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Theater lineup: 2014-15 Season

The following is the 2014-15 season lineup from some area theaters.

Note: Some theaters may have additional ticket fees. The prices listed below are base ticket prices.

First Presbyterian Theater

What: “The Foreigner” – The “world’s dullest man” finds plenty excitement in playing a clueless Englishman at a fishing lodge in rural Georgia.

When: 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday; other showtimes include 7:30 p.m. Sept. 12, 13,19 and 20; 2 p.m. Sept. 14

Where: First Presbyterian Theater, 300 W. Wayne St.

Admission: $20 adults advance, $24 at the door; $18 for seniors advance, $22 at the door; free for 30 students with reservations, $10 after; 422-6329 or www.firstpres-fw.org.

What’s coming next:

• Oct. 23 to Nov. 8, “A Lesson Before Dying”

• Dec. 4 to 21, “Christmas Potpourri: Songs & Stories for the Season”

• Jan. 8 to 24, “The Savannah Disputation”

• Feb. 26 to March 14, Shakespeare’s “Merchant of Venice”

• April 23 to May 10, “Nunsense”

Wagon Wheel Theatre

What: “Rent” – A contemporary musical set in New York City, where a group of artists and musicians measure their life by the love and acceptance they receive amid the challenges.

When: 8 p.m. today, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday

Where: 2515 E. Center St., Warsaw

Admission: $31 general admission; 574-267-8041 or www.wagonwheel?theatre.org

What’s coming next:

• Dec. 5 to 21, “A Christmas Story, The Musical”

• Dec. 31, “The Second City Comedy Tour”

• June 3 to 13, “Disney’s The Little Mermaid”

• June 17 to 27, “West Side Story”

• July 1 to 11, “Bye Bye Birdie”

• July 15 to 25, “The Addams Family”

• July 29 to Aug. 8, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

• Aug. 12 to 22, “Little Women, the Musical”

Fort Wayne Civic Theatre

What: “Over the River and Through The Woods” – Bachelor Nick gets his dream job in Seattle, but his Italian-American family has a cooked up a scheme to keep him in New Jersey.

When: 8 p.m. Sept. 12, 13,19, 20, 26 and 27; 2 p.m. matinee on Sept. 14, 21 and 28

Where: Auer Center ArtsLab, 300 E. Main St.

Admission: $26 adults, $22 seniors and $17 youth; 424-5220 or www.fwcivic.org

What’s coming next:

• Nov. 8 to 23, “Shrek the Musical”

• Feb. 14 to March 1, “Cabaret”

• March 20 to April 4, “33 Variations”

• May 1 to 10, “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”

• May 29 to June 7, 6th annual Northeast Indiana Playwright Festival

IPFW Department of Theatre

What: “The Fantasticks” – Celebrating 50 years, IPFW revisits their favorite productions; this allegorical musical tells the story of a boy, a girl, their neighboring fathers and a wall.

When: 8 p.m. Sept. 12, 13, 18, 19 and 20; 2 p.m. Sept. 14

Where: Studio Theatre, IPFW, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd.

Admission: $17 adults, $15 seniors/faculty/staff/alumni, $12 college students with ID and $5 IPFW students/high school students/children ages 18 and younger; 481-6555 or www.ipfw.edu

What’s coming next:

• Oct. 3 to 11, “The Glass Menagerie”

• Nov. 14 to 22, “The Imaginary Invalid”

• Feb. 20 to Feb. 28, “Come Back to the 5 & Dime Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean”

• April 24 to May 2, “Merrily We Roll Along”

All For One Productions

What: “Interval” – Part murder mystery, part romantic comedy, a chance meeting between Lenore and Alan leads to a full examination of relationships.

When: 7: 30 p.m. Sept. 19 and 20; 2:30 p.m. Sept. 21

Where: Main Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza

Admission: $15 adult advance, $18 at the door; $12 seniors advance, $15 at the door; $10 students; 622-4610 or www.allforonefw.wordpress.com

What’s coming next:

• Nov. 7 to 9 and Nov. 14 to 16, “A Laura Ingalls Wilder Christmas”

• Feb. 20 to 22 and Feb. 27 to March 1, “The Music Lesson”

• April 24 to 26 and May 1 to May 3, “Around the World in 80 Days”

Honeywell Center

What: “Carousel” – Set on the New England coastline, this Rodgers and Hammerstein musical follows how a romance between carousel barker Billy Bigelow and mill worker Julie Jordan turns into a story of regret and redemption.

When: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26 and 27; 2 p.m. Sept. 28

Where: 275 W. Market St., Wabash

Admission: $15 adults, $10 students; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org

What’s coming next:

• Oct. 31, “Nice Work If You Can Get It”

• Dec. 1, “Cirque Dreams Holidaze”

• Dec. 10, “Max and Ruby in the Nutcracker”

• Feb. 26, “Million Dollar Quartet”

• March 4, “School House Rocks Live!”

• March 29, “The Buddy Holly Story”

• April 14, “Church Basement Ladies: The Last Potluck Supper”

Arena Dinner Theatre

What: “The Mousetrap” – The Agatha Christie murder mystery brings a group of stranded strangers to a boarding house.

When: 7 p.m. Oct. 3, 4, 10, 11, 17 and 18

Where: Arena Dinner Theatre, 719 Rockhill St.

Admission: $35 general admission, includes dinner and show; 424-5622 or www.arenadinnertheatre.org

What’s coming next:

• Nov. 28 to Dec. 20, “Barefoot In The Park”

• Jan. 23 to Feb. 7, “The Smell of the Kill”

• March 13 to 28, “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike”

• May 1 to 16, “Rounding Third”

• June 12 to 27, “Daddy’s Dyin’... Who’s Got The Will?”

Fort Wayne Youtheatre

What: “The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe” – C.S. Lewis’ classic story depicts a childhood adventure in the magical land of Narnia.

When: 7 p.m. Oct. 3, 11 a.m. Oct. 4 and 2 p.m. Oct. 5

Where: Arts United, 303 E. Main St.

Admission: $15 adult, $10 seniors and children younger than 18; 422-4226 or www.fortwayneyoutheatre.org

What’s coming next:

• Dec. 19 to 21, “The Steadfast Tin Solider”

• Feb. 6 to 8, “The Kid From Kokomo: The Ryan White Story”

• May 15 to 16, “Sleeping Beauty”

• May 14 and 17, “Magic Pebble Gang”

• May 16: Second Annual Fairy Tale Fest

Embassy Theatre

What: “Evil Dead the Musical” – Based on the classic horror film series, the campy musical spoof is equipped with a “Splatter Zone.”

When: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15

Where: Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.

Admission: $20 to $40 general admission, $55 blood splatter seats; 424-5665 or www.fwembassytheatre.com

What’s coming next:

• Oct. 20, “Mamma Mia”

• Nov. 7, “The Second City 55th Anniversary Tour”

• Dec. 4, “Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker”

• Jan. 21, State Ballet Theater of Russia

• Jan. 25, “Sister Act”

• Feb. 25, “Flashdance the Musical “

• March 25, “Guys and Dolls”

• April 14 to 19, “Jersey Boys”

Niswonger Performing Arts Center

What: “The Inspiration of Broadway” – Classic songs from Broadway are recreated through a collaboration from “Les Misérables” J. Mark McVey and Ernie Haase & Signature Sound.

When: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18

Where: 10700 Ohio 118, Van Wert, Ohio

Admission: $20 to $30 general admission; call 419-238-6722 or www.npacvw.org

What’s coming next:

• Dec. 6, “The Nutcracker”

• Feb. 15, “Anything Goes”

• March 8, “Love Letters” starring Barbara Eden and Hal Linden

• March 28 and 29, “Memphis”

• April 12, “The Berenstain Bears Live”

• April 19, “Church Basement Ladies: The Last Potluck Supper”

University of Saint Francis

What: “Catch Me If You Can” – Based on a true story, the musical tells the story of a con man and the FBI agent who’s hunting him down.

When: 8 p.m. Nov. 7 and 8 and Nov. 14 and 15; 2 p.m. Nov. 9 and 16

Where: University of Saint Francis Performing Arts Center, 431 W. Berry St.

Admission: $15 adults, $12 seniors and children younger than 18; 422-4226 or www.usfpac.com

Different Stages at New Huntington Theater

What: “Les Misérables” – Victor Hugo’s epic story about the survival of the human spirit features a well-known score, including “I Dreamed a Dream” and “On My Own.”

When: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday, Dec. 4 to Dec. 20; 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6 to 21; 1:30 p.m. Saturday matinees

Where: New Huntington Theater, 528 N. Jefferson St., Huntington

Admission: $35 to $59; tickets will go on sale soon; call 260-454-0603 or www.differ?ent-stages.com

kcarr@jg.net

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