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August 2021

God Help Us! with Edward Asner

August 17 - August 20
Cornerstone Center for the Arts, 520 E. Main St. Downtown
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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A refreshing escape from the barrage of political scandals, competing networks, court battles, investigations and corruption. Ed Asner – the Great Neutralizer! This play somehow manages to make the contact sport of politics… entertaining. The message? Let’s have a conversation! GOD HELP US! is a play ripped from today’s headlines, an evening’s entertainment that is at once hilarious, unifying and thought provoking. Tue, Aug 17 - Fri, Aug 20 | 7:30 p.m. http://cornerstonearts.ticketleap.com/god-help-us-with-edward-asner

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“The Sound of Music” at the Muncie Civic Theatre

August 20 - September 5
Muncie Civic Mainstage Theatre, 216 E. Main St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Muncie Civic Theatre presents THE SOUND OF MUSIC on the Mainstage to kick off its 2021-2022 Season. AUG 20-22, 27-29, SEPT 2-5 Thursday, Friday, & Saturday shows are at 7:30pm and the Sunday Matinees are at 2:30pm. Rated G. Reserved Seating.

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September 2021

“Everybody” at Ball State University Strother Theatre

September 10 - September 18
Strother Studio Theatre at Ball State University, W Riverside Ave.
Muncie, IN 47303 United States
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September 10-11, 14-18 at 7:30 pm September 12 at 2:30 pm This modern riff on the fifteenth-century morality play Everyman follows Everybody (chosen from amongst the cast by lottery at each performance) as they journey through life’s greatest mystery—the meaning of living. General Public: $15 in advance, $17 at the door Faculty/Staff/Students/Seniors: $12 in advance, $14 at the door

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“THE CATASTROPHIST” at Ball State University Cave Theatre

September 21 - September 30
Cave Studio Theatre at Ball State University, W. Riverside Ave. behind Emens
Muncie, IN 47303 United States
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September 21, 24, 26, 28, 30 at 7:30 pm September 25, October 2 at 2:30 pm How do you plan for a catastrophe? Virologist Nathan Wolfe, named one of TIME’s 100 Most Influential People in the World for his work tracking viral pandemic outbreaks, proposed pandemic insurance years before the novel coronavirus outbreak. No one bought it. Now, in a post-COVID world, we hear his story—presented as cinematic digital theatre. MTC Playwright in Residence Lauren Gunderson returns with a time-jumping…

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PHILADANCO!

September 22 @ 7:30 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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The Philadelphia Dance Company (PHILADANCO) is a nonprofit organization that presents the highest quality of professional dance performance and improves the skills of emerging and professional dancers and choreographers in a nurturing environment, while increasing the appreciation of dance among its many communities. Across the nation and around the world, PHILADANCO is celebrated for its innovation, creativity and preservation of predominantly African-American traditions in dance. Founded in 1970, PHILADANCO has a legacy of breaking barriers and building bridges across cultural…

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Roe at the BSU University Theatre

September 23 - September 29

September 23-25, 29- October 2 at 7:30 pm September 26 at 2:30 pm Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 case that legalized abortion, is still fiercely debated over forty years later. In this incisive play, acclaimed writer Lisa Loomer cuts through the headlines and rhetoric to reveal the divergent personal journeys of lawyer Sarah Weddington and plaintiff Norma McCorvey ("Jane Roe") in the years following the fateful decision. In turns shocking, humorous, and poignant, ROE reflects the polarization in America…

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“THE BURDENS” at Ball State University Cave Theatre

September 23 - October 2
Cave Studio Theatre at Ball State University, W. Riverside Ave. behind Emens
Muncie, IN 47303 United States
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September 23, 25, 27, 29, October 1-2 at 7:30 pm September 26 at 2:30 pm Mordy is a struggling musician living in Los Angeles. His older sister Jane is a successful attorney and a mother of three in New Jersey. But when their widowed mother's life becomes emotionally and financially taxed by her terrible, centenarian father, these two adult siblings are drawn together into an elaborate plot to relieve their mother’s burden and their own. Told almost entirely via text…

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October 2021

“Clue” at Muncie Civic Theatre

October 1 - October 10
Muncie Civic Mainstage Theatre, 216 E. Main St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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OCTOBER 1-3 AND 7-10 Muncie Civic Theatre presents CLUE  on the Mainstage. This hilarious farce  based on the cult classic is sure to put you in the Halloween spirit. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday shows are at 7:30pm and the Sunday Matinees are at 2:30pm. The Sensory-Friendly Matinee will be April 16th at 2:30pm. Rated P G13.

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“A HISTORY OF KNOWING AND LOVING AND REMEMBERING AND FORGETTING” at Korsgarrd Dance Studio BSU

October 15 - October 17
Korsgaad Dance Studio, Ball Gymnasium Room 213
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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October 15-16 at 7:30 pm October 17 at 2:30 pm A series of solos and duets that encompass the themes associated with the title. General Public/Faculty/Staff/Students/Seniors: $6 in advance, $8 at the door

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“Valley of the Four Dolls” at Ball State University Strother Theatre

October 22 - October 30
Strother Studio Theatre at Ball State University, W Riverside Ave.
Muncie, IN 47303 United States
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October 22-23, 26-30 at 7:30 pm October 24 at 2:30 pm This dance piece follows a young girl and her family of dolls on a whimsical, sensual, and magical journey to a world where the lines between reality and imagination no longer exist. As these worlds collide, the audience catches a glimpse of the relationships between these characters, their worlds, and how they color and shape each other. General Public: $15 in advance, $17 at the door Faculty/Staff/Students/Seniors: $12 in…

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Carbonaro: Lies on Stage

October 22 @ 7:30 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Best known as the star and executive producer of the hit series, THE CARBONARO EFFECT on truTV, Michael Carbonaro has also made frequent television appearances in shows such as Happily Divorced, 30 Rock, Grey’s Anatomy, and CSI Miami. A performing magician since his youth, Carbonaro went on to study experimental theater at New York University with aspirations of entertaining audiences through a variety of theatrical mediums, including hidden-camera magic, which he later showcased frequently on “The Tonight Show with Jay…

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“THE DUMB WAITER” at Ball State University Cave Theatre

October 26 - October 31
Cave Studio Theatre at Ball State University, W. Riverside Ave. behind Emens
Muncie, IN 47303 United States
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October 26-30 at 7:30 pm October 30-31 at 2:30 pm As the New York World-Telegram & Sun describes: “In the basement of a long-abandoned restaurant, two hired killers nervously await their next assignment. Barred from daylight and living public contact by the nature of their work, they expend their waiting time in bickering. So eerie is the situation that everything becomes comic, or grotesque, or both. Ben re-reading a newspaper and exclaiming in disbelief over the news items, Gus fussing…

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November 2021

“Bring it on!” at the BSU University Theatre

November 6 - November 13

November 5-6, 9-13 at 7:30 pm November 7, 13 at 2:30 pm Campbell is cheer-royalty at Truman High School and her senior year should prove the most cheertastic — she's been named captain of the squad! But, an unexpected redistricting has forced her to spend her final year of high school at the neighboring hard-knock Jackson High School. Despite having the deck stacked against her, Campbell befriends the dance crew girls and, along with their headstrong and hardworking leader, Danielle, manages…

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“KILL THE EDITOR” at Ball State University Cave Theatre

November 9 - November 14
Cave Studio Theatre at Ball State University, W. Riverside Ave. behind Emens
Muncie, IN 47303 United States
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November 9-13 at 7:30 pm November 13-14 at 2:30 pm When Ben lands his dream job editing a feature-length documentary film to be screened at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival, he doesn’t realize that Cameron, the self-obsessed, maniacal director, is attached to a five-hour version and doesn’t want to touch a frame. And when Libby, the previous editor who Cameron fired after they began to sleep together, returns demanding her job back, Ben finds himself suddenly caught between them. With…

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“Fall Choreography Projects” at Korsgarrd Dance Studio BSU

November 20 - November 22
Korsgaad Dance Studio, Ball Gymnasium Room 213
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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November 20, 22 at 7:30 pm November 21 at 2:30 pm Selected works from dance majors highlighting the best in original dances that vary in style and form. General Public/Faculty/Staff/Students/Seniors: $6 in advance, $8 at the door

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“Elf the Musical” at Muncie Civic Theatre

November 26 - December 23
Muncie Civic Mainstage Theatre, 216 E. Main St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Muncie Civic Theatre presents ELF THE MUSICAL  on the Mainstage based on the hit movie to celebrate the holidays. Evening shows are at 7:30pm and the Saturday and Sunday Matinees are at 2:30pm. The Sensory-Friendly Matinee will be December 11 at 2:30pm. Rated PG. Reserved Seating. NOV 26-28, DEC 3-5, 10-12, 16-19, 21-23

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December 2021

“A CHRISTMAS CAROL” at Ball State University Theatre

December 9 - December 18

December 9-11, 16-18 at 7:30 pm December 11-12 at 2:30 pm The Ball State Department of Theatre and Dance is proud to once again bring to life Charles Dickens' most well-known and magical story, A Christmas Carol. Just like a favorite book or movie, this timeless story of wealthy curmudgeon Ebenezer Scrooge and his transformative journey resonates with young and old alike.

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February 2022

“Violet” at Ball State University Theatre

February 11, 2022 - February 19, 2022

February 11-12, 15-19 at 7:30 pm February 13 at 2:30 pm As a girl, Violet was struck by a wayward axe blade when her father was chopping wood, leaving her with a visible scar across her face. With enough money finally saved she's traveling across the Deep South in 1964 towards a miracle – the healing touch of a TV evangelist who will make her beautiful. Although she may not succeed in having the scar on her face healed, Violet is able…

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“Newsies” at the Muncie Civic Theatre

February 11, 2022 - February 27, 2022
Muncie Civic Mainstage Theatre, 216 E. Main St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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FEB 11-13, 17-20, 25-27 Muncie Civic Theatre presents Disney’s NEWSIES  on the Mainstage. Join these dancing newsboys at the turn of the century to the fight for justice. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday shows are at 7:30pm and the Sunday Matinees are at 2:30pm. Rated PG. Reserved Seating.

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“Pintop” at Ball State University Cave Theatre

February 15, 2022 - February 20, 2022
Cave Studio Theatre at Ball State University, W. Riverside Ave. behind Emens
Muncie, IN 47303 United States
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February 15-19 at 7:30 pm February 19-20 at 2:30 pm Rose’s friends, who have never felt real emotions, can’t help her. Eve is a widowed self-help guru, more concerned with astrology and chakras than Rose’s problems. Celia is a prolific criminal defense attorney, too obsessed with brunch cocktails and grudges to do anything useful. Rose’s husband, who thinks everything is a joke, is a beacon of mediocrity. They met in college and fell in love over post-expressionism and hyper-caffeination, but…

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