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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Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, Cardinal Stage has decided to cancel the remainder of our 2019/20 season, including productions of Ada and the Engine, The Stinky Cheese Man, and Hedwig and the Angry Inch.At this time we do not know if we will be able to reschedule. For information on our cancellation policies and COVID-19 related issues, click here. Follow us on social media for updates.

Cancelled due to COVID-19 Concerns

All Performances Cancelled due to COVID-19 Outbreak 

Ada and the Engine 
By Lauren Gunderson

Fascinating Drama. Meet Ada Lovelace, the world’s first computer programmer.

“Ada and the Engine draws in its audience with unbridled passion and facinating creativity.” – CityBeat Cincinnati

All Performances Cancelled due to COVID-19 Outbreak

The Stinky Cheese Man & Other Fairly Stupid Tales
By John Glore
Based on the book by Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith

Wacky and wild twists on some of your favorite fairy tales.

All Performances Cancelled due to COVID-19 Outbreak

Hedwig and the Angry Inch 
Text by John Cameron Mitchell
Music & Lyrics by Stephen Trask

Summer Musical! The rock sensation makes her Bloomington premiere.

“The most exciting rock score written for the theater since, oh, ever!” – Time Magazine

Past Productions

The Great Gatsby 
By Simon Levy
Based on the book by F. Scott Fitzgerald

September 5 – 22, 2019
Ivy Tech Waldron Auditorium

American Classic. Meet Jay Gatsby, literature’s man of mystery.

“A beautifully crafted interpretation of the 1925 novel…This is indeed a grand GATSBY.” – London Free Press

Charlotte’s Web
Adapted by Joseph Robinette
Based on the book by E.B. White

Beloved children’s classic brought to life on stage.

October 18 – November 3, 2019
Ivy Tech Waldron Auditorium

Disney’s Newsies
Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by Jack Feldman
Book by Harvey Fierstein
Based on the Disney film written by Bob Tzudiker and Noni White

December 12 – 29, 2019
Buskirk-Chumley Theater

Disney Classic! They delivered the papers, until they made the headlines.

“A bright, invigorating extravaganza!” – Time Out New York

The Roommate 
By Jen Silverman

Additional performances added due to high demand!
January 30 – February 22, 2020
Ivy Tech Waldron Rose Firebay

Uproarious Comedy! The Odd Couple meets Breaking Bad.

“The Roommate Tugs at the heartstrings as much as it tickles the funny bone.” –

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