And How Does My Garden Grow by Rita Kohn brings us into the lives of teens in crisis. Do we ‘lock ‘em up’ or help them regain a worthy path? Indiana today has more young people in crisis than the national average. What can we do?
IndyFringe Basile Theatre
Stage Door Productions will present the powerful docudrama
Bill W and Dr. Bob from November 9 to l9th, 2017.
Bill W and Dr. Bob is about the two iconic men that founded the
Alcoholics Anonymous movement in 1935.
The play is educational, inspirational, and very humorous at times.
It will make you laugh, it will make you cry. Most of all it wll leave you
with the feeling of hope for all the friends, family members, or other people
you know from the community that struggle with addiction.
Etta, a bride-to-be receives an unexpected visit from her ex-husband as she prepares for her wedding. As she and her bridesmaids tries to deal with it themselves without telling her groom, chaos ensues. Will her past ruin her future?
What Nicole has to say about this festival:
Black Lives Matter (too) is one part play and one part storypoem that explores the struggles and triumphs of black people from slavery to the present.
Ashya Thomas - Ashya Thomas is Ball State Creative Writing major with a minor in Telecommunications. She has written several short stories and poetic works. She resides in Muncie, Indiana. In her spare time, Ashya enjoys teaching Zumba and leading the Ball State CHAARG organization. You can follow her on Instagram @ashyab or on Twitter @ashya_b
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Indianapolis' own BARD FEST
Cymbeline (director pending)
Taming of the Shrew (Casey Ross)
Macbeth (Carey Shea)
Richard III - Shakespeare's classic tale of the famous hunchbacked killer who would be king, returns to the Indy Fringe stage, brought to you by two of Indy's most venerable theatre companies. First Folio Productions and Catalyst repertory bring you a local-star studded and visually stunning show that promise to leave you thinking about this classic story in new ways.
The winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, told by Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater through what Entertainment Weekly called, "the most gorgeous Broadway score this decade," Spring Awakening explores the journey from adolescence to adulthood with a poignancy and passion that is illuminating and unforgettable. The landmark musical is an electrifying fusion of morality, sexuality and rock and roll that is exhilarating audiences across the nation like no other musical in years.
Established in 2011, OnxyFest is striving to become, in the words of the late playwright, August Wilson, a festival that “informs its viewers of the human condition and its power to heal.” OnyxFest is determined to be the vehicle to promote and expose avid theatre goers to the voices and talent of new and emerging African American playwrights.
Directed by Padraic Lillis
“HEDY! The Life & Inventions of Hedy Lamarr”
Playwright: Heather Massie, New York City
Description: Hedy Lamarr, glamorous siren of the silver screen, was more than the most beautiful woman in the world. She invented frequency hopping and spread spectrum technology that make the world of wireless communication tick. From Austria to Hollywood, WWII, torpedoes, ecstasy and intrigue, to the very cell phone in your pocket, she was there!