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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 The original script is definitely outdated, but some judicious tweaking brought it into the age of social media.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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“Heathers: The Musical” – Review by Carol Moore

Chicago Street Theatre is welcoming audiences back into the theater with their production of “Heathers: The Musical.” Based on a cult classic film from the ‘80.s, “Heathers” might not be your cup of tea, but the talented cast will reach out and pull you right in. The music sounds pop light, but the lyrics are…

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Atlantic City Boys & Dean Martin Tribute at Memorial Opera House

Two Big Shows are coming the Memorial Opera House this summer in Valparaiso Indiana – the “Dean Martin Show” on July 17th and  the “Atlantic City Boys” on August 14th.  Back by popular demand, and in celebration of the reopening of Memorial Opera House, Dean Martin impersonator Felix J. Deneau, Jr. will take the stage at the…

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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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Carol Moore reviews “Making God Laugh” at Beatniks

     I was thrilled to be at Beatniks on Conkey on Friday, June 4th for opening night of Making God Laugh, the very first show after the pandemic shut us all down. It was wonderful to see so many smiling faces – in person! Making God Laugh is a laugh-out-loud (lol) comedy about coming…

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Third Coast Theatre Fest Planned

     The Northwest Indiana Excellence in Theatre Foundation (NIETF) is proud to introduce the inaugural Third Coast Theatre Fest, June 11-20, 2021. Due to the Covid protocols in place while planning was underway, the festival will be held virtually this year meaning people from across the country can participate directly from their internet enabled…

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Canterbury Summer Theatre Announces 2021 Season!

     Canterbury Summer Theatre, one of the Midwest’s oldest professional summer companies, is proud to announce its 52nd season of productions, under the auspices of the Canterbury Guild.      All performances will be produced in the intimate Canterbury Theatre, at 807 Franklin Street in the Uptown Arts District, located in downtown Michigan City,…

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Listen To Your Mother Coming To Hobart Indiana

“Listen to your Mother” is a series of live readings by local writers about Motherhood that will be performed at the Hobart Art Theater on Sunday, May 1st, 2022 at 7 PM. This production honors Mother’s Day. Beverages will be available for purchase by The Brickyard Bar & Grille. The show will take audience members on…

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