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A Civic Production
December 14 – 16
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A Christmas Carol

John Jakes
Based on the novel by Charles Dickens
December 14 – 16, 2018
at the Monon Depot Theatre
Directed by Molly Synesael

This version of John Jakes’ nationally successful stage adaptation not only tells the Dickens story faithfully but also allows young audiences to enjoy the real magic of theater; watching the actors create the scene and costume change as the show moves along. Charles Dickens is introduced at the beginning, starts to tell the story of Scrooge’s redemption, then brings it alive with the help of the others in the cast!Show details

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A Civic Production
January 18 – February 2
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Into the Woods

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Adults19$
Seniors16$
Youth11$
Student Rush8$
(available only in-person
 20 minutes before curtain)
Book by James Lapine
Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
January 18 – February 2, 2019
at the Monon Depot Theatre
Directed by Kate Walker

James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim bring together everyone’s favorite storybook
characters for a timeless yet relevant piece and a modern classic. Everyone’s wishes are granted, but the consequences of their actions return to haunt them later. Into the Woods is a musically sophisticated show and an enchanting dark comedy.Show times and details

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A Civic Production
January 29
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Maize

All seats for this production are general admission.
All ages pay what you can.
Judith Pratt
January 29, 2019
at the Monon Depot Theatre
Directed by Tamzin Malone

Barbara is in love with her work, researching maize genetics. But with the introduction of a new lab director who tries to get Barbara to change, or just retire, she must adapt as she struggles against sexism and her own difficult nature to do what she loves.Show times and details

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A Civic Production
February 15 – 17
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Still Life with Iris

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Adults11$
Youth6$
Steven Dietz
February 15 – 17, 2019
at the Monon Depot Theatre
Directed by Abby Laufman

All that remains of Iris’ past is a single button from her coat. She lives in the land of Nocturno, a magical place in which memories do not reside in people’s minds but instead are kept in their ‘Past Coats’. Using the button as a clue, Iris joins with friends she meets on her journey to search for the simplest of things, home.Show times and details

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A Civic Production
March 1 – 3
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Honk! JR.

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Adults11$
Youth6$
Book by Anthony Drewe
Music by George Stiles
Lyrics by Anthony Drewe
Based on Hans Christian Andersen's "The Ugly Duckling"
March 1 – 3, 2019
at Sunnyside Intermediate School
Directed by Melinda Miller

Ugly looks quite a bit different from his darling duckling brothers and sisters. Feeling rather foul about himself, the little fowl finds himself on an adventure of self-discovery, all the while unknowingly outwitting a very hungry Cat. Along the way, Ugly meets a whole flock of unique characters and finds out being different is not a bad thing to be.

The director is looking to cast 26-30 actors...Show times and details

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A Civic Production
April 5 – 20
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Intimate Apparel

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Adults19$
Seniors16$
Youth11$
Student Rush8$
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 20 minutes before curtain)
Lynn Nottage
April 5 – 20, 2019
at the Monon Depot Theatre
Directed by Bill Caise

Esther, a skilled African-American seamstress, sews the finest intimate apparel for
customers from refined Fifth Avenue wives to prostitutes in the racy Tenderloin district. Her story explores the insidious effects of racism and classism, the social oppression of women, and the bravery, hard work, friendship, and love, of people forgotten by history.

The director is looking to cast 6 actors, 2 men and 4 women.

ESTHER: 35, African-American.

MRS. DICKSON: 50s, African-American.

MRS. VAN BUREN: 30s, white American.

MR. MARKS: 30s, Romanian Jewish immigrant...Show times and details

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A Civic Production
April 9
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Dry Powder

All seats for this production are general admission.
All ages pay what you can.
Sarah Burgess
April 9, 2019
at the Monon Depot Theatre

After an extravagant engagement party sets off a publicity nightmare for Rick's firm, his partners develop competing plans to rescue the company. The game is on in this razor-sharp play about the price of success and the real cost of getting the deal done.Show times and details

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A Civic Production
May 10 – 25
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Time Stands Still

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Adults19$
Seniors16$
Youth11$
Student Rush8$
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 20 minutes before curtain)
Donald Margulies
May 10 – 25, 2019
at the Monon Depot Theatre
Directed by Kate Martin

Sarah and her boyfriend James come back from covering the Iraq War, physically bruised and emotionally beaten. The burgeoning relationship of their best friend Richard and his young girlfriend makes them examine their own relationship and way of life. Is it possible for two people who are used to living in dangerous conditions to carve out a normal life? Can they stay together amidst unspoken betrayals and conflicting ideals?

The director is looking to cast 4 actors, 2 men and 2 women.

SARAH GOODWIN: late 30s-early 40s, a photojournalist...Show times and details

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A Civic Production
May 14
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World Premiere Reading (TBD)

All seats for this production are general admission.
All ages pay what you can.
TBD
May 14, 2019
at the Monon Depot Theatre

Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette is seeking submissions for original scripts by local playwrights. The chosen script will be featured as part of our 11th Annual Staged Reading Series in the 2018-19 Season.

Requirements & Details:

- Script must be full-length (minimum 75 pages/maximum 120).
- Script must be submitted in Standard Professional Play Format.
- Please submit your script in PDF form to rachel@lafayettecivic.org.
- There is no cost to submit an original script.
- Playwrights are limited to submitting no more than 3 scripts.
- Deadline for submissions: October 26, 2018...Show times and details

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