Posts about: IndyFringe Basile Theatre

American Lives Theatre makes its formidable debut with ‘Gloria’

January 11, 2020

History was made on the local arts and culture scene with the opening of “Gloria,” presented by American Lives Theatre. One of Indy’s newest theatre groups, ALT debuted Friday at IndyFringe Basile Theatre off Mass Ave. Founded by artistic director Chris Saunders, the fledgling group’s... read more

Rising stars shine brightly in ‘Dogfight’

June 4, 2018

Having reviewed “Spring Awakening,” Eclipse’s hit summer show last year, I had high expectations that its current production, “Dogfight,” another musical, would match the quality of its predecessor. I am happy to report that I was not disappointed when I saw it Friday at the... read more

Mayor Joe Hogsett’s Arts support runs deep

April 13, 2018

I met Mayor Joe Hogsett in 2011 when he was considering a run against then-incumbent Mayor Greg Ballard, but opted to stay out of the race that would eventually result in the defeat of Democrat Melina Kennedy, deputy mayor under former Mayor Bart Peterson. A... read more

IndyFringe17 concludes with several memorable shows

August 30, 2017

Last year, my Klein & Alvarez Productions collaborator, Dustin Klein and I presented a preview of “Calder, The Musical,” which was the #1 Best-Selling show of IndyFringe16, As you can imagine, I was obviously preoccupied. And though I did see a few shows, I did... read more

IndyFringe17 offerings range from the silly to the sublime

August 21, 2017

IndyFringe 2017 is off and running with Mass Ave. and its environs teeming with enthusiastic entertainment lovers sampling 74 shows, with something for every taste, presented in nine venues. Considered by many to be one of Indy’s hippest neighborhood, the booming Mass Ave. neighborhood possesses a... read more

‘Spring Awakening’ showcases polished emerging artists

June 5, 2017

Fans who are familiar with Summer Stock Stage, an innovative musical theatre program that offers opportunities for area high school performers to hone and practice their craft, will especially appreciate the professional quality of ‘Spring Awakening.” The production is presented by Eclipse, an outgrowth of Summer... read more