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Fundraisers

Memorial Opera House Foundation Sock Hop featuring The Neverly Brothers Memorial Opera House Foundation Sock Hop featuring The Neverly Brothers Friday, July 22, 2016

We invite you to our Back to the 50's fundraiser! This Sock Hop featuring the Neverly Brothers will take place at the Urschel Pavilion in downtown Valparaiso.

Special Events

This is My Brave This is My Brave May 19, 2016

The mission of This Is My Brave, Inc. is to end the stigma surrounding mental illness by sharing personal stories of individuals overcoming mental health disorders through poetry, essay and original music, live on stage.

Kids Power Presents The Bobo Show Kids Power Presents The Bobo Show May 22,2016

Kids Power of Porter County proudly present The Bobo Show. Did you love the Bozo Show when you were growing up?

Peter and the Wolf Peter and the Wolf Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Celebrate Chamber Music Month with the timeless classic Peter and the Wolf presented by the South Shore Orchestra in collaboration with Memorial Opera House.

Pump Boys and DInettes Pump Boys and DInettes Friday, June 17, 2016
Saturday, June 18, 2016

Pump Boys and Dinettes is an experience beyond description. It's a phenomenally entertaining event that leaves you laughing, tapping your feet and humming the tunes while somehow feeling refreshed.

Theatre

Grease Grease Fridays: July 15, 22, 29, 2016
Saturdays: July 16, 23, 30, 2016
Sundays: July 17, 24, 31, 2016

IT'S THE MOST ELECTRIFYIN' EXTRAVAGANZA on stage!!... Be there or be square!

Into the Woods Into the Woods Fridays: September 16, 23, 30, 2016
Saturdays: September 17, 24, October 1, 2016
Sundays: September 18, 25, October 2, 2016

The Brothers Grimm hit the stage with an epic fairytale about wishes, family and the choices we make.

Meet Me In St Louis Meet Me In St Louis Fridays: November 25, December 2, December 9, 2016
,Saturdays: November 26, December 3, December 10, 2016
, Sunday: November 27, December 4, December 11, 2016

Just in time for the Holidays this musical is filled with nonstop entertainment featuring memorable musical numbers.

Cabarets

Hot Cole: The Music of Cole Porter Hot Cole: The Music of Cole Porter Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

Now we invite you to experience the magnificent wordplay, the sinuous melodies, and clever arrangements of this master songwriter.

Women in MoTown Women in MoTown Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

Get ready 'cuz here they come again! We are delighted to feature an afternoon with the women who played a pivotal role in shaping Motown's collective yet multifaceted identity.

Country at the Grand Ole Opera House Country at the Grand Ole Opera House Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

What makes a great country song? It tells a story. It draws a line. It has a twang you can feel down to the soles of your feet.

1940s Radio-A Trip Down Memory Lane 1940s Radio-A Trip Down Memory Lane Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

Strike up the Band as we present an afternoon of favorite songs from the 1940s!

Have Yourselves a Merry Little Christmas at the Opera House Have Yourselves a Merry Little Christmas at the Opera House Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

The tradition continues. Sharing our favorite Christmas memories, and those of our volunteers, we offer this musical Christmas card to our patrons just in time for the Holidays!

Children's Theatre Camps

Children's Classes Children's Classes Seniors: Monday thru Thursday June 13-July 9th
Juniors: Tuesday-Thursday June 13th-July9th

Don't miss this incredible experience! This intensive four-week program is designed for students who want to engage in rigorous actor training. Students will rehearse and perform a musical. Students will learn, apply, and enhance performance skills by ...

Orchestra

Holiday Pops Holiday Pops Friday, December 16, 2016

South Shore Orchestra heard that Santa is checking his list, and decking the halls of Memorial Opera House to help spread the spirit and joy of the holiday through beautiful and memorable music!

Concerts

Duo Sequenza Duo Sequenza May 4, 2016

Duo Sequenza's dynamic performances have received enthusiastic standing ovations from audiences throughout the U.S., Europe, and Asia. Debra Silvert, hailed as a "gem of a flutist," and classical guitarist Paul Bowman, acclaimed as "among the best ...

Imagine Music Series

An Evening With Shawn Mullins with Special Guest Chuck Cannon An Evening With Shawn Mullins with Special Guest Chuck Cannon Thursday, September 22, 2016

Imagine Music is very pleased to welcome back an old friend in singer/songwriter Shawn Mullins.