Friday, November 30, 2012

Opening Night: Nuncrackers – The Nunsense Christmas Musical. Photos of the completed set.



The following photos show the set of Nuncrackers – The Nunsense Christmas Musical, the holiday show in the 2012-2013 season at Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette. The photos were taken after the Pay What You Can performance on Thursday, Nov. 29.







Nuncrackers – The Nunsense Christmas Musical opens tonight, Friday, Nov. 30 and runs through Saturday, Dec. 15 at the historic Monon Depot Theatre on the corner of 5th Street and North Street in downtown Lafayette.

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://www.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.


Civic Theatre on YouTube: Nuncrackers - The Nunsense Christmas Musical



The following preview video of Nuncrackers – The Nunsense Christmas Musical, the holiday show in the 2012-2013 season, has been added to the Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette channel on YouTube.

Thanks to Steve Scherer for creating this video.


Nuncrackers - The Nunsense Christmas Musical opens Friday, November 30 and runs through Saturday, December 15 at the corner of 5th Street and North Street in downtown Lafayette. 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. 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: Nuncrackers - The Nunsense Christmas Musical. Meet Jennifer Dye.



Jennifer Dye plays Sister Mary Paul (Amnesia) in Nuncrackers - The Nunsense Christmas Musical, the Holiday show in the 2012-2013 season at Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette. The show is by Dan Goggin.


Nuncrackers - The Nunsense Christmas Musical opens Friday, November 30 and runs through Saturday, December 15 at the corner of 5th Street and North Street in downtown Lafayette. 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. 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, November 29, 2012

In the Wings: Nuncrackers - The Nunsense Christmas Musical. Meet Emily Ohland.



Emily Ohland is the music director and plays Sister Mary Hubert in Nuncrackers - The Nunsense Christmas Musical, the Holiday show in the 2012-2013 season at Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette. The show is by Dan Goggin.


Nuncrackers - The Nunsense Christmas Musical opens Friday, November 30 and runs through Saturday, December 15 at the corner of 5th Street and North Street in downtown Lafayette. 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. 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: Nuncrackers - The Nunsense Christmas Musical. Meet Kit Klutzke.



Kit Klutzke plays Father Virgil Manly Trott in Nuncrackers - The Nunsense Christmas Musical, the Holiday show in the 2012-2013 season at Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette. The show is by Dan Goggin.


Nuncrackers - The Nunsense Christmas Musical opens Friday, November 30 and runs through Saturday, December 15 at the corner of 5th Street and North Street in downtown Lafayette. 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. 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: Nuncrackers - The Nunsense Christmas Musical. Meet Alex Hughes.



Alex Hughes plays Billy in Nuncrackers - The Nunsense Christmas Musical, the Holiday show in the 2012-2013 season at Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette. The show is by Dan Goggin.


Nuncrackers - The Nunsense Christmas Musical opens Friday, November 30 and runs through Saturday, December 15 at the corner of 5th Street and North Street in downtown Lafayette. 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. 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: Nuncrackers - The Nunsense Christmas Musical. Meet Anna Burman.



Anna Burman plays Sister Mary Leo in Nuncrackers - The Nunsense Christmas Musical, the Holiday show in the 2012-2013 season at Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette. The show is by Dan Goggin.


Nuncrackers - The Nunsense Christmas Musical opens Friday, November 30 and runs through Saturday, December 15 at the corner of 5th Street and North Street in downtown Lafayette. 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. 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, November 28, 2012

In the Wings: Nuncrackers - The Nunsense Christmas Musical. Meet Sahara Thibault.



Sahara Thibault plays Maria in Nuncrackers - The Nunsense Christmas Musical, the Holiday show in the 2012-2013 season at Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette. The show is by Dan Goggin.


Nuncrackers - The Nunsense Christmas Musical opens Friday, November 30 and runs through Saturday, December 15 at the corner of 5th Street and North Street in downtown Lafayette. 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. 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: Nuncrackers - The Nunsense Christmas Musical. Meet Jaila Ezell.


Jaila Ezell plays Louisa in Nuncrackers - The Nunsense Christmas Musical, the Holiday show in the 2012-2013 season at Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette. The show is by Dan Goggin.


Nuncrackers - The Nunsense Christmas Musical opens Friday, November 30 and runs through Saturday, December 15 at the corner of 5th Street and North Street in downtown Lafayette. 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. 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: Nuncrackers - The Nunsense Christmas Musical. Meet Ce-Ce Furtner.



Ce-Ce Furtner plays Mother Superior in Nuncrackers - The Nunsense Christmas Musical, the Holiday show in the 2012-2013 season at Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette. The show is by Dan Goggin.


Nuncrackers - The Nunsense Christmas Musical opens Friday, November 30 and runs through Saturday, December 15 at the corner of 5th Street and North Street in downtown Lafayette. 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. 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: Preview of Nuncrackers - The Nunsense Christmas Musical on jconline.com


A preview of Nuncrackers - The Nunsense Christmas Musical appears online at www.jconline.com, the website of the Journal & Courier, Greater Lafayette's daily newspaper.

You can read the preview here.

Nuncrackers - The Nunsense Christmas Musical opens Friday, Nov. 30 and runs through Saturday, Dec. 15 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 shows begin at 2:30 p.m.

Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors 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.

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

In the Wings: Nuncrackers - The Nunsense Christmas Musical. Meet Heather Holley.



Heather Holley plays Sister Robert Anne in Nuncrackers - The Nunsense Christmas Musical, the holiday show in the 2012-2013 season at Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette. The show is by Dan Goggin.


Nuncrackers - The Nunsense Christmas Musical opens Friday, November 30 and runs through Saturday, December 15 at the corner of 5th Street and North Street in downtown Lafayette. 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. 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.


Sunday, November 18, 2012

Share Your Thoughts: Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse


Now that Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse  has closed, share your thoughts about the production.
 
What will you remember about the show? What were your thoughts about the performances? The story and themes? 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, November 16, 2012

Opening Night: Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse. Production photos



 



Thanks to Kris Kazmierczak for taking these production photos.

Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse, the second show of the 2012-2013 Civic Youth Theatre season at Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette, opens tonight and runs through Sunday, Nov. 18. The Friday and Saturday shows begin 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. 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.
 

Opening Night: Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse. Preview on jconline.com


A preview of Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse, the second show of the 2012-2013 Civic Youth Theatre season, appears online at www.jconline.com, the website of the Journal & Courier, Greater Lafayette's daily newspaper.

You can read the preview here.

Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse opens tonight, Nov. 16 and runs through Sunday, Nov. 18 at the historic Monon Depot Theatre 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. 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.


Friday, November 9, 2012

Announcing the world premieres in the 2012-2013 staged reading series: A Wonderful Suicide and Going Through Hell


During the Staged Reading Series at Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette, a script by a local playwright is selected for a world premiere. Two scripts have been chosen for the 2012-2013 Staged Reading Series: A Wonderful Suicide by Diane Littleton Bahler and Going Through Hell by Steve Martin.

The staged readings will be held Tuesday, March 12 and Tuesday, March 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the historic Monon Depot Theatre on the corner of 5th Street and North Street in downtown Lafayette. The readings will be Pay What You Can Events. A question-and-answer session with the director, cast and playwright will follow each staged reading.

The Staged Reading Series is in the middle of its sixth year. Other scripts by local playwrights that have received a world premiere in previous years include:
  • Pia Zadora Sings Gershwin by Deborah Gray
  • A Very Bad Day for Brandon Butterworth by Scott Haan
  • In the Weeds by Steve Gooch
  • TILT by Laurie Russell
  • Roman Cokes by Jeff Spanke
  • Puzzles by Laurie Russell
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 August: Osage County


Director Bill Caise has announced the cast of August: Osage County, the third staged reading of the 2012-2013 Staged Reading Series at Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette. The Pulitzer Prize-winning script is by Tracy Letts.

The cast includes:

Violet Weston - Mary Anne Cecil
Barbara Fordham - Thea Strand
Jean Fordham - Tamara McGough
Ivy Weston - Carina Atherton-Childress
Karen Weston - Stephanie Bosma
Mattie Fae Aiken - Denise Laussade
Johnna Monevata - Liz Bruni
Beverly Weston - Rick Siler
Bill Fordham - Jason Richards
Charlie Aiken - Ted Malone
Little Charlie Aiken - T.B.A.
Steve Heidebrecht - Daniel Clymer
Sheriff Deon Gilbeau - T.B.A.
Narrator - Jessica Searight

August: Osage County will be performed Tuesday, Dec. 4 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 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.


Sunday, November 4, 2012

Share Your Thoughts: The Woman in Black - A Ghost Story


Now that The Woman in Black: A Ghost Story has closed, share your thoughts about the production.

What will you remember about the show? What were your thoughts about the performances? The story and themes? 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.

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Announcing the cast of Nuncrackers: The Nunsense Christmas Musical



Director Camilla A. Cripps has announced the cast of Nuncrackers: The Nunsense Christmas Musical. It is the holiday show in the 2012-2013 season at Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette. The book, music and lyrics are by Dan Goggin.

The cast includes:

Sister Mary Regina - Ce-Ce Furtner
Sister Mary Hubert - Emily Ohland
Sister Robert Anne - Heather Holley
Sister Mary Paul - Jennifer Dye
Father Virgil Manly Trott - Kit Klutzke
Sister Mary Leo - Anna Burman
Maria - Sahara Thibault
Louise - Jaila Ezell
Joan - Nicole O'Connor
Billy - Alex Hughes

Nuncrackers: The Nunsense Christmas Musical opens Friday, Nov. 30 and runs through Saturday, Dec. 15 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 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: Dracula, a Radio Play



The Civic Theatre Radio Players performance of Dracula, a Radio Play took place last night at 7:30 p.m. in the historic Monon Depot Theatre in downtown Lafayette with 73 people in attendance.

Did you attend? What did you think about the characters, the plot, and the script by Arliss Jeffries based on Bram Stoker's novel? What did you think about the sound effects, created by director Kris Kazmierczak and her crew? What were the high points? What will you remember about this radio script performance?

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.