28 Monday / January 28, 2019

RENT

08:00 pm to 11:00 pm
IU Auditorium
http://www.iuauditorium.com/events/detail/rent-2018

In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway… and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson’s RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world. And now, this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning masterpiece returns to Bloomington in a vibrant 20th anniversary touring production.

A re-imagining of Puccini’s La Bohème, RENT follows an unforgettable year in the lives of seven artists struggling to follow their dreams without selling out. With its inspiring message of joy and hope in the face of fear, this timeless celebration of friendship and creativity reminds us to measure our lives with the only thing that truly matters: love.

Dance / Entertainment / Theater

29 Tuesday / January 29, 2019

RENT

08:00 pm to 08:00 pm
IU Auditorium
http://www.iuauditorium.com/events/detail/rent-2018

In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway… and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson’s RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world. And now, this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning masterpiece returns to Bloomington in a vibrant 20th anniversary touring production.

A re-imagining of Puccini’s La Bohème, RENT follows an unforgettable year in the lives of seven artists struggling to follow their dreams without selling out. With its inspiring message of joy and hope in the face of fear, this timeless celebration of friendship and creativity reminds us to measure our lives with the only thing that truly matters: love.

Dance / Entertainment / Theater

27 Wednesday / February 27, 2019

Something Rotten!

08:00 pm to 11:00 pm
IU Auditorium
http://www.iuauditorium.com/events/detail/something-rotten

SOMETHING ROTTEN! is “Broadway’s big, fat hit!” (New York Post). Set in 1595, this hilarious smash tells the story of Nick and Nigel Bottom, two brothers who are desperate to write a hit play. When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theatre involves singing, dancing, and acting at the same time, Nick and Nigel set out to write the world’s very first MUSICAL!

With its heart on its ruffled sleeve and sequins in its soul, SOMETHING ROTTEN! is “The Producers + Spamalot + The Book of Mormon. Squared!” (New York Magazine).

Entertainment / Live Music / Theater

28 Thursday / February 28, 2019

Something Rotten!

08:00 pm to 11:00 pm
IU Auditorium
http://www.iuauditorium.com/events/detail/something-rotten

SOMETHING ROTTEN! is “Broadway’s big, fat hit!” (New York Post). Set in 1595, this hilarious smash tells the story of Nick and Nigel Bottom, two brothers who are desperate to write a hit play. When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theatre involves singing, dancing, and acting at the same time, Nick and Nigel set out to write the world’s very first MUSICAL!

With its heart on its ruffled sleeve and sequins in its soul, SOMETHING ROTTEN! is “The Producers + Spamalot + The Book of Mormon. Squared!” (New York Magazine).

Entertainment / Live Music / Theater

2 Saturday / March 2, 2019

Seusspicious Behavior

01:00 pm to 04:00 pm
Monroe County Public Library 303 E Kirkwood Ave, Bloomington, IN 47408
https://bloomington.in.gov/parks/events

Don’t sit at home with nothing to do! Come to the library for a birthday woo-hoo. It’s Seusspicious Behavior, so the folks say, And we’re celebrating Dr. Seuss’s birthday. Bloomington North performs a play that is funny. Come to the library; you don’t need any money! See a lot of good tricks. We will show them to you. Your mother will not mind at all if we do! With crafts and fun games to play, Bloomington Parks and Recreation makes a Seussrific day!

Children / Theater

29 Friday / March 29, 2019

The Jedi Handbook

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Bloomington Playwrights Project
https://newplays.org/show/2018-2019/the-jedi-handbook/

Written by Stephen Massicotte
Directed by Chad Rabinovitz

A not so long time ago, in a theater not so far away, came a film that rocked the galaxy – changing both cinema and schoolyards forever…

The Jedi Handbook is a coming of age story about a young boy who survives growing older with help from The Force. Experiencing the Star Wars franchise anew, through the eyes and imagination of a kid, The Jedi Handbook takes us on a nostalgic journey back to an era we can all relate to – our childhood.

Suitable for all ages.

Box office opens at 6:30pm, house opens at 7pm, shows begin at 7:30pm.

Entertainment / Theater

5 Friday / April 5, 2019

Whose Live Anyway?

08:00 pm
IU Auditorium
http://www.iuauditorium.com/events/detail/whose-live-anyway

The current cast members of the Emmy-nominated TV show Whose Line Is It Anyway? are proud to present their new improv tour: WHOSE LIVE ANYWAY?

WHOSE LIVE ANYWAY? is 90 minutes of hilarious improvised comedy and song, all based on audience suggestions. Cast members Greg Proops, Jeff B. Davis, Dave Foley, and Joel Murray will leave you gasping with the very witty scenes they invent before your eyes.

Audience participation is key to the show so bring your suggestions and you might be asked to join the cast onstage! WHOSE LIVE ANYWAY? showcases some of the improv games made famous on the long-running TV show as well as some exciting new ones, featuring musical direction by Bob Derkach. All ages welcomed!

Comedy / Entertainment / Theater

10 Friday / May 10, 2019

To Quiet the Quiet

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Bloomington Playwrights Project
https://newplays.org/show/2018-2019/to-quiet-the-quiet/

Woodward/Newman Drama Award Winner

Written by Christy Hall
Directed by David Anspaugh
From the writer of the hit musical Home.

Having suffered great loss and heartbreak, Kathy is a woman on the edge. Haunted by her past and her own personal demons, Kathy seems to be losing the battle against her thoughts, her words, and her fears. And the one man who can help her may prove to be just as powerless against her…

Contains violence and may not be suitable for all ages.

Box office opens at 6:30pm, house opens at 7pm, shows begin at 7:30pm.

Entertainment / Theater

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