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First Presbyterian Theater

  • Address: 300 W Wayne St. Fort Wayne, IN 46802
  • Phone: (260) 426-7421
  • Fax: (260) 422-5111
  • Email: E-mail
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Community theatre with a six show season including musicals, comedies, and thought-provoking drama

A church that produces Community theatre – their eclectic six-show season including musicals, comedies, and dramas which speak to the human condition

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  • First Presbyterian Theatre: Hamlet

    First Presbyterian Theatre

    March 1, 2018 - March 17, 2018 (Select Dates)

    2018-03-01 2018-03-17 First Presbyterian Theatre: Hamlet <div id="theater" class="col theaternews"> <h3><span><em>Hamlet</em></span></h3> <p>by William Shakespeare; directed by Thom Hofrichter</p> <p>March 1**, 2, 3, 9, 10, 11*, 16, 17, 2018</p> <p>One of the most frequently read and performed of all dramatic works, <em>Hamlet</em> is unsurpassed in its complexity and richness. It is a remarkable story with language that unlocks the very concept of what it means to be human. It is also a spell-binding murder mystery/detective story. Come witness what many believe to be the greatest play ever written.</p> <p>AUDITION DATE: Sat, October 14 at 1pm (receive sides for Sunday); Sunday, October 15 at 6pm, read the prepared sides</p> </div> <div class="clear-both"> </div> <p>*Sunday matinee at 2 p.m.; all other performances begin at 7:30 p.m.<br />**Thursday preview, all seats $12</p> <p> </p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong><span style="font-size: 18px;"><a href="https://www.visitfortwayne.com/plan/contests/hamlet-getaway/" target="_blank">Enter to WIN TICKETS!</a></span></strong></p> 300 West Wayne Street Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • Personal Effects: Laurie Trok presented by First Presbyterian Gallery

    First Presbyterian Theater

    Recurring weekly on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday until April 15, 2018

    2018-03-02 2018-04-15 Personal Effects: Laurie Trok presented by First Presbyterian Gallery <p>"Personal Effects": Laurie Trok</p> <p>Public Reception: Friday, March 2, 5:30P - 7P</p> <p>Congregational Reception: Sunday, March 4, 12:15P - 1:30P</p> <p>Pittsburgh artist Laurie Trok works in cut paper, ranging in size from small pieces to gallery-sized installations. She begins by cutting paper pieces by hand, advancing to the use of a CNC laser cutter for more complex pieces.</p> <p><em>"I am commited to both process and concept, and strive to discover how they coexist. The resulting work is skeletal, alien, organic, playful, emotional, and nostalgic but present. I honor error, and struggle toward a balance between questions and answers"--Laurie Trok</em></p> <p>Gallery hours are Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm, Sundays 9:30am-1:00pm, and during all theater performances. Feel free to browse this beautiful artwork at your leisure. Contact the church for more information: 260-426-7421. The closest entrance to the art gallery (handicap accessible) is on the west end of the building.</p> 300 W Wayne St. Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • 2018-04-19 2018-04-29 First Presbyterian Theatre: The Gospel According To Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens, and Count Leo Tolstoy: DISCORD <div id="theater" class="col theaternews"> <h3><span><em>The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens, and Count Leo Tolstoy: DISCORD</em></span></h3> <p>by Scott Carter; directed by TBA</p> <p>April 19**, 20, 21, 27, 28, 29*, May 4, 5, 2018</p> <p>A founding father, a Victorian novelist and a Russian revolutionary walk into a . . . stop me if you’ve heard this one. Thomas Jefferson (yes that one), Charles Dickens (the very same) and Count Leo Tolstoy (who else?) are brought together in the afterlife for a blistering battle of wits over the true meaning of the four Gospels. Imagine the literary love-child of Steve Allen’s <em>Meeting of Minds</em>and Jean-Paul Sartre’s <em>No Exit</em>. “If religion and comedy had a baby, this would be it.” (Huffington Post)</p> <p>AUDITION DATE: by appointment only; if interested contact Thom by February 5, 2018</p> </div> <div class="clear-both"> </div> <p>*Sunday matinee at 2 p.m.; all other performances begin at 7:30 p.m.<br />**Thursday preview, all seats $12</p> 300 West Wayne Street Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • Curated by Seth Green presented by First Presbyterian Gallery

    First Presbyterian Theater

    Recurring weekly on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday until June 3, 2018

    2018-04-20 2018-06-03 Curated by Seth Green presented by First Presbyterian Gallery <p>IPFW Student Juried Exhibition: Curated by Seth Green</p> <p>Public Reception: Friday, April 20, 5:30p - 7p</p> <p>Congregational Reception: Sunday, April 22, 12:15p - 1:30p</p> <p>The exhibition will showcase pieces of art created by talented students in the Department of Fine Arts at IPFW. A variety of media will be represented including: ceramics, drawing, mixed media, painting, printmaking, and sculpture. Seth Green, Assistant Professor of Ceramics at IPFW, will be the curator of the exhibition. This exhibition will coincide with the Empty Bowls Fundraiser put on by the IPFW Ceramics Guild and First Presbyterian Church on Tuesday, May 1, 11:00a-2:00p, to raise funds for the Fort Wayne Community Harvest Food Bank and the Ceramics Guild.</p> <p>Gallery hours are Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm, Sundays 9:30am-1:00pm, and during all theater performances. Feel free to browse this beautiful artwork at your leisure. Contact the church for more information: 260-426-7421. The closest entrance to the art gallery (handicap accessible) is on the west end of the building.</p> 300 W Wayne St. Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • Youtheatre: Pinocchio

    First Presbyterian Theater

    May 17, 2018 - May 19, 2018

    2018-05-17 2018-05-19 Youtheatre: Pinocchio <h2 class="font_2"><span>Pinocchio</span></h2> <p class="font_7"><span>* Part of Youtheatre's 5th Annual Fairy Tale Fest!</span></p> <p class="font_8"> </p> <p class="font_8"><span>The beloved musical of the puppet who dreams of becoming a real boy. Part of the Fairy Tale Fest on the Arts United Campus. Enjoy performances by Youtheatre, Ballet, and Dance Collective. Character meet &amp; greet, crafts with FAME, face painting, pop-up performances, live music, bouncy castle, and more!</span></p> <p class="font_8"> </p> <p class="font_8"> </p> <p class="font_8"><span><span class="color_18"><span>PERFORMANCES AT ARTS UNITED CENTER</span></span></span></p> <p class="font_8"><span>May 17: 5:30PM (Backstage Insight Performance)</span></p> <p class="font_8"><span>May 18: 7PM</span></p> <p class="font_8"><span>May 19: 10AM - Part of 4th Annual Fairy Tale Fest</span></p> <p class="font_8"> </p> <p class="font_8"><span><span><span class="color_18">TICKET INFORMATION</span></span></span></p> <p class="font_8"><span><span>Fairy Tale Fest: General Admission</span></span></p> <p class="font_8"><span>$20/One Price Ticket</span></p> 300 W Wayne St Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • FAME presented by First Presbyterian Gallery

    First Presbyterian Theater

    Recurring weekly on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday until August 31, 2018

    2018-06-11 2018-08-31 FAME presented by First Presbyterian Gallery <p>FAME - Foundation for Music and Art in Education</p> <p>FAME was founded to foster creative arts education and experiences for children grades K-8. In more than 25 years FAME has touched the lives of thousands of children and families throught programs ranging from visiting artisits, to summer arts camp, to participation in music, art, and dance project that culminate in anannual spring Festival at the Grand Wayne Center.</p> <p>Our annual FAME exhibit showcases the talents of youth in the Fort Wayne and Allen County schools. Come visit the gallery and experience their exuberant creations!</p> <p>Gallery hours are Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm, Sundays 9:30am-1:00pm, and during all theater performances. Feel free to browse this beautiful artwork at your leisure. Contact the church for more information: 260-426-7421. The closest entrance to the art gallery (handicap accessible) is on the west end of the building.</p> 300 W Wayne St. Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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