Category Archives: Michiana Shores

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Footlight Players Presents “The Sound Of Music”

For the first three weeks of June, Footlight Players brings the beloved musical classic, the Sound of Music, to their stage in Michigan City. Come see Adrianna LeDonne as Maria, the newly appointed governess of the seven Von Trapp children. She and Captain Von Trapp, played by Noel Carlson, butt heads almost immediately over how…

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Next To Normal – A Rock Musical – by Dunes Art Foundation

Next to Normal, the rock musical with music by Tom Kitt, book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey This popular American rock musical that explores life with mental illness was winner of three Tony awards and the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Directed by Steve Scott and music direction by Andrew Flasch, this performance will feature…

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Dunes Arts Foundations 2022 Summer Series

Dunes Summer Theatre announces in person auditions for their Summer 2022 Season, Saturday January 22, from 1- 4pm at the Holdcraft Performing Arts Center, 1200 Spring Street in Michigan City, IN 46360. Please wear a mask at all times except for when you are auditioning. Live virtual auditions will be on Sunday, January 23, from…

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Footlight Players Announces 2021-22 Season

     At the June 8th meeting,  the Footlight Players membership voted into officers and of Directors for their 72nd theatre season. The President-Chris West, Vice President-Laura Meyer, Secretary-Bobbi Ann Lauritsen, and Treasurer Bill Wild, will be joined by the three General Board Members, Thom Nelson, Janice Rice, and Jill Thomas to govern over the…

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Michigan City Chamber Music Festival Returns In August

     Three Michigan City Chamber Music Festival Concerts are planned for August 2021 both live and online.        A live, in-person concert on Thursday, August 12th at 1st Presbyterian Church, Michigan City at 7pm, IN, featuring two stunning works:  First, Festival-favorites Zofia Glashauser and Nic Orbovich will perform the virtuosic, Duo Concertante by…

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Cabaret At Friendship Gardens Features Singers from Dunes Summer Theatre

     On Friday, July 30th, a “Cabaret at the Gardens” will be performed at The Friendship Botanic Gardens’ Pavilion in Michigan City, Indiana.  This special Cabaret show is directed by Steve Scott, the Dunes Arts resident guest director and artistic associate at Chicago’s Goodman Theatre. Musical accompaniment will be provided by Andrew Flasch, Dunes…

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Midsummer’s Night Dream is Free in 2021

On the lawn of the Dunes Theatre, one can see “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at the Dunes Summer Theatre in Michigan City Indiana for free.      At the theatre’s new outdoor venue the setting is the “perfect Place” according to Steve Scott, director of the midsummer performances of the Shakespeare play July 9-25, 2021,  …

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“Forever Plaid” at Dunes Summer Theatre – Review by Carol Moore

Summer’s here, so it must be time for Dunes Summer Theatre – and it’s outdoors! Bring your blanket or lawn chairs and enjoy the bucolic setting, as well as the quirky quartet known as the Plaids. “Forever Plaid” is a must-see for the summer!DST visitors might have gone into the screened-in porch/bar for a drink…

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“Smoke & Mirrors” – A Comedy Murder Mystery – Review by Carol Moore

**** Recommended **** Dunes Summer Theatre is one of my favorite summer destinations. Combine my love for this ‘gem in the woods’ with my love of murder mysteries, and I had a perfect afternoon recently. I really enjoyed their production of “Smoke & Mirrors”, a farcical murder mystery. Although I’m pretty good at figuring out…

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Dunes Summer Theatre premieres Delightful New Play, “After Paul McCartney”

**** Recommended **** A good storyteller can hold the attention of his/her audience whether the story is simple or complicated, short or really, really long. Sometimes he/she even acts out the characters in the story. Jeffrey Baumgartner is a very good Storyteller in Dunes Summer Theatre’s final production of the 2018 season, “After Paul McCartney”,…

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