All IRT patrons attending public performances must continue to show a photo ID and proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 PCR test (administered no more than 72 hours prior to the performance), in addition to wearing a mask. This is consistent with the commitments we have made with our artists, staff, and audiences to ensure their safety. 
 
For Steel Magnolias, we will allow concessions in the Theatre, and the balcony seating area will now be a mask-optional area. Please see our full Health & Safety information and policies on our FAQs page.

2022-2023 Season

In celebration of our 50th Anniversary, the Indiana Repertory Theatre is thrilled to share the 2022-2023 Season! From the beginning years at the Athenaeum to its current home in the Indiana Theatre, the IRT has welcomed generations of audience members for experiences that engage, challenge, and surprise. This season, scheduled from September 2022 to May 2023, will be full of special ways to celebrate, reflect back, and look forward to the next 50 years. We hope to see you at Theatre!

As we continue to prioritize audience, actor, and staff health and safety, please visit our FAQ page to review our most up to date venue guidelines.

Season Packages on sale now!

FAQs: Season, Safety, & Streaming

 

jane austen's sense and sensibility


adapted by Jessica Swale
September 14 – October 9, 2022
OneAmerica Mainstage

beloved romance

Three sisters and their widowed mother lose their family home and must create new lives for themselves in a tiny seaside cottage. Along the way, they face kindness and cruelty, duty and deception, as they try to navigate the complex social rules for proper young ladies. What will lead to lasting happiness and true love: practical good sense or following the sensibility of your heart? Sit back and indulge in the wit and wisdom, the beauty and charm of Jane Austen.

The chinese Lady


by Lloyd Suh
October 11 – November 6, 2022
Upperstage

piercing & poetic portrait

In 1834, 14-year-old Afong Moy was the first Chinese woman to come to America. She spent her life traveling across the country as a living exhibition for a paying public, who were mesmerized by her exotic ways and unnerved by her bound feet. Inspired by a true story, this critically acclaimed play unearths hidden history as a displaced woman and a young nation struggle with how to define themselves.

*Part of IRT's INclusion Series: Celebrating Diverse Storytelling

CHARLES DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL


adapted by Tom Haas
November 19 – December 24, 2022
OneAmerica Mainstage

Indy’s holiday tradition

Banish your bah humbugs, and celebrate the season at the IRT! Scrooge’s visits to the past, the present, and the future bring us hope in the dark of winter, when we need it most. A Christmas Carol celebrates the power of kindness, family, and love in this treasured tale filled with laughter, tears, and redemption.

 

flyin' west


by Pearl Cleage
January 11 – February 5, 2023
OneAmerica Mainstage

the strength of sisterhood

Four brave female African American homesteaders and pioneers settle together in the all-Black town of Nicodemus, Kansas. Fighting a harsh and unforgiving wilderness, they work hard to till the soil and build better lives for themselves. Their courage is tested when an unexpected and deadly threat invades their home in this surprising story set in the Old West.


*Part of IRT's INclusion Series: Celebrating Diverse Storytelling

oedipus


by Sophocles
adapted by David Daniel
February 22 – March 18, 2023
OneAmerica Mainstage

timeless tragedy

As a plague ravages Thebes, the citizens turn to their leadership. Oedipus is an extraordinary hero: courageous, flawed, determined to do what he must to protect his community—even if it means his own undoing. From the mists of Greece comes this compelling story of fate, human nature, and the devastating peril of secrets.

shakespeare's will


by Vern Thiessen
March 15 – April 16, 2023
Upperstage

a forgotten woman

Her husband is the most famous man in literary history. She has been cloaked in silence and invisibility. Now Anne Hathaway tells her side of the story, full of love and loss, secrets and sacrifices. Inspired by what little we know about Anne, this witty and imaginative play creates a surprisingly modern portrait of a proudly imperfect wife and mother: a liberated woman living on her own defiant terms.

Clue


based on the screenplay by Jonathan Lynn
written by Sandy Rustin
additional material by Hunter Foster & Eric Price
April 19 – May 20, 2023
OneAmerica Mainstage

let the games begin!

Invited to dinner by a mysterious host, Mrs. Peacock, Colonel Mustard, Miss Scarlet, and the rest of the usual suspects roll the dice at a gloomy mansion where blackmail and murder are on the menu. As the players become victims, the plot thickens and the noose tightens. With thrills and chills, twists and turns, and lots of laughs, it’s going to be a night they’ll never forget…and neither will you!