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‘Tuck Everlasting Poses Existential Questions

June 24, 2023

It never ceases to impress and amaze me when I see Summer Stock Stage musicals, because of the professional quality of their productions. That estimation still held true after I saw “Tuck Everlasting,” Friday, at the newly renovated The Frederick J. Ayres Auditorium at Park... read more

Nunziata Makes A Sensational Return To Feinstein’s

June 23, 2023

Unbridled passion characterized Anthony Nunziata’s moving performance at Feinstein’s at Hotel Carmichael Saturday, the second night of a two-day run. Back by popular demand from a growing central Indiana fan base, the singer was fresh off his recent engagement at the famed Café Carlyle in... read more

Shane Hartke: Travels With The Marvelous Marilyn Maye

June 17, 2023

During my forays into the central Indiana performing arts scene, I often cross paths with the same people I see regularly at shows and concerts. Such is the case of successful Carmel businessman and entrepreneur Shane Hartke, owner-operator of Addendum Gallery with two locations near... read more

“Heathers” Is A Demented Comedy Infused With Disturbing Themes

June 14, 2023

Typically, I try to attend opening nights of shows, as such coverage can drive (or not) attendance for the remainder of the run. Sometimes, however, depending on my schedule or other circumstances, it’s not possible. Such was the case with Eclipse’s production of “Heathers,” which... read more

Chita Rivera Shows Enduring Star Quality At The Cabaret

June 8, 2023

Playing to a sold-out house of adoring fans, singer-actor-dancer Chita Rivera, née Dolores Conchita Figueroa del Rivero, demonstrated why she is Broadway royalty at The Cabaret Saturday. Hot off the success of her just released autobiography, “Chita: A Memoir,” the legend also sold out the... read more

DK Closes 50th Season With Hochoy Masterpiece

June 6, 2023

Experiencing Dance Kaleidoscope artistic director David Hochoy’s lavish opus, “Scheherazade,” performed Friday on the OneAmerica Stage at the Indiana Repertory Theatre, was great cause for reflection and nostalgia for yours truly. Since it first premiered in 1992, I have reviewed Hochoy’s dazzling creation at least... read more