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A Civic Production
June 9 – 11
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The Fifth Annual Ten-Minute Play Festival

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All ages10$
Julie Baumann, Rebekah Bruni, Scott Haan, Neil Martin, Steven Martin, Evan Myers, Douglas Pruim, Laurie Russell
June 9 – 11, 2017
at the Monon Depot Theatre - 320 N. 5th St.
Directed by Steven Martin - Every Monday Morning, Craig Martin - Warplay, Kyle Borcz - Meshugganah Arcana, Tori Rosa - S.M.U., Kate Martin - Life With You is Hard, Neil Radtke - Plot Holes, Laurie Russell - Medieval Highway Robbery 101, Mona Bapat - /art/, Julie Baumann - Chloe, Lyle Janney - Playdate

The following titles have been chosen and will be performed at The Fifth Annual Ten-Minute Play Festival, June 9-11:

Every Monday Morning by Scott Haan
Warplay by Laurie Russell
Meshugganah Arcana by Neil Martin
S.M.U. by Julie Baumann
Life With You is Hard by Rebekah Bruni
Plot Holes by Douglas Pruim
Medieval Highway Robbery 101 by Evan Myers
/art/ by Steven Martin
Chloe by Laurie Russell
Playdate by Scott HaanShow times and details

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A Civic Production
June 23 – 24
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Macbeth

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All ages7$
William Shakespeare
June 23 – 24, 2017
at the Haan Mansion Museum of Indiana Art, 920 E State St

The Civic Youth Theatre Summer Theatre Institute presents "Macbeth" by William Shakespeare.

Thought to have been first performed in 1606, "The Tragedy of Macbeth" dramatizes the damaging physical and psychological effects of political ambition on those who seek power for its own sake...Show times and details

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

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All ages7$
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 Julie Baumann

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 times and details

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

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Adults19$
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Youth11$
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 20 minutes before curtain)
by Frederick Knott
September 1 – 16, 2017
at the Monon Depot Theatre

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?

Audition Workshop: Sunday, June 18th 6:00-7:15 pm in the Civic OfficeShow times and details

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A Civic Production
September 5
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The Griots

All seats for this production are general admission.
All ages pay what you can.
by Gwendolyn Rice
September 5, 2017
at the Monon Depot Theatre

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 times and details

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A Civic Production
September 29 – October 1
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In Our Own Back Yard

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Adults11$
Youth6$
by Rachel Lopez
September 29 – October 1, 2017
at the Monon Depot Theatre

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.

Audition Workshop: Sunday, July 16th 6:00-7:15 pm in the Civic OfficeShow times and 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$
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 20 minutes before curtain)
by Ray Cooney
October 20 – November 4, 2017
at the Monon Depot Theatre

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, an ex-wife, a punkish son and various other lunatics so that he may, at last, deliver the Ponsonby Lecture in an international conference.

Audition Workshop: Monday, August 14th 6:00-7:15 pm in the Civic OfficeShow times and details

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A Civic Production
October 24
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Speech & Debate

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All ages pay what you can.
by Stephen Karam
October 24, 2017
at the Monon Depot Theatre

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.Show times and details

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

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Adults11$
Youth6$
by William Shakespeare, arranged by Mary W. Schaller
November 17 – 19, 2017
at the Monon Depot Theatre

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.

Audition Workshop: Monday, September 11th 6:00-7:15 pm in the Civic OfficeShow 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

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 6:00-7:15 pm in the Civic OfficeShow times and details

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December 5
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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 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

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 OfficeShow times and details

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A Civic Production
January 23
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Disgraced

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

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Adults11$
Youth6$
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

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, Rakiki 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.

**Ticket sales are currently on hold until the renovation of Sunnyside Intermediate School's auditorium is finished. Sales should be up and running by the end of August, 2017.

Audition Workshop: Monday, November 27th 6:00-7:15 pm in the Civic OfficeShow times and details

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

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Adults11$
Youth6$
by Louis Sachar, adapted by John Olive
April 6 – 8, 2018
at the Monon Depot Theatre

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.

Audition Workshop: Monday, January 29th 6:00-7:15 pm in the Civic OfficeShow 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

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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May 8
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World Premiere Reading (TBD)

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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. For more information, call 765-423-7529.Show times and details

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