Category Archives: Munster

Meet Ann Landers, “The Lady with All the Answers” at Theatre at the Center

**** Recommended **** Theatre at the Center’s production of “The Lady with All the Answers” is a perfect play for these hot summer days/nights. It’s a warm, humorous and very personal glimpse into the life of Esther Pauline “Eppie” Lederer, the woman behind “Ask Ann Landers”. I remember watching ‘Ann Landers’ on Irv Kupcinet’s TV…

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The Lady with ALL the Answers

     Janet Ulrich Brooks, making her Theatre at the Center (TATC) debut, is cast as advice columnist Ann Landers in the TATC production of The Lady With All the Answers. Previews begin July 12 with Opening Night on July 15 and performances continuing through August 12.      The Lady With All the Answers, written by…

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Bobby Darin’s Biggest Hits by Christopher Kale Jones

Christopher Kale Jones will pay tribute to Bobby Darin, one of entertainment’s most iconic talents, in Darin: Bobby’s Biggest Hits Live!, an exclusive engagement at Theatre at the Center (TATC) on Saturday, June 16 for two performances only, 3:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.   Christopher Kale Jones trained as an actor and singer at Northwestern University…

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Theatre at the Center’s “Forever Plaid” is a Feel-Good Treat for the Family

**** Highly Recommended **** Theatre at the Center’s “Forever Plaid” is a sweet, funny, feel-good treat for everyone in the family. “Forever Plaid” is a musical revue about a quirky quartet of good-looking guys who sing a slew of golden oldies in harmonies straight out of the ‘50s. Get your tickets for this must-see today!…

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Forever Plaid Musical Revue – Munster

Matt Edmonds, in the role of Sparky, Adam LaSalle as Francis, Yando Lopez as Jinx and Christopher Ratliff as Smudge star in Theatre at the Center’s spring musical Forever Plaid.  Previews begin May 3 with Opening Night May 6 and performances continuing through June 3.      Forever Plaid, written by Stuart Ross, is a musical…

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Symphony Show Tunes Mother

Join the Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra and Music Director/Conductor Kirk Muspratt for Show Boat & Show Tunes, with TWO SHOWS Friday, May 11, 2018 at 7:30 pm at The Auditorium at Bethel Church in Crown Point and Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 7:30pm at Monbeck Auditorium in Highland High School.  The concert will feature guest…

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Theatre at the Center’s “Steel Magnolias” is an Emotional Roller Coaster

**** Highly Recommended **** Theatre at the Center’s production of “Steel Magnolias” is an emotional roller coaster, heartwarming humorous ups followed by heart-wrenching downs. In other words, it made me laugh, it made me cry, I loved it! Kudos to Linda Fortunato and the women in the cast for an outstanding production. 4 Spotlights Playwright…

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The Joffrey Ballet’s “Modern Masters” was Magnificent!

**** Highly Recommended **** I’m having a hard time finding the right words to describe the Joffrey Ballet’s “Modern Masters”. Combining masterpieces by George Balanchine and Jerome Robbins with works by up-and-coming choreographers Miles Thatcher and Nicolas Blanc made for an evening of brilliant, artistic, intense, athletic, physical, cutting edge, minimalist, contemporary ballet. “Modern Masters”…

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Steel Magnolias Opens in Munster

A hilarious and heart-warming play set in a Louisiana beauty shop, it follows the hopes, dreams, triumphs and tragedies of six colorful characters and inspired the 1989 film which starred Julia Roberts, Sally Field, Shirley MacLaine and Dolly Parton. It’s a story exploring the bond between a mother and daughter, and friendships of those who…

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Theatre at the Center’s Production of “A Wonderful Life: The Musical” is Delightful!

**** Highly Recommended ***** If you’re looking for a holiday-themed play for your family, one of the best choices anywhere would be Theatre at the Center’s delightful production of “A Wonderful Life: The Musical”. All of your favorite characters from the movie are here – and they’re singing! What can I say? It’s just not…

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