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Celebrate the Holidays with “Yuletide Celebration”

Christmastime in downtown Indianapolis has always been one of my favorite times of year.  From the Lighting of the Tree (the Soldiers & Sailors monument on Monument Circle downtown) to the giant soldiers and candy canes that decorate the circle; Read more >

The Beef & Boards Christmas Pays Homage to Classic TV Shows

When I was a kid, we watched all the Christmas specials on TV. The Carol Burnett Christmas Special, the Donny & Marie Christmas Special. Whoever was the variety show flavor of the day got their own Christmas special on TV, Read more >

Special Showing of “They Call Me Mister Fry” at Indy Fringe Theater

Several months ago, I had a chance to see They Call Me Mister Fry, starring Jack Fry, a teacher and actor. Jack is the star of a powerful one-man show about his experiences during his first year of teaching in Read more >

Church Basement Ladies at Beef & Boards in Indianapolis

Taking an unexpected departure from the traditional musical fare, Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre debuted Church Basement Ladies for the first time in Indianapolis. The five-person show, about a group of women who rule the roost in a church’s basement Read more >

Jamaica Farewell Showing in March at the Indianapolis Fringe Theatre

The Indianapolis Fringe Theatre is becoming the new place in Indianapolis to go for new theater productions. I’ve been to a re-interpretation of Richard III, They Call Me Mr. Fry, and Blunder Construction. From March 5 – 21, Debra Ehrhardt’s Read more >

‘They Call Me Mister Fry’ stops in Indianapolis Before Off-Broadway Showing

Former Hoosier-turned-Los-Angeleno Jack Freiberger wanted to be an actor. Then he wanted to be a teacher. Then an actor again, then a teacher again, and now he’s doing both. Freiberger’s one man show, They Call Me Mister Fry is stopping Read more >

The Bloomington Theatre Scene

Bloomington (Monroe County) is home to one of the state’s best, hardest-working theatre groups, the Bloomington Playwrights Project. In addition to their regular schedule of edgy, non-traditional plays (so edgy, I couldn’t even list the name of the latest play Read more >