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About NIETF

The Northwest Indiana Excellence in Theatre Foundation is building strong community, promoting excellence, and providing entertainment in theatre arts across Northwest Indiana. NIETF is a collection of theatre organizations across the region. We are celebrating 28 years in 2020!

Upcoming Shows

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  • 6:00 pm
    09/09/2021
    1600 N 25 E, Chesterton, IN 46304, USA
    We’re doing outside improv shows at the Indiana Dunes National Park this year! It’s been a long time since we’ve been out in the sun. We invite you to fuel the comedy that’ll happen along beautiful Lake Michigan!
    Show Dates:
    – July 15
    – July 22
    – August 19
    – August 26
    – September 9
    – September 16
    All shows are 6 PM. Shows are free w/ paid park admission.
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  • 1:00 pm
    09/12/2021
    2405 E Morthland Dr, Valparaiso, IN 46383

    Meet and Greet Cinderella and her friends, complete with small sandwiches and desserts–and tea! This fundraiser will give fans a chance to have photo opportunities with the characters of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella, and admission to this event includes a ticket to your show of choice between 9/16-9/19 at Highland High School

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  • 6:30 pm
    09/24/2021
    13109 South Wicker Ave., Cedar Lake, Indiana 46303

    Last Round-Up of the Guacamole Queens

    a Jones Hope Wooten Comedy

    Friday/Saturday dinner at 6:30, show at 8—-Sunday dinner at 12:30, show at 2!!!
    Adults $38, seniors $35,  PG 13 kids $28 cash or check only- sorry no credit cards

    So there’s this ALL CLASSES high school reunion in Sweetgum, Texas that’s being planned ——before they tear down the school!  The Verdeen cousins set the wheels in motion…. for what is invariably gonna be a lotta commotion!  All the prior Guacamole Queens wanna be chosen as the FOREVER  QUEEN!
    Gonna be so fun!!!!  Just a silly romp!

     

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  • 3:00 pm
    09/25/2021
    99 S Hobart Rd. Hobart, IN 46342 United States
    Cosmic Bowling Fundraiser
    Come and support Regional Performing Arts with fun for the whole family! Join us for Cosmic Bowling at Hobart Lanes on September 25 from 3-5. Single admission is $15, or reserve an entire lane (up to five bowlers) for $60. Admission includes two hours of cosmic bowling and shoe rental.
    There will be silent auction items, a 50/50 raffle, and the Hobart Lanes Cafe will be open for refreshments.
  • 6:30 pm
    09/25/2021
    13109 South Wicker Ave., Cedar Lake, Indiana 46303

    Last Round-Up of the Guacamole Queens

    a Jones Hope Wooten Comedy

    Friday/Saturday dinner at 6:30, show at 8—-Sunday dinner at 12:30, show at 2!!!
    Adults $38, seniors $35,  PG 13 kids $28 cash or check only- sorry no credit cards

    So there’s this ALL CLASSES high school reunion in Sweetgum, Texas that’s being planned ——before they tear down the school!  The Verdeen cousins set the wheels in motion…. for what is invariably gonna be a lotta commotion!  All the prior Guacamole Queens wanna be chosen as the FOREVER  QUEEN!
    Gonna be so fun!!!!  Just a silly romp!

     

  • 8:00 pm
    09/25/2021
    4th St Theatre, Chesterton, IN 46304, USA
    THE GRID 2021 comes off the digital stage into a LIVE theater! Catch the talented group of comedians perform improv comedy based off YOUR SUGGESTIONS in a “Whose Line” format! We will have not only players playing together the in real world but also have players from our online cast performing with us virtually! We’ll be taking suggestions from our regular chat buddies as well as the live audience! There’s no excuse to miss this one and play along!
    Featuring:
    Frankie Benavides
    Angela Heid
    Kerry Fitch
    Megan Powell
    Susan Swarner
    Lisa Szanyi
    Ron Szanyi
    Ignacio Valdez
    Nelson Velazquez
    and others!
    This show will be privately streamed to ticketholders only.
    Live and virtual tickets can be purchased at http://4thstreetncca.org or http://improductionsllc.com.
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  • 12:30 pm
    09/26/2021
    13109 South Wicker Ave., Cedar Lake, Indiana 46303

    Last Round-Up of the Guacamole Queens

    a Jones Hope Wooten Comedy

    Friday/Saturday dinner at 6:30, show at 8—-Sunday dinner at 12:30, show at 2!!!
    Adults $38, seniors $35,  PG 13 kids $28 cash or check only- sorry no credit cards

    So there’s this ALL CLASSES high school reunion in Sweetgum, Texas that’s being planned ——before they tear down the school!  The Verdeen cousins set the wheels in motion…. for what is invariably gonna be a lotta commotion!  All the prior Guacamole Queens wanna be chosen as the FOREVER  QUEEN!
    Gonna be so fun!!!!  Just a silly romp!

     

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    Last Round-Up of the Guacamole Queens

    6:30 pm
    09/24/2021
    13109 South Wicker Ave., Cedar Lake, Indiana 46303

    Last Round-Up of the Guacamole Queens

    a Jones Hope Wooten Comedy

    Friday/Saturday dinner at 6:30, show at 8—-Sunday dinner at 12:30, show at 2!!!
    Adults $38, seniors $35,  PG 13 kids $28 cash or check only- sorry no credit cards

    So there’s this ALL CLASSES high school reunion in Sweetgum, Texas that’s being planned ——before they tear down the school!  The Verdeen cousins set the wheels in motion…. for what is invariably gonna be a lotta commotion!  All the prior Guacamole Queens wanna be chosen as the FOREVER  QUEEN!
    Gonna be so fun!!!!  Just a silly romp!

     

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    Cosmic Bowling Fundraiser

    3:00 pm
    09/25/2021
    99 S Hobart Rd. Hobart, IN 46342 United States
    Cosmic Bowling Fundraiser
    Come and support Regional Performing Arts with fun for the whole family! Join us for Cosmic Bowling at Hobart Lanes on September 25 from 3-5. Single admission is $15, or reserve an entire lane (up to five bowlers) for $60. Admission includes two hours of cosmic bowling and shoe rental.
    There will be silent auction items, a 50/50 raffle, and the Hobart Lanes Cafe will be open for refreshments.

    Last Round-Up of the Guacamole Queens

    6:30 pm
    09/25/2021
    13109 South Wicker Ave., Cedar Lake, Indiana 46303

    Last Round-Up of the Guacamole Queens

    a Jones Hope Wooten Comedy

    Friday/Saturday dinner at 6:30, show at 8—-Sunday dinner at 12:30, show at 2!!!
    Adults $38, seniors $35,  PG 13 kids $28 cash or check only- sorry no credit cards

    So there’s this ALL CLASSES high school reunion in Sweetgum, Texas that’s being planned ——before they tear down the school!  The Verdeen cousins set the wheels in motion…. for what is invariably gonna be a lotta commotion!  All the prior Guacamole Queens wanna be chosen as the FOREVER  QUEEN!
    Gonna be so fun!!!!  Just a silly romp!

     

    THE GRID LIVE!

    8:00 pm
    09/25/2021
    4th St Theatre, Chesterton, IN 46304, USA
    THE GRID 2021 comes off the digital stage into a LIVE theater! Catch the talented group of comedians perform improv comedy based off YOUR SUGGESTIONS in a “Whose Line” format! We will have not only players playing together the in real world but also have players from our online cast performing with us virtually! We’ll be taking suggestions from our regular chat buddies as well as the live audience! There’s no excuse to miss this one and play along!
    Featuring:
    Frankie Benavides
    Angela Heid
    Kerry Fitch
    Megan Powell
    Susan Swarner
    Lisa Szanyi
    Ron Szanyi
    Ignacio Valdez
    Nelson Velazquez
    and others!
    This show will be privately streamed to ticketholders only.
    Live and virtual tickets can be purchased at http://4thstreetncca.org or http://improductionsllc.com.
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    Last Round-Up of the Guacamole Queens

    12:30 pm
    09/26/2021
    13109 South Wicker Ave., Cedar Lake, Indiana 46303

    Last Round-Up of the Guacamole Queens

    a Jones Hope Wooten Comedy

    Friday/Saturday dinner at 6:30, show at 8—-Sunday dinner at 12:30, show at 2!!!
    Adults $38, seniors $35,  PG 13 kids $28 cash or check only- sorry no credit cards

    So there’s this ALL CLASSES high school reunion in Sweetgum, Texas that’s being planned ——before they tear down the school!  The Verdeen cousins set the wheels in motion…. for what is invariably gonna be a lotta commotion!  All the prior Guacamole Queens wanna be chosen as the FOREVER  QUEEN!
    Gonna be so fun!!!!  Just a silly romp!

     

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