Directory of 2009 Shows

Collection of Manistee, Michigan theatre flyers - photo by Dan Perry

It took me three days to make a directory for the shows I saw in 2008, what with embedding the links and all.  Therefore I am starting my 2009 directory mid-year.  I will update it as I go so that it won’t be a huge job at the end of the year.

I am also wondering how Dan Perry, the man who took the above photo, organizes his theatre programs when he is not spreading them out on a table to take a picture of them.  I bet he doesn’t stack them under a chair in his bedroom.  Hmm.

Anyway, below is a list of the shows that I have seen so far in 2009, grouped by performance company and then alphabetized by show title, with links to the companies and links to my reviews of the shows if I wrote about them here on Indy Theatre Habit.  Performance companies are also labelled according to whether they are:

**  “professional” (all of the company’s artists and staff are paid)

** “all volunteer,” (none of the company’s artists or staff are paid)

** a “hybrid” (the company has a mixture of paid artists/staff and volunteers)

I will be the first to say that “professional” does not necessarily mean high quality and “all volunteer” does not necessarily mean disappointing quality.   These are just general categories.

The companies are also labeled according to location.  All theatres are in Indiana unless otherwise noted. 

If you see any errors and/or know of an affiliation with which I should have tagged any of these companies, please let me know.  If you would rather remain anonymous, please feel free to email me privately with info about a company rather than leave a public comment.  My email address is amarylliswriter at gmail dot com.

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Directory of 2008 Shows

"The Moment" photo by John Castillo

Tonight I am indulging my inner librarian, who is often frustrated by the imprecision of the Search box that came with this WordPress theme. 

Below is a list of the shows that I saw in 2008, grouped by performance company and then alphabetized by show title, with links to the companies and links to my reviews of the shows if I wrote about them here on Indy Theatre Habit.  Performance companies are also labelled according to whether they are:

**  “professional” (all of the company’s artists and staff are paid)

** “all volunteer,” (none of the company’s artists or staff are paid)

** a “hybrid” (the company has a mixture of paid artists/staff and volunteers)

I will be the first to say that “professional” does not necessarily mean high quality and “all volunteer” does not necessarily mean disappointing quality.   These are just general categories.

The companies are also labeled according to location.  All theatres are in Indiana unless otherwise noted. 

If you see any errors and/or know of an affiliation with which I should have tagged any of these companies, please let me know.  If you would rather remain anonymous, please feel free to email me directly with info about a company rather than leave a public comment.  My email address is amarylliswriter at gmail dot com.

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Housekeeping

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:

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