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Behind the Curtain: A Drag Legend Is Born in ‘Georgia McBride’

Jennifer Pacenza opens her theater column in Limestone Post with a preview of “fierce, funny” The Legend of Georgia McBride. Pacenza, author of Bravo, Bloomington!, a blog dedicated to local performance, says this Cardinal Stage Company production about the drag community challenges its audience “to consider the permeability of gender and sexuality.” Click here to read the full story.

Theater, Art — ‘Our Mirror to Who We Are’ [video]

David Anspaugh and the cast and crew of Row After Row, a production by Bloomington Playwrights Project, give filmmaker TJ Jaeger a behind-the-scenes look at what their craft means to them, what theater means to the broader world, and why art is important to everybody. Click here to watch the video.

Elvis Like You’ve Never Seen Her! Cardinal Stage Company’s Production of ‘The Legend of Georgia McBride’ Opens February 3rd

Elvis has left the building — wearing a dress and high heels. In sequined jumpsuits and catchy tunes, Cardinal Stage Company’s The Legend of Georgia McBride will knock you out — just as it knocks down preconceived notions of normality. Following the all-female cast of The Merchant of Venice last fall, The Legend of Georgia McBride furthers Cardinal Stage’s mission to be on the forefront of celebrating diversity in race, sexual orientation, and gender. Click here to read more!

The Artful Dodger, Fagin, Mr. Brumble, and, of course, Oliver! Don’t miss the colorful characters in Cardinal Stage Company’s family holiday musical, ‘Oliver!’

Join Cardinal Stage Company for a family holiday favorite — Oliver! — the musical adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic novel Oliver Twist. The story follows Oliver, local pickpocket Artful Dodger, and gang leader Fagin. Produced in partnership with multiple local youth groups, and featuring a cast of 60 local kids, Oliver! is a centerpiece of Cardinal Stage’s celebration of its 10th Anniversary Season! Click here to read more about Oliver!

A Cardinal Stage Spring Subscription — a Gift So Good, You Might Want One for Yourself!

What could be better than giving the gift of live theater? Cardinal Stage Spring Subscriptions are the perfect gift for anyone on your list. But the benefits are so plentiful and so good, you’ll probably want one for yourself. A subscription includes Oliver! in December and three standout shows in the spring season. But there’s so much more! Click here to see everything a Cardinal Stage Spring Subscription includes!

Shakespeare’s Courtroom Comedy ‘The Merchant of Venice’ Is a Tour de Force in This Production by Cardinal Stage Company

Cardinal Stage is adapting Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice for the 400th anniversary of the genius playwright’s death. This captivating story is not only beautifully written but also infused with themes that have resonated with audiences for centuries. Produced in association with Indiana University’s College of Arts and Sciences’ 2016 Themester on “Beauty,” the bard’s courtroom tour de force has been taken on by Cardinal Stage’s Artistic Director Randy White with an all-female cast. Read more about the show here!

Cardinal Stage Company’s ‘Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery’ Begins September 23

Don your deerstalker cap and join Cardinal Stage Company at the Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center for Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery! In this madcap production, Sherlock Holmes and Watson venture to Devonshire to solve the case of the Baskervilles’ inexplicable deaths. Ken Ludwig puts a wickedly fun spin on Arthur Conan Doyle’s most popular Sherlock Holmes mystery — featuring five versatile actors playing dozens of roles! Read more about the show here!

Ann Richards: Governor of Texas, 1991-1995

Cardinal Stage Company’s 10th Anniversary Season season kicks off with a Texas-sized bang! "Ann is an inspiring and hilarious play that brings audiences face to face with a complex, colorful, and captivating character bigger than the state from which she hailed." Learn more about legendary Ann Richards, elected as the governor of Texas and featured in this one-woman show, here!

Cardinal Stage Company Turns 10!

In every season since its launch, Cardinal Stage Company has built on the wild success of the previous year with plays such as Les Misérables, The Grapes of Wrath, and A Year with Frog and Toad. Its 10th anniversary season promises even more thrilling entertainment with a legendary lineup that kicks off in September. Read about the entire season here.