My new business cards for Indy Theatre Habit arrived in the mail today!

They look a little different from what I imagined when I filled out the online template, but I am still delighted.  Now I will have something tidy to hand to people who ask me to repeat the name of my blog, rather than tearing off a corner from a theatre program and scribbling down the url.

I have another housekeeping chore that I am going to accomplish in this post: I am going to list all of the shows that I saw in 2007 with the names of their theatres, playwrights, directors, design team members, cast, and crew.  This way, whenever I am trying to remember what other show I have seen someone in, I can use the “Search” thingie at the top of my blog theme to find out.

I am sorry that this makes for a somewhat long and boring post, but what can I say?  The librarian in me insists upon it.  Ultimately it will be a help to everyone, I think, so I ask your patience.

Also, I will not be able to complete this job before I have to leave for the theatre tonight.  I am just going to get it started in order to lock it in place at this point in the blog.  I will fill in the blanks over the next week or so, in between working at my day job and, of course, seeing and writing about more shows.  Yay!  More shows!

In 2007, I saw:

June – “Fat Pig,” by Neil LaBute at the Phoenix Theatre in downtown Indy.  Directed by Dale McFadden.   Cast:  Douglas Johnson (Tom), Julie Dixon (Helen), Marc Szewczyk (Carter), and Angela Plank (Jeannie.)  Stage manager and Costume design:  Lindsay Lyddan.  Set design:  James Gross.  Sound design:  Brian G. Hartz.  I saw this show six times and wrote about it informally in the “You Review It” forum on

June – “The Little Dog Laughed,” by Douglas Carter Beane, at the Phoenix Theatre in downtown Indy.  Directed by Bryan Fonseca.  Cast:  I saw this show three times and wrote about it informally in the “You Review It” forum on

June – “Nunsense,” by ____, as presented by the Carmel Community Players (CCP) at Clay Middle School in Carmel.  Directed by Doug Peet, assisted by Missi Chiles.  Cast:  I wrote about it informally in the “You Review It” forum on

June – “Beyond the Rainbow,” by William Randall Beard, as presented by Actors Theatre of Indiana (ATI) at the Pike Performing Arts Center on the northwest side of Indy.  Directed by Don Farrell.   Cast:  Scenic design by Scott Sargent.

July – “A Nice Family Gathering,” by Phil Olson, at the Red Barn Summer Theatre in Frankfort.

July – “The Will Rogers Follies: A Life in Revue,” book by Peter Stone, music composed and arranged by Cy Coleman with lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green.  It was a Footlite Musicals’ Young Adults Production, presented at the Hedback (sp?) Theatre on the near northside of Indy.  Directed by Kathleen Clarke Horrigan.

July – “Love Letters,” by A. R. Gurney, presented by Stageworthy Productions at The Studio in Carmel.  Directed by Diane Hayes.

July – “Looking,” by Norm Foster, at the Red Barn Summer Theatre in Frankfort.  Directed by John Sterchi.  I saw this show twice.

July – “Recent Tragic Events,” by Craig Wright, produced by Huddleberg Productions and presented at the Old Centrum Theatre in Indy’s Old Northside neighborhood.

July – “Be Well Red: An Evening with Vonnegut.”  HART

July – “Cinderella Waltz,” written by Don Nigro.  Shawne Summer Theatre of Green County.  Directed by Drew Kopas.

July – “Forty Carats,” adapted by Jay Allen from a script by Pierre Barillet and Jean Pierre Gredy.  Our Town Players.  Frankfort.  Directed by Joe Cook, assisted by Tom Beasley, produced by Jan Saylor.

July – “And Then There Were None,” by Agathe Christie.  Epilogue Players.  Directed by Clara Marshall-McClure and Bob McClure.  Produced by Jerry Glass.

August – “Desperate Spudwives,” by Dos Fallopia.  Phoenix Theatre.

August – “Welcome to the Monkey House,” by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. and adapted for the stage by ShadowApe Theatre Company.  Presented at the IRT.

4 thoughts on “Housekeeping”

  1. Thanks, Doug! I am going to double-check everything after I have it all entered, but I appreciate hearing about anything that might need to be triple-checked.

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