Holmes and Watson
by Jeffrey Hatcher
September 25 – October 21, 2018
Summoned to a remote asylum on a rocky island, Dr. Watson investigates three inmates who all claim to be the late master sleuth Sherlock Holmes. This eerie new puzzler by award-winning playwright Jeffrey Hatcher will stir your blood and tease your mind.
by Dominique Morisseau
October 16 – November 11, 2018
Nya’s son, Omari, is tormented with rage and in trouble at school. A fractured family navigates a broken system as a mother fights for her son’s future in a world divided by race, class and money. Compassion and eloquence galvanize this gritty new work by one of America’s most sought-after playwrights.
Lilly presents Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol
adapted by Tom Haas
November 17 – December 26, 2018
Indy holiday tradition
As the weather turns cold, warm your heart with Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim and spirits of the past, present and future. Filled with laughter and tears, A Christmas Carol celebrates the power of kindness and love in this uplifting tale of one man’s journey to redemption.
Every Brilliant Thing
by Duncan Macmillan with Jonny Donahoe
January 8 – February 10, 2019
loss and laughter
What makes life worth living? The answers are both simple and profound in this one-of-a-kind Off-Broadway hit. A theatrical experience like none other, this witty new play shines compassionate light into the dark corners of the human condition.
The Diary of Anne Frank
by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett
adapted by Wendy Kesselman
January 25 – February 24, 2019
In a world turned upside down by the Holocaust, Anne Frank held on to her faith in humanity. This story of resilience, optimism and a young girl’s extraordinary spirit transcends time and offers hope to today’s world.
Elephant & Piggie’s “We Are in a Play!”
script and lyrics by Mo Willems
music by Deborah Wicks La Puma
February 23 – March 24, 2019
The author of the best-selling Elephant & Piggie books brings you a rollicking celebration of friendship and fun in a colorful musical for children 3 to 8 years old and their families. With their backup trio the Squirelles, Gerald and Piggie sing, dance and laugh their way through a day where anything can happen.
A Doll’s House, Part 2
by Lucas Hnath
March 12 – April 7, 2019
fierce and funny
Straight from Broadway, A Doll’s House, Part 2 begins fifteen years after Nora left her husband and her children. As she returns to the place where she slammed the door on her past, long-kept secrets are split wide open. A scaldingly funny and deadly serious exploration of divorce, family and lost love.
by James Still
April 2 – April 28, 2019
from the heartland
Hard times mean hard decisions as an Indiana family faces the prospect of losing their farm. This small-town tale returns by popular demand, featuring music by Tim Grimm and Jason Wilbur, with generous helpings of courage, love and humor.
You Can’t Take It With You
by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman
April 23 – May 19, 2019
Alice loves her eccentric family, but what if her fiancé’s straight-laced parents don’t feel the same way? Brimming with colorful characters, this Pulitzer Prize-winning farce with heart brings people together in a comedy classic that ignites fireworks of laughter!