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12/1, 2, 3/2017 Madrigal Dinner

posted Nov 16, 2017, 9:17 AM by North Judson-Wayne Township Public Library

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11/10 to 12/31/2017 The Little Mermaid (Stage Play) @ Amish Acres

posted Nov 3, 2017, 9:24 AM by North Judson-Wayne Township Public Library   [ updated Nov 3, 2017, 9:26 AM ]

The Little Mermaid is a stage musical produced by Disney Theatrical, based on the animated 1989 Disney film and classic story of the same name by Hans Christian Andersen about a mermaid who dreams of the world above the sea and gives up her voice to find love. In this beguiling animated romp, rebellious 16-year-old mermaid Ariel is fascinated with life on land. On one of her visits to the surface, which are forbidden by her controlling father, King Triton, she falls for a human prince. Determined to be with her new love, Ariel makes a dangerous deal with the sea witch Ursula to become human for three days. But when plans go awry for the star-crossed lovers, the king must make the ultimate sacrifice for his daughter. 

Tony and Academy Award winner Alan Menken wrote the music for both the film and musical. "Under the Sea," "The World Above," and "Kiss the Girl" are new musical theatre classics.

Admission charged (Prices range from $14.95 to $49.21)  
Handicapped accessible

Amish Acres, 1600 W. Market St. , Nappanee, IN 46550

12/13 & 14/2017 The Nutcracker

posted Nov 2, 2017, 11:29 AM by North Judson-Wayne Township Public Library   [ updated Nov 3, 2017, 9:35 AM ]

Indiana Ballet Theatre will transform the Star Plaza Theatre into a winter wonderland while performing this timeless holiday classic.

Venue: Star Plaza Theatre, 8001 Delaware Place, Merrillville, IN 46410

12/7/2017 Holiday Pops

posted Nov 2, 2017, 11:21 AM by North Judson-Wayne Township Public Library

The spirit of the Holidays comes alive at this festive concert. With a combination of traditional favorites and new sounds, our orchestra and chorus will celebrate the season. Sing along to beloved carols and keep an eye out for visitors from the North Pole. Guest vocalist Sian Davies, Crown Point High School Chorale and Plum Grove Strings will perform. With over 3,000 people last year, get your tickets early for this South Shore tradition. 

Bring your donation of any non-perishable food item to the concert.

7:30 PM at the Star Plaza Theatre, 8001 Delaware Place, Merrillville, IN 46410  For more information call (219) 836-0690 or visit http://nwisymphony.org/pages/concerts/holiday-pops.php

11/17-19/2017 The Christmas Express

posted Nov 2, 2017, 10:32 AM by North Judson-Wayne Township Public Library

Delphi Opera House, 109 S Washington St, Delphi, Indiana 46923


When Leo Tannenbaum appears from nowhere on December 23rd, things begin to change around the Holly Railway Station. A long defunct radio springs to life, the local carolers suddenly sound like the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and everyone seems to be filled with an unusual Christmas spirit. This nostalgic theatrical greeting card is filled with eccentric small town characters and punctuated with memorable moments.

11/24 to 12/10/2017 A Christmas Story, The Musical

posted Nov 2, 2017, 10:22 AM by North Judson-Wayne Township Public Library


A beloved region favorite, A Christmas 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 and the bullies, Farkus and Dill; the leg lamp award; the bunny suit and the Chinese restaurant; Christmas dinner; and many others.

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

Memorial Opera House, 104 Indiana Ave, Valparaiso, Indiana 46383
Fridays, November 24 December 1,8, 2017
Saturdays November 25, December 2.9. 2017
Sundays November 26, December 3,10, 2017
Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00pm, Sundays at 2:00pm

Admission Details: Adults $21.00 / Students/Seniors/Military $18.00 $2.00 processing fee applied at checkout. Group Rates available!

For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit: http://memorialoperahouse.com/190/A-Christmas-Story


12/10/2017 A Classical Blast Christmas

posted Nov 2, 2017, 10:14 AM by North Judson-Wayne Township Public Library   [ updated Nov 2, 2017, 10:16 AM ]

It's becoming a Chicago Street Theater Christmas Tradition.

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.

December 10th 2017 at 7:30PM  For more information visit  http://www.chicagostreet.org/blast2017/

11/24 to 12/16/2017 It's A Wonderful Life

posted Nov 2, 2017, 10:06 AM by North Judson-Wayne Township Public Library   [ updated Nov 2, 2017, 10:15 AM ]

HOLIDAY FAVORITE: Bring the entire family to be part of a holiday tradition at CST with this faithful adaptation of the film classic featuring the legendary Jimmy Stewart. 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.”

At the Chicago Street Theater for more information visit http://www.chicagostreet.org/its-a-wonderful-life-2017/

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