Based off the classic 1954 film, this production of White Christmas at Theatre at the Center was a heartwarming and feel-good musical that will be sure to get you in the Christmas spirit. From war buddies, to singing partners, to famous names in show business, Bob and Phil go through it all together - including finding romance.
Black Friday and the more recent, Black Wednesday, have become popular days to kick-off the holiday; specifically, for shopping and special beer and wine releases. We compiled a list of releases plus brewery and winery events to enjoy between the usual shopping!
Thanksgiving week is full of activities between cooking, eating and starting your holiday shopping. But if you’re looking for more to do this week – either for grown up fun, entertaining visiting friends and family or just something to keep the kids busy during the long weekend – we got you covered!
It’s spooky season which means it’s time to get spooked! Check out some of these Halloween events happening around the region this month. Whether you’re a scared-y cat or a lover of all things frightening, there is something for everyone.
Work life gets a little tense when the workers at Sleep-Tite Pajama Factory demand a raise of 7 ½ cents in this musical set in 1954! Especially when things between the new superintendent and the head of the union grievance committee get steamy. The award winning musical had everything from love interests, real life work situations, comedy, and lots of “symbolism” as the comedic character and narrator, Hines, says throughout. From the enthusiastic dance moves during the “Once-A-Year Day” number, to the deep and sultry sounds of Curtis Bannisters voice in “Hey There,” this musical truly had me on the edge of my seat.
Walking into The Center for Visual and Performing Arts, home to Theatre at the Center, the atmosphere immediately makes you feel the old thrill of getting dolled up and going to see a show. The pride and love of theater and the arts is obvious in the décor of the main lobby. Photos of past shows cover the outer auditorium walls, displaying the memories of shows past.
Nothing gets us in the summer spirit more than celebrating Independence Day in Northwest Indiana with fireworks, food trucks and live music! Get the family together for one of the many events happening this week to celebrate the 4th of July.
If you’ve had the slightest urge to take up tap dancing…this musical will make you wish you had the moves to tap and click across the dance floor. From the dance moves and rhythmic tap shoe clicks to the powerful voices of the cast, this show gave me chills time and time again.