The Tony-winning actress who created lead roles in "Thoroughly Modern Millie," "The Drowsy Chaperone," 'Little Women," "Young Frankenstein" and "Shrek: The Musical" will be performing in concert at the Palladium on Oct. 5. The event benefits Actors Theatre of Indiana, the professional theater company in residence at the Center for the Performing Arts.
While it's her first concert in the area, Sutton Foster—best known to non-theater audiences as the lead on ABC Family's series "Bunheads"—is no stranger to the area. Although not connected to Indiana by family or education. Foster has been very involved with Ball State University's theater program. Not only has she taught master clases there (see IBJ story here), but she also co-directed a production of "The Drowsy Chaperone" (reviewed here). More recently, she has been involved in the development of the Ball State-incubated musical "The Circus in Winter."
Concert tickets go on sale to the general public July 12.
Actors Theatre of Indiana begins its 2013/2014 season in September with "Always, Patsy Cline."