Civic 2017-2018 Season – Main Stage

A Civic Production
September 1 – 16
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Dial "M" for Murder

by Frederick Knott
September 1 – 16, 2017
at the Monon Depot Theatre
Directed by John Collier

Tony Wendice has married his wife, Margot, for her money and now plans to murder her for the same reason. The perfect murder unfortunately results in the murderer getting murdered and the intended victim surviving. But can he use his hireling's death as an opportunity to have his wife convicted for his murder?Show details

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A Civic Production
October 20 – November 4
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It Runs in the Family

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Adults19$
Seniors16$
Youth11$
Student Rush8$
(available only in-person
 20 minutes before curtain)
by Ray Cooney
October 20 – November 4, 2017
at the Monon Depot Theatre
Directed by Steve Koehler

Set in a hospital, It Runs in the Family contains the usual assortment of British farcical nuts running in and out of doors mistaking everybody for somebody else, as Dr. Mortimore tries to fend off a paternity suit, his wife and an old lover, a punkish son and various other lunatics so that he may, at last, deliver the Ponsonby Lecture in an international conference.Show times and details

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A Civic Production
December 1 – 10
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Annie

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Adults19$
Seniors16$
Youth11$
Student Rush8$
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 20 minutes before curtain)
Book by Thomas Meehan, Music by Charles Strouse, Lyrics by Martin Charnin
Based on Little Orphan Annie by permission of The Media Tribune Services, Inc.
December 1 – 10, 2017
at the Long Center for the Performing Arts
Directed by Melinda Miller

Based on the popular comic strip by Harold Gray, Annie features some of the greatest musical theatre hits ever written, including "Tomorrow." With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone's hearts in adventure after fun-filled adventure, despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City.

**Audition Workshop: Monday, September 18th 6:00-9:15 pm in the Civic Office
(Orphans/Kids from 6:00-7:30 pm; Adults 8:00-9:15 pm)

The director is looking for many actors of various ages.

ANNIE - orphan, charming and sweet but strong,10-12 yrs, mezzo-belter ...Show times and details

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A Civic Production
January 19 – February 3
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A Piece of My Heart

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Adults19$
Seniors16$
Youth11$
Student Rush8$
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 20 minutes before curtain)
by Shirley Lauro
January 19 – February 3, 2018
at the Monon Depot Theatre
Directed by Jason Wallace

A powerful, true drama of six women who went to Vietnam, five nurses and a country western singer booked by an unscrupulous agent to entertain the troops. Each young woman is portrayed before, during and after her tour in the war-torn nation and ends as each leaves a personal token at the memorial wall in Washington.

**Audition Workshop: Wednesday, November 1st 6:00-7:15 pm in the Civic Office

The director is looking to cast 6 women and 1 man.

MARTHA: ~22-42. Strong, self-composed, aura of self-discipline, military bearing. Strong face, American, almost pioneer in feeling...Show times and details

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A Civic Production
May 4 – 19
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The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

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Adults19$
Seniors16$
Youth11$
Student Rush8$
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 20 minutes before curtain)
Conceived by Rebecca Feldman, Additional Material by Jay Reiss, Music and Lyrics by William Finn, Book by Rachel Sheinkin
May 4 – 19, 2018
at the Monon Depot Theatre
Directed by Laurie Russell

An eclectic group of six mid-pubescents vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime. While candidly disclosing hilarious and touching stories from their home lives, the tweens spell their way through a series of words, hoping never to hear the soul-crushing, pout-inducing, life un-affirming "ding" of the bell that signals a spelling mistake.

**Audition Workshop: Monday, February 26th 6:00-7:15 pm in the Civic OfficeShow times and details

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