What happens in a time of historical ferment when you acknowledge the moral roots and lived experiences that inform your politics, left and right? We enter the stage with the daily news and go from there for three performances of high-wire improvisation and emotionally honest storytelling about then and now.
A comedic adventure through one man’s journey as a boy navigating cancer, family and the world. The life lessons he learned and realities he faced. A shared journey of giggles and growth.
V.R. Dunne's whole life and character had prepared him for the Minneapolis truck drivers' strike of 1934. This is the story of the organizer of the most influential strike in U.S. labor history. "Petrick is a master storyteller. Go see his performance." - Winnipeg Free Press
Holy Crap, I can't wait for IndyFringe! I missed you all last year. Edmonton Fringe was fun, but it's no Mass Ave. They don't even have a Comedy Sportz!?!? See you soon!
What happens before once upon a time and after happily ever after? Did Beauty love the Prince or the Beast? What’s all the fuss about poisoned apples anyway? Join storyteller Laura Packer for the other side of enchantment. No Disney princesses, singing teapots or emasculated wolves. Darker. Sexier. Funnier. Grimmer.
The Quilting is an autobiographical play that depicts the abuse the playwright’s mother endured and how her strength had the ability to heal. The importance of this piece is that it shows the rippling effects of abuse and shows that in spite of the terror of abuse there is still the possibility of hope, self-realization, and forgiveness.
Überview from the Heartland
Fasten your seat belts and take an exciting ride with actor/storyteller, D. Paul Thomas, as he profiles some of the fascinating people he’s picked up as an Uber driver in Indianapolis. You’ll have the chance to rate the passengers—1 to 5 stars—and meet some crazy & wonderful people on the journey. You won’t want to miss this one-hour, solo dramedy, spotlighting the “human condition” from the heartland of America.”
A top selling show from the 2016 IndyFringe Festival
"Locker Room Talk"
October 7/8/9 & 14/15/16
"Blood, whiskey, cigars and scandal. A failure, a fighter, a hero and destitute. A general, a president, a midwesterner and a man. Following his cancer diagnosis, Ulysses S. Grant struggles to define the moments of his triumphs and tragedies leaving an undying legacy for his family.
Ulysses S. Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant; April 27, 1822 – July 23, 1885), 18th President of the United States (1869–77).
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Catherine of Siena,
MARIAN UNIVERSITY THEATRE
Nancy Murray, OP is a Catholic nun, a member of the Adrian Dominicans.
Like her more famous brother, Bill Murray, she is comfortable on the stage.