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PanoramaNOW is 30 Years Old

     “The continued success of the PanoramaNOW Entertainment News, located downtown Valparaiso Indiana, is in no small way a small feat. But with the support of our loyal repeat advertisers and the loyal readers who look forward to every issue, PanoramaNOW is just as popular today as it was thirty years ago,” stated Susie Young…

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New Child Etiquette Classes Coming to NWI

As a parent, have you ever wanted to teach your child proper manners, but they just won’t listen to you? Have you ever noticed a child that has poor manners at a wedding or a formal setting that made them stand out? Well, now there’s an opportunity to teach your child and grand children the…

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Chicago Shakespeare’s “Othello” is Magnificent!

***** Highly Recommended *****  Chicago Shakespeare Theatre’s new production of “Othello” is nothing short of magnificent.  “Othello” is probably my least favorite of all Shakespeare’s plays because Iago is a bottom-feeding sociopath, but compelling performances from an excellent cast drew me right in.  I was on the edge of my seat all night!  “Othello” gets…

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CONCERTS in Valparaiso Indiana

Concerts in Valparaiso Indiana

     There are five places in Valparaiso Indiana where you can find local concerts. PanoramaNow has covered these venues on an ongoing basis over the years and been at these venues for the past thirty-five years. Front Porch Music      Front Porch Music hosts several concerts a year, usually on Saturday nights at 8:00pm (enter…

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Your Toes will be tapping at Black Ensemble Theatre’s “Doo Wop Shoo Bop”

**** Recommended **** Black Ensemble Theater is celebrating the 40th Anniversary Season with a remount of some hits from the past.  They’re starting the season with “Doo Wop Shoo Bop” and “Those Sensational Soulful ‘60s”, two fabulous musical reviews, running in repertory.  “Doo Wop Shoo Bop” is a tribute to our favorite Chicago Doo Wop…

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Moon Over Buffalo Coming in April

Moon Over Buffalo is coming to Whiting Indiana, presented by Marian Theatre Guild. The Show Dates – Saturdays, April 16th and 23rd @ 8:15pm and Sundays, April 17th and 24th @ 3:00pm. Synoposis: The diva lead actress, Charlotte Hay, is barely tolerant of her philandering semi-alcoholic husband, George, and mishaps and confusions arise for the…

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Experience History and See an Amazing Play: American Blues Theatre’s “Looking Over the President’s Shoulder”

**** Recommended ****  “Looking Over the President’s Shoulder” is one of the best new dramas I’ve seen this year.  James Still’s real-life, very personal drama about Alonzo Fields, White House Butler for more than twenty years, is chock full of history.  There’s also tiny bits of insider gossip about the four Presidents he served.  He…

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Tamburitzans Come to Munster, Indiana

The longest running live stage show in America, the Duquesne University Tamburitzans will be taking the stage at Munster High School on Sunday, March 22nd, 2020 at 2pm at Munster High School. Tickets are $25 a person with senior discounts and group discounts call the box office at 877-826-6437.  The Tamburitzans is a group of…

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Theatre at the Center’s “The 39 Steps” is a Delightfully Silly Hitchcock Spoof

***** Highly Recommended ***** Theatre at the Center’s production of “The 39 Steps” will keep you laughing from start to finish.  If you think you remember Alfred Hitchcock’s 1935 black and white, and very moody, spy film, so you already know this plot, forget about it!  This version of “The 30 Steps” is a campy,…

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Marriott’s “Sister Act” is a Joyful Romp

***** Highly Recommended ***** “Sister Act” is a longtime favorite movie of mine, so I was really excited about seeing Marriott Theatre’s production of “Sister Act: A Divine Musical Comedy!”   I’m happy to say it totally met my expectations.  In fact, Director Don Stephenson’s “Sister Act” is one of the most joyful shows I’ve ever…

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