Bloomington's Professional Theater Company

Bloomington's Professional Theater Company

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411 E 7th St
Bloomington, IN 47408
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As the effects of the coronavirus start to be felt by our communities, we want to do our part to slow the spread of COVID-19 and to keep Bloomington as safe as possible. It is with a heavy heart that we have decided to cancel the remainder of our 2019/20 season, including Ada and the Engine (March 26 – April 11), The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales (May 1 – 17), and Hediwg and the Angry Inch (June 11 – 28). Click here for our cancellation policy and COVID-19 related updates.


Favorite fairy tales are given a new twist in this hilarious stage adaptation of the wacky and wild picture book! Jack (of Beanstalk fame) is your guide to the upside down, musical world of The Really Ugly Duckling, The Princess and the Bowling Ball, Little Red Running Shorts, and other silly stories that are sure to delight children and adults alike!

New! Sensory Friendly Performance: May 17th at 4:00pm


John Glore is the Associate Artistic Director of South Coast Repertory (SCR), in Orange County, Calif. He is an award-winning playwright whose work for young audiences includes his adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time, which debuted at SCR in 2010 and has since moved on to numerous productions nationwide; an adaptation of Laura Amy Schlitz’s The Night Fairy, which has been produced at SCR and Imagination Stage in Washington, D.C. Other plays for young audiences include Wind of a Thousand Tales,Folktales Too, Rhubarb Jam, and The Day After Evermore. His plays for adults include On the Jump (produced by SCR and Arena Stage in Washington D.C.), The Company of Heaven, Preludes and Fugues, and City Sky (a scenario for a dance piece). With the performance trio Culture Clash he has co-authored adaptations of two plays by Aristophanes, The Birds and Peace. In addition to the theatres already named, his work has been produced at Berkeley Rep, Actors Theatre of Louisville, The Round House Theatre, The Children’s Theatre Company, First Stage, Childsplay, Oregon Childrens Theatre, the Getty Villa and many others. He received a 2000 Playwrights Fellowship from the California Arts Council and has occasionally taught playwriting and related subjects at UCLA and Pomona College.