The Fort Wayne arts community is flourishing! What could be a better way to enjoy an evening than live entertainment? Ranging from student productions to traveling Broadway shows and historic plays to modern musicals, Fort Wayne has it all. Here are 5 can't miss shows you will want to catch before they are gone!
Dirty Dancing *On Tour*
Brought to you by the Broadway at The Embassy Series, Dirty Dancing is a can’t miss show to see this fall! Follow Johnny and Baby through their summer of love in this dramatic romance. But don’t take our word for it; The Observer called this performance “The biggest theatre sensation of all time!”
University of St. Francis Performing Arts Center
November 3 - 12
One of Fort Wayne’s most renowned theatre companies presents the 1992 classic, Sister Act live! After a celebrity singer witnesses a mob murder, she is placed undercover in a convent for her own protection but has trouble fitting in. Expect lots of laughs and show-stopping musical numbers!
Elf The Musical *On Tour*
Elf the Musical is a hilarious theatre adaptation of a recent Christmas classic hits the Embassy to kick off the holiday season! When human orphan, Buddy, accidentally crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts on Christmas Eve, he is taken to the North Pole and adopted by Santa and his elves. He soon realizes he is very different and sets out on a journey to New York City to connect with his real family and spread Christmas cheer. The New York Times calls this goofy family musical “splashy, peppy, sugar-sprinkled holiday entertainment!”
Peter & The Starcatcher
Arena Dinner Theatre
November 24 - December 16
Experience a brand new production at Arena Dinner Theater! Peter & The Starcatcher chronicles how Peter Pan became “The Boy Who Never Grows Up.” Based on the 2004 novel by Rick Elice, the whimsical fantasy tells a tale filled with pirates, jungles, crocodiles, celestial legends, and adventure!
Pride & Prejudice
December 1 - 9
Come enjoy a classic theatre adaptation based on the timeless Jane Austen novel, Pride & Prejudice. The Georgian era sisters portray a meaningful tale of love, family, wealth and class. Catch this student-produced production before it’s gone!
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