Sunday, September 30, 2012

In the Wings: Night of the Living Dead. Director Neil Radtke talks about the show.



Director Neil Radtke promoted Night of the Living Dead, the first show of the 2012-2013 Civic Youth Theatre season at Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette, during K. Dees Coffee and Conversation on September 30.

Night of the Living Dead opens Friday, October 5 and runs through Sunday, October 7 at the historic Monon Depot Theatre at the corner of 5th Street and North Street in downtown Lafayette. Friday and Saturday shows are at 7:30 p.m. The Sunday show begins at 2:30 p.m.

Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for youth age 18 and under. They can be purchased by calling 765-423-PLAY (7529) or visiting http://lafayettecivic.tix.com

The mission of Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette is to enhance the artistic and cultural environment of Greater Lafayette through theatrical productions and educational opportunities.

Thursday, September 27, 2012

In the Wings: Night of the Living Dead. Meet Olivia Murrell.




Olivia Murrell is the assistant director and stage manager for Night of the Living Dead, the opening show of the 2012-13 Civic Youth Theatre season at Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette. The script is by Lori Allen Ohm based on the film by George Romero and John Russo.

Night of the Living Dead opens Friday, October 5 and runs through Sunday, October 7 at the historic Monon Depot Theatre at the corner of 5th Street and North Street in downtown Lafayette. Friday and Saturday shows begin at 7:30 p.m. The Sunday show begins at 2:30 p.m.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for youth age 18 and under. They can be purchased by calling 765-423-PLAY (7529) or visiting http://lafayettecivic.tix.com

The mission of Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette is to enhance the artistic and cultural environment of Greater Lafayette through theatrical productions and educational opportunities.

In the Wings: Night of the Living Dead. Meet Hannah Lazarz.




Hannah Lazarz plays Judy in Night of the Living Dead, the opening show of the 2012-13 Civic Youth Theatre season at Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette. The script is by Lori Allen Ohm based on the film by George Romero and John Russo.

Night of the Living Dead opens Friday, October 5 and runs through Sunday, October 7 at the historic Monon Depot Theatre at the corner of 5th Street and North Street in downtown Lafayette. Friday and Saturday shows begin at 7:30 p.m. The Sunday show begins at 2:30 p.m.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for youth age 18 and under. They can be purchased by calling 765-423-PLAY (7529) or visiting http://lafayettecivic.tix.com

The mission of Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette is to enhance the artistic and cultural environment of Greater Lafayette through theatrical productions and educational opportunities.

Announcing the cast of Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse


Director Jessie Searight has announced the cast of Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse, the second show in the 2012-2013 Civic Youth Theatre season at Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette. The script is by Kevin Kling, adapted from Kevin Henkes' book.

The cast includes:

Lilly - Ashlyn Short
Chester - Ava Hallberg
Wilson - Ania Ashan
Mother - Delaney Schlesinger-Devlin
Father - John Carlson
Julius - Alanna Short
Mr. Slinger - Seth Subeck
Cousin Garland - Maggie Pearl
Grammy - Natalie Long
Store Clerk - Ella Robyne
FBI Agent 1 - Naomi Partridge
FBI Agent 2 - Haley Agnew
Victor - Owen Carlson
Bully 1 - Emma Stetler
Bully 2 - Isabella Perez
Bully 3 - Alilexus Oswalt
Bully 4 - Annie Moss
Bully 5 - Lilli Arnold
Student 1/Pregnant Lady - Avalon-Rose Sterkenburg

Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse opens Friday, November 16 and runs through Sunday, November 18 at the historic Monon Depot Theatre at the corner of 5th Street and North Street in downtown Lafayette. Friday and Saturday shows begin at 7:30 p.m. The Sunday show begins at 2:30 p.m.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for youth age 18 and under. Tickets can be purchased by calling 765-423-PLAY (7529) or visiting http://lafayettecivic.tix.com

The mission of Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette is to enhance the artistic and cultural environment of Greater Lafayette through theatrical productions and educational opportunities.

In the Wings: Night of the Living Dead. Meet Nelson Tilley.




Nelson Tilley plays Tom in Night of the Living Dead, the opening show of the 2012-13 Civic Youth Theatre season at Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette. The script is by Lori Allen Ohm based on the film by George Romero and John Russo.

Night of the Living Dead opens Friday, October 5 and runs through Sunday, October 7 at the historic Monon Depot Theatre at the corner of 5th Street and North Street in downtown Lafayette. Friday and Saturday shows begin at 7:30 p.m. The Sunday show begins at 2:30 p.m.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for youth age 18 and under. They can be purchased by calling 765-423-PLAY (7529) or visiting http://lafayettecivic.tix.com

The mission of Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette is to enhance the artistic and cultural environment of Greater Lafayette through theatrical productions and educational opportunities.


Wednesday, September 26, 2012

In the Wings: Night of the Living Dead. Meet Erin Locke.




Erin Locke plays a Zombie in Night of the Living Dead, the opening show of the 2012-13 Civic Youth Theatre season at Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette. The script is by Lori Allen Ohm based on the film by George Romero and John Russo.

Night of the Living Dead opens Friday, October 5 and runs through Sunday, October 7 at the historic Monon Depot Theatre at the corner of 5th Street and North Street in downtown Lafayette. Friday and Saturday shows begin at 7:30 p.m. The Sunday show begins at 2:30 p.m.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for youth age 18 and under. They can be purchased by calling 765-423-PLAY (7529) or visiting http://lafayettecivic.tix.com

The mission of Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette is to enhance the artistic and cultural environment of Greater Lafayette through theatrical productions and educational opportunities.

In the Wings: Night of the Living Dead. Meet Jacob Still.




Jacob Still plays Zombie #1 in Night of the Living Dead, the opening show of the 2012-13 Civic Youth Theatre season at Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette. The script is by Lori Allen Ohm based on the film by George Romero and John Russo.

Night of the Living Dead opens Friday, October 5 and runs through Sunday, October 7 at the historic Monon Depot Theatre at the corner of 5th Street and North Street in downtown Lafayette. Friday and Saturday shows begin at 7:30 p.m. The Sunday show begins at 2:30 p.m.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for youth age 18 and under. They can be purchased by calling 765-423-PLAY (7529) or visiting http://lafayettecivic.tix.com

The mission of Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette is to enhance the artistic and cultural environment of Greater Lafayette through theatrical productions and educational opportunities.

Announcing the cast of Photograph 51


Director Steve Martin has announced the cast of Photograph 51, the second staged reading of the 2012-2013 Staged Reading Series at Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette. The script is by Anna Ziegler.

The cast includes:

Rosalind Franklin - Andrea S.B. Yough
Maurice Wilkins - David Dietz
James Watson - Michael Greenan
Francis Crick - Timothy Lewis
Ray Gosling - Zack Campbell
Don Caspar - Zachary Davis

Photograph 51 will be performed Tuesday, October 23 at the historic Monon Depot Theatre at the corner of 5th Street and North Street in downtown Lafayette. It begins at 7:30 p.m. and is a Pay What You Can event. A question-and-answer session between the director, the cast, a guest panel and the audience immediately follows.

The mission of Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette is to enhance the artistic and cultural environment of Greater Lafayette through theatrical productions and educational opportunities.

In the Wings: Night of the Living Dead. Meet Annie Furtner.



Annie Furtner plays the News Anchor/Field Reporter in Night of the Living Dead, the opening show of the 2012-13 Civic Youth Theatre season at Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette. The script is by Lori Allen Ohm based on the film by George Romero and John Russo.

Night of the Living Dead opens Friday, October 5 and runs through Sunday, October 7 at the historic Monon Depot Theatre at the corner of 5th Street and North Street in downtown Lafayette. Friday and Saturday shows begin at 7:30 p.m. The Sunday show begins at 2:30 p.m.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for youth age 18 and under. They can be purchased by calling 765-423-PLAY (7529) or visiting http://lafayettecivic.tix.com

The mission of Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette is to enhance the artistic and cultural environment of Greater Lafayette through theatrical productions and educational opportunities.

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

In the Wings: Night of the Living Dead. Meet Nate Shumate.



Nate Shumate plays Johnny in Night of the Living Dead, the opening show of the 2012-13 Civic Youth Theatre season at Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette. The script is by Lori Allen Ohm based on the film by George Romero and John Russo.

Night of the Living Dead opens Friday, October 5 and runs through Sunday, October 7 at the historic Monon Depot Theatre at the corner of 5th Street and North Street in downtown Lafayette. Friday and Saturday shows begin at 7:30 p.m. The Sunday show begins at 2:30 p.m.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for youth age 18 and under. They can be purchased by calling 765-423-PLAY (7529) or visiting http://lafayettecivic.tix.com

The mission of Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette is to enhance the artistic and cultural environment of Greater Lafayette through theatrical productions and educational opportunities.

In the Wings: Night of the Living Dead. Meet Alex Mullenix.



Alex Mullenix plays Sheriff "Chief" McClellan in Night of the Living Dead, the opening show of the 2012-13 Civic Youth Theatre season at Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette. The script is by Lori Allen Ohm based on the film by George Romero and John Russo.

Night of the Living Dead opens Friday, October 5 and runs through Sunday, October 7 at the historic Monon Depot Theatre at the corner of 5th Street and North Street in downtown Lafayette. Friday and Saturday shows begin at 7:30 p.m. The Sunday show begins at 2:30 p.m.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for youth age 18 and under. They can be purchased by calling 765-423-PLAY (7529) or visiting http://lafayettecivic.tix.com

The mission of Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette is to enhance the artistic and cultural environment of Greater Lafayette through theatrical productions and educational opportunities.

In the Wings: Night of the Living Dead. Meet Sarah Weaver.



Sarah Weaver plays Barbara in Night of the Living Dead, the opening show of the 2012-13 Civic Youth Theatre season at Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette. The script is by Lori Allen Ohm based on the film by George Romero and John Russo.

Night of the Living Dead opens Friday, October 5 and runs through Sunday, October 7 at the historic Monon Depot Theatre at the corner of 5th Street and North Street in downtown Lafayette. Friday and Saturday shows begin at 7:30 p.m. The Sunday show begins at 2:30 p.m.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for youth age 18 and under. They can be purchased by calling 765-423-PLAY (7529) or visiting http://lafayettecivic.tix.com

The mission of Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette is to enhance the artistic and cultural environment of Greater Lafayette through theatrical productions and educational opportunities.

Monday, September 24, 2012

In the Wings: Night of the Living Dead. Meet Julia Spratt.



Julia Spratt plays Ben in Night of the Living Dead, the opening show of the 2012-13 Civic Youth Theatre season at Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette. The script is by Lori Allen Ohm based on the film by George Romero and John Russo.

Night of the Living Dead opens Friday, October 5 and runs through Sunday, October 7 at the historic Monon Depot Theatre at the corner of 5th Street and North Street in downtown Lafayette. Friday and Saturday shows begin at 7:30 p.m. The Sunday show begins at 2:30 p.m.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for youth age 18 and under. Tickets can be purchased by calling 765-423-PLAY (7529) or visiting http://lafayettecivic.tix.com

The mission of Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette is to enhance the artistic and cultural environment of Greater Lafayette through theatrical productions and educational opportunities.

In the Wings: Night of the Living Dead. Meet Maria Guido.



Maria Guido plays Helen Cooper in Night of the Living Dead, the opening show of the 2012-13 Civic Youth Theatre season at Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette. The script is by Lori Allen Ohm based on the film by George Romero and John Russo.

Night of the Living Dead opens Friday, October 5 and runs through Sunday, October 7 at the historic Monon Depot Theatre at the corner of 5th Street and North Street in downtown Lafayette. Friday and Saturday shows begin at 7:30 p.m. The Sunday show begins at 2:30 p.m.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for youth age 18 and under. Tickets can be purchased by calling 765-423-PLAY (7529) or visiting http://lafayettecivic.tix.com

The mission of Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette is to enhance the artistic and cultural environment of Greater Lafayette through theatrical productions and educational opportunities.

Sunday, September 23, 2012

Share Your Thoughts: My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra



Now that My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra has closed, share your thoughts about the production.

What will you remember about the show? What were your thoughts about the performances? The music? The direction? The design? What were the standout moments?

The mission of Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette is to enhance the cultural and artistic environment of Greater Lafayette through theatrical productions and educational opportunities.


Friday, September 21, 2012

Announcing Classes: Directing, Oct. 27 and Nov. 3



Lori Portner, Civic Theatre's director of outreach and education, has announced the following adult class:

Directing. Saturday, Oct. 27 and Saturday, Nov. 3, 10 a.m.-12 noon. This two-class workshop will cover directing for the stage. Week one will cover the basics of directing. Week two will allow students to direct a short scene to be presented for the class.

The fee for directing is $35.

To register for classes, call Civic Theatre at 765-423-PLAY (7529) or visit Civic Theatre's website. Choose the "Civic Classes" button to view the full list of classes, and then select the "Registration Form" link immediately following the class you're interested in.

The mission of Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette is to enhance the artistic and cultural environment of Greater Lafayette through theatrical productions and educational opportunities.

Thursday, September 13, 2012

The Review Is In: My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra



The review of My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra was published in the Journal & Courier, Lafayette and West Lafayette's daily newspaper. It was written by Amy Long.

You can read the review here.

My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra has two more weekends of performances at the historic Monon Depot Theatre at the corner of 5th Street and North Street in downtown Lafayette. Friday and Saturday shows begin at 7:30 p.m. Sunday shows begin at 2:30 p.m.

Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for senior citizens and $10 for youth age 18 and under. To order tickets, call 765-423-PLAY (7529) or visit http://lafayettecivic.tix.com

The mission of Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette is to enhance the artistic and cultural environment of Greater Lafayette through theatrical productions and educational opportunities.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Announcing the cast of The Woman in Black, a Ghost Story



Director Lori Portner has announced the cast of The Woman in Black, a Ghost Story, the second show in the 2012-2013 MainStage season at Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette. The script is by Stephen Malatratt based on the novel by Susan Hill.

The cast includes:

Actor - Bill Knapp
Kipps - Timothy Devery

The Woman in Black, a Ghost Story, opens Friday, October 19 and runs three weekends through Saturday, November 3 at the historic Monon Depot Theatre at the corner of 5th Street and North Street in downtown Lafayette. The Friday and Saturday shows begin at 7:30 p.m. The Sunday shows begin at 2:30 p.m.

Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors and $10 for youth age 18 and under. Tickets can be purchased by calling 765-423-PLAY (7529) or visiting http://lafayettecivic.tix.com

The mission of Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette is to enhance the artistic and cultural environment of Greater Lafayette through theatrical productions and educational opportunities.


Share Your Thoughts: Red



The staged reading of Red took place last night at 7:30 p.m. in the historic Monon Depot Theatre in downtown Lafayette with 49 people in attendance.

It was followed by a question-and-answer session between the audience, the cast and the director, Craig Martin.

Did you attend the staged reading? What did you think about the characters, the plot and the dialogue? What were some of the high points? What will you remember most about this staged reading?

The mission of Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette is to enhance the artistic and cultural environment of Greater Lafayette through theatrical productions and educational opportunities.

Monday, September 10, 2012

My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra: Photos of the finalized set.


These photos show the set of Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette's production of My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra, which runs Sept. 7-22 at the historic Monon Depot Theatre.









Friday and Saturday shows begin at 7:30 p.m. The Sunday shows begin at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors and $10 for youth age 18 and under. You can purchase tickets by calling 765-423-PLAY (7529) or visiting http://lafayettecivic.tix.com

The mission of Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette is to enhance the artistic and cultural environment of Greater Lafayette through theatrical productions and educational opportunities.



Friday, September 7, 2012

Opening Night: My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra. Production photos.















Thanks to Kris Kazmierczak for taking these production photos.

My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra, the first show of the 2012-2013 MainStage season at Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette, opens tonight and runs three weekends through Saturday, September 22. The Friday and Saturday shows begin at 7:30 p.m. The Sunday shows begin at 2:30 p.m.

Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors and $10 for youth age 18 and under. Order tickets by calling 765-423-PLAY (7529) or visiting http://lafayettecivic.tix.com

The mission of Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette is to enhance the artistic and cultural environment of Greater Lafayette through theatrical productions and educational opportunities.