Tenderly: The Rosemary Clooney Musical7/20/2016 through 7/30/2016
Tenderly is based on the life of Rosemary Clooney, who was hailed as America's favorite female singer, rendered in this exhilarating and inspiring new musical biography. Her journey starts with her humble Midwest childhood and rise to Hollywood stardom, and continues beyond battles with depression to a triumphant comeback.
Parallel Lives8/4/2016 through 8/6/2016
This hilarious play offers a vivid glimpse into the lives of a whole slew of characters. female and male, and their unique, individual takes on society. Sex, gender roles, changing mores, religion and political posturing are presented in a vastly entertaining fashion. The subjects broached and the methods to the madness are so affectionately rendered that both men and women will be rolling on the floor or, at the very least, guffawing loudly.
Let us entertain you all year long!
Canterbury Winter Arts Series has something for everyone, with a season that includes exciting plays, improvisational comedy, a festival of original works by local playwrights, and more!
Canterbury Summer Theatre, one of the Midwest's oldest professional summer companies, presents an exciting slate of comedies, musicals and thrillers, produced by our talented Resident Company, hailing from throughout the country. Come see tomorrow's stars, today!
Both programs are presented at Canterbury Theatre, located at 807 Franklin St. in Michigan City, IN, in the Uptown Arts District.
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Gerald "Jerry" Peters
Sadly in 2012, we lost Gerald "Jerry" Peters, the longtime president of the Festival Players Guild, (now Canterbury Guild) and production administrator for the Canterbury Summer Theatre. Jerry helped pilot the Guild through 43 years of civic accomplishment, as well as helming the summer theatrical production entity that has given hundreds of young theatre artists from across the nation their first professional jobs.
Michigan City has lost one of its favorite sons, and the legacy of Jerry’s efforts to help his hometown flourish will not soon be forgotten, nor will our memories of his generosity, colorful personality, sense of humor and dedication to the Guild and Canterbury Theatre.
Contributions in Jerry's name may be made to Canterbury Guild, P.O. Box 157, Michigan City, IN 46361.