canterbury summer theatre announces 2024 season michigan city indiana

Canterbury Summer Theatre Announces 2024 Season

Canterbury Summer Theatre, one of the Midwest’s oldest professional summer companies, is proud to announces its slate of productions for 2024, the 56th season for CST!

     Artistic Director, Ray Scott Crawford, will return for his 39th season leading the company. He will be joined by David Graham in his eleventh summer as Associate Artistic Director. All performances will be in the intimate, air-conditioned Canterbury Theatre, located in the Uptown Arts District of Michigan City, Indiana, at 807 Franklin Street.

For Season Discount Cards or other information, please email Canterbury at info@canterburytheatre.org or call (219) 874-4269.
The 2024 Canterbury Season:

“The Lifespan of a Fact”
By Jeremy Kareken & David Murrell and Gordon Farrel Based on the book by Jim Fingal and John D’Agata June 12-15
Jim Fingal is a fresh-out-of-Harvard fact checker for a prominent but sinking New York magazine. John D’Agata is a talented writer with a transcendent essay about the suicide of a teenage boy in Las Vegas—an essay that could save the magazine from collapse. When Jim is assigned to fact check D’Agata’s essay, the two come head to head in a comedic yet gripping battle over facts versus truth!

“Love is a Many Splintered Thing”
By Dorothy Marcic with Hinton Battle June 19-29 A fast-paced, zippy musical about— what else?— relationships, looked at through nostalgic Top-40 hit songs of the past four decades. A company of six takes the audience on a journey from high school through adulthood, tracing the paths that each friend eventually follows. Incorporating established song lyrics to tell a new story in a unique way, Love is a Many Splintered Thing features recognizable hits from everyone from Neil Diamond to Cher, Connie Francis to Elton John, Liza Minnelli to india.arie!

“Starting Here, Starting Now”
Music
by David Shire Lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr. July 3-13 (No show on July 4) A thrilling and touching musical revue using the songs of Broadway veterans, Richard Maltby, Jr., and David Shire (Big, Baby, Closer Than Ever) .From tender ballads to hysterical husband-hunting laments, from wry comments on trendy marriages to ecstatic shouting-from-the-rooftop celebration, Starting Here, Starting Now has an appealing freshness that has made it a perennial favorite throughout the world!

“Country Is: The Music of Main Street in Concert”
Conceived by Rick Seeber July 17-27 Take a musical ride through the heartland with this showcase of uniquely American music resonating with the lives of hard-working, hard-living, hard-playing people as they navigate love, regret, faith, and joy. Featuring the work of George Strait, Tim McGraw, Alan Jackson, Miranda Lambert, John Denver, Willie Nelson, and more!

“Murder at the Howard Johnson’s”
By Rick Clark and Sam Bobrick August 1-3 (No show on Wednesday; Saturday show matinee only) Is all fair in love? Even murder? That’s the question posed by this light and funny suspense comedy about a love triangle in a Howard Johnson Motor Inn. The play presents a love triangle involving a woman, her lover, and her husband with three separate murder plots being hatched. As the story unfolds in a hilarious fashion, it’s unclear whether any of the schemes will succeed!

MORE THEATRE RELATED ARTICLES . . . 

Emily nelson new executive director at towle theater hammond indiana

Emily Nelson is the New Executive Director at Towle Theater Hammond

 As the longtime duo – Kevin Bellamy, Director of Administration and Jeff Casey, managing Director, announce their retirement at the end of 2024, the Towle Theater would like to welcome their new Executive Director, Emily Nelson.  Emily will be taking the helm as Jeff Casey and Kevin Bellamy concentrate solely on the artistic aspects at…

Continue Reading →

The Story of My Life towle theater hammond indiana e1708019371518


“Story of My Life” Musical Coming to Towle Theater

 The Towle Theater is pleased to open their 2024 Season with the Northwest Indiana premiere of the musical, The Story of My Life by Neil Bartram and Brian Hill.  The production is Directed by Jeff Casey, Assistant Directed by Nikki Dizon and Music Direction by Elizabeth Tuazon. The production is sponsored by Calumet Electric Supply Corporation.…

Continue Reading →

Michigan City

Michigan City And Gary Indiana Chosen To be A National host Site

Michigan City and Gary Indiana were chosen among 65 Host Sites across the Country to participate in the “Economic Development  Administration’s Economic Recovery Corps Fellowship.” Both cities will has full access to a fully funded and dedicated “fellow” to strengthen the local business efforts and build economic development on a hands on local level. Efforts…

Continue Reading →

Sue

Sue Baxter

Susie Young Baxter, CEO, has published PanoramaNOW Magazine for 31 years. Her hobbies are Camping, Boating, Hiking, Nature, Gardening and Outdoor Activities. She is an Artist, Graphic Designer, an Avid Seamstress, Dabbles in Homemade Crafts and Landscaping. Since her Father was a Health Teacher, she also likes homeopathic Health Solutions. Since blogging started over 10 years ago, PanoramaNow has been added to Newsbreak – a national news affiliate.

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn 

About The Author

Sue Baxter

Susie Young Baxter, CEO, has published PanoramaNOW Magazine for 31 years. Her hobbies are Camping, Boating, Hiking, Nature, Gardening and Outdoor Activities. She is an Artist, Graphic Designer, an Avid Seamstress, Dabbles in Homemade Crafts and Landscaping. Since her Father was a Health Teacher, she also likes homeopathic Health Solutions. Since blogging started over 10 years ago, PanoramaNow has been added to Newsbreak - a national news affiliate.