In this long-running Off-Broadway hit musical revue, Forbidden Broadway pokes, teases and lampoons anything Broadway has to offer- but always with love. This canon of witty and often times brilliant parodies is a time capsule of the American Theatre. Journey through more than 20 Broadway shows and spend the evening with Carol Channing, Julie Andrews, Ethel Merman, not to mention the casts of "The Lion King," "Wicked," "Mamma Mia," "Hairspray" and so many more in this entertaining tribute to some of Broadway's greatest shows and stars!
Actor/singer James Solomon Benn presents his 75-minute cabaret show “Big Beautiful Women of Broadway,” featuring songs sung by or made famous by the women of Broadway.
Benn’s vocal stylings include jazz, pop, gospel, R&B, and the blues. The show is the anticipated followup to James’ comic cabaret “Little Butchie Sings!” James is an Arts Council of Indianapolis / Creative Renewal Artist Fellowship recipient and a member of the Fonseca Theatre Company.
Debbie Nelson & In Full Transition are the winners of the 2018 Naptown Blues Challenge, which presented an opportunity for the band to perform at The International Blues Challenge on Beale Street Memphis, TN. They are a high energy group that performs a plethora of blues and R&B sounds from age-old favorites to contemporary as well as their own original music.
I Got Rhythm, Summertime , S’Wonderful, Embraceable You...….and so many more….Brothers George and Ira Gershwin teamed up to compose songs you know and love. Songs that endure. Timeless music from The Great American Songbook.
Indy’s own Brenda Williams leads an all-star cast, including special guest Everett Greene, of a program exploring the songs and stories of these brothers and the music they composed.
Featuring the music of Elvis, Blondie, Peter Cincotti, Michael Leonard and others, "Not Exactly Paris" is an evening of jazz and storytelling.
Described as "funny and touching" by the DC Cabaret Network, the audience is guided on a personal yet universal journey of love and loss.
Straight from New York City to Indy's District Theatre Emily Asher's Garden Party Quartet brings a full two-set program of freshly arranged tunes from the Hoagy Carmichael Songbook along with her new program: Swingtime in the Garden.
The band delights audiences of all ages with Asher's tenacious trombone and sweet vocals, Mike Davis' virtuosic trumpet playing, Rob Adkins swinging bass lines and Adam Moezinia's Juilliard honed guitar mastery.
From the award-winning creators of Fruit Flies Like a Banana come tales of youth and consequences. Inspired by our discarded mementos, this musical reverie revisits fairy tales, childhood games, and the secret life of toys. As always, the "seriously talented musicians" (CBC) of The Fourth Wall expertly blend music, theatre, and "deft choreography." (Wall Street Journal) FIVE STARS - CBC, Manitoba & Winnipeg Free Press. “So beautiful you might get a little verklempt. Go feel what it’s like to be a kid again.” (Winnipeg Free Press)
BroZone, a struggling, past-their-prime, midwestern Boyband, book a once in a lifetime gig in California over the holidays, only to get snowed in at the airport on Christmas Eve. Will their original provocative songs, and hip gyrating choreography be enough to melt the snow, or will fame pass them by?
An award-winning, tour-de-folk operetta celebrating America’s vanishing original art form. In his final performance, an old folk singer confronts his lost love, experiences of the Vietnam War, years of political activism, adventures into the American wilderness, and death itself with five instruments, square-dance calling, and dirty jokes in this haunting, heartfelt hootenanny.
Twin Cities: https://www.twincities.com/2017/08/06/fringe-review-there-aint-no-more/
Rock musicals hold a special place on the American stage. The Indianapolis Men’s Chorus presents selections of some of our favorites, including Queen’s “We Will Rock You” and Green Day’s “American Idiot.” Join us for an evening that blends the hard edge of rock and roll and punk with the drama of musical theatre.
IndyFringe Talks: http://indyfringetalks.com/queen-day-rules-with-rock/