May 17, 2017

Phoenix Announces Three 2017/18 Shows


Phoenix Theatre of Indianapolis is thrilled to announce the first three shows of its final season at 749 Park Avenue!

The 2017-2018 Season will be split into two stages, facilitating and reflecting the transition of the Phoenix itself as it moves to a new home.

ABOUT THE SHOWS

Fun Home
adapted by Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori
from Alison Bechdel's 2006 graphic memoir
September 14-October 22, 2017
Directed by Phoenix Founder Suzanne Fleenor
Winner of 5 2015 Tony Awards®, including Best Musical

In this startlingly candid production, we meet Alison at three different ages, revealing memories of growing up in a uniquely twisted household centered around the family funeral home (or “fun home,” as she and her brothers have named it). Fun Home is a brilliant portrayal of seeing your parents through grown-up eyes, marked by love, grief, and, ultimately… acceptance.

Halftime With Don
by Ken Weitzman
October 26-November 19, 2017
A National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere

Retired NFL great Don Devers has had more surgeries than he can remember, experiences violent outbursts, and relies on swarms of Post-It notes to offset a memory ravaged by a traumatic brain injury. Just when things seem their darkest, a devoted and desperate fan, Ed Ryan, appears on his doorstep…

A Very Phoenix Xmas 12
By Various Artists
November 24-December 23

A Very Phoenix Xmas is back and better than ever! In addition to a brand new batch of holiday music and mayhem, we’ve arranged a visit from the ghost of Phoenix Xmas past! Over the past eleven years, A Very Phoenix Xmas has brought both naughty and nice to the stage.

TICKETS AND SHOWTIMES

The rest of the 2017-2018 Season will be announced at the end of Summer 2017. Tickets for Phoenix Theatre’s 2017-2018 Season will be on sale in the Fall of 2017.  Tickets may be purchased by calling the box office at 317.635.7529 or visiting phoenixtheatre.org.  Curtain times for productions are: Thursdays at 7 pm, Fridays at 8 pm, Saturdays at 8 pm, and Sundays at 2 pm.  Curtain time for Wednesday performances of A Very Phoenix Xmas 12 is 7 pm.

Fun Home image from here

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