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Indiana Ballet Conservatory’s ‘Nutcracker’ Is Sublime

December 2, 2022

Throughout the course of my many years as a performing arts critic, I have seen countless productions of the classic Christmas ballet “The Nutcracker,” both professional and non-professional, here in Indy and elsewhere around the country. But I can say unequivocally that the Indiana Ballet... read more

Capra Film Classic Transfers Well To Stage At Beef & Boards

November 29, 2022

It’s safe to say that only a tiny minority has not seen “It’s a Wonderful Life,” the 1946 American classic Christmas drama directed by Frank Capra that is now a staple on television and streaming platforms. Like many others, I have lost track of the... read more

Immersive Drama Combines Mexican Food And Despotism

November 23, 2022

You have to hand it to Pauline Moffat, former IndyFringe CEO for 15 years, who is now the general manager of The District Theatre. Not only is she one of Indy’s most successful entrepreneurs, but the former PR exec from Australia also really knows how... read more

Diva Angela Brown Radiantly Shines In ‘Tosca’

November 14, 2022

Not only is homegrown soprano Angela Brown one of the opera world’s most accomplished singers, but she is also regarded as an Indianapolis community treasure. That sentiment was clearly expressed by an electrified audience when she sang the title role in “Tosca,” presented by Indianapolis... read more

Opera Singer Embarks On Next Leg Of His Career Abroad

November 8, 2022

  Hoping to finance a move to Berlin, Germany, to advance his opera career, tenor Ganson Salmon held a fundraising recital at Allisonville Christian Church on October 23. With 170 friends and family members in attendance, Salmon, once described as a “dashing lyric tenor” by... read more