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“Night Tide” A Quirky Little Musical at the Towle – Review by Carol Moore

*** Recommended The Towle Theater is open again! It was wonderful to return to one of my favorite theaters where I got to catch up with friends and see the world premiere of quirky little musical mystery called “Night Tide” – kind of a Creature Feature/Beach Boys mash-up. “Night Tide” is hard to classify. It…

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Guys and Dolls Coming To LaPorte in October

      Considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy, Guys and Dolls ran for 1,200 performances when it opened on Broadway in 1950. It received nearly unanimous positive reviews from critics and won a bevy of awards, including Tony Awards, Drama Desks and Oliviers.      Frequently revived, the show has been…

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Steel Magnolias Opens at Footlight Players

     “STEEL MAGNOLIAS”  is an all-time favorite comedy that will open at Footlight Players September 3rd thru September 12th.         Written by Robert Harling and directed by Janice Rice, with Bryan Redeagle as her Assistant Director, the action is set in a beauty salon in Chinquapin, Louisiana where all the ladies in…

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Towle Theater Presents “Night Tide”

“Night Tide,” a new musical inspired by the 1961 mystery-thriller B movie, will be presented by Towle Theater September 17-19, 24-26, 30, October 1-3, 2021 in Hammond Indiana.  After being closed for 19 months, Their opening show is the World Premiere musical comedy “Night Tide.”   Music by Nathania Wibowo and book & lyrics by Taylor…

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Into the Woods – Highland High School

Presented by Highland Theatre Company of Highland High School and Highland Performing Arts Boosters, Inc at Highland High School 9135 Erie St, Highland, IN 46322. James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim take everyone’s favorite storybook characters and bring them together for a timeless, yet relevant, piece… and a rare modern classic. The Tony Award-winning book and score are both enchanting…

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“Ordinary Days” – Review by Carol Moore

     Canterbury Theatre’ third musical of the season, “Ordinary Days” is an intimate chamber musical about four people trying to find their way in the big city. It’s a charming and very moving show and I highly recommend it. 3 ½ Spotlights.      Thirty-something Jason (Jacob Ryan Martinez), finally ready to commit, he…

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde – Season Finale

Canterbury Summer Theatre presents its final production of the 2021 season with the thriller, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, running August 5-7. The theatre is located at 807 Franklin Street in Michigan City. This adaptation by Jeffrey Hatcher is a new and shocking version of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic tale of depravity, lust, love and…

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“I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change!” – Review by Carol Moore

The Canterbury Summer Theatre production of “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change!” is a terrific musical for these hot summer days/nights. It’s funny, light, fast-moving, and just plain fun – and it has good music. The original script is definitely outdated, but some judicious tweaking brought it into the age of social media. I…

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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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“8-Track: The Sounds of the 70s” – Review by Carol Moore

**** Recommended **** The first musical of the 2021 season at Canterbury Summer Theatre is a high-energy jukebox musical, “8-Track: The Sounds of the 70s”. If you’re ready for a toe-tapping, dancing-in-your-seat outing, then this is the show for you. The costumes span the 70s – bell-bottoms, silk shirts & gold necklaces all the way…

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