Posts about: Tarkington Theatre

Diva Angela Brown Radiantly Shines In ‘Tosca’

November 14, 2022

Not only is homegrown soprano Angela Brown one of the opera world’s most accomplished singers, but she is also regarded as an Indianapolis community treasure. That sentiment was clearly expressed by an electrified audience when she sang the title role in “Tosca,” presented by Indianapolis... read more

Gregory Glade Hancock Premieres Another Masterpiece

November 1, 2021

There is no artist in Indiana who can capture the essence of another country’s culture as effectively or wondrously as Gregory Glade Hancock, artistic director of Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre. Just as he did in 2019’s “La Casa Azul,” an original musical about artist Frida... read more

Civic’s ‘Mamma Mia!’ bursts with vibrant energy

October 5, 2019

The downside of reviewing theatre for as many years as I have is, inevitably, I see the same plays and musicals multiple times. In some cases, it’s a chore, but other times, it is a complete joy. Such is the case with “Mamma Mia!” presented... read more

Maverick artist strives for accessibility in ballet

July 11, 2019

As a performing arts blogger, one of my favorite topics is arts administration. Currently serving as the managing director of Magic Thread Cabaret and having been in the same role at a community theatre and ballet company, I am deeply familiar with the challenges of... read more

Week’s performing arts events cover the spectrum

September 19, 2018

From my unique vantage point, the performing arts scene in Central Indiana is as varied as it is comprehensive. Evidence of that perspective is the diversity and scope of the productions I saw this past week. They included a preview of the Indianapolis Opera’s “La... read more

Soprano lives her dream singing Mimi in ‘La Bohème’

September 11, 2018

  Cristina Bakhoum Sanchez said that when she was a young girl,  the first time she was given a $10 bill she purchased an album featuring The Three Tenors, consisting of Plácido Domingo, José Carreras, and Luciano Pavarotti. It was their record that began her... read more