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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.

Fundraisers

Respite House Presents The Bottle Rockets Respite House Presents The Bottle Rockets Saturday, April 15, 2017

Join us for a benefit concert for Respite House -- a halfway house for men seeking recovery from the disease of addiction and alcoholism in Porter County. The Bottle Rockets are an American rock band formed in 1992. Considered to be leaders in the ...

Special Events

Making Paradise. Making Paradise. "They set out to make a film...and discovered paradise" Saturday December 17, 2016

Please join the Memorial Opera House viewing an innovative film about seven men that dared make a documentary about a special place called Valparaiso. (a film about making a documentary)

MegaBeatles ( Featuring Chris and Lou and the Crawpuppies) MegaBeatles ( Featuring Chris and Lou and the Crawpuppies) Saturday, January 21, 2017

MegaBeatles is a talented group of musicians from Northwest Indiana/Chicago that recreate the music of the Beatles with precision, passion and Love!

Pathways to Empowerment Speakers Forum Pathways to Empowerment Speakers Forum Saturday March 25, 2017

Five Speakers will present information on programs and classes and offer take home, useable knowledge on the use of Meditation as Therapeutic Intervention, Life Coaching Empowerment Programs, Qi Gong for Health and Vocal Empowerment as well as a ...

Bette Davis On The Edge Bette Davis On The Edge Friday, June 9, 2017Saturday, June 10, 2017

A one woman theatre play in 90 minutes

It's half past four in the morning of October 31st 1962, and motion picture legend Bette Davis is waiting anxiously for the reviews of 'Whatever Happened to Baby Jane'.

Theatre

The Producers The Producers Fridays: February 17, 24 March 3 2017
Saturdays: February 18, 25 March 4, 2017
Sundays: February 19, 26 March 5,2017

Memorial Opera House is thrilled to open the 2017 season with a show filled with humor, ridiculous accents, and a winner of 12 Tony awards!

The Drowsy Chaperone The Drowsy Chaperone Fridays: April 28, May 5, 12, 2017Saturdays: April 29, May 6, 13, 2017Sundays: April 30, May 7, 14, 2017

This delightful show within a show is sure to have you tapping your toe along to all the snazzy jazz numbers and classic 1920's musical type songs we all know and love.

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Fridays: July 14, 21, 28 2017Saturdays: July 15, 22, 29 2017Sundays: July 16. 23. 30 2017

The Biblical saga of Joseph and his coat of many colors comes to vibrant life in this delightful musical parable.

You Can't Take It With You You Can't Take It With You Fridays: September 15, 22, 29 2017Saturdays: September 16, 23, 30 2017Sundays: 17, 24, October 1, 2017

At first the Sycamores seem mad, but it is not long before we realize that if they are mad, the rest of the world is madder.

Cabarets

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!

LTC Broadway Miscast! LTC Broadway Miscast! Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Following the zany antics of "The Producers" what could be more fitting than an afternoon featuring new and classic Broadway Tunes sung by completely different characters.

LTC Tapestry: Weaving Jazz & Folk Together LTC Tapestry: Weaving Jazz & Folk Together Wednesday, May 10, 2017

With the success of musicals like Beautiful: The Carole King Story; we felt it was our turn to pay homage to greats like Janis Ian, Carole King, Joni Mitchell, James Taylor and Mama Cass.

LTC All About Andrew...Loyd Webber LTC All About Andrew...Loyd Webber Wednesday, July 19, 2017

We will touch upon many of Sir Andrew's wonderful melodies in this summer cabaret.

LTC Back to Bacharach LTC Back to Bacharach Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Six- time Grammy Award winner and three-time Academy award winner Burt Bacharach composed popular hit songs that created the soundtrack of our lives from the '50's to the '80's.

LTC The Sounds of Freedom: A Salute to Veterans LTC The Sounds of Freedom: A Salute to Veterans Wednesday, November 15, 2017

We will present new and classic songs dedicated to those that have fought so hard for our rights in the United States.

LTC Christmastime at the Opera House LTC Christmastime at the Opera House Wednesday, December 13, 2017

The tradition lives on!

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 - Back Home Again Duo Sequenza - Back Home Again Wednesday, January 8,2017

In keeping with the Indiana Bicentennial theme, this program opens with Duo Sequenza's first commissioned work, "Rondo Caprice, Op. 35" by Easley Blackwood, an iconic American composer and native of Indianapolis. "Romeo and Juliet" by Pulitzer ...

Willie Nile & His New York City Band Willie Nile & His New York City Band Saturday, March 18, 2017

Brightside Music, LLC is pleased to present Willie Nile and his New York City Band.

Duo Sequenza - Indiana Composers Celebrate National Chamber Music Month Duo Sequenza - Indiana Composers Celebrate National Chamber Music Month Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Known for their bold and imaginative concert programming, Duo Sequenza has issued their first ever "Call for Scores.

Roger McGuinn Roger McGuinn Saturday, June 3, 2017

Brightside Music, LLC is excited about the return of Roger McGuinn.

HoneyHoney HoneyHoney Saturday, October 7, 2017

Brightside Music, LLC proudly presents HONEYHONEY, an American alternative folk group based in Los Angeles, California. HoneyHoney is the jazzy, twangy rollicking collaboration between Suzanne Santo and Ben Jaffe. HONEYHONEY made their studio debut ...

Michael McDermott and His Band Michael McDermott and His Band Saturday, November 18, 2017

Michael McDermott burst onto the scene in his early 20's with his exceptional debut, 620 W. Surf and subsequently found himself touted as Rock's 'Next Big Thing'. MTV, Rolling Stone, The New York Times and even author, Stephen King added their ...