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Canterbury Summer Theatre Kicks-Off 2017 Season

Canterbury Summer Theatre, one of the Midwest’s oldest professional summer companies, will presented its 2017 Season with their Kicked-Off on held Sunday, June 11, at Canterbury Theatre, 807 Franklin Street in Michigan City.

 Performers are from the The Canterbury Resident Company that has hired talent from a nationwide search, and hail from North Carolina, Ohio, New Hampshire, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Illinois.

A preview of the upcoming season will also be featured, which includes Last Train to Nibroc (June 14-17), Have a Nice Day!–The ’70s Musical Flashback (June 21-July 1), Tomorrow Morning (July 5-15), Love, Linda (The Life of Mrs. Cole Porter) (July 19-29), in honor of the 125th birthday of Indiana native, Cole Porter, and The Haunting of Hill House (August 3-5).

Artistic Director, Ray Scott Crawford, Dean of Performing Arts and Communication at Bossier Parish Community College, returns for his 32nd year helming Canterbury.

Canterbury Summer Theatre is now in its 49th season of productions, and boasts former company members who have gone on to star in film, television, on the stages of Broadway and regional theatres, and hold prominent positions in the professional and educational performing arts fields.

Canterbury Summer Theatre is produced under the auspices of the Canterbury Guild, a nonprofit performing arts organization, with funding support by the Michigan City Community Enrichment Corporation and the NIPSCO Community Investment Program.

For ticket information on upcoming Canterbury productions, call the box office at (219) 874-4269 or visit



Sue Baxter