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!
DESTINATION: EVERYWHERE is a boisterous adventure that invites audiences to journey through invisible worlds. With a speaking host to guide even the youngest theater-goers, BKBXKids! weaves together nine inventive shorts into a rollicking hour-long program for K-3. This interactive performance is followed by a workshop where families meet the cast and learn how to mime! Destination: Everywhere has toured NYC this year at the Peoples Improv Theater, the Tilt Kids Festival at the Alliance Francaise, and BRIC Arts House.
The award-winning mimes of Broken Box travel to Indianapolis September 6th and 7th to present QUIET RIOT, their best-of comedy mixtape packed with fresh funnies and fan favorites. Wordless as they are bad-ass and set to a rip-roaring' soundtrack, BKBX is among today's most innovative storytelling ensembles. It's Pixar meets Pilobolus meets the Moth meets the best version of yourself. Join us for a best-of mix of BKBX comedy!
Runtime: 55 minutes
Genre: Mime, Comedy, Physical Theater, Short-Story All Ages
Local choreographer and performer Tommy Lewey will become the first American to perform in the Acco Festival of Alternative Israeli Theatre (Acco Fringe) Sept. 21-28. Lewey will bring his production of widespread acclaim, “Red Couch,” to Israel, an award-winning, two-person play he performed in the 2011 and 2017 IndyFringe Festivals, alongside dancers Aggie Schmank and Morgan Skiles, respectively.
Rock Paper Scissors, aka Roshambo, is serious business for these students. Taylor, the prodigy, can sense when an opponent will throw scissors just by looking at them. Her no-nonsense coach and over-exuberant mother expect her to win the upcoming tournament. Will she rise to the challenge or crack under pressure?
Princess Charli is happy and excited about a pink princess dress. She becomes unhappy, demanding, and unruly after a witch, who hates happiness, casts a spell upon her. The spell is broken with the help of a loving grandmother, her community, the audience, positive affirmations, and a pair of magic socks.
Performed on The District Theatre Mainstage (Formally Theatre on the Square), nationally-recognized choreographers and Indiana University colleagues Stephanie Nugent and Elizabeth Shea collaborate to create an evening of contemporary dance repertory sure to raise spirits and tug at socially-conscious heartstrings. Through bodies and voices, performers will share challenges, humor, and earnest anecdotes regarding what it means to be human.
The best magicians appear at Taylor Martin's Indy Magic each month. The July event features Michael Kent, with special appearances by Nathan Kranzo, Lion Fludd, and Smoke and Mirrors, a duo in from Louisville.
ABOUT THE MAGICIANS
Lion Fludd is quickly establishing himself as one of the most in demand comedian magicians around. His quick wit and sharp edge comedy style mixed with interactive magic and sarcastic improve moves are some of the best around.
The best magicians appear at Taylor Martin's Indy Magic each month. The June event is The Young Whippersnappers of Magic, featuring Hunter Tabor, Anthony Stockton, Nathan Colwell and Brendon Ware. All magicians are 21 and under for this special event! Featuring live music by Jamahl Keye's family band, The Key of "M," before and during intermission.
ABOUT THE MAGICIANS
The time has FINALLY come to plant your flower and vegetable gardens. Hear stories from those that are passionate about their gardens. During the open mike portion of the evening, you may choose to share your own 2 – 3 minute gardening story. The evening includes a cash bar, snacks, stories and a chance to make new friends. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., the stories begin at 6 p.m.