Sunday, April 17, 2016

Introducing the cast of Christopher Durang's "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike"

Director Steve Martin has announced the cast of "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike," the fifth and final production in the MainStage season at Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette.

Performances will be May 6-21.

The cast includes:

* Vanya - Larry Sommers
* Sonia - Beth Butram
* Cassandra - Michelle Bonora
* Masha - Amy Long
* Spike - Michael Greenan
* Nina - Annie Stoker

Monday, April 4, 2016

Soliciting scripts for the fourth annual 10-Minute Play Festival: April 15

Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette is soliciting playwrights to submit previously unproduced scripts for its fourth annual 10-Minute Play Festival. Up to 10 scripts will be produced June 3-5, 2016, at the historic Monon Depot Theatre in downtown Lafayette.

* Only residents of the 14-county area served by the Tippecanoe Arts Federation may submit. These counties include Benton, Carroll, Cass, Clinton, Fountain, Howard, Jasper, Montgomery, Newton, Pulaski, Tippecanoe, Tipton, Warren and White.

* Submissions must be sent as a PDF or Word document to

* Playwrights must include a title page with the play's title, playwright's name and contact information. The author's name should not appear anywhere on the script.

* The second page of the submission should include the title, a list of characters and the setting.

* The play should last no longer than 10 minutes, which often translates to 10 pages in the script, not including the title page and the character/setting page. Plays that last longer than 10 minutes will not be considered.

* There is no cost to submit a script. Playwrights are limited to submitting no more than 2 scripts.

* Deadline for submissions: April 15, 2016.

* Response date: No later than April 29, 2016.

* Contract: There are no royalties paid at this time.

* Cast size: Casts small than 5 characters are preferred.

* Content: No restrictions. Please keep in mind technical limitations of the festival. Shows with multiple locations, extensive technical requirements or large casts will have less chance of being selected.

Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette is a community theatre located in downtown Lafayette, Indiana. Its home is the historic Monon Depot Theatre, which has a seating capacity of 155.

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, April 3, 2016

Introducing the cast of "The Hundred Dresses"

Director Julie Doan has announced the cast of "The Hundred Dresses" by Mary Hall Surface, based on the book by Eleanor Estes. It is the fourth and final show in the Civic Youth Theatre season.

Performances will be April 8-10.

The cast includes:

* Maddie: Sofia Alge
* Peggy: Ashlyn Short
* Cecile: Bliss Ulery
* Wanda: Alanna Short
* Ms. Mason: Addie Gorden
* Shellie Reeves: Molly Synesael
* Willie: Matthew Roberts
* Jack: Aidan Clemenz
* Mr. Petronski: Jared Baumann
* Jake Petronski/Mr. Svenson: Xander Haan
* Maddie Doll: Sadie Alge