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Fort Wayne Civic Theatre

  • Address: 303 East Main St Fort Wayne, IN 46802
  • Phone: (260) 422-8641
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Celebrating 90 years of live theatre! Presenting a variety of productions with an emphasis on Broadway musicals, the Civic Theatre showcases outstanding volunteer talent on and off stage. Proud founder and host of the annual Northeast Indiana Playwright Festival.

Fort Wayne Civic Theatre entertains, enlightens, inspires, educates and enriches the community through quality live theatre.

  • Civic Theatre: Newsies

    Fort Wayne Civic Theatre

    Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday, Saturday until August 12, 2018

    2018-07-28 2018-08-12 Civic Theatre: Newsies <p><span style="text-decoration: underline; font-size: 16px;"><strong>Newsies</strong></span></p> <p><span>Directed &amp; Choreographed by Leslie Beauchamp</span><br /><span><br />Set in New York City at the turn of the 20th century, Newsies is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a ragged band of teenaged "newsies", who dreams only of a better life far from the hardship of the streets.  But when publishing titals Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst raise distribution prices at the newboys' expense, Jack find a cause to fight for and rallies newsies from across the city to strike for what's right.  High-energy with non-stop thrills, the stage version introduces eight brand new song by the original team of Menken and Feldman, while keeping many of the beloved songs from the film, including "Carrying the Banner", "Seize the Day", "King of New York" and "Santa Fe".</span></p> 303 East Main St Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • Civic Theatre: Rock of Ages

    Fort Wayne Civic Theatre

    Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday, Saturday until September 23, 2018

    2018-09-14 2018-09-23 Civic Theatre: Rock of Ages <p><span style="text-decoration: underline; font-size: 16px;"><strong>Rock of Ages</strong></span></p> <p><span>Directed by Christopher D'Arienzo</span><br /><span><br />It's the tail end of the big, bad 1980s in Hollywood, and the party has been raging hard.  Aqua Net, Lycra, lace and liquor flow freely at one of the Sunset Strip's last legendary venues, a place where rock and roll sex god Stacee Jaxx takes the stage and scantily clad groupies line up to turn their fantasies into reality.  Amidst the madness, aspiring rock star (and resident toilet cleaner) Drew longs to take the stage as the next big thing.  Small town girl Sherri, fresh off the bus from Kansas, arrives with stars in her eyes too.  A sweet romance begins, but the rock and roll fairy tale is about to end when German developers sweep into town with plans to turn the fabled Strip into just another capitalist strip mall.  Can Drew, Sherri, and the gang save the Strip before it's too late?  Only the music of hit bands Styx, Journey, Bon Jovi, Whitesnake and more holds the answer.</span></p> 303 East Main St Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • 2018-10-13 18:00:00 2018-10-13 18:00:00 Celebrities Act Up: Medical Mayhem ER <p>The Fort Wayne Civic Theatre hosts their annual fundraiser production Celebrities Act Up: Medical Mayhem ER! - a parody of classic TV medical soap operas, sitcoms and dramas. Don’t miss this hilarious opportunity to see local CEO’s, community leaders and celebrities live on stage at the Fort Wayne Civic Theatre! Evening includes the celebrity stage reading, complimentary cocktail, abundant appetizers, silent auction and live auction!<br /> </p> Arts United Center Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • Civic Theatre: Elf the Musical

    Fort Wayne Civic Theatre

    Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday, Saturday until November 18, 2018

    2018-11-03 2018-11-18 Civic Theatre: Elf the Musical <p><span style="text-decoration: underline; font-size: 16px;"><strong>Elf the Musical</strong></span></p> <p><span>Directed by Leslie Hormann</span><br /><span><br />Buddy, a young orphan, mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole.  The would be elf is raised, unaware that he is actually a human, until his enormous size and poor toy making abilities force him to face the truth.  With Santa's blessing, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father and discover his true identity.  Faced with the harsh realities that his father is on the naughty list and his half-brother doesn't even believe in Santa, Buddy is determined to win over his new family and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas.  This modern day holiday classic is sure to make everyone embrace their inner elf.  After all, the best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear.</span></p> 303 East Main St Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • Civic Theatre: The Wedding Gift

    Fort Wayne Civic Theatre

    Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday, Saturday until February 24, 2019

    2019-02-16 2019-02-24 Civic Theatre: The Wedding Gift <p><span style="text-decoration: underline; font-size: 16px;"><strong>The Wedding Gift</strong></span></p> <p><span>Directed by Phillip H. Colgazier</span></p> <p><span>In the more innocent era of the early 1950s, Arthur and Cynthia Ferguson and their daughter, Flossie, are scam artists who move briefly from city to city targeting wealthy bachelors.  It's a happy heist that takes them into the best homes and elegant country clubs.  When their current scam runs amok it results in surprises, laughs, and a very unusual wedding gift.</span></p> 303 East Main St Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • Civic Theatre: Mamma Mia!

    Fort Wayne Civic Theatre

    Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday, Saturday until May 12, 2019

    2019-04-27 2019-05-12 Civic Theatre: Mamma Mia! <p><span style="text-decoration: underline; font-size: 16px;"><strong>Mamma Mia!</strong></span></p> <p><span>Directed by Phillip H. Colgazier</span></p> <p><span>Over 54 million people all around the world have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music that make Mamma Mia! the ultimate feel-good show!  A mother.  A daughter.  Three possible dads.  And a trip down the aisle you'll never forget!  This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise.  On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago.  Combined with the story telling magic of ABBA's timeless songs, this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship is an unforgettable show.</span></p> 303 East Main St Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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