Posts about: Center for the Performing Arts

‘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

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

‘A Comedy of Tenors’ elevates slapstick to an art form

September 12, 2018

If you like action-packed screwball comedy that is broad and physical, then you will be as highly entertained as I was when I saw Actors Theatre of Indiana’s “A Comedy of Tenors,” Saturday at the Studio Theatre at the Center for the Performing Arts in... read more

Soprano lives her dream singing Mimi in ‘La Bohème’

September 11, 2018

  Cristina Bakhoum Sanchez said that when she was a young girl,  the first time she was given a $10 bill she purchased an album featuring The Three Tenors, consisting of Plácido Domingo, José Carreras, and Luciano Pavarotti. It was their record that began her... read more

John Vessels’ alter ego Lillian Baxter soon to grace ATI stage

March 7, 2018

Last month, as I perused the program while attending “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” an ad in the program promoting “Lillian Baxter and Friends: We Enjoy Being a Girl,” with special guests stars, the Humperdink Sisters, caught my eye. The show runs March... read more