Staff writer TIM MITCHELL’s entertainment recommendations for the week ahead:
Danville Light Opera presenting 'Guys and Dolls'
Danville Light Opera Musical Theatre will present "Guys and Dolls" at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. next Sunday at the Danville High School Dick Van Dyke Auditorium, 202 E. Fairchild St.
By Audrey Wells
Of his 1942 play "The Skin of our Teeth," Thornton Wilder wrote, "I think it mostly comes alive under conditions of crisis."
Accordingly, I suggest gorging on alarming news in preparation for the play, now in production by the Illinois Theatre at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts.
Studio Visit is a Q&A with a local artist. Here, a chat with Jake Aurelian, who lives in Vermilion County. He is an award-winning author, a performer and as Ripper the Clown a judge at "The Gong Show" at Sleepy Creek Vineyards near Oakwood.
Q: What kind of books do you write?
Beef House show
The Beef House Dinner Theatre in Covington, Ind., will present its first fall show, "The 39 Steps," with the opening on Friday.
"This gleefully theatrical riff on Alfred Hitchcock's film is fast and frothy, performed by a cast of four that seems like a cast of thousands," reads a release from the Beef House.
Look back: Highlights from Melissa Merli on the week that was
At a 1912 movie theater, from a time when the covered bridge was near its peak, the Parke Players were formed in 1971 to entertain Covered Bridge Festival visitors.
The Historic Ritz Theater in Rockville started as an opera house, moved into movies and still shows them, inside a Mission-style exterior that seems out of place in rural Indiana.