Civic 2017-2018 Season – Youth Theatre

A Civic Production
July 28 – 30
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Disney's The Little Mermaid JR.

Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Howard Ashman & Glenn Slater, Book by Doug Wright
Based on the Hans Christian Andersen story and the Disney film, Music Adapted & Arranged by David Weinstein
July 28 – 30, 2017
at Rohrman Performing Arts Center at Jefferson High School
Directed by Andrew Wolverton

The Civic Youth Theatre Curtains Up Camp presents "Disney's The Little Mermaid JR."

Journey "under the sea" with Ariel and her aquatic friends in Disney's The Little Mermaid JR., adapted from Disney's Broadway production and the motion picture (featuring the enormously popular Academy Award-winning music and delightfully charming book and lyrics). Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved stories, Disney's The Little Mermaid JR. is an enchanting look at the sacrifices we all make for love and acceptance...Show details

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A Civic Production
September 29 – October 1
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In Our Own Backyard

by Rachel Lopez
September 29 – October 1, 2017
at the Monon Depot Theatre
Directed by Mary Dewell

A student suffering the loss of his younger sister is left to struggle through the remainder of his high school career and the torment of the class bully. A story of profound loss, teen angst and violence amongst a group of teenagers navigating their way through a very challenging time; one week prior to a school shooting and one year later.Show details

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A Civic Production
November 17 – 19
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All the World's a Stage

by William Shakespeare, arranged by Mary W. Schaller
November 17 – 19, 2017
at the Monon Depot Theatre
Directed by TJ Rosa

This sampler of Shakespearean scenes revolves around Elizabethan theatre and staging techniques. A central character, the Modern Theatre Student, narrates and keeps order amid chaos. Scenes include the plays-within-plays from Hamlet, A Midsummer Night's Dream and various excerpts from other of the bard's works.Show details

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A Civic Production
February 16 – 25
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Disney's The Lion King, Jr.

Music and Lyrics by Tim Rice and Elton John, Additional Music and Lyrics by Will Van Dyke, Lebo M, Mark Mancina and Jay Rifkin, Book by Roger Allers and Irene Mecchi
Based on the Broadway production directed by Julie Taymor
February 16 – 25, 2018
at Sunnyside Intermediate School
Directed by Julie Baumann, Michele Large, Melinda Miller

Disney's The Lion King has captured the imagination of audiences around the world. The African savannah comes to life with the story of Simba, Rafiki and an unforgettable cast of characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle and back again in this inspiring coming-of-age tale.Show details

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A Civic Production
April 6 – 8
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Sideways Stories from Wayside School

by Louis Sachar, adapted by John Olive
April 6 – 8, 2018
at the Monon Depot Theatre
Directed by Neil Radtke

Wayside School is a thirty-story building with one classroom on each floor. Mrs. Jewls is nice and teaches class on the thirtieth story, but watch out for Mrs. Gorf, who turns kids into apples if they give a wrong answer. The zany characters of Wayside School take you on a bizarre classroom journey that promises to thrill and excite the entire family.Show details

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A Civic Production
June 22 – 23
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Make it Happen

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Laurie Russell
June 22 – 23, 2018
at the Haan Mansion Theatre Garden
Directed by Andrew Wolverton

The Civic Youth Theatre Summer Theatre Institute presents "Make it Happen" by Laurie Russell.

A group of high school students gather for a summer theatre camp. When they realize there are no camp counselors to lead them, they take matters into their own hands.

Performances are at 7:00 pm in the Theatre Garden on the grounds of the Haan Mansion Museum of Indiana Art, located at 920 State Street. Plenty of street parking is available. Please bring a lawn chair or blanket. Rain date is scheduled for June 24th at 2:00 pm...Show times and details

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