Northwest Indiana Excellence in Theatre Foundation’s Theatrepalooza Showcases the Region's Theatrical Talents
Jack Velazquez only got a small taste of the performing arts as a kid. His parents worked too much to take him to shows, but what he did see inspired him. On Sunday, he took his kids to Northwest Indiana Excellence in Theatre Foundation’s 5th Annual Theatrepalooza, where theatres and performers from across the Region showcased their talents.
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Children love to pretend. They love stories. What better way is there to flare their imagination than a magical trip to Memorial Opera House to see Shrek The Musical!
We all know the story of Peter Pan, the boy who never grows up, but do you know how he got his name? The Valparaiso High School Drama Club unveils the story behind the classic story in Peter and the Starcatcher.
Friday November 16th was opening in the Valparaiso High School Auditorium; the show runs through Sunday afternoon. Remaining showtimes are Saturday (11/17) at 7pm and Sunday (11/18) at 2pm. Tickets are $10 at the door.
Proceeds go to the Valparaiso High School Theatre Boosters, Inc., a nonprofit that provides scholarships, funds workshops & productions, and provides support for all students at VHS who participate in the drama program.
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26th Annual Northwest Indiana Excellence in Theatre Foundation Gala Honors Excellence in Theatre Art in the Region
The 26th annual Northwest Indiana Excellence in Theatre Foundation (NIETF) Gala brought talent from all over the Region together to recognize excellence in theater arts. NIETF, a collection of theatre organizations across Northwest Indiana, focuses on creating a strong community, promoting excellence, and providing entertainment to the Region. The annual gala provides NIETF an opportunity to recognize distinction among the local play and musical performances, direction, and design.
A Chicagoland icon rolled into town on Saturday when Chicago Street Theatre hosted Svengoolie, host of the eponymous horror and comedy program, during their annual Halloween Party. Featuring a meet and greet photo session with the ghoul, plenty of food and drinks, and a production of Chicago Street Theatre’s Evil Dead the Musical. It is safe to say that horror fans around the region had a night to remember.
Valparaiso University’s theatre department will present seven different productions during the 2018–2019 season. These include plays, classics and musicals. Talented students from across campus will prepare and work alongside the department’s faculty through acting, dance, design, directing, production, technology and writing.
With a milestone like a 125th anniversary, it’s only fitting that the volume gets turned up. According to Scot PJ MacDonald, Executive Business Director at Memorial Opera House, that’s exactly what’s happening at the iconic theater as it continues to celebrate its 125th Anniversary of existence and its profound impact on the region.
From high school date nights to taking the kids out for the latest release, the movie theater represents a special point of place in the American dream. For many in the Region, the Portage 16 IMAX and Goodrich Quality Theaters has created memories to cherish in the form of cinematic masterpieces.
Chicago Street Theatre and Northwest Indiana Excellence in Theatre Foundation Kicks Off 7th Annual Shakespeare in the Park to Bridge Art and Community Together
The Chicago Street Theatre kicked off its 7th annual Shakespeare in the Park community celebration Friday night in Central Park Plaza with a production of Much Ado About Nothing on the stage in the William E. Urschel Pavilion. The cooler weather was a welcome break from the blistering heat endured by many over the past few days, so visitors unfolded chairs and blankets to take in the show, grab a bite from the local vendors, and spend quality time in one of Valparaiso's beautiful parks.
The Valparaiso High School Drama Club presented "Bye Bye Birdie" at the Memorial Opera House, a musical about a man caught in the unlikely crossroads of rock-and-roll and war.