Friday, May 31, 2013

The 2013-2014 MainStage season: Mame

The fifth and final production of the 2013-2014 MainStage season at Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette will be Mame, directed by Susan Kisinger with music direction by Bill Kisinger. The book was written by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee. The music and lyrics are by Jerry Herman.

Performances will be Friday, May 9 through Sunday, May 11 at Sunnyside Middle School, 530 N. 26th Street, Lafayette. Friday and Saturday performances will begin at 7:30 p.m. The Sunday performance will begin at 2:30 p.m.

Who is Mame? Some of Mame's wild, adventurous spirit is inside everyone who lives for the moment and believes that "life is a banquet!" It's the height of the 1920s and Auntie Mame becomes the guardian for her ten-year-old nephew, Patrick. Special songs include "Mame," "It's Today," "Open a New Window," "We Need a Little Christmas," and "Bosom Buddies." Mame's life is turned upside down, many of her priorities change, but she still lives life to the fullest!

Season tickets for the MainStage season can be purchased online at or by calling 765-423-7529.

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.

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