Civic 2017-2018 Season – Staged Readings

A Civic Production
September 5
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Civic
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The Griots

by Gwendolyn Rice
September 5, 2017
at the Monon Depot Theatre
Directed by Kyle Borcz

Set in rural Georgia in the late 1930s, The Griots focuses on stories of an ex-slave, which turn from quaint tales of happy field hands to brutal accounts of violence and intolerance and contradict a plantation family's legends, exposing the truth at a great cost.Show details

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A Civic Production
October 24
Civic
Presents...

Speech & Debate

All seats for this production are general admission.
All ages pay what you can.
by Stephen Karam
October 24, 2017
at the Monon Depot Theatre
Directed by Brandon Fulk

When three teenage misfits in Salem, Oregon set out to expose the truth about a sex scandal, secrets become currency, the stakes get higher, and the trio's connection grows deeper in this searching, fiercely funny dark comedy with music.

The director is looking to cast 2 men and 3 women, along with additional background voices.

SOLOMON - male, teens-20s

DIWATA - female, teens-20s

HOWIE - male, teens-20s

TEACHER - female, 30s-40s

REPORTER - female, 30s-40sShow times and details

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A Civic Production
December 5
Civic
Presents...

Creature

All seats for this production are general admission.
All ages pay what you can.
by Heidi Schreck
December 5, 2017
at the Monon Depot Theatre

Margery Kempe - new mother, mayor's daughter, and proprietress of a highly profitable beer business - is liberated from torment by devils by a vision of Jesus Christ in purple robes in a very funny, a little bit scary new play about faith and its messengers.Show times and details

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A Civic Production
January 23
Civic
Presents...

Disgraced

All seats for this production are general admission.
All ages pay what you can.
by Ayad Akhtar
January 23, 2018
at the Monon Depot Theatre

Amir Kapoor is happy, in love, and about to land a big career promotion. But success has come at a price. When Amir and his artist wife host an intimate dinner party, what starts out as a friendly conversation soon escalates into something far more damaging.Show times and details

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A Civic Production
May 8
Civic
Presents...

World Premiere Reading (TBD)

All seats for this production are general admission.
All ages pay what you can.
TBD
May 8, 2018
at the Monon Depot Theatre

Each year the Staged Reading Series includes at least one original, previously unproduced script written by a local playwright from the 14-county area served by the Tippecanoe Arts Federation.

The Submission Deadline is Friday, December 8th at 4:00 pm.

Here are the original script submission guidelines:
1. Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette prefers a full script submission.
2. Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette will accept a query/synopsis with a 5-page dialogue sample...Show times and details

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