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April 23 - May 19
OneAmerica Stage
Tickets start at $25

About the Play


YOU CAN’T TAKE IT WITH YOU

by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman

madcap comedy

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!

APPROXIMATE RUN TIME: 2 hours and 20 minutes, including one 15-minute intermission

You Can’t Take It With You is a classic comedy that contains adult themes and situations, e-cigarettes and smoke.


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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.

OPENING NIGHT  
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. 

IRTEA TALK
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.

ASL/AD PERFORMANCE
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. 

BACKSTAGE TOUR
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.

POST-SHOW DISCUSSION
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.

MOTHER'S DAY
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!

HAPPY HOUR
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.

POST-SHOW DISCUSSION
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.

POST-SHOW DISCUSSION
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.

POST-SHOW DISCUSSION
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.

Cast Members


JANYCE CARABALLO
JANYCE CARABALLO
Alice
Joey Collins
JOEY COLLINS
Boris Kolenkhov
Robert Elliott
ROBERT ELLIOTT
Martin Vanderhof
Mehry Eslaminia
MEHRY ESLAMINIA
Essie
Molly Garner
MOLLY GARNER
Gay Wellington
Scot Greenwell
SCOT GREENWELL
Henderson & Third Man
MICHAEL HOSP
MICHAEL HOSP
First Man
Aaron Kirby
AARON KIRBY
Tony Kirby
JAMES LEAMING
JAMES LEAMING
Paul Sycamore
DAVID LIVELY
DAVID LIVELY
Mr. Kirby
JAN LUCAS
JAN LUCAS
Olga
Carlos Medina Maldonado
CARLOS MEDINA MALDONADO
Ed
Brianna Milan
BRIANNA MILAN
Rheba
CARMEN ROMAN
CARMEN ROMAN
Mrs. Kirby
Zachariah Stonerock
ZACHARIAH STONEROCK
Second Man
ADAM TRAN
ADAM TRAN
Donald
ANSLEY VALENTINE
ANSLEY VALENTINE
Mr. De Pinna
MILICENT WRIGHT
MILICENT WRIGHT
Penelope Sycamore

Creative Team

Peter AmsterDirector
Linda BuchananScenic Design
Tracy DormanCostume Design
Michael LincolnLighting Design
Andrew HopsonComposer & Sound Design
Leraldo AnzalduaMovement and Fight Direction

Multimedia


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Video: You Can't Take It With You | Production Video
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Video: Patron Review | You Can't Take It With You

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