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‘The Tin Woman’ Offers a Heartfelt Stage Journey for TATC Audiences

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As the weather is warming up, we are preparing for our summer show at Theatre at the Center. The Tin Woman is a new play, running July 13 to Aug. 13 written by Sean Grennan, who wrote Making God Laugh, the stage work which delighted our audiences in 2012. I have known Sean for years and since my first encounter with The Tin Woman, I knew I wanted the chance to work on it. It is a beautiful and touching story which centers around Joy who has received a heart transplant. As she recovers, she questions whether she really deserves a second chance. Meanwhile, the donor’s family is trying to heal after the loss of their son, Jack. At a friend's urging, Joy tracks down Jack's family.

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Wayne Brady Looking Forward to His Return to the Midwest at The Venue at Horseshoe Casino Hammond

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On June 9th, Emmy-winning actor, singer and game show host Wayne Brady brings his unique brand of comedy for a one night only show at The Venue at Horseshoe Casino Hammond.

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Ed Asner's "A Man and His Prostate" Performance Benefits Memorial Opera House Foundation

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Renowned performer Ed Asner visited Memorial Opera House on Thursday for a fundraiser to benefit the Memorial Opera House Foundation with his one-man show “A Man and His Prostate.”

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Memorial Opera House Announces 2018 Season, Holds Opening Night of "The Drowsy Chaperone"

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The Memorial Opera House announced the 2018 Season at the opening evening for The Drowsy Chaperone on Friday!

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Meet the Cast of Memorial Opera House’s Production of “The Drowsy Chaperone”


rot1Valparaiso’s Historical Memorial Opera House announced casting for their second production of an exciting 2017 season - ‘The Drowsy Chaperone’, a 2006 Tony Winning Musical with Music and Lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison; Book by Bob Martin and Don McKellar.

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The Memorial Opera House. A Five Year Transformation Story

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Five years ago a group of people in the community came together and looked at the Memorial Opera House with a candid perspective on its past and potential future. This jewel, this theatrical, beautiful, building? “What can we do?” they asked.

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Can't Think of That Perfect Gift? Memorial Opera House Has the Answer


MOH-Black-Friday-2016The Box Office will be OPEN on Friday!
If you take advantage of the wonderful small businesses around downtown Valparaiso on the day after Thanksgiving, the Memorial Opera House will be open as well for our normal business hours - 10am-2pm.

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NIETF Celebrates Their 24th Awards Gala By Recognizing and Honoring Members of the Theatre Community

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Theatre came alive in NWI on Sunday night, and it happened all in one room. Northwest Indiana Theatre in Excellence Foundation celebrated their 24th annual NIETF Awards Gala, which highlighted another fantastic year in theatre within our three county region. The awards showcased talent on stage, and behind the stage by playing a big part in both dramas and musicals.

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NIETF Announces 2015-2016 Nominees


NIETF-LogoNIETF is proud to announce the Nominees for the 2015-16 season. Please join us in thanking our NIETF viewers for a year of excellent service and numerous hours and join us in congratulating everyone who does community theatre – including this year’s nominees.

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Harmonies for Healing "Supergroup" Performs With Under the Streetlamp

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This Saturday, August 13, the Harmonies for Healing “Supergroup” will be performing with Under the Streetlamp at the Star Plaza Theatre in Merrillville, Ind.

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NIETF Connects Arts to Community with Theatrepalooza

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The Northwest Indiana Excellence in Theatre Foundation (NIETF) constantly strives to make a positive impact in the community through arts. They did just this during the 4th Annual NIETF Theatrepalooza, a free theatre festival held on the afternoon of Sunday, August 7 at Chesterton High School.

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