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Presented by Marion Civic Theatre, this Young Actors With A Cause Show is for junior and senior high students. Evan Goldman is plucked from his fast-paced, preteen New York City life and plopped into a sleepy Indiana town following his parents divorce. Surrounded by an array of simpleminded middle school students, he needs to establish…

Chicago

Presented by Marion Civic Theatre, this musical is set in roaring twenties Chicago, where Roxie Hart murders a faithless lover and convinces her hapless husband, Amos, to take the rap…until he finds out he’s been duped and turns on Roxie. Convicted and sent to death row, Roxie and another “Merry Murderess,” Velma Kelly, vie for…

Chicago

Presented by Marion Civic Theatre, this musical is set in roaring twenties Chicago, where Roxie Hart murders a faithless lover and convinces her hapless husband, Amos, to take the rap…until he finds out he’s been duped and turns on Roxie. Convicted and sent to death row, Roxie and another “Merry Murderess,” Velma Kelly, vie for…

Cheaper By The Dozen

Presented by Marion Civic Theatre, this play  Sundays 2pm matinee only. Suppose you’re an attractive high-school girl and you’re not only a member of a large and unique family but your father is, in fact, one of the great pioneers of industrial efficiency. Then suppose he decides, for no apparent reason, to apply his unorthodox…

Taylor University presents Harvey

Presented by the Taylor University Theatre Department.   Sunday matinee 2pm only. Harvey is the story of Elwood P. Dowd who makes friends with a spirit taking the form of a human-sized rabbit named Harvey that only he sees (and a few privileged others on occasion also.) After his sister tries to commit him to a…

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Presented by Marion Civic Theatre, this musical is a riotous ride, complete with audience participation.  An eclectic group of six mid-pubescents vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime. While candidly disclosing hilarious and touching stories from their home lives, the tweens spell their way through a series of (potentially made-up) words, hoping never to…

Taylor University presents Harvey

Presented by the Taylor University Theatre Department.   Sunday matinee 2pm only. Harvey is the story of Elwood P. Dowd who makes friends with a spirit taking the form of a human-sized rabbit named Harvey that only he sees (and a few privileged others on occasion also.) After his sister tries to commit him to a…

Marvel Spotlight Hammered

Presented by Marion Civic Theatre, this Young Actors With A Cause Show is for students in grades 1-6.  A Thor and Loki Play – One is the Norse God of Thunder, Master of the Storm, Lord of the Living Lightning, and heir to the throne of eternal Asgard. The other born of a Frost Giant,…

The Miracle on 34th Street, The Musical

Presented by Marion Civic Theatre, this Christmas musical is the perfect holiday treat for your family. Single mother, Doris Walker, doesn’t want her six-year-old Susan’s head filled with romantic notions. Their neighbor, Fred Gailey, tries to woo Doris by charming Susan and taking her to see Santa Claus at Macy’s, where Doris works. Doris is…

Taylor University presents Jane Eyre

Presented by the Taylor University Theatre Department. Sunday matinee 2pm only.  Jane Eyre’s spirited heroine faces life’s obstacles head-on, surviving poverty, injustice and the discovery of bitter betrayal before taking the ultimate decision to follow her heart.