The Indiana premiere of this long-running Off-Broadway smash hit. For seven years, a certain boy wizard went to a certain Wizard School and conquered evil. This, however, is not his story. This is the story of the Puffs.. who happened to be there too. A tale for anyone who has never been destined to save the world.
December 6th – January 4th
Holidays are a time to reminisce, reflect and rejoice. Make plans to celebrate the warmth and magic of Christmas with classic songs of the season like O Holy Night, White Christmas and Santa Baby. Come create new holiday memories with family and friends.
December 13th – 22nd
Enjoy an intimate experience with some of America’s legendary musicians.
Tony Levin has recorded with John Lennon, Pink Floyd, Lou Reed, Alice Cooper and more.
He records and tours with Peter Gabriel, King Crimson and Stick Men.
Pete Levin has played with Miles Davis, Dave Brubeck, David Sanborn, Annie Lennox and Jaco Pastorius.
Together, they revisit their musical roots along with contemporary music
Get up close and personal with premium front two rows, center stage house seats at $40
January 17th – Doors Open at 7:00 p.m. Performance at 8:00pm
From the author of the best-selling novel, The House of God, this critically acclaimed version which played Off-Broadway in 2007, tells the amazing story of the two men who pioneered Alcoholics Anonymous, and of their wives, who founded Al Anon.
During the roaring ’20s, New York stockbroker Bill Wilson rides high on money, fame, and booze. In ’29, both he and the market crash and he becomes a hopeless drunk.
Dr. Bob Smith, a surgeon in Akron, Ohio, and a pillar of the community, has been a secret drunk for thirty years, often going into the operating room hungover and high on sedatives. His family has tried everything to no avail.
Through an astonishing series of events involving doctors, ministers, the Oxford Group evangelical movement, and Henrietta Sieberling a scion of the Goodyear Rubber fortune, Bill and Bob meet on Mother’s Day of 1935. The two men form a relationship which keeps each sober. Fired up, they seek out a third drunk to see if their program will work for others.
February 7th – 16th
Vandals have struck a piece of unique and interactive public art which stands outside the District Theater in the 600 block of Mass Ave. The vandalism has left IndyFringe, which unveiled the “Artful Piano” in June, looking not only for experts to repair the piano but also the funds to underwrite the effort.
The Artful Piano has been nothing but a joy to thousands of people who have played, tinkered and wondered at its history since it was placed outside The District Theatre on June 8 for Pride Parade. Unfortunately the Piano was vandalized over Labor Day weekend.
Will you help us restore this delightful addition to the Mass Ave Cultural District? As for the Artful Piano, Lee Dykstra and volunteers have moved the heavy instrument into The District Theatre to keep it safe for now.
The board is looking for an expert to diagnose and repair the piano. Jennifer Pope Baker from the CICF Women’s Fund has offered to help fund repairs and connect the theater with the artist, Aaron Underwood.
Read about it in the IndyStar
December 6 – January 4
CLASSIC CHRISTMAS WITH MONICA CANTRELL
FEATURED GUEST, EVERETT GREENE
December 13 – 22, 2019
“Coming into this play, I was completely surprised by the history of IUPUI — how it all began. “I had no idea of the struggle and the price it actually cost to have this establishment that we have here today.” — Jay Fuqua, Actor “The Price of Progress”
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— Plays with John & Wendy, March 2019
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