Bloomington's Professional Theater Company

Bloomington's Professional Theater Company

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411 E 7th St
Bloomington, IN 47408
(812)336-9300 Box Office
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Artistic Adventure

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. Check out our current shows, cabarets, and adventures below!

It’s not too late to become a member, 20/21 Season Memberships are available for purchase HERE.

Home for the Holidays Cabaret 
December 11-19 | Online via Crowdcast
TICKETED EVENT. FREE FOR MEMBERS.

This holiday season is going to be a little different, but we’ve got a show that is sure to lift your spirits! Join some of your favorite Cardinal artists for a cozy night of songs and stories about the most wonderful time of the year. Fun for all ages!

Ordinary Days by Adam Gwon
On-Demand February 11-21
TICKETED EVENT. FREE FOR MEMBERS.

Ordinary Days is a sweet and funny musical that celebrates the big impact of life’s small moments. A couple faces new challenges when they decide to move in together and a pair of strangers take trepidatious steps towards friendship when their paths cross unexpectedly. Their lives collide in surprising ways in this sort-of-fairy tale set in the chaos of New York City.

Swing Into Spring Cabaret
March 26 & 27 | Online via Crowdcast
TICKETED EVENT. FREE FOR MEMBERS.

Get your toes tapping with a night of songs that swing! Inspired by great singers from Ella Fitzgerald to Frank Sinatra, this show is sure to hit the sweet spot for anyone who likes their musical theater with a dash of ring-a-ding-ding!

Vintage Broadway Cabaret
May 7 & 8 | Online via Crowdcast
TICKETED EVENT. FREE FOR MEMBERS.

Escape into the Golden Age of musicals with this evening of songs that have aged like a fine wine. Cardinal artists will share their favorite hits of yesteryear and celebrate the shows that made Broadway shine!

Walkabout Radio Plays
Ongoing – Available now!
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. 

Cardinal at Home
Ongoing – Available now!
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!

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.

Family Photo Challenge 
Ongoing – New challenge each month
FREE EVENT.

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! 

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.