Posts about: Indiana Repertory Theatre

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

Suzanne Sweeney Steers IRT Ship Smoothly Over Stormy Seas

May 8, 2020

One of the last shows I saw before Governor Eric Holcomb’s stay-at-home order went into effect was Indiana Repertory Theatre‘s “Murder on the Orient Express” on opening night, March 3 and praised in a subsequent review. Following the performance, I remained for the traditional champagne... read more

Jan Lucas Experiences ‘The Great Pause’

April 18, 2020

I had the pleasure of meeting actor, writer and musician Jan Lucas in February at Fonseca Theatre Company. She was there, attending a performance of “Les Chanteuses,” a production of Magic Thread Cabaret, of which I am managing director. Having seen Lucas in several performances... read more

COVID-19 Hits Close To Home For Gordon Strain

April 14, 2020

Having seen shows regularly since I was a child and reviewing countless music, theatre and dance events as an adult for many years, losing the experience of live performance due to the pandemic is a profound void in my life. In the meantime, however, since... 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

Agatha Christie Classic Is Brought To Life On IRT Stage

March 10, 2020

Agatha Christie fans and those who simply love mystery-thrillers in general will thoroughly enjoy the stage version of her 1934 novel “Murder on the Orient Express,” now playing on the OneAmerica Stage at Indiana Repertory Theatre.   A co-production with Cincinnati Playhouse In The Park, I... read more

‘La Vie on Broadway’ shines as brightly as its namesake

January 7, 2020

Near the end of November, I spent four days in New York City, where I saw three Broadway musicals. With pleasant memories still fresh in my consciousness, I was enthralled with “La Vie on Broadway” presented by Dance Kaleidoscope here in Indy. I attended Friday’s... read more