Civic 2016-2017 Season – Staged Readings

A Civic Production
September 20
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Dutchman

by LeRoi Jones (aka Amiri Baraka)
September 20, 2016
at Monon Depot Theatre
Directed by Jolivette Anderson-Douoning

The emotionally taut, intellectual verbal fencing between Clay (the black Adam) and Lula (a white Eve) spirals irrevocably to the symbolic act of violence that will apparently repeat itself over and over again. A ritual drama with a sociological purpose.Show details

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November 1
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The Haunted Widow Lincoln

by Donna Latham
November 1, 2016
at Monon Depot Theatre
Directed by Kelly McBurnette-Andronicos

Ten years after the assassination of her husband, Mary Todd Lincoln’s increasingly bizarre public behavior gets her pronounced insane by a “Sea of Men,” and a court-ordered commitment to Bellevue Place, with trunks of her possessions and vials of poison.Show details

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January 24
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W;t

by Margaret Edson
January 24, 2017
at Monon Depot Theatre
Directed by Mona Bapat

During the course of her illness – and her stint as a prize patient in an experimental chemotherapy program at a major teaching hospital – a renowned professor of English comes to reassess her life and her work with profundity and humor.Show details

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April 11
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A Poison Squad of Whispering Women

All seats for this production are general admission.
All ages pay what you can.
by Kelly McBurnette-Andronicos
April 11, 2017
at Monon Depot Theatre
Directed by Steve Martin

World Premier Staged Reading #1

An unlikely union of women lead a righteous whisper campaign against the Grand Dragon of Indiana's KKK, exacting a bitter reckoning that ends in the brutal murder of one of their own.Show times and details

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April 18
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Fights in a Burning House

All seats for this production are general admission.
All ages pay what you can.
by Jason Wallace
April 18, 2017
at Monon Depot Theatre
Directed by Drake Meed

World Premier Staged Reading #2

Tinder and Sulphur are the only survivors of a nuclear apocalypse, eking out a crude life together in the hollow wastes of the city...that is, until Voland, a mysterious, impeccably-dressed salesman, suddenly arrives with a life-changing deal. It sounds too good to be true...and it is, as the two survivors soon realize that the stranger has a sinister game to play.Show times and details

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May 16
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The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence

All seats for this production are general admission.
All ages pay what you can.
by Madeleine George
May 16, 2017
at Monon Depot Theatre

Four constant eccentric companions become one in this brilliantly witty, time-jumping, loving tribute (and cautionary tale) dedicated to the people – and machines – upon which we all depend.Show times and details

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