The Indiana Theatre building, which opened in 1927 as a movie palace topped with a ballroom, had been in need of TLC for years.
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Kansas-native James Still first came to Indianapolis in 1991, to take part in a playwriting symposium. He later landed the role of playwright-in-residence and has had 20 plays produced here.
The university’s $205 million in big gifts was about two-thirds of the $302.9 million in gifts of $1 million or more given by individuals to Indiana not-for-profits in 2017.
‘The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,’ ‘Fun Home’ and ‘Memphis’ show off local strengths.
The largest individual gift in the theater’s history will be used to create the James Still Playwright-in-Residence Fund.
One of the classics in the thriller genre still has some life in it.
Indiana Repertory Theatre will open season with “Curious Incident.” The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra schedule includes Audra McDonald, Joshua Bell and Renee Fleming.
You’d be hard-pressed to find a better ensemble cast, with stand-out work from Craig Spidle and Cleavant Derricks as the fathers.
In the not-for-profit arts world, the bottom line is dependent on earned income, grants, philanthropic donations—and tried-and-true Christmas offerings.
The theater’s new 10-year lease for the 1927 city-owned landmark on West Washington Street hands management duties to IRT and includes an option to renew for another 10 years.
Plus thoughts on the Phoenix Theatre’s thriller ‘On Clover Road’
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.
A vampire, a werewolf, a groundsman with a wooden leg and more are gamely played by two actors, abetted by a backstage crew choreographing costume changes.
The city’s attempt to find a partner to manage and redevelop downtown’s historic Indiana Theatre building attracted just one proposal.
The state’s largest regional theater announced a lineup filled with familiar names and titles … plus a few wildcards.