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“Inspecting Carol” | Abilene Community Theatre

Abilene Community Theatre presents "Inspecting Carol" by Daniel Sullivan. Celebrate the holidays with the return of the farce about a small, broke theatre producing "A Christmas Carol" while also being evaluated by the National Endowment for the Arts. What could possibly go wrong? $15-Adults; $12-Students, military and senior...  Read More »


“The Medium” | Hardin-Simmons University

Hardin-Simmons University Theatre presents "The Medium" by Gian Carlo Menotti. Directed by Chris Hollingsworth in Van Ellis Theatre. Set in New Orleans, the hour-long opera recalls the dramatic sensibilities of a Southern gothic short story. Sung in English, this work tells the tale of Madame Flora, a charlatan spiritualist who conducts...  Read More »

Category: BROADWAY

“The Dream of the Burning Boy” | Abilene Christian University

Abilene Christian University presents a Cornerstone Production "The Dream of the Burning Boy" at Fulks Theatre, directed by Dawne Meeks. The sudden death of a high school overachiever exposes a secret that could destroy those left behind or bring them closer together. Recommended for ages 13 and older. Talkback after each...  Read More »


The Incredible Fox Sisters – Hardin-Simmons University

Hardin-Simmons University Theatre presents "The Incredible Fox Sisters" by Jaclyn Backhaus. Directed by Victoria Spangler in Van Ellis Theatre. The Fox sisters have a dirty secret they're ready to share. They've been talking to the town peddler, Mr. Splitfoot ... who's been murdered, dead and buried for five years. His dearly departed...  Read More »

Category: BROADWAY

Broadway in Abilene: Saturday Night Fever | Abilene Civic Center

Brooklyn, 1976 - Tony Manero, a young man with a dead-end job and an extraordinary ability to dance, has only one ambition in life - to become the king of disco. With music and lyrics by the Bee Gees, this musical extravaganza comes to life with all the dance and drama of the disco era. Promotional image courtesy...  Read More »

Category: BROADWAY

Man of La Mancha | Abilene Christian University

Abilene Christian University Theatre presents the homecoming musical “Man of La Mancha” at the Abilene Civic Center. The show is a celebrated Broadway hit and winner of five Tony Awards. The show tells the story of Miguel de Cervantes and his faithful servant as they tell the story of Don Quixote and his trusty sidekick, Sancho. His...  Read More »


“The Addams Family” | Hardin-Simmons University

Hardin-Simmons University Theatre presents the musical comedy “The Addams Family.” Charles Addams’ weird and wonderful family, who have an affinity for all things macabre, come to devilishly delightful life. Wednesday Addams and her “normal” boyfriend Lucas arrange a dinner at the family mansion to announce their plans to marry....  Read More »

Category: KIDS

The Greatest Pirate Story Never Told! |Children’s Performing Arts Series

Off Broadway’s improvised, interactive musical pirate adventure filled with boatloads of laugh-out-loud moments! Flung into the future by a musical-loving sea witch, a crew of misfit pirates-turned-actors must now perform the greatest pirate epic ever seen on stage! Cast members seamlessly—and hilariously—weave audience suggestions...  Read More »

Category: KIDS

The Little Mermaid | Children’s Performing Arts Series

Adventurous mermaid Arabelle is fascinated with all things human. In defiance of her Father, King Poseidon, she ventures to the surface of the ocean and falls in love with the Prince Max. Then she encounters the evil Morgana, who offers her a dangerous deal to become human. Will Arabelle and Prince Max overcome impossible odds and find...  Read More »

Category: KIDS

The Ugly Duckling |Children’s Performing Arts Series

Dazzling visuals bring Hans Christian Anderson’s classic tale and Aesop’s famous fable to the modern stage for an electrifying performance! In a darkened theater, actors wearing full body costumes made of vivid electroluminescent wire bring the stories to life. Poignant choreography, a wide range of music and kidfriendly humor enhance...  Read More »

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