GIRLS NIGHT OUT
Thursday, April 25 | Performance at 7:30 PM
Join the Indiana Repertory Theatre for our third annual Girls Night Out event on April 25. Grab a group of friends and enjoy a night of shopping, local libations, bites and more! The event will conclude before the IRT’s hilarious season closer You Can't Take It With You. Learn more about the event here.
Friday, April 26, 2019 | Performance at 7:30 PM
Raise a glass and salute the cast at IRT’s Opening Night! After the show, the marquee lights shine bright as you’re treated to a champagne toast and hors d'oeuvres, and invited to a one-time-only chance to explore the set with IRT Artisans.
Sunday, May 5, 2019 | Performance at 2 PM
After the performance enjoy tea, cookies and coffee while engaging in a post-show discussion with IRT actors, cast and guests.
Sunday, May 5, 2019 | Performance at 2 PM
The IRT offers ASL/AD services to our patrons with vision and hearing needs. Patrons with hearing needs are encouraged to sit in the interpretation zone and meet with the interpreter before the show. We also offer Assisted Listening Devices free of charge at each performance. To learn more visit irtlive.com/accessibility.
COOKIES & COFFEE
Thursday, May 9, 2019 | Performance at 2 PM
Cookies and coffee will satisfy your sweet tooth, and our production will leave you wanting more! Luckily, you can have a sweet experience at the IRT’s Cookie and Coffee matinee where cookies, coffee and tea can be enjoyed before the 2 PM performance.
Thursday, May 9, 2019 | Following the 2 PM performance
Immediately following this performance, join IRT staff for an explorative and informative backstage tour. Tours typically last 30 minutes.
Thursday, May 9, 2019 | Performance at 7:30 PM
Please join us for a post-show discussion immediately following this performance with Dr. Fritz Lieber, a professor at Indiana University. Lieber developed Happiness Seminars and teaches courses on the history of self, empathy, and psychology, and he will share his insights on happiness. Born and raised in Indianapolis, Lieber has taught creative writing in prisons on a grant from The Indianapolis Foundation and was an arts researcher for the Indiana Arts Commission.
Sunday, May 12, 2019 | Performances at 2 & 6 PM
This Mother's Day, May 12, come see a performance of You Can't Take It With You and enjoy specials on treats for mom! To help celebrate the leading lady in your life, we are offering $4 MOMosas and 2 for $3 marshmallow chocolate "Love Dreams" from The Best Chocolate in Town!
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 | Happy Hour starts at 5:30 PM | Performance at 6:30 PM
Imbibe like a local at IRT’s Happy Hour! Happy Hour starts at 5:30 PM, an hour before the performance. Sip on local libations and then nosh on mouth-watering nibbles.
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 | Performance at 6:30 PM
Join IRT staff and cast immediately after the performance for a post-show discussion that covers a variety of interesting topics related to the show. Post-show discussions typically last for 20 minutes.
Saturday, May 18, 2019 | Performance at 1 PM
Please join us immediately following this performance for a post-show discussion about the American Dream. In You Can't Take It With You, the Sycamores explore happiness and the American Dream by crafting fireworks, making candy, writing plays, and dancing, while the American Dream can look very different to others. Dr. Raymond Haberski Jr., Professor of History and Director of American Studies at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) and Director of the Institute for American Thought, will discuss how history has framed the American Dream and how it is defined and measured today.
Saturday, May 18, 2019 | Performance at 5 PM
Please join a post-show discussion immediately following this performance about the habits and outlooks that make us happy. The Sycamores in You Can't Take It With You find happiness in the forms of xylophones, candy-making, playwriting, and more, while for others those fulfillments can be harder to find. Dr. John Guare, a clinical associate professor in the department of psychology at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), will talk about the research and application of happiness including gratitude, awe, forgiveness, self-compassion, mindfulness, and other related topics.