; information www.parkeplayers.com.
Today-Monday — “BAT BOY: THE MUSICAL,” at Charleston Alley Theatre, 718 Monroe Ave., Charleston, Ill., various times. Tickets: $13, information www.charlestonalleytheatre.com, reservations 217-345-2287.
Today-Nov. 9 — “WINNIE THE POOH,” at Beef & Boards, Indianapolis, various dates and times. Tickets: $15.50, 317-872-9664 or www.beefandboards.com.
Friday-Saturday — “SLEEPY HOLLOW” (ages 6+), at Marshall Fairgrounds, 602 N. Second St., Marshall, Ill., hayride from fairway every half hour from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Tickets: $7 adults, $5 students, concessions available; information call/text 812-208-0091 or email PhoenixTheatre@live.com.
Friday-Saturday — “ALMOST, MAINE,” 7 p.m. CDT, Zwermann Arts Center Theater, Lincoln Trail College, 11220 Illinois 1, Robinson, Ill. Tickets: $10 adults, $5 students; 618-544-8657, ext. 1433 or www.iecc.edu/ltc.
Friday-Saturday — “COME DANCE WITH ME (BUT FIRST CAN I BORROW YOUR PANTS?)” and “ROUGH SEX - AND OTHER BAD WORDS,” at Theatre on the Square Stage 2, 627 Massachusetts Ave., Indianapolis, 8 p.m. Tickets: Double-bill $20, 317-685-TOTS (8687) or at TOTS box office; information www.tots.org.
Friday-Sunday — “REX’S EXES,” at Brubeck Theatre, Wabash Valley College, 2200 College Drive, Mt. Carmel, Ill., , 7:30 p.m. CDT Oct. 18-19, 1:30 p.m. matinee Oct. 20. Tickets: $6, 618-263-5124 or email@example.com.
Saturday — “IN A CAGE” (film, R), at Holiday Inn Conference Room, 3300 U.S. 41; 11 a.m. and 1:30, 4 and 6:30 p.m. Tickets: $6; information www.dreamscometruefilms.com or 812-232-7287.
Friday-Sunday and Oct. 25-27 — “NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD” (PG-13), at Old Town Players Community Theatre and Arts Center, Broadway at Fifth Street, Vincennes, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $12 adults, $10 seniors, $10 students 13+, $4 children, premium add $5; available at Eyeworks, 233 Main St.; First Vincennes Savings Bank, 615 Kimmel Road; Vincennes University Bookstore, Beckes Student Union; and at the door; information www.oldtownplayers.org or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday-Oct. 27 — “THE SLIGHTLY HAUNTED PUPPET STUDIO,” Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio, 25 Henry St., Indianapolis, various dates and times. Tickets: $10 weekdays, $12 weekends, under 2 free; 317-917-9454 or www.peewinklespuppets.com.
Oct. 24-27 — “ONCE UPON A MATRESS” (PG, ages 5+), at Red Skelton Performing Arts Center, Vincennes University, 1002 N. First St., Vincennes. 7 p.m. CDT Oct. 24, 8 p.m. Oct. 25-26, 2 p.m. Oct. 27. Tickets: $7 adults and seniors, $5 non-VU students, free with VU student/employee ID; www.vinu.edu/redskelton, 812-888-4039 or at Skelton Center box office.
Oct. 25-27 — “TALLEY’S FOLLEY,” Oakley Stage, Community Theatre of Terre Haute, 25th and Washington streets, 8 p.m. Oct. 25-26, 2:30 matinee Oct. 27. Tickets: $7, 812-841-1129, 812-239-9487, www.ctth.org/orderform.htm.
Oct. 25-Nov. 16 — “UNWRAP YOUR CANDY,” Theatre on the Square, 627 Massachusetts Ave., Indianapolis, various dates and times. Tickets: $25 adults; $20 seniors, full-time students and active military; 317-685-8687 or www.tots.org.
Dec. 6-8, 12-15 — “BABES IN TOYLAND,” Main Stage, Community Theatre of Terre Haute, 25th and Washington streets, 8 p.m. Dec. 6-7 and 12-14, 2:30 matinee Dec. 8 and 15. Tickets: $20 adult, $15 student/child; 812-841-1129, 812-239-9487 or www.ctth.org/orderform.htm.
Community Theatre to bring Tony Award-winning play to stage
Some call it a comedy, while others call it a drama. “God of Carnage” was the 2009 Tony Award winner for Best Play, and Community Theatre of Terre Haute will present it this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, as well as March 21-23.
‘Magnificent Ambersons’ screening to kick off March 17 keynote address
A screening of Orson Welles’ 1942 film, ‘The Magnificent Ambersons,’ will kick off the Wabash Valley Big Read’s keynote address Monday in Cunningham Memorial Library at Indiana State University.
Casey Westfield Drama Club to present ‘The Taming of Katy Lou’ March 27-28, 30
The Casey Westfield High School Drama Club will present “The Taming of Katy Lou” on March 27, 28 and 30 in Casey Westfield Arts Hall-East Edgar at Casey, Ill.
Winery plans ‘A Few Good Murderers’ April 12
The murder mystery dinner “A Few Good Murderers” is set for 6 p.m. April 12 in Castle Finn Winery at Marshall, Ill.
Admission is $40 per person and includes appetizers, dinner, dessert, tea or lemonade, and the show. Alcohol will be sold separately.
Audition for ‘Taking My Turn’ March 17-18
Community Theatre of Terre Haute director Mark Frederick will be looking for four men and four women to make up the cast for the musical celebration, “Taking My Turn.” Auditions will be staged at 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday in Community Theatre at 1431 S. 25th St. Those auditioning should prepare a song and bring music for the accompanist. No dancing is required.
- Theater listings: March 13, 2014
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‘Les Miserables’ tickets available Feb. 27
Tickets for Lincoln Trail College’s spring production of “Les Miserables” are now available to the public.
Performances of “Les Miserables,” written by Alain Boubil, Claude-Michel Schoenberg and Herbert Kretzmer, will be at 7 p.m. March 28, 29, April 4 and 5 in the Zwermann Arts Center Theater. In a break from tradition, there also will be two Sunday matinees, at 2 p.m. March 30 and April 6.
Shawnee announces summer lineup; youth theater offerings
The Shawnee Theatre in Greene County announces its Summer 2014 season filled with timeless tales and American favorites.
- Theater listings: Feb. 20, 2014
Adventure awaits with ‘How I Became A Pirate’ at Beef & Boards
Sail into adventure with Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre’s debut of “How I Became A Pirate.” This new Pyramid Players production is based on Melinda Long’s best-selling children’s book, and is on stage through March 15 for kids of all ages.
- Theater listings: Feb. 13, 2014
Lightwire Theater returns Feb. 23 to Hatfield Hall with DiNO-Light
After a sell-out performance last year, Lightwire Theater returns to Hatfield Hall on the campus of Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology at 7 p.m. on Monday with an all new show, DiNO-Light.
Featured early last year on “America’s Got Talent,” Lightwire Theater’s unique brand of storytelling has captivated audiences.
Explore origins, history of the family structure May 6 in ‘Irreplaceable’
Fathom Events, Focus on the Family and Pine Creek Entertainment will explore the origins and history of the family structure through an array of lenses and cultures in the documentary “Irreplaceable” coming to Terre Haute for a theatrical one-night event in May.
“Irreplaceable” will be shown at 7:30 p.m. on May 6 in AMC’s Showplace 12 at 3153 S. Third Place.
- Theater listings: Feb. 6, 2014
See Clay Theatre’s ‘Treasure Island’ Feb. 14-16
The Clay Community Theatre in Brazil is scheduled to present “Treasure Island,” a young actors show, at 7 p.m. Feb. 14 and 15, and 2 p.m. Feb. 16.
- Theater listings: Jan. 30, 2014
Community Theatre to present Steve Martin comedy through Feb. 2
Community Theatre of Terre Haute warms up the cold winter season with a Steve Martin comedy, “Picasso at the Lapin Agile.” It opens this Friday and continues through the weekend. Additional performances are Jan. 31 through Feb. 2.
Cheerleading event to be broadcast April 10 at Showplace 12
Fathom Events and Nfinity Athletic will bring the ultimate cheerleading competition to the big screen as “Nfinity Champions League Cheerleading Event” somersaults into more than 650 select U.S. movie theaters April 10, including a showing at 7:30 p.m. in Showplace 12 at 3153 S. Third Place in Terre Haute.
Auditions set for ‘God of Carnage’ Jan. 27-28
Community Theatre of Terre Haute will stage auditions for “God of Carnage,” a drama by Yasmina Reza, at 7 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday. There are roles for two men and two women. Sharon Russell is the director. Performance dates are March 14-16 and 21-23, with rehearsals beginning shortly after auditions.
- Theater listings: Jan. 23, 2014
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LTC has audition materials available for production of ‘Les Miserables’
Audition materials for Lincoln Trail College’s spring production of “Les Miserables” are now available in the college’s Performing Arts Office in Robinson, Ill.
- Theater listings: Dec. 5, 2013
‘Charlie Brown Christmas’ Dec. 20-22 at Harmony Hall
On The Line Productions, a local nonprofit theater group, will celebrate the holiday season this year with its first Christmas production. “A Charlie Brown Christmas” will come alive on stage with a cast featuring Robin Baer, Pete Ciancone, Cecilia Compton, Anna Dubois, Bailey Harrell, Matt Hutcheson, Alaina Keegan, Denise Keegan, Jennifer Kiger, Dave Landes, Jessica McGlynn, Laura Reed and Annie Whitman.
Scrooge, Santa at Phoenix Theatre
The Phoenix Theatre will present two one-act Christmas plays in December. Performances will be at 7 p.m. CST on Dec. 13, 14, 20 and 21; and at 2:30 p.m. on Dec. 15. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students. The Phoenix Theatre is at 512 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill.
- Theater listings: Nov. 29, 2013
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