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  • It’s a Wonderful Life
    7:00 pm
    12/01/2017

    154 W Chicago St, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA

    154 W Chicago St, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA

    It’s a Wonderful Life – Adapted by Doug Rand
    Based on the film by Frank Capra
    Directed by Dona Henry and Kelly Hite
    Bring the entire family to be part of a holiday tradition at CST with this faithful adaptation of the film classic. Meet George Bailey, a small town man with big dreams, in a vivid portrait of the Greatest Generation in its darkest hour. More than a joyful holiday tale or love story, this show is a powerful meditation on what it is to have meaningful life and the valuable lesson that, “No man is a failure that has friends.”
  • A Christmas Story
    8:00 pm
    12/01/2017

    104 Indiana Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA

    104 Indiana Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA

    Beloved Region Favorite, “AChristmas Story, The Musical is based on the movie classic that runs round-the-clock on television every Christmas.

    Set in the 1940’s in the fictional town of Hohman, Indiana, it follows 9-year old Ralphie and his quest for the Holy Grail of Christmas gifts–an Official Red Ryder carbine-action 200-shot Range Model air rifle. All the iconic scenes from the movie are here: Ralphie’s friend, Flick, getting his tongue stuck to the flagpole; his brother, Randy, getting dressed in his snowsuit, the bullies, Farkus and Dill; the leg lamp award; the bunny suit, the Chinese restaurant; Christmas dinner; and many others.

    A Christmas Story, The Musical will bring an exciting new dinension to those who have seen the movie and will certainly stand on its own for those who haven’t.

    Book by Joseph Robinette. Music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. Based on the motiion picture A Christmas Story distrubuted by Warner Bros., written by Jean Sheperd, Leigh Brown and Bob Clark, and upon In God We Trust: All Others Pay Cash written by Jean Shepherd, Produced with permission of Warner Bro. Theatre Ventures and Dalfie Entertainment.

  • A Beatnik Babe and Boy Christmas Variety Show
    8:00 pm
    12/01/2017

    418 Conkey St, Hammond, IN 46324, USA

    418 Conkey St, Hammond, IN 46324, USA

    No additional detail for this event.

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  • It’s a Wonderful Life
    2:30 pm
    12/02/2017

    154 W Chicago St, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA

    154 W Chicago St, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA

    It’s a Wonderful Life – Adapted by Doug Rand
    Based on the film by Frank Capra
    Directed by Dona Henry and Kelly Hite
    Bring the entire family to be part of a holiday tradition at CST with this faithful adaptation of the film classic. Meet George Bailey, a small town man with big dreams, in a vivid portrait of the Greatest Generation in its darkest hour. More than a joyful holiday tale or love story, this show is a powerful meditation on what it is to have meaningful life and the valuable lesson that, “No man is a failure that has friends.”
  • A Christmas Story
    8:00 pm
    12/02/2017

    104 Indiana Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA

    104 Indiana Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA

    Beloved Region Favorite, “AChristmas Story, The Musical is based on the movie classic that runs round-the-clock on television every Christmas.

    Set in the 1940’s in the fictional town of Hohman, Indiana, it follows 9-year old Ralphie and his quest for the Holy Grail of Christmas gifts–an Official Red Ryder carbine-action 200-shot Range Model air rifle. All the iconic scenes from the movie are here: Ralphie’s friend, Flick, getting his tongue stuck to the flagpole; his brother, Randy, getting dressed in his snowsuit, the bullies, Farkus and Dill; the leg lamp award; the bunny suit, the Chinese restaurant; Christmas dinner; and many others.

    A Christmas Story, The Musical will bring an exciting new dinension to those who have seen the movie and will certainly stand on its own for those who haven’t.

    Book by Joseph Robinette. Music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. Based on the motiion picture A Christmas Story distrubuted by Warner Bros., written by Jean Sheperd, Leigh Brown and Bob Clark, and upon In God We Trust: All Others Pay Cash written by Jean Shepherd, Produced with permission of Warner Bro. Theatre Ventures and Dalfie Entertainment.

  • A Beatnik Babe and Boy Christmas Variety Show
    8:00 pm
    12/02/2017

    418 Conkey St, Hammond, IN 46324, USA

    418 Conkey St, Hammond, IN 46324, USA

    No additional detail for this event.

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  • A Christmas Story
    2:00 pm
    12/03/2017

    104 Indiana Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA

    104 Indiana Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA

    Beloved Region Favorite, “AChristmas Story, The Musical is based on the movie classic that runs round-the-clock on television every Christmas.

    Set in the 1940’s in the fictional town of Hohman, Indiana, it follows 9-year old Ralphie and his quest for the Holy Grail of Christmas gifts–an Official Red Ryder carbine-action 200-shot Range Model air rifle. All the iconic scenes from the movie are here: Ralphie’s friend, Flick, getting his tongue stuck to the flagpole; his brother, Randy, getting dressed in his snowsuit, the bullies, Farkus and Dill; the leg lamp award; the bunny suit, the Chinese restaurant; Christmas dinner; and many others.

    A Christmas Story, The Musical will bring an exciting new dinension to those who have seen the movie and will certainly stand on its own for those who haven’t.

    Book by Joseph Robinette. Music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. Based on the motiion picture A Christmas Story distrubuted by Warner Bros., written by Jean Sheperd, Leigh Brown and Bob Clark, and upon In God We Trust: All Others Pay Cash written by Jean Shepherd, Produced with permission of Warner Bro. Theatre Ventures and Dalfie Entertainment.

  • A Beatnik Babe and Boy Christmas Variety Show
    2:00 pm
    12/03/2017

    418 Conkey St, Hammond, IN 46324, USA

    418 Conkey St, Hammond, IN 46324, USA

    No additional detail for this event.

  • It’s a Wonderful Life
    2:30 pm
    12/03/2017

    154 W Chicago St, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA

    154 W Chicago St, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA

    It’s a Wonderful Life – Adapted by Doug Rand
    Based on the film by Frank Capra
    Directed by Dona Henry and Kelly Hite
    Bring the entire family to be part of a holiday tradition at CST with this faithful adaptation of the film classic. Meet George Bailey, a small town man with big dreams, in a vivid portrait of the Greatest Generation in its darkest hour. More than a joyful holiday tale or love story, this show is a powerful meditation on what it is to have meaningful life and the valuable lesson that, “No man is a failure that has friends.”
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  • It’s a Wonderful Life
    7:00 pm
    12/07/2017

    154 W Chicago St, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA

    154 W Chicago St, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA

    It’s a Wonderful Life – Adapted by Doug Rand
    Based on the film by Frank Capra
    Directed by Dona Henry and Kelly Hite
    Bring the entire family to be part of a holiday tradition at CST with this faithful adaptation of the film classic. Meet George Bailey, a small town man with big dreams, in a vivid portrait of the Greatest Generation in its darkest hour. More than a joyful holiday tale or love story, this show is a powerful meditation on what it is to have meaningful life and the valuable lesson that, “No man is a failure that has friends.”
  • EDGES – A Contemporary Song Cycle
    7:00 pm
    12/07/2017

    6915 Grand Ave, Hammond, IN 46323, USA

    6915 Grand Ave, Hammond, IN 46323, USA

    “Edges” covers such universal issues as love, commitment, identity and meaning. Characters deal with confronting emotions, escaping expectations and deciphering complicated relationships.

    This contemporary song cycle will surely be a hit!

    Please join us on:
    Thursday, December 7 at 7pm
    Friday, December 8 at 7pm
    Saturday, December 9 at 7pm
    Sunday, December 10 at 2pm

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  • It’s a Wonderful Life
    7:00 pm
    12/08/2017

    154 W Chicago St, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA

    154 W Chicago St, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA

    It’s a Wonderful Life – Adapted by Doug Rand
    Based on the film by Frank Capra
    Directed by Dona Henry and Kelly Hite
    Bring the entire family to be part of a holiday tradition at CST with this faithful adaptation of the film classic. Meet George Bailey, a small town man with big dreams, in a vivid portrait of the Greatest Generation in its darkest hour. More than a joyful holiday tale or love story, this show is a powerful meditation on what it is to have meaningful life and the valuable lesson that, “No man is a failure that has friends.”
  • EDGES – A Contemporary Song Cycle
    7:00 pm
    12/08/2017

    6915 Grand Ave, Hammond, IN 46323, USA

    6915 Grand Ave, Hammond, IN 46323, USA

    “Edges” covers such universal issues as love, commitment, identity and meaning. Characters deal with confronting emotions, escaping expectations and deciphering complicated relationships.

    This contemporary song cycle will surely be a hit!

    Please join us on:
    Thursday, December 7 at 7pm
    Friday, December 8 at 7pm
    Saturday, December 9 at 7pm
    Sunday, December 10 at 2pm

  • You Better Watch Out by Don Hodgins
    8:00 pm
    12/08/2017

    It’s Christmas Eve at the Willow Inn. The hosts Jenny and Tom are having Art, (Jenny’s father who’s still mourning the passing of his wife) see their bed and breakfast for the first time. There’s a snowstorm raging outside and three travelers are forced to lodge at the inn and wait it out. Rudy and Marsha who run a costume business together and a mysterious but cheerful man who claims to be in the delivery business named Mr. Smith. Only the Inn’s handyperson Andy sees who Mr. Smith really is, the spirit of Christmas. Andy must help him make Art, who’s been in a dark place for a very long time, see the joy of Christmas and who Mr. Smith really is!

  • A Christmas Story
    8:00 pm
    12/08/2017

    104 Indiana Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA

    104 Indiana Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA

    Beloved Region Favorite, “AChristmas Story, The Musical is based on the movie classic that runs round-the-clock on television every Christmas.

    Set in the 1940’s in the fictional town of Hohman, Indiana, it follows 9-year old Ralphie and his quest for the Holy Grail of Christmas gifts–an Official Red Ryder carbine-action 200-shot Range Model air rifle. All the iconic scenes from the movie are here: Ralphie’s friend, Flick, getting his tongue stuck to the flagpole; his brother, Randy, getting dressed in his snowsuit, the bullies, Farkus and Dill; the leg lamp award; the bunny suit, the Chinese restaurant; Christmas dinner; and many others.

    A Christmas Story, The Musical will bring an exciting new dinension to those who have seen the movie and will certainly stand on its own for those who haven’t.

    Book by Joseph Robinette. Music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. Based on the motiion picture A Christmas Story distrubuted by Warner Bros., written by Jean Sheperd, Leigh Brown and Bob Clark, and upon In God We Trust: All Others Pay Cash written by Jean Shepherd, Produced with permission of Warner Bro. Theatre Ventures and Dalfie Entertainment.

  • More events
    • It's a Wonderful Life
      7:00 pm
      12/08/2017
      154 W Chicago St, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA
      154 W Chicago St, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA
      It’s a Wonderful Life – Adapted by Doug Rand
      Based on the film by Frank Capra
      Directed by Dona Henry and Kelly Hite
      Bring the entire family to be part of a holiday tradition at CST with this faithful adaptation of the film classic. Meet George Bailey, a small town man with big dreams, in a vivid portrait of the Greatest Generation in its darkest hour. More than a joyful holiday tale or love story, this show is a powerful meditation on what it is to have meaningful life and the valuable lesson that, “No man is a failure that has friends.”
    • EDGES - A Contemporary Song Cycle
      7:00 pm
      12/08/2017
      6915 Grand Ave, Hammond, IN 46323, USA
      6915 Grand Ave, Hammond, IN 46323, USA

      “Edges” covers such universal issues as love, commitment, identity and meaning. Characters deal with confronting emotions, escaping expectations and deciphering complicated relationships.

      This contemporary song cycle will surely be a hit!

      Please join us on:
      Thursday, December 7 at 7pm
      Friday, December 8 at 7pm
      Saturday, December 9 at 7pm
      Sunday, December 10 at 2pm

    • You Better Watch Out by Don Hodgins
      8:00 pm
      12/08/2017

      It’s Christmas Eve at the Willow Inn. The hosts Jenny and Tom are having Art, (Jenny’s father who’s still mourning the passing of his wife) see their bed and breakfast for the first time. There’s a snowstorm raging outside and three travelers are forced to lodge at the inn and wait it out. Rudy and Marsha who run a costume business together and a mysterious but cheerful man who claims to be in the delivery business named Mr. Smith. Only the Inn’s handyperson Andy sees who Mr. Smith really is, the spirit of Christmas. Andy must help him make Art, who’s been in a dark place for a very long time, see the joy of Christmas and who Mr. Smith really is!

    • A Christmas Story
      8:00 pm
      12/08/2017
      104 Indiana Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA
      104 Indiana Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA

      Beloved Region Favorite, “AChristmas Story, The Musical is based on the movie classic that runs round-the-clock on television every Christmas.

      Set in the 1940’s in the fictional town of Hohman, Indiana, it follows 9-year old Ralphie and his quest for the Holy Grail of Christmas gifts–an Official Red Ryder carbine-action 200-shot Range Model air rifle. All the iconic scenes from the movie are here: Ralphie’s friend, Flick, getting his tongue stuck to the flagpole; his brother, Randy, getting dressed in his snowsuit, the bullies, Farkus and Dill; the leg lamp award; the bunny suit, the Chinese restaurant; Christmas dinner; and many others.

      A Christmas Story, The Musical will bring an exciting new dinension to those who have seen the movie and will certainly stand on its own for those who haven’t.

      Book by Joseph Robinette. Music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. Based on the motiion picture A Christmas Story distrubuted by Warner Bros., written by Jean Sheperd, Leigh Brown and Bob Clark, and upon In God We Trust: All Others Pay Cash written by Jean Shepherd, Produced with permission of Warner Bro. Theatre Ventures and Dalfie Entertainment.

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  • Holidays with The Genesius Guild Theatre
    1:00 pm-5:00 pm
    12/09/2017

    6617 Hohman Ave, Hammond, IN 46324, USA

    6617 Hohman Ave, Hammond, IN 46324, USA

    Join us to celebrate the holidays, theatre, and our community.
    We will be hosting a holiday event for kids of all ages and their families. Come out and meet your favorite princesses and superhero, curtesy of Once Upon A Celebration, enjoy refreshments, play games, win prizes and get your face painted by a princess. Tickets are currently on sale and seating is limited so we encourage you to purchase them in advance. Details are listed below.

    Saturday December 9th 1pm-4pm
    6635 Hohman Ave Hammond in 46324
    Admission is 10.00 per person and There will be 3 seatings to choose from 1pm, 2pm and 3pm.
    To purchase tickets and for more Information please call the reservation line at 219-614-6835.

    As a ministry of F.U.M.C. We will have a warm clothing drive as well to help those in our community that are in need. You are welcome to bring in any new or gently used winter items such as coats, sweaters, gloves, hats etc. That will be donated to Haven House and other surrounding facilities. In addition to this we are also holding a food drive. You are welcome to donate any non perishable food items like jelly, peanut butter, cereal, dried grains, canned vegetables/fruits/meats etc. These items will be given to the FUMC “The Vine” parish to be distributed to those in need.

  • It’s a Wonderful Life
    7:00 pm
    12/09/2017

    154 W Chicago St, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA

    154 W Chicago St, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA

    It’s a Wonderful Life – Adapted by Doug Rand
    Based on the film by Frank Capra
    Directed by Dona Henry and Kelly Hite
    Bring the entire family to be part of a holiday tradition at CST with this faithful adaptation of the film classic. Meet George Bailey, a small town man with big dreams, in a vivid portrait of the Greatest Generation in its darkest hour. More than a joyful holiday tale or love story, this show is a powerful meditation on what it is to have meaningful life and the valuable lesson that, “No man is a failure that has friends.”
  • EDGES – A Contemporary Song Cycle
    7:00 pm
    12/09/2017

    6915 Grand Ave, Hammond, IN 46323, USA

    6915 Grand Ave, Hammond, IN 46323, USA

    “Edges” covers such universal issues as love, commitment, identity and meaning. Characters deal with confronting emotions, escaping expectations and deciphering complicated relationships.

    This contemporary song cycle will surely be a hit!

    Please join us on:
    Thursday, December 7 at 7pm
    Friday, December 8 at 7pm
    Saturday, December 9 at 7pm
    Sunday, December 10 at 2pm

  • You Better Watch Out by Don Hodgins
    8:00 pm
    12/09/2017

     

    It’s Christmas Eve at the Willow Inn. The hosts Jenny and Tom are having Art, (Jenny’s father who’s still mourning the passing of his wife) see their bed and breakfast for the first time. There’s a snowstorm raging outside and three travelers are forced to lodge at the inn and wait it out. Rudy and Marsha who run a costume business together and a mysterious but cheerful man who claims to be in the delivery business named Mr. Smith. Only the Inn’s handyperson Andy sees who Mr. Smith really is, the spirit of Christmas. Andy must help him make Art, who’s been in a dark place for a very long time, see the joy of Christmas and who Mr. Smith really is!

  • A Christmas Story
    8:00 pm
    12/09/2017

    104 Indiana Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA

    104 Indiana Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA

    Beloved Region Favorite, “AChristmas Story, The Musical is based on the movie classic that runs round-the-clock on television every Christmas.

    Set in the 1940’s in the fictional town of Hohman, Indiana, it follows 9-year old Ralphie and his quest for the Holy Grail of Christmas gifts–an Official Red Ryder carbine-action 200-shot Range Model air rifle. All the iconic scenes from the movie are here: Ralphie’s friend, Flick, getting his tongue stuck to the flagpole; his brother, Randy, getting dressed in his snowsuit, the bullies, Farkus and Dill; the leg lamp award; the bunny suit, the Chinese restaurant; Christmas dinner; and many others.

    A Christmas Story, The Musical will bring an exciting new dinension to those who have seen the movie and will certainly stand on its own for those who haven’t.

    Book by Joseph Robinette. Music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. Based on the motiion picture A Christmas Story distrubuted by Warner Bros., written by Jean Sheperd, Leigh Brown and Bob Clark, and upon In God We Trust: All Others Pay Cash written by Jean Shepherd, Produced with permission of Warner Bro. Theatre Ventures and Dalfie Entertainment.

  • Improv X
    8:00 pm
    12/09/2017

    105 N Court St, Crown Point, IN 46307

    105 N Court St, Crown Point, IN 46307

    IMPROV X is back in NWI! This variety show features comedy acts from around the Region and Chicagoland.

    Saturday December 9th, 2017 @ 8 PM
    On The Square Sports Academy
    105 N. Court St. (Front Room)
    Crown Point, IN 46307
    $5

  • More events
    • Holidays with The Genesius Guild Theatre
      1:00 pm-5:00 pm
      12/09/2017
      6617 Hohman Ave, Hammond, IN 46324, USA
      6617 Hohman Ave, Hammond, IN 46324, USA
      Join us to celebrate the holidays, theatre, and our community.
      We will be hosting a holiday event for kids of all ages and their families. Come out and meet your favorite princesses and superhero, curtesy of Once Upon A Celebration, enjoy refreshments, play games, win prizes and get your face painted by a princess. Tickets are currently on sale and seating is limited so we encourage you to purchase them in advance. Details are listed below.

      Saturday December 9th 1pm-4pm
      6635 Hohman Ave Hammond in 46324
      Admission is 10.00 per person and There will be 3 seatings to choose from 1pm, 2pm and 3pm.
      To purchase tickets and for more Information please call the reservation line at 219-614-6835.

      As a ministry of F.U.M.C. We will have a warm clothing drive as well to help those in our community that are in need. You are welcome to bring in any new or gently used winter items such as coats, sweaters, gloves, hats etc. That will be donated to Haven House and other surrounding facilities. In addition to this we are also holding a food drive. You are welcome to donate any non perishable food items like jelly, peanut butter, cereal, dried grains, canned vegetables/fruits/meats etc. These items will be given to the FUMC “The Vine” parish to be distributed to those in need.

    • It's a Wonderful Life
      7:00 pm
      12/09/2017
      154 W Chicago St, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA
      154 W Chicago St, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA
      It’s a Wonderful Life – Adapted by Doug Rand
      Based on the film by Frank Capra
      Directed by Dona Henry and Kelly Hite
      Bring the entire family to be part of a holiday tradition at CST with this faithful adaptation of the film classic. Meet George Bailey, a small town man with big dreams, in a vivid portrait of the Greatest Generation in its darkest hour. More than a joyful holiday tale or love story, this show is a powerful meditation on what it is to have meaningful life and the valuable lesson that, “No man is a failure that has friends.”
    • EDGES - A Contemporary Song Cycle
      7:00 pm
      12/09/2017
      6915 Grand Ave, Hammond, IN 46323, USA
      6915 Grand Ave, Hammond, IN 46323, USA

      “Edges” covers such universal issues as love, commitment, identity and meaning. Characters deal with confronting emotions, escaping expectations and deciphering complicated relationships.

      This contemporary song cycle will surely be a hit!

      Please join us on:
      Thursday, December 7 at 7pm
      Friday, December 8 at 7pm
      Saturday, December 9 at 7pm
      Sunday, December 10 at 2pm

    • You Better Watch Out by Don Hodgins
      8:00 pm
      12/09/2017

       

      It’s Christmas Eve at the Willow Inn. The hosts Jenny and Tom are having Art, (Jenny’s father who’s still mourning the passing of his wife) see their bed and breakfast for the first time. There’s a snowstorm raging outside and three travelers are forced to lodge at the inn and wait it out. Rudy and Marsha who run a costume business together and a mysterious but cheerful man who claims to be in the delivery business named Mr. Smith. Only the Inn’s handyperson Andy sees who Mr. Smith really is, the spirit of Christmas. Andy must help him make Art, who’s been in a dark place for a very long time, see the joy of Christmas and who Mr. Smith really is!

    • A Christmas Story
      8:00 pm
      12/09/2017
      104 Indiana Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA
      104 Indiana Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA

      Beloved Region Favorite, “AChristmas Story, The Musical is based on the movie classic that runs round-the-clock on television every Christmas.

      Set in the 1940’s in the fictional town of Hohman, Indiana, it follows 9-year old Ralphie and his quest for the Holy Grail of Christmas gifts–an Official Red Ryder carbine-action 200-shot Range Model air rifle. All the iconic scenes from the movie are here: Ralphie’s friend, Flick, getting his tongue stuck to the flagpole; his brother, Randy, getting dressed in his snowsuit, the bullies, Farkus and Dill; the leg lamp award; the bunny suit, the Chinese restaurant; Christmas dinner; and many others.

      A Christmas Story, The Musical will bring an exciting new dinension to those who have seen the movie and will certainly stand on its own for those who haven’t.

      Book by Joseph Robinette. Music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. Based on the motiion picture A Christmas Story distrubuted by Warner Bros., written by Jean Sheperd, Leigh Brown and Bob Clark, and upon In God We Trust: All Others Pay Cash written by Jean Shepherd, Produced with permission of Warner Bro. Theatre Ventures and Dalfie Entertainment.

    • Improv X
      8:00 pm
      12/09/2017
      105 N Court St, Crown Point, IN 46307
      105 N Court St, Crown Point, IN 46307

      IMPROV X is back in NWI! This variety show features comedy acts from around the Region and Chicagoland.

      Saturday December 9th, 2017 @ 8 PM
      On The Square Sports Academy
      105 N. Court St. (Front Room)
      Crown Point, IN 46307
      $5

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  • A Christmas Story
    2:00 pm
    12/10/2017

    104 Indiana Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA

    104 Indiana Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA

    Beloved Region Favorite, “AChristmas Story, The Musical is based on the movie classic that runs round-the-clock on television every Christmas.

    Set in the 1940’s in the fictional town of Hohman, Indiana, it follows 9-year old Ralphie and his quest for the Holy Grail of Christmas gifts–an Official Red Ryder carbine-action 200-shot Range Model air rifle. All the iconic scenes from the movie are here: Ralphie’s friend, Flick, getting his tongue stuck to the flagpole; his brother, Randy, getting dressed in his snowsuit, the bullies, Farkus and Dill; the leg lamp award; the bunny suit, the Chinese restaurant; Christmas dinner; and many others.

    A Christmas Story, The Musical will bring an exciting new dinension to those who have seen the movie and will certainly stand on its own for those who haven’t.

    Book by Joseph Robinette. Music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. Based on the motiion picture A Christmas Story distrubuted by Warner Bros., written by Jean Sheperd, Leigh Brown and Bob Clark, and upon In God We Trust: All Others Pay Cash written by Jean Shepherd, Produced with permission of Warner Bro. Theatre Ventures and Dalfie Entertainment.

  • You Better Watch Out by Don Hodgins
    2:00 pm
    12/10/2017

    It’s Christmas Eve at the Willow Inn. The hosts Jenny and Tom are having Art, (Jenny’s father who’s still mourning the passing of his wife) see their bed and breakfast for the first time. There’s a snowstorm raging outside and three travelers are forced to lodge at the inn and wait it out. Rudy and Marsha who run a costume business together and a mysterious but cheerful man who claims to be in the delivery business named Mr. Smith. Only the Inn’s handyperson Andy sees who Mr. Smith really is, the spirit of Christmas. Andy must help him make Art, who’s been in a dark place for a very long time, see the joy of Christmas and who Mr. Smith really is!

  • EDGES – A Contemporary Song Cycle
    2:00 pm
    12/10/2017

    6915 Grand Ave, Hammond, IN 46323, USA

    6915 Grand Ave, Hammond, IN 46323, USA

    “Edges” covers such universal issues as love, commitment, identity and meaning. Characters deal with confronting emotions, escaping expectations and deciphering complicated relationships.

    This contemporary song cycle will surely be a hit!

    Please join us on:
    Thursday, December 7 at 7pm
    Friday, December 8 at 7pm
    Saturday, December 9 at 7pm
    Sunday, December 10 at 2pm

  • It’s a Wonderful Life
    2:30 pm
    12/10/2017

    154 W Chicago St, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA

    154 W Chicago St, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA

    It’s a Wonderful Life – Adapted by Doug Rand
    Based on the film by Frank Capra
    Directed by Dona Henry and Kelly Hite
    Bring the entire family to be part of a holiday tradition at CST with this faithful adaptation of the film classic. Meet George Bailey, a small town man with big dreams, in a vivid portrait of the Greatest Generation in its darkest hour. More than a joyful holiday tale or love story, this show is a powerful meditation on what it is to have meaningful life and the valuable lesson that, “No man is a failure that has friends.”
  • NIETF Board of Directors Meeting
    6:00 pm
    12/10/2017

    6617 Hohman Ave, Hammond, IN 46324, USA

    6617 Hohman Ave, Hammond, IN 46324, USA

    Meeting for the NIETF Board of Directors. Open to the public & our member theaters

    Schedule for 2017:

    06/11/17 6:30 PM CST Crown Point Community Theatre 1125 Merrillville Road, Crown Point, IN Lake

    07/09/17 6:30 PM CST 4th Street Theater 125 N. Fourth St., Chesterton, IN Porter

    08/13/17 6:30 PM CST Beatniks on Conkey “Other Side” 418/420 Conkey Street, Hammond, IN Lake

    09/10/17 6:30 PM CST Chicago Street Theatre 154 W. Chicago Street, Valparaiso, IN Porter

    11/12/17 6:30 PM CST Aftermath Cidery 454 S. Greenwich St., Valparaiso, IN Porter

    12/10/17 6:30 PM CST First United Methodist Hammond 6635 Hohman Ave., Hammond, IN Lake

  • CLASSICAL BLAST! – DARK SIDE OF THE YULE
    7:30 pm
    12/10/2017

    154 W Chicago St, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA

    154 W Chicago St, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA

    CLASSICAL BLAST! – DARK SIDE OF THE YULE – Christmas meets Classic Rock as we welcome back this Chicago area favorite group for another special holiday concert. Classical Blast, based out of the Chicago area, is wildly popular for their mix of original music and innovative new arrangements of classic rock tunes, played with cello, acoustic guitar, violin, bass and drums. For a preview of what you can expect from these masters of mash-up, visit our concert page and click on the Classical Blast link to watch the posted videos. Last year was a near sell-out so make your plans early! Patrons purchasing couch seats will receive an 8×10 photo with the band.
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    • A Christmas Story
      2:00 pm
      12/10/2017
      104 Indiana Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA
      104 Indiana Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA

      Beloved Region Favorite, “AChristmas Story, The Musical is based on the movie classic that runs round-the-clock on television every Christmas.

      Set in the 1940’s in the fictional town of Hohman, Indiana, it follows 9-year old Ralphie and his quest for the Holy Grail of Christmas gifts–an Official Red Ryder carbine-action 200-shot Range Model air rifle. All the iconic scenes from the movie are here: Ralphie’s friend, Flick, getting his tongue stuck to the flagpole; his brother, Randy, getting dressed in his snowsuit, the bullies, Farkus and Dill; the leg lamp award; the bunny suit, the Chinese restaurant; Christmas dinner; and many others.

      A Christmas Story, The Musical will bring an exciting new dinension to those who have seen the movie and will certainly stand on its own for those who haven’t.

      Book by Joseph Robinette. Music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. Based on the motiion picture A Christmas Story distrubuted by Warner Bros., written by Jean Sheperd, Leigh Brown and Bob Clark, and upon In God We Trust: All Others Pay Cash written by Jean Shepherd, Produced with permission of Warner Bro. Theatre Ventures and Dalfie Entertainment.

    • You Better Watch Out by Don Hodgins
      2:00 pm
      12/10/2017

      It’s Christmas Eve at the Willow Inn. The hosts Jenny and Tom are having Art, (Jenny’s father who’s still mourning the passing of his wife) see their bed and breakfast for the first time. There’s a snowstorm raging outside and three travelers are forced to lodge at the inn and wait it out. Rudy and Marsha who run a costume business together and a mysterious but cheerful man who claims to be in the delivery business named Mr. Smith. Only the Inn’s handyperson Andy sees who Mr. Smith really is, the spirit of Christmas. Andy must help him make Art, who’s been in a dark place for a very long time, see the joy of Christmas and who Mr. Smith really is!

    • EDGES - A Contemporary Song Cycle
      2:00 pm
      12/10/2017
      6915 Grand Ave, Hammond, IN 46323, USA
      6915 Grand Ave, Hammond, IN 46323, USA

      “Edges” covers such universal issues as love, commitment, identity and meaning. Characters deal with confronting emotions, escaping expectations and deciphering complicated relationships.

      This contemporary song cycle will surely be a hit!

      Please join us on:
      Thursday, December 7 at 7pm
      Friday, December 8 at 7pm
      Saturday, December 9 at 7pm
      Sunday, December 10 at 2pm

    • It's a Wonderful Life
      2:30 pm
      12/10/2017
      154 W Chicago St, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA
      154 W Chicago St, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA
      It’s a Wonderful Life – Adapted by Doug Rand
      Based on the film by Frank Capra
      Directed by Dona Henry and Kelly Hite
      Bring the entire family to be part of a holiday tradition at CST with this faithful adaptation of the film classic. Meet George Bailey, a small town man with big dreams, in a vivid portrait of the Greatest Generation in its darkest hour. More than a joyful holiday tale or love story, this show is a powerful meditation on what it is to have meaningful life and the valuable lesson that, “No man is a failure that has friends.”
    • NIETF Board of Directors Meeting
      6:00 pm
      12/10/2017
      6617 Hohman Ave, Hammond, IN 46324, USA
      6617 Hohman Ave, Hammond, IN 46324, USA

      Meeting for the NIETF Board of Directors. Open to the public & our member theaters

      Schedule for 2017:

      06/11/17 6:30 PM CST Crown Point Community Theatre 1125 Merrillville Road, Crown Point, IN Lake

      07/09/17 6:30 PM CST 4th Street Theater 125 N. Fourth St., Chesterton, IN Porter

      08/13/17 6:30 PM CST Beatniks on Conkey “Other Side” 418/420 Conkey Street, Hammond, IN Lake

      09/10/17 6:30 PM CST Chicago Street Theatre 154 W. Chicago Street, Valparaiso, IN Porter

      11/12/17 6:30 PM CST Aftermath Cidery 454 S. Greenwich St., Valparaiso, IN Porter

      12/10/17 6:30 PM CST First United Methodist Hammond 6635 Hohman Ave., Hammond, IN Lake

    • CLASSICAL BLAST! - DARK SIDE OF THE YULE
      7:30 pm
      12/10/2017
      154 W Chicago St, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA
      154 W Chicago St, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA
      CLASSICAL BLAST! – DARK SIDE OF THE YULE – Christmas meets Classic Rock as we welcome back this Chicago area favorite group for another special holiday concert. Classical Blast, based out of the Chicago area, is wildly popular for their mix of original music and innovative new arrangements of classic rock tunes, played with cello, acoustic guitar, violin, bass and drums. For a preview of what you can expect from these masters of mash-up, visit our concert page and click on the Classical Blast link to watch the posted videos. Last year was a near sell-out so make your plans early! Patrons purchasing couch seats will receive an 8×10 photo with the band.
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  • It’s a Wonderful Life
    7:00 pm
    12/15/2017

    154 W Chicago St, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA

    154 W Chicago St, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA

    It’s a Wonderful Life – Adapted by Doug Rand
    Based on the film by Frank Capra
    Directed by Dona Henry and Kelly Hite
    Bring the entire family to be part of a holiday tradition at CST with this faithful adaptation of the film classic. Meet George Bailey, a small town man with big dreams, in a vivid portrait of the Greatest Generation in its darkest hour. More than a joyful holiday tale or love story, this show is a powerful meditation on what it is to have meaningful life and the valuable lesson that, “No man is a failure that has friends.”
  • South Shore Orchestra: Holiday Pops
    7:30 pm
    12/15/2017

    104 Indiana Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA

    104 Indiana Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA

    Join Maestro Troy Webdell, the South Shore Orchestra and Santa for a holiday celebration the entire family can enjoy! Featuring traditional and comtemporary music of the holiday season including music from Disney’s blockbuster movie FROZEN!

  • You Better Watch Out by Don Hodgins
    8:00 pm
    12/15/2017

    It’s Christmas Eve at the Willow Inn. The hosts Jenny and Tom are having Art, (Jenny’s father who’s still mourning the passing of his wife) see their bed and breakfast for the first time. There’s a snowstorm raging outside and three travelers are forced to lodge at the inn and wait it out. Rudy and Marsha who run a costume business together and a mysterious but cheerful man who claims to be in the delivery business named Mr. Smith. Only the Inn’s handyperson Andy sees who Mr. Smith really is, the spirit of Christmas. Andy must help him make Art, who’s been in a dark place for a very long time, see the joy of Christmas and who Mr. Smith really is!

  • Makeshift Up at 4th Street Theater
    8:00 pm
    12/15/2017

    4th St Theatre, Chesterton, IN 46304, USA

    4th St Theatre, Chesterton, IN 46304, USA

    Come enjoy short form improv (Whose Line style improv) by Makeshift Up

  • More events
    • It's a Wonderful Life
      7:00 pm
      12/15/2017
      154 W Chicago St, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA
      154 W Chicago St, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA
      It’s a Wonderful Life – Adapted by Doug Rand
      Based on the film by Frank Capra
      Directed by Dona Henry and Kelly Hite
      Bring the entire family to be part of a holiday tradition at CST with this faithful adaptation of the film classic. Meet George Bailey, a small town man with big dreams, in a vivid portrait of the Greatest Generation in its darkest hour. More than a joyful holiday tale or love story, this show is a powerful meditation on what it is to have meaningful life and the valuable lesson that, “No man is a failure that has friends.”
    • South Shore Orchestra: Holiday Pops
      7:30 pm
      12/15/2017
      104 Indiana Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA
      104 Indiana Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA

      Join Maestro Troy Webdell, the South Shore Orchestra and Santa for a holiday celebration the entire family can enjoy! Featuring traditional and comtemporary music of the holiday season including music from Disney’s blockbuster movie FROZEN!

    • You Better Watch Out by Don Hodgins
      8:00 pm
      12/15/2017

      It’s Christmas Eve at the Willow Inn. The hosts Jenny and Tom are having Art, (Jenny’s father who’s still mourning the passing of his wife) see their bed and breakfast for the first time. There’s a snowstorm raging outside and three travelers are forced to lodge at the inn and wait it out. Rudy and Marsha who run a costume business together and a mysterious but cheerful man who claims to be in the delivery business named Mr. Smith. Only the Inn’s handyperson Andy sees who Mr. Smith really is, the spirit of Christmas. Andy must help him make Art, who’s been in a dark place for a very long time, see the joy of Christmas and who Mr. Smith really is!

    • Makeshift Up at 4th Street Theater
      8:00 pm
      12/15/2017
      4th St Theatre, Chesterton, IN 46304, USA
      4th St Theatre, Chesterton, IN 46304, USA

      Come enjoy short form improv (Whose Line style improv) by Makeshift Up

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  • It’s a Wonderful Life
    2:30 pm
    12/16/2017

    154 W Chicago St, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA

    154 W Chicago St, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA

    It’s a Wonderful Life – Adapted by Doug Rand
    Based on the film by Frank Capra
    Directed by Dona Henry and Kelly Hite
    Bring the entire family to be part of a holiday tradition at CST with this faithful adaptation of the film classic. Meet George Bailey, a small town man with big dreams, in a vivid portrait of the Greatest Generation in its darkest hour. More than a joyful holiday tale or love story, this show is a powerful meditation on what it is to have meaningful life and the valuable lesson that, “No man is a failure that has friends.”
  • Rockin’ For Our Region Animals Benefit Concert
    6:00 pm
    12/16/2017

    104 Indiana Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA

    104 Indiana Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA

    Tom Lounges Entertainment, LLC Presents

    Rockin’ For Our Region Animals Benefit Concert

    With

    Kenny James As Buddy Holly

    The Nationally Touring Buddy Holly Tribute Artist’s only northwest Indiana Homecoming Concert
    Kenny James is an award winning entertainer. His accolades include receiving the #1 Buddy Holly Tribute Artist Award in Las Vegas and Best Entertainer in Pigeon Ford, TN.  Kenny, originally from Hammond, has performed all over the United States. Please join us in welcoming him home for the holidays.
    Performing Live With

    Rave On Band

    And Special Guest

    Tim Dudley As Elvis

  • Happy Holidaze!
    6:30 pm
    12/16/2017

    13115 Schneider St, Cedar Lake, IN 46303, USA

    13115 Schneider St, Cedar Lake, IN 46303, USA

    Celebrate with LCTG!

    LCTG Spirit of past, present, and Christmas yet to come.

    Singalong, scenes and skits

     

    Sat dinner 6:30, show 8pm

    Sun dinner 12:30, show 2pm

  • It’s a Wonderful Life
    7:00 pm
    12/16/2017

    154 W Chicago St, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA

    154 W Chicago St, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA

    It’s a Wonderful Life – Adapted by Doug Rand
    Based on the film by Frank Capra
    Directed by Dona Henry and Kelly Hite
    Bring the entire family to be part of a holiday tradition at CST with this faithful adaptation of the film classic. Meet George Bailey, a small town man with big dreams, in a vivid portrait of the Greatest Generation in its darkest hour. More than a joyful holiday tale or love story, this show is a powerful meditation on what it is to have meaningful life and the valuable lesson that, “No man is a failure that has friends.”
  • You Better Watch Out by Don Hodgins
    8:00 pm
    12/16/2017

    It’s Christmas Eve at the Willow Inn. The hosts Jenny and Tom are having Art, (Jenny’s father who’s still mourning the passing of his wife) see their bed and breakfast for the first time. There’s a snowstorm raging outside and three travelers are forced to lodge at the inn and wait it out. Rudy and Marsha who run a costume business together and a mysterious but cheerful man who claims to be in the delivery business named Mr. Smith. Only the Inn’s handyperson Andy sees who Mr. Smith really is, the spirit of Christmas. Andy must help him make Art, who’s been in a dark place for a very long time, see the joy of Christmas and who Mr. Smith really is!

  • More events
    • It's a Wonderful Life
      2:30 pm
      12/16/2017
      154 W Chicago St, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA
      154 W Chicago St, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA
      It’s a Wonderful Life – Adapted by Doug Rand
      Based on the film by Frank Capra
      Directed by Dona Henry and Kelly Hite
      Bring the entire family to be part of a holiday tradition at CST with this faithful adaptation of the film classic. Meet George Bailey, a small town man with big dreams, in a vivid portrait of the Greatest Generation in its darkest hour. More than a joyful holiday tale or love story, this show is a powerful meditation on what it is to have meaningful life and the valuable lesson that, “No man is a failure that has friends.”
    • Rockin' For Our Region Animals Benefit Concert
      6:00 pm
      12/16/2017
      104 Indiana Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA
      104 Indiana Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA

      Tom Lounges Entertainment, LLC Presents

      Rockin’ For Our Region Animals Benefit Concert

      With

      Kenny James As Buddy Holly

      The Nationally Touring Buddy Holly Tribute Artist’s only northwest Indiana Homecoming Concert
      Kenny James is an award winning entertainer. His accolades include receiving the #1 Buddy Holly Tribute Artist Award in Las Vegas and Best Entertainer in Pigeon Ford, TN.  Kenny, originally from Hammond, has performed all over the United States. Please join us in welcoming him home for the holidays.
      Performing Live With

      Rave On Band

      And Special Guest

      Tim Dudley As Elvis

    • Happy Holidaze!
      6:30 pm
      12/16/2017
      13115 Schneider St, Cedar Lake, IN 46303, USA
      13115 Schneider St, Cedar Lake, IN 46303, USA

      Celebrate with LCTG!

      LCTG Spirit of past, present, and Christmas yet to come.

      Singalong, scenes and skits

       

      Sat dinner 6:30, show 8pm

      Sun dinner 12:30, show 2pm

    • It's a Wonderful Life
      7:00 pm
      12/16/2017
      154 W Chicago St, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA
      154 W Chicago St, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA
      It’s a Wonderful Life – Adapted by Doug Rand
      Based on the film by Frank Capra
      Directed by Dona Henry and Kelly Hite
      Bring the entire family to be part of a holiday tradition at CST with this faithful adaptation of the film classic. Meet George Bailey, a small town man with big dreams, in a vivid portrait of the Greatest Generation in its darkest hour. More than a joyful holiday tale or love story, this show is a powerful meditation on what it is to have meaningful life and the valuable lesson that, “No man is a failure that has friends.”
    • You Better Watch Out by Don Hodgins
      8:00 pm
      12/16/2017

      It’s Christmas Eve at the Willow Inn. The hosts Jenny and Tom are having Art, (Jenny’s father who’s still mourning the passing of his wife) see their bed and breakfast for the first time. There’s a snowstorm raging outside and three travelers are forced to lodge at the inn and wait it out. Rudy and Marsha who run a costume business together and a mysterious but cheerful man who claims to be in the delivery business named Mr. Smith. Only the Inn’s handyperson Andy sees who Mr. Smith really is, the spirit of Christmas. Andy must help him make Art, who’s been in a dark place for a very long time, see the joy of Christmas and who Mr. Smith really is!

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  • Happy Holidaze!
    12:30 pm
    12/17/2017

    13115 Schneider St, Cedar Lake, IN 46303, USA

    13115 Schneider St, Cedar Lake, IN 46303, USA

    Celebrate with LCTG!

    LCTG Spirit of past, present, and Christmas yet to come.

    Singalong, scenes and skits

     

    Sat dinner 6:30, show 8pm

    Sun dinner 12:30, show 2pm

  • You Better Watch Out by Don Hodgins
    2:00 pm
    12/17/2017

    It’s Christmas Eve at the Willow Inn. The hosts Jenny and Tom are having Art, (Jenny’s father who’s still mourning the passing of his wife) see their bed and breakfast for the first time. There’s a snowstorm raging outside and three travelers are forced to lodge at the inn and wait it out. Rudy and Marsha who run a costume business together and a mysterious but cheerful man who claims to be in the delivery business named Mr. Smith. Only the Inn’s handyperson Andy sees who Mr. Smith really is, the spirit of Christmas. Andy must help him make Art, who’s been in a dark place for a very long time, see the joy of Christmas and who Mr. Smith really is!

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