Cardinal Stage Company’s Cardinal for Kids season finale, A Year with Frog and Toad, brings to life the old bedtime favorite with heart and humor. Fun for kids and a throw-back for adults, this high-energy, family-friendly musical captures the wonder of childhood and champions the lessons of compassion and tolerance. Join fun-loving Frog and cantankerous Toad along with their woodland friends for a wild ride this spring! Click here to read more about Cardinal’s production of A Year With From and Toad.
Don your deerstalker cap and join Cardinal Stage Company at the Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center for Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery! In this madcap production, Sherlock Holmes and Watson venture to Devonshire to solve the case of the Baskervilles’ inexplicable deaths. Ken Ludwig puts a wickedly fun spin on Arthur Conan Doyle’s most popular Sherlock Holmes mystery — featuring five versatile actors playing dozens of roles! Read more about the show here!
A leading force for filmmaking in the Midwest, Middle Coast Film Festival will screen 82 films at five venues July 28–30 in Bloomington. Among them is locally made Above the Fruited Plain, which festival co-founder Jessica Levandoski says exemplifies “independent, do-it-yourself filmmaking that the coasts aren’t creating.” Click here to read the full story.