Join us as we Celebrate our 52nd Season of Live Theater

Belfry Theatre News

Announcing the Belfry Theatre’s 53rd Season of quality entertainment.

We are proud to announce a season of varied entertainment including comedy, drama, and musical fun!

Done to Death

A Mystery-Comedy in Two Acts by Fred Carmichael

September 22 - October 8, 2017 

Directed by Nancy Lafferty 

This murder, mystery, comedy is a huge parody of the murder mystery genre as the writers have their own styles that they use in hopes of figuring out the murders. Fast-paced and full of action!!

Presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC.

Christmas Cactus

A Comedy by Eliot Byerrum

November 17 - December 3, 2017  

Directed by Elaine Wagner

Comedy, mystery, and romance converge in this charming contemporary Christmas tale where goodwill and justice triumph.

Presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC.

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

by Dale Wasserman, based on the novel by Ken Kesey

February 2 – February 18, 2018

Directed by Jen Otterman

A dramatic comedy about hope, friendship and the eternal desire to control one's own destiny.

PG-13: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest is rated PG-13. Some thematic elements and language might not be suitable for younger children.

Presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC.

Nunsense II, The Second Coming  

A Musical Comedy by Dan Goggin

April 6 - April 22, 2018

Directed by Carla Crandall

The sequel to the international hit Nunsense. Look forward to the return of our Sisters of Hoboken appearing back on stage at Mt. Saint Helen's School for what is billed as a "Thank you, Program" for their supporters.

Presented by special arrangement with TAMS-WITMARK MUSIC LIBRARY, INC.

Brighton Beach Memoirs

A Dramatic Comedy by Neil Simon

June 1 - June 17, 2018

Directed by Jim Williams

This is a wonderful, semi-autobiographical comedy with heart, wit and hysterical insights into family life and growing up-just a little off-center.

PG-13: Brighton Beach Memoirs is rated PG-13. Some thematic elements and language might not be suitable for younger children.

resented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC. 

Disney’s Camp Rock: The Musical

July 27 – August 5, 2018

Directed by Connie Murello-Todd

A classic story of rivalry and power, Disney's Camp Rock: The Musical opens with Mitchie and her friends arriving at Camp Rock, ready to spend another summer jamming out and having the time of their lives.

Presented by special arrangement with Music Theatre International 

Announcing Auditions for Disney's The Little Mermaid


Book by Doug Wright
Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Howard Ashman & Glenn Slater
Directed by Connie Murello-Todd

Audition dates:

Sunday, June 4 at 5:00pm 
Monday, June 5 at 6:00pm

Location:

The Belfry Theatre, 10690 Greenfield Ave., Noblesville, IN 46060

Audition Announcement for Disney's The Little Mermaid

In a magical kingdom beneath the sea, the beautiful young mermaid, Ariel, longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above.

Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney's The Little Mermaid is a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages. With music by eight-time Academy Award winner, Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater and a compelling book by Doug Wright, this fishy fable will capture your heart with its irresistible songs, including "Under the Sea," "Kiss the Girl" and "Part of Your World."

In a magical kingdom beneath the sea, the beautiful young mermaid, Ariel, longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above.

Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney's The Little Mermaid is a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages. With music by eight-time Academy Award winner, Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater and a compelling book by Doug Wright, this fishy fable will capture your heart with its irresistible songs, including "Under the Sea," "Kiss the Girl" and "Part of Your World."

Ariel, King Triton's youngest daughter, wishes to pursue the human Prince Eric in the world above, bargaining with the evil sea witch, Ursula, to trade her tail for legs. But the bargain is not what it seems, and Ariel needs the help of her colorful friends, Flounder the fish, Scuttle the seagull and Sebastian the crab to restore order under the sea. Children 5 to 13 will bring this production to life.

Audition Information

To audition, be between the ages of 5-13, prepare 16 measures of a song (piano and cd player provided) and a short monologue. We will also be dancing.

Around 25 speaking parts with a multitude of chorus parts of sea creatures.

Don't miss out on the fun of the great Disney show with great music.

 

Opening Night Celebrations - How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying!

Photos by Betsy Reason

Mount Vernon High School student Dakota Fisher and her mom after the show. Dakota plays Hedy RaRue, Mr. Biggley’s secret mistress, in “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying!”

Noblesville High School junior Ben Elliott (left), who plays Ponty Finch, Leroy Delph who plays Mr. Biggley, and show director James H. Williams shoot the breeze after opening night of “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying!”

Noblesville’s Rob Lawson poses with Noblesville High School junior Ben Elliott, who plays Ponty Finch, the lead role, in “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying!” Lawson is also an actor at The Belfry.

Guests visit with actors following the show on opening night of “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying!”

Opening Reception at Ivy Tech Campus

The Belfry Theatre welcomed guests to a special opening night reception on January 27th. Guests were treated to appetizers courtesy of the Nameless Catering Company and a cash bar before the opening night of How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying. The musical was performed in the Ivy Tech Auditorium. 

Performance Schedule

Friday and Saturdays Jan. 27, 28, Feb. 3, 4, 10, 11- Curtain at 8:00pm
Sunday Matinees Feb. 5 and 12 - Curtain at 2:00pm

47th Annual Encore Association Awards

Photos by Betsy Reason

 

The Belfry Theatre’s Carla Crandall, a board member who has acted in and directed many shows at The Belfry, received the coveted E. Edward Green Lifetime Achievement Award on Oct.  24, 2016, during the 47th annual Encore Association Awards at The Toby Theater at Indianapolis Museum of Art.

 

The Belfry Theatre folks attend the 47th annual Encore Association Awards at The Toby theater at Indianapolis Museum of Art on Oct. 24, 2016.

 

Longtime Belfry veteran and retired board member Ginny Burt smiles for a photo with current Belfry president Charlie McMillan at the 47th annual Encore Association Awards at The Toby theater at Indianapolis Museum of Art on Oct. 24, 2016.

 

Gabriel Palm and Elissa Maudlin received Rising Star awards for their roles in “Aladdin: Dual Language Edition,” at the 47th annual Encore Association Awards at The Toby theater at Indianapolis Museum of Art on Oct. 24, 2016. Elissa Maudlin also won Best Performer Under the Age of 18 in a Musical for her performance in The Belfry’s “Little Women.”

 

The Belfry Theatre’s Apprentice Players’ cast of “Aladdin: Dual Language Edition,” performed “A Friend Like Me” at the 47th annual Encore Association Awards at The Toby theater at Indianapolis Museum of Art on Oct. 24, 2016.

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