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PHS Thespians to Perform The Wedding Singer

PHSCrestThe Portage High School Theatre Department presents "The Wedding Singer", opening Friday, April 20, 2012 at 7:30 pm. The show follows the story, based on the Adam Sandler film, of the relationship forming between Robbie, a wedding singer, and Julia, a waitress at the reception hall where Robbie and his band regularly perform.

The cast list is as follows:

  • Jacob Cherry... Robbie Hart
  • Rachel Stewart... Julia Sullivan
  • Claire Tokash... Holly

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The Munster Theatre Company Presents Its Spring Musical Production

How-to-Succeed-in-Business-1The Munster Theatre Company (the Performing Arts Department of Munster High School) is pleased to present the Classic Broadway musical, HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING The Artistic Staff includes: Dr. Larry A Brechner, Producer/Director; William Woods Music/Orchestra Pit Director; and Carol Lynn Brechner, Assistant Director; Helena Janosek as Student Choreographer; and as Kendall Goldberg Student Director.

HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING is satire of big business and all it holds sacred, that follows the rise of J. Pierrepont Finch (Christian Fary), who uses a little handbook called "How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying" to climb the corporate ladder from lowly window washer to high-powered executive.

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CHS to Present Musical Grease

GreaseThe Chesterton High School Music and Theatre Departments will present the musical GREASE on Friday, May 11, 2012 at 7 p.m., on Saturday, May 12 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, May 13 at 2:00 p.m.

Tickets are $10.00 Adults and $8.00 for Students/Seniors and are available for purchase online at Tickets will also be available for purchase in the CHS Main Office beginning Wednesday, April 18 from 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

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Comedy Group to Debut in Valparaiso

Plaid-Collar-Comedy-WoodyPut on your favorite piece of flannel as Chuckles INc presents the inaugural Plaid Collar Comedy Show at Cornucopia Coffee Company in Valparaiso on April 18.

Lake Station native, Woody Watt will headline the all-ages show with his special blend of jokes and music. The show will also feature Jake Kenney from Lowell and Keith Evans from Crown Point and hosted by Nathyn Gibson from Lake Station.

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Preview Night Raises $2,800 for Porter Starke

Porter-Starke-MOH-Theater-1About 125 people came out to Memorial Opera House last night for Preview Night! A First Look for Charity presented by the Porter-Starke Services Foundation! It was a great performance of "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change!"

Roughly $2,800 was raised for the Porter-Starke Services Foundation’s Changing Minds Campaign at Preview Night! A First Look for Charity. 100% of the proceeds from ticket sales were donated to the Foundation.

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PNC Students Present "Spoon River Anthology"

Purdue University North Central students will present their annual Readers' Theatre oral interpretation program on Tuesday, April 24 at 11 a.m. and Sunday, April 29 at 2 p.m. in the Library-Student-Faculty Building Assembly Hall, Room 02. The program is free and open to the public. It will last about one hour.

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The Readers' Theatre program is presented by students in the Communication 240 class, Introduction to Oral Interpretation. The class focuses on the performance of all genres of literature before an audience. Based on the traditions of Reader's Theatre, the program features "readers" with a book or script present, selections are performed in a presentational style in an environment that does not pretend to be anything other than a performance space. The program features a theme and examples of literature supporting it, with student performers assuming a variety of personas depending on the selection.

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It's Your Chance to Learn Improv!

Disposable-BBeginning April 15, 2012, Disposable Theatre’s will be holding on-going improv workshops from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Fourth Street Theater in Chesterton.

These workshops are for people that are new to improv, who have done improv in the past and want to get back in to the game, or for those who are just curious or want to come out and have fun and laugh.

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