Most musicals come complete with a beginning, a middle and an ending. “The Mystery of Edwin Drood” has the first two but—instead of a single denouement—offers endings, plural.
Actors Theatre of Indiana revives the Jerry Herman musical with its heart intact.
A few generations ago, Broadway audiences were more generous toward good-enough shows that weren’t spawned from movies and didn’t have marketable gimmicks.
I’m glad 10,000 students will be seeing quality theater at the Indiana Repertory Theatre. I wish they were also having a blast at Actors Theatre of Indiana.
Local philanthropists Frank and Katrina Basile have contributed $225,000 toward a fundraising campaign for renovating the theater, which will be renamed for the couple.
A good production needs to treat these familiar characters as people instead of icons and the songs as spontaneous bursts of emotional truth, not as a greatest-hits package.
While awaiting word on a possible $75,000 grant from the city of Carmel, Actors Theatre of Indiana made a plea for emergency donations Wednesday afternoon.
In Actors Theatre of Indiana’s production, the apostles aren’t blank slates to write on but, rather, people who have experienced life.
Introducing a subjective short-list of Indy’s clutch-hitting actors, all of whom have created magic in the past and will be seen on local stages this season. (with videos)
Reports on shows by Actors Theatre of Indiana, the Phoenix, ComedySportz, the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra and more.
Thoughts on Actors Theatre of Indiana’s in-your-face production of the Kander and Ebb musical. Plus Butler University’s Chekhov variations.