Posts about: Fonseca Theatre Company

‘Hype Man’ Eyes Racism Through A Hip Hop Lens

July 11, 2020

Fonseca Theatre Company made history on July 9 when it opened Idris Goodwin’s drama, “Hype Man: a break beat play.” While most theatres in Central Indiana are shut down indefinitely because of COVID-19, FTC is one of only two local, professional companies presenting live theatre,... read more

Fonseca Theatre Company Prepares For Its Comeback

June 15, 2020

In the aftermath of the protests against racism and George Floyd’s horrendous murder, it is clear that demanded changes and reforms, if implemented, will have a lasting effect on our country and the status quo. Theatre, has always been in the vanguard of change for... read more

Jan Lucas Experiences ‘The Great Pause’

April 18, 2020

I had the pleasure of meeting actor, writer and musician Jan Lucas in February at Fonseca Theatre Company. She was there, attending a performance of “Les Chanteuses,” a production of Magic Thread Cabaret, of which I am managing director. Having seen Lucas in several performances... read more

FTC show is infused with founder’s offbeat outlook on Christmas

December 9, 2019

Fans of Bryan Fonseca’s unconventional sense of humor, political views and affection for Christmas will be pleased to know his sensibilities are alive and well in “A Very Bryan Christmas.” Essentially, a variety show, it is currently playing at Basile Theatre, the new home of... read more

‘Blood memory’ defined in one-woman show at IRT

October 22, 2019

It was a banner weekend for people of color on the Indianapolis theatre scene. Thai American playwright Prince Gomolvilas’ “The Brothers Paranormal” opened Friday at Fonseca Theatre Company, a platform for minority voices.  On that same night, Indiana Repertory Theatre presented the Midwest premiere of... read more

Week’s performing arts events cover the spectrum

September 19, 2018

From my unique vantage point, the performing arts scene in Central Indiana is as varied as it is comprehensive. Evidence of that perspective is the diversity and scope of the productions I saw this past week. They included a preview of the Indianapolis Opera’s “La... read more