Posts about: Indiana Repertory Theatre

Director Richard J. Roberts At Helm of ATI’s ‘Violet’

October 27, 2022

Whenever I have the opportunity to mention how I became a reviewer, I always credit Richard J. Roberts, who is the dramaturg at Indiana Repertory Theatre. When I first met Roberts in 1991, we were both members of the Indianapolis Men’s Chorus. At the time,... read more

Priscilla Lindsay Makes Her Auspicious Return to IRT

October 5, 2022

I could not have been more pleased when actor Priscilla Lindsay reached out to me last month to inform me that she had been cast in “Sense and Sensibility” by Jessica Swale – an adaptation of Janes Austen’s novel – which is presented by Indiana... read more

Mark Goetzinger Returns To The Spotlight In ‘Lanista’

June 25, 2022

Compared to other markets, there are only a handful of professional actors with Actors Equity union status, who are able to ply their craft full time in Indianapolis. And though there are an abundance of performance opportunities at community and other nonprofessional theatres, Equity actors... read more

Timeless ‘Steel Magnolias’ Continues To Endure

May 16, 2022

As a reviewer, it can be a blessing or a curse to see the same play or musical multiple times. When I review a work I’ve seen before, I always try to judge it on its own merits. Such was the case for “Steel Magnolias,”... read more

Steven Stolen Is A Man For All Seasons

July 9, 2021

During my late thirties, I enjoyed some very special time with male friends, who would meet at my 46th Street bungalow on the edge of Indy’s SoBro for a salon of sorts that became known as “Couch Talk.” During these gatherings, at which snacks and... read more

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