Posts about: Clowes Memorial Hall

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

‘The Play That Goes Wrong’ prompts nonstop laughs galore

February 27, 2020

For a healthy dose of unadulterated mirth and pure escapism, you simply can’t do better than experiencing the joy and glee that comes from seeing “The Play That Goes Wrong,” now playing at Clowes Memorial Hall through March 1. Presented by Broadway in Indianapolis, I... read more

Timeless themes, story and score of ‘Rent’ still resonate

June 13, 2018

The rock musical “Rent,” which premiered Off-Broadway in 1996, was the “Hamilton” of its day. It was so popular that it gathered followers who were so obsessed with the show that they were known as RENT-heads. Ironically,”Hamilton” creator, Lin-Manuel Miranda credits “Rent” as being his... read more

Laura Glover Shines Light on Artists and a Still Vital Cause

April 19, 2018

The popular annual fundraising event that features a cavalcade of  Indianapolis artists representing various performing arts organizations and benefits the Indiana Aids Fund, a program of the Health Foundation of Greater Indianapolis, is just days away. This year’s “Deborah J. Simon Spotlight” will take place... read more

Carole King Musical is Even Better the Second Time Around

January 31, 2018

There are a few musicals I could see over and over again and the Tony & Grammy Award-winning “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical,” about the early life and career of the legendary singer/songwriter is one of them. I first saw it on Broadway in 2016... read more

Chicago Native To Star in ‘Beautiful’ Coming to Indy

January 28, 2018

The Tony & Grammy Award-winning Broadway hit “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical,” about the early life and career of the legendary singer/songwriter will make its Indianapolis premiere at Clowes Memorial Hall at the Butler Arts Center one week only, from January 30 – February 4.... read more

Uplifting ‘Finding Neverland’ combines spectacle with pathos

October 19, 2017

I saw the musical, “Finding Neverland” in November at the Cadillac Palace Theatre in Chicago. Nevertheless, I was pleased to have the opportunity to see the same touring production again on Tuesday. Presented by Broadway in Indianapolis, the show is playing at Clowes Memorial Hall... read more