Posts about: Actors Theatre of Indiana

Actor Strives For Hope and Love Amid Turmoil

June 12, 2020

The Black Lives Matter movement has opened a Pandora’s box, shining light on the injustices resulting from systemic racism, ingrained not only in our society, but around the world as well. Of late, Dr. Martin Luther King’s quote, “A riot is the language of the... read more

ATI Co-Founders Navigate Life Under Quarantine

April 5, 2020

It is yet to be revealed what the long-term impact of the COVID-19 pandemic will be on world. I also suspect everything from here on out will be measured as “before Coronavirus” or “after.” As it applies to my own experience, though it wasn’t that... read more

Isolation Sparks Creativity For Versatile Artist

April 1, 2020

“I have been doing this since I was a little kid,” said cellist, Indianapolis makeup artist and wig master Andrew Elliot in a phone interview regarding his recent posts on Facebook depicting him dressed as both male and female characters from theatre, books and the... read more

Performing Arts Groups React To The Pandemic

March 17, 2020

When it was announced on Thursday that Broadway was shutting down in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, I had a sinking feeling it would only be a matter of time before the same fate would befall theatres and venues in Central Indiana. In the days... read more

Faith Prince and Broadway colleagues soon to grace Palladium stage

February 26, 2020

As it turns out, musical theatre and cabaret star Faith Prince is no stranger to the Indianapolis area and may see lots of familiar faces in the audience when she joins fellow performers Andrea McArdle, Maureen McGovern and Donna McKechnie for “4Girls4: Broadway’s Leading Ladies”... read more

‘Sweeney Todd’ is a transcendent arts collaboration

February 24, 2020

I have had the great pleasure of reviewing numerous performing arts events at the Palladium, located at the Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel, ever since it opened in 2011. During that time I have witnessed many bravura performances by some of the most... read more

‘Dirty Rotten Scoundrels’ offers high-octane, nonsensical escape

September 10, 2019

  Actors Theatre of Indiana has a penchant for presenting farcical comedies and it rarely disappoints. ATI’s current offering, “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” is yet another example of its expertise at tickling the funny bone. The musical, which I saw Sunday, runs through Sept. 29 at... read more

‘Forbidden Broadway’ is a rollicking valentine to musical theatre

April 30, 2019

A highlight of last year’s theatre offerings was Actors Theatre of Indiana‘s production of “Forbidden Broadway,” the inaugural production at The District Theatre on Mass Ave operated by IndyFringe. Reprising their roles in that hit production are ATI founders Don Farrell, Judy Fitzgerald and Cynthia... read more