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Memorial Opera House Excites Valpo With Old Fashion Sock Hop


MohSockHop1There is no better place in Porter County to celebrate and have a great time than the William Urschel Pavilion. The Memorial Opera House Foundation threw it back a couple of decades during the Back to the 50’s Sock Hop on the evening of Friday, July 22nd. The proceeds garnered during the event went to support Memorial Opera House.

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Chicago Street Theatre's The Tempest Excites Valpo at Central Park Plaza

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Valparaiso’s Central Park Plaza was jam-packed with smiles, food, and music on the evening of Friday, July 8. The crowd anxiously and patiently waited for Chicago Street Theatre’s debut of Shakespeare’s The Tempest. The audience was made up of citizens of all ages, demonstrating the inclusive nature of the production.

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Chicago Street Theatre Hosts 5th Annual Shakespeare in the Park on July 8th

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Chicago Street Theater never fails to enlighten Valparaiso with its charm and talent. They are bringing the magic back for the 5th annual Shakespeare in the Park on the weekend of July 8/9 at Central Park Plaza. Chicago Street Theater will be bringing audiences Shakespeare’s The Tempest.

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Memorial Opera House Selected for Funding from Arts Midwest Touring Fund in 2016


MOH-Aint-Misbehavin-2016Memorial Opera House is thrilled to announce that they have been selected to receive funding from Arts Midwest Touring Fund.

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Great Entertainment Happening at Blue Chip in June 2016


DL-Hughley-Blue-Chip-Approved-PRKings of Comedy star D.L. Hughley brings his stand-up show to the Stardust Event Center at Blue Chip on Saturday, June 25 at 8 pm. Tickets are available starting at $30 at ticketmaster.com or in the Blue Chip Gift Box.

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Comedian D.L. Hughley Live at Blue Chip on June 25, 2016


DL-Hughley-Blue-Chip-Approved-PRFamed comedian D.L. Hughley, one of the original Kings of Comedy, performs live in the Stardust Event Center, Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, Michigan City, Indiana, on Saturday, June 25 at 8 pm.

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Memorial Opera House Children's Theatre Offers Musical Theater Summer Camp


MOH-Performing-Arts-Summer-Camp-2016The Memorial Opera House Children’s Theatre staff is dedicated to using musical theater to nurture and educate the youth of today to become the artists, patrons, and leaders of tomorrow!

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This is My Brave Opens the Eyes of Northwest Indiana


TIMB-2016 2We all have the chance to be brave. We all have the chance to show our braveness and overcome hard times. For the people who suffer from mental illness, being brave is something they have to do in order to get through every day. On Thursday night 14 people who know mental illness first hand came together to tell their stories of survival in 'This Is My Brave' - a show aimed to erase the stigma that comes with very common illnesses.

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May's Biggest Weekend of 2016 Quickly Approaches at Chicago Street Theatre


CST-Newsletter-May-2016We're just ten days away from our Biggest weekend yet with the World Premiere of Nedra Pezold Roberts' Wash, Dry, Fold. Don't miss this award-winning play from the 2015 New Play Fest that tells the compelling story of two sisters who inherit a rundown laundromat and an uncle who's got plenty of problems of his own.

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Chicago Street Theatre to Produce Award-Winning Play in World Premiere

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The American Association of Community Theatre (AACT) is pleased to announce Chicago Street Theatre/Community Theatre Guild is producing the AACT NewPlayFest winning play, Wash, Dry, Fold by Nedra Pezold Roberts. The world premiere will open May 20 and run through June 4, 2016. Tickets are available at chicagostreet.org or by calling the box office at 219-464-1636. Chicago Street Theatre is located at 154 W. Chicago Street, Valparaiso, Indiana.

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Volunteers Make it Happen at Chicago Street Theatre

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The thing about community theatre is that it’s the community that makes it happen, every bit of it. What many people see are the actors and actresses on the stage, but there is so much more that goes on behind the scenes that not many know about. It takes an entire army of volunteers to get things prepared and kept in motion from the set design to the lighting to the promotion to the music to the sounds and more.

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