Posts about: IndyFringe Basile Theatre

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

Fringe Musical Spotlights Talents Of Creative Duo

September 2, 2021

There are a variety of reasons I wanted to see the concert version of “Oak Island,” a musical presented at the 2021 IndyFringe Festival by American Lives Theatre, on Aug. 26 at IndyFringe Basile Theatre. Since Magic Thread Cabaret, of which I am artistic director,... read more

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