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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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  • 6:30 pm
    10/01/2021
    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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  • 12:30 pm
    10/03/2021
    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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  • 7:30 pm
    10/08/2021
    418 Conkey St, Hammond, IN 46324, USA

    The scene is the set where Anthony J. Lefcourt, writer and director, is rehearsing his new play, a “classic whodunit” (in which all the characters are named Butler) with which he hopes to regain the success that has eluded him in recent seasons. Desperately eager to stimulate his cast to their best efforts, he has deliberately withheld the final scene of the play from them, but his patience is worn thin by the petty jealousies and romantic rivalries that detract from their concentration. In an effort to spur them on he “stages” the murder of one of the actresses, after which the plot begins to twist and turn with such dazzling ingenuity—and hilarity—that soon actors and audience alike have lost track of what is real and what is make-believe—until a surprise ending sets matters straight in a most bizarre and ironic way.

    Show dates are Oct 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, and 17, Fri & Sat shows at 7:30pm, Sun’s at 2:00pm. The cost of the show is $18.00 and refreshments will be available. The door will open 1/2 hour before the show. Beatniks is located at 420 Conkey Street, Hammond, Indiana. For reservations or more info, you can go to Beatniksonconkey.com or call 219-852-0848

  • 9:00 pm
    10/08/2021
    Both love and improv is all about relationships. Two improvisers delve into what makes real relationships work through the lens of improv.Featuring Nelson Velazquez and Dr. Francis Veltri.
    If you have relationship questions you would like addressed on the show, please email love@improductionsllc.com or DM the Improductions, LLC page. Your identity will be held confidential.
    Please consider donating $5 or more. The show is free and is pay-what-you-can.
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  • 1:00 pm
    10/09/2021
    2530 Portage Mall, Portage, Indiana 46368
    Join us at RPAC for a fun fall adventure! Make your own potion with the quirky Ambrosious Flint. Choose your bottle and fill it with beautiful shimmering concoctions that will last as a keepsake for this Fall and next. Admission includes instruction from the one and only Ambrosious, with your very own bottle of decorative potion to take home at the conclusion of the event.
    Tickets are available for 1, 2, or 3 p.m. Reserve yours today!
  • 7:30 pm
    10/09/2021
    418 Conkey St, Hammond, IN 46324, USA

    The scene is the set where Anthony J. Lefcourt, writer and director, is rehearsing his new play, a “classic whodunit” (in which all the characters are named Butler) with which he hopes to regain the success that has eluded him in recent seasons. Desperately eager to stimulate his cast to their best efforts, he has deliberately withheld the final scene of the play from them, but his patience is worn thin by the petty jealousies and romantic rivalries that detract from their concentration. In an effort to spur them on he “stages” the murder of one of the actresses, after which the plot begins to twist and turn with such dazzling ingenuity—and hilarity—that soon actors and audience alike have lost track of what is real and what is make-believe—until a surprise ending sets matters straight in a most bizarre and ironic way.

    Show dates are Oct 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, and 17, Fri & Sat shows at 7:30pm, Sun’s at 2:00pm. The cost of the show is $18.00 and refreshments will be available. The door will open 1/2 hour before the show. Beatniks is located at 420 Conkey Street, Hammond, Indiana. For reservations or more info, you can go to Beatniksonconkey.com or call 219-852-0848

  • 8:00 pm
    10/09/2021
    4th St Theatre, Chesterton, IN 46304, USA
    Join us for an evening of improv where they have to make use of random Powerpoint shows off the internet. You’ve never seen Powerpoint used like this!
    Presenters:
    – Kerry Fitch
    – Lori Ryser
    – Lisa Szanyi
    – Ron Szanyi
    – Francis Veltri
    Judges TBA
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  • 2:00 pm
    10/10/2021
    418 Conkey St, Hammond, IN 46324, USA

    The scene is the set where Anthony J. Lefcourt, writer and director, is rehearsing his new play, a “classic whodunit” (in which all the characters are named Butler) with which he hopes to regain the success that has eluded him in recent seasons. Desperately eager to stimulate his cast to their best efforts, he has deliberately withheld the final scene of the play from them, but his patience is worn thin by the petty jealousies and romantic rivalries that detract from their concentration. In an effort to spur them on he “stages” the murder of one of the actresses, after which the plot begins to twist and turn with such dazzling ingenuity—and hilarity—that soon actors and audience alike have lost track of what is real and what is make-believe—until a surprise ending sets matters straight in a most bizarre and ironic way.

    Show dates are Oct 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, and 17, Fri & Sat shows at 7:30pm, Sun’s at 2:00pm. The cost of the show is $18.00 and refreshments will be available. The door will open 1/2 hour before the show. Beatniks is located at 420 Conkey Street, Hammond, Indiana. For reservations or more info, you can go to Beatniksonconkey.com or call 219-852-0848

  • 7:00 pm
    10/10/2021
    THE GRID is BACK for 2021! Short-form improv performed at its finest based on YOUR SUGGESTIONS!
    Please consider donating $5 or more at http://improductionsllc.com/donate!
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  • 7:30 pm
    10/15/2021
    418 Conkey St, Hammond, IN 46324, USA

    The scene is the set where Anthony J. Lefcourt, writer and director, is rehearsing his new play, a “classic whodunit” (in which all the characters are named Butler) with which he hopes to regain the success that has eluded him in recent seasons. Desperately eager to stimulate his cast to their best efforts, he has deliberately withheld the final scene of the play from them, but his patience is worn thin by the petty jealousies and romantic rivalries that detract from their concentration. In an effort to spur them on he “stages” the murder of one of the actresses, after which the plot begins to twist and turn with such dazzling ingenuity—and hilarity—that soon actors and audience alike have lost track of what is real and what is make-believe—until a surprise ending sets matters straight in a most bizarre and ironic way.

    Show dates are Oct 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, and 17, Fri & Sat shows at 7:30pm, Sun’s at 2:00pm. The cost of the show is $18.00 and refreshments will be available. The door will open 1/2 hour before the show. Beatniks is located at 420 Conkey Street, Hammond, Indiana. For reservations or more info, you can go to Beatniksonconkey.com or call 219-852-0848

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  • 7:00 pm
    10/16/2021
    THE GRID is BACK for 2021! Short-form improv performed at its finest based on YOUR SUGGESTIONS!
    Please consider donating $5 or more at http://improductionsllc.com/donate!
  • 7:30 pm
    10/16/2021
    418 Conkey St, Hammond, IN 46324, USA

    The scene is the set where Anthony J. Lefcourt, writer and director, is rehearsing his new play, a “classic whodunit” (in which all the characters are named Butler) with which he hopes to regain the success that has eluded him in recent seasons. Desperately eager to stimulate his cast to their best efforts, he has deliberately withheld the final scene of the play from them, but his patience is worn thin by the petty jealousies and romantic rivalries that detract from their concentration. In an effort to spur them on he “stages” the murder of one of the actresses, after which the plot begins to twist and turn with such dazzling ingenuity—and hilarity—that soon actors and audience alike have lost track of what is real and what is make-believe—until a surprise ending sets matters straight in a most bizarre and ironic way.

    Show dates are Oct 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, and 17, Fri & Sat shows at 7:30pm, Sun’s at 2:00pm. The cost of the show is $18.00 and refreshments will be available. The door will open 1/2 hour before the show. Beatniks is located at 420 Conkey Street, Hammond, Indiana. For reservations or more info, you can go to Beatniksonconkey.com or call 219-852-0848

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  • 2:00 pm
    10/17/2021
    418 Conkey St, Hammond, IN 46324, USA

    The scene is the set where Anthony J. Lefcourt, writer and director, is rehearsing his new play, a “classic whodunit” (in which all the characters are named Butler) with which he hopes to regain the success that has eluded him in recent seasons. Desperately eager to stimulate his cast to their best efforts, he has deliberately withheld the final scene of the play from them, but his patience is worn thin by the petty jealousies and romantic rivalries that detract from their concentration. In an effort to spur them on he “stages” the murder of one of the actresses, after which the plot begins to twist and turn with such dazzling ingenuity—and hilarity—that soon actors and audience alike have lost track of what is real and what is make-believe—until a surprise ending sets matters straight in a most bizarre and ironic way.

    Show dates are Oct 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, and 17, Fri & Sat shows at 7:30pm, Sun’s at 2:00pm. The cost of the show is $18.00 and refreshments will be available. The door will open 1/2 hour before the show. Beatniks is located at 420 Conkey Street, Hammond, Indiana. For reservations or more info, you can go to Beatniksonconkey.com or call 219-852-0848

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    The Butler Did It

    7:30 pm
    10/15/2021
    418 Conkey St, Hammond, IN 46324, USA

    The scene is the set where Anthony J. Lefcourt, writer and director, is rehearsing his new play, a “classic whodunit” (in which all the characters are named Butler) with which he hopes to regain the success that has eluded him in recent seasons. Desperately eager to stimulate his cast to their best efforts, he has deliberately withheld the final scene of the play from them, but his patience is worn thin by the petty jealousies and romantic rivalries that detract from their concentration. In an effort to spur them on he “stages” the murder of one of the actresses, after which the plot begins to twist and turn with such dazzling ingenuity—and hilarity—that soon actors and audience alike have lost track of what is real and what is make-believe—until a surprise ending sets matters straight in a most bizarre and ironic way.

    Show dates are Oct 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, and 17, Fri & Sat shows at 7:30pm, Sun’s at 2:00pm. The cost of the show is $18.00 and refreshments will be available. The door will open 1/2 hour before the show. Beatniks is located at 420 Conkey Street, Hammond, Indiana. For reservations or more info, you can go to Beatniksonconkey.com or call 219-852-0848

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    The Grid: 2021

    7:00 pm
    10/16/2021
    THE GRID is BACK for 2021! Short-form improv performed at its finest based on YOUR SUGGESTIONS!
    Please consider donating $5 or more at http://improductionsllc.com/donate!

    The Butler Did It

    7:30 pm
    10/16/2021
    418 Conkey St, Hammond, IN 46324, USA

    The scene is the set where Anthony J. Lefcourt, writer and director, is rehearsing his new play, a “classic whodunit” (in which all the characters are named Butler) with which he hopes to regain the success that has eluded him in recent seasons. Desperately eager to stimulate his cast to their best efforts, he has deliberately withheld the final scene of the play from them, but his patience is worn thin by the petty jealousies and romantic rivalries that detract from their concentration. In an effort to spur them on he “stages” the murder of one of the actresses, after which the plot begins to twist and turn with such dazzling ingenuity—and hilarity—that soon actors and audience alike have lost track of what is real and what is make-believe—until a surprise ending sets matters straight in a most bizarre and ironic way.

    Show dates are Oct 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, and 17, Fri & Sat shows at 7:30pm, Sun’s at 2:00pm. The cost of the show is $18.00 and refreshments will be available. The door will open 1/2 hour before the show. Beatniks is located at 420 Conkey Street, Hammond, Indiana. For reservations or more info, you can go to Beatniksonconkey.com or call 219-852-0848

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    The Butler Did It

    2:00 pm
    10/17/2021
    418 Conkey St, Hammond, IN 46324, USA

    The scene is the set where Anthony J. Lefcourt, writer and director, is rehearsing his new play, a “classic whodunit” (in which all the characters are named Butler) with which he hopes to regain the success that has eluded him in recent seasons. Desperately eager to stimulate his cast to their best efforts, he has deliberately withheld the final scene of the play from them, but his patience is worn thin by the petty jealousies and romantic rivalries that detract from their concentration. In an effort to spur them on he “stages” the murder of one of the actresses, after which the plot begins to twist and turn with such dazzling ingenuity—and hilarity—that soon actors and audience alike have lost track of what is real and what is make-believe—until a surprise ending sets matters straight in a most bizarre and ironic way.

    Show dates are Oct 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, and 17, Fri & Sat shows at 7:30pm, Sun’s at 2:00pm. The cost of the show is $18.00 and refreshments will be available. The door will open 1/2 hour before the show. Beatniks is located at 420 Conkey Street, Hammond, Indiana. For reservations or more info, you can go to Beatniksonconkey.com or call 219-852-0848

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