Drama

Next Show: 
Friday Nov 8th, 7:30PM

Prospect Hill

A powerfully human story of hope and redemption from IU MFA alumni Bruce Walsh.

A gay Bloomington couple seeks new meaning for their relationship by mentoring a young man struggling to make ends meet for his newborn son. As the three men battle their addictions, fears, and resentments, they discover an unexpected sense of dignity in an increasingly divided middle-America.

Talk backs on November 8th and 9th with the playwright and cast following the show.

About Bruce Walsh

Friday, November 8, 2019 - 19:30Saturday, November 9, 2019 - 19:30Friday, November 15, 2019 - 19:30Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 19:30Sunday, November 17, 2019 - 15:00Friday, November 22, 2019 - 19:30Saturday, November 23, 2019 - 19:30Sunday, November 24, 2019 - 15:00
Next Show: 
Thursday Oct 17th, 7:30PM

The Tempest

The Tempest is one of the most exciting, understandable works of Shakespeare, featuring a giant, fairies, a shipwreck, a duke’s daughter and more!

Agape, under the direction of Dr. Phipps, returns to the Indy Bard Fest with this youth production of Shakespeare’s classic.

So popular was Agape’s production of a Midsummer Night’s Dream most shows sold out in 2018.

Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 19:30Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 19:30Sunday, October 20, 2019 - 17:00Friday, October 25, 2019 - 19:30Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 14:00Sunday, October 27, 2019 - 17:00
Next Show: 
Friday Oct 18th, 8:00PM

Henry IV. 1

The true epic story of Prince Hal before he would become England's greatest king, Henry V. We see the young man under the comic guidance of the legendary Falstaff and his formidable father Henry IV as he grows in stature. The main plot of Henry IV.1 is about the rebellion of the Percies, the northern baronial family who had helped Henry depose Richard II and become king. They are joined by the Scottish Earl of Douglas, Edmund Mortimer, Earl of March, claimant to the throne, and Owen Glendower, a Welsh noble.

Friday, October 18, 2019 - 20:00Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 14:00Sunday, October 20, 2019 - 13:00Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 20:00Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 20:00Sunday, October 27, 2019 - 13:00
Next Show: 
Friday Oct 18th, 8:00PM

Lear's Shadow

Bard Fest is delighted to present the regional premiere of “Lear’s Shadow” by Brian Elerding.

This multi award winning play presents of vision of Shakespeare’s masterpiece King Lear unlike anything you have seen before. Join us as three very talented actors take you on an unforgettable journey.

There is a storm coming….

Friday, October 18, 2019 - 20:00Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 20:00Sunday, October 20, 2019 - 14:00Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 20:00Friday, October 25, 2019 - 20:00Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 20:00Sunday, October 27, 2019 - 14:00
Next Show: 
Thursday Oct 17th, 7:30PM

Hamlet

Hamlet, the prince of Denmark, returns home from his studies abroad upon the sudden death of his father the king. Soon after, his mother remarries with his uncle and his uncle assumes the throne. Worse still, a supernatural visitor charges Hamlet with an unthinkable mission: kill the man who is at once his uncle, his mother’s husband, and his king.  Hamlet must grapple with whether and how to fulfill this charge and whether he can even trust the visitor--or himself.

Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 19:30Friday, October 18, 2019 - 19:30Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 19:30Sunday, October 20, 2019 - 13:00Friday, October 25, 2019 - 19:30Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 19:30Sunday, October 27, 2019 - 13:00
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