Posts about: The District Theatre

Amanda King Marks Homecoming With District Theatre Show

September 25, 2023

Indianapolis native Amanda King, now a resident of Las Vegas, Nevada, has not performed in her hometown since 2009, but will soon remedy that absence when she performs in “ELLA The Early Years” at The District Theatre, downtown on Mass Ave., Wednesday, Sept. 27 at... read more

Fourth Wall Offers Madcap Mirth In District Theatre Show

April 14, 2022

  It was fortuitous I ran into two members of Fourth Wall Ensemble last week at WISH-TV, where they and yours truly were guests on Life. Style. Live! Otherwise, I would have overlooked the fact they were performing their show “Fruit Flies Like a Banana”... read more

The Acting Is The Thing In American Lives Theatre Comedy

December 6, 2021

It’s not that “Small Mouth Sounds,” a gem of a play by Bess Wohl, is not, in itself, the main attraction and rightly so. But for someone whose task as a theatre reviewer is to evaluate the caliber of acting in any given production, I... read more

American Lives Theatre Prepares For Short Play Festival 2021

October 6, 2021

Adding to the richness and vitality of the local theatre scene through its mission and programming is American Lives Theatre,  a professional theatre founded in 2019 by artistic director Chris Saunders. Following its mission to “engage, provoke, and entertain by presenting a mirror to Indianapolis,... read more

Jane Martin Comedy Is A Satirical Love Letter To The Theatre

August 1, 2021

A few months following my return to reviewing shows, I’m still feeling the excitement and satisfaction of gathering with my fellow humans at live performances. The glowing sensation continues to linger and I hope that it doesn’t dissipate for a while longer, considering what we... read more

Nick Abeel returns to Indy to present “Home Alone” parody on Mass Ave

December 19, 2018

  Recent Cutbacks, a New York-based production company, presents “KEVIN!!!!!,”a musical parody of the 1990 holiday classic film “Home Alone” for a second weekend Dec. 20-23 at The District Theatre in downtown Indy’s Mass Ave Arts & Theatre District. The show’s ensemble, which features Indy... read more

‘Start With Art’ fosters interconnections

September 14, 2018

When does news become old? Of course, that was my main concern as I was deciding whether to publish this story about “Start With Art,” presented by the Arts Council of Indianapolis.  Indy’s preeminent arts event kicking off the fall arts season and major fundraiser... read more