Take an Artistic Adventure with Cardinal Stage! Throughout 2020 Cardinal will be producing a variety of theatrical offerings that will bring theater into your lives in new and exciting ways and provide opportunities for you to create art in our community. 20/21 Season Memberships are now available for purchase HERE.
Family Photo Challenge
Ongoing – New challenge each month
We challenge you and your family to re-create a classic fairy tale using only 10 original photos. Get creative with costumes, locations and props, and share your story on social media. New challenges will be announced every month!
Cardinal Play Dates
Monthly – The last Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm via Zoom
SCRIPT PURCHASE REQUIRED.
Play Dates is a monthly book club, but for theater! Each month we’ll read a different play or musical and then meet to discuss the piece. If you love theater and want to expand your knowledge or meet fellow theater fans, this is the group for you! Sign up for this month’s Play Date HERE.
Cardinal at Home
Ongoing – First play now released!
SUGGESTED DONATION $5-$10 PER PLAY.
Cardinal is commissioning playwrights from all over the country to create a series of short plays that you can perform with your family and friends in the safety and comfort of your own home. Do a kitchen table reading just for fun or go show off your acting chops and make a video of your performance!
Walkabout Radio Plays
Ongoing – Starting in September
SUGGESTED DONATION $10-$15 PER PLAY.
Bloomington will be transformed when you put your headphones on and step into a new world. Original radio plays will be available for download, along with maps to take you on an unforgettable journey. Listen to a new scene at each stop along the way as you experience the magic in your own backyard.
New Play Commission
Ongoing | Details TBA
BEHIND THE SCENES ACCESS FOR MEMBERS ONLY.
As part of Cardinal’s Diversity and Inclusion Initiative, we are commissioning a new play from an up-and-coming playwright. This piece will be created and developed at Cardinal, with an aim to produce the world premiere in our 2022-2023 Season.
Cabarets and Events
Ongoing | Dates TBA
TICKETED EVENTS. FREE FOR MEMBERS.
Enjoy an evening with your favorite local singers and actors at a variety of one-night-only events! These intimate performances will precede full productions when it is once again safe to gather indoors.