Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival Announces Casting for “Othello”

Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival Announces Casting for “Othello”

The Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival (NDSF) has announced the casting for its upcoming production of The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice. The flagship production of the 2018 season, Othello will feature stage & screen veteran Esau Pritchett in the title role, with celebrated stage actor Robert Ramirez returning to the NDSF stage as Iago, and featuring Delaney Feener as Desdemona, Maggie Kettering as Emilia, and Paul Hurley as Roderigo. read more

Patti LuPone Brings Broadway’s Star Power to DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Patti LuPone Brings Broadway’s Star Power to DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

In “Don’t Monkey with Broadway,” two-time Tony Award winner Patti LuPone explores, through indelible interpretations of classic Broadway show tunes by the likes of Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart, Jule Styne, Stephen Schwartz, Charles Strouse, Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim, Cole Porter, and Irving Berlin how her life-long love affair with Broadway began and her concern for…

DeBartolo Performing Arts Center Wins Two American Advertising Awards

DeBartolo Performing Arts Center Wins Two American Advertising Awards

The American Advertising Federation Michiana recently held its annual award ceremony where the DeBartolo Performing Art Center’s in-house creative team was recognized with two 2018 American Advertising Awards (formerly called ADDYs). Since 2012, the center has won a total of 21 awards and has received more “Best of Show” winners than any other firm in the history of the awards. read more

Seraphic Fire Brings Monteverdi’s "Selva Morale et Spirituale" to Presenting Series

Seraphic Fire Brings Monteverdi’s "Selva Morale et Spirituale" to Presenting Series

For their Presenting Series concert at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, Seraphic Fire will perform “Selva Morale et Spirituale,” described by The Guardian as Monteverdi’s “most significant anthology of liturgical works.” Hear these Grammy-nominated choral artists in an exhilarating exhibition of the Italian Baroque style on Saturday, February 24 at 7:30 p.m. in the Leighton…

Third Coast Percussion brings dynamic multimedia experience with "Paddle to the Sea"

Third Coast Percussion brings dynamic multimedia experience with "Paddle to the Sea"

Third Coast Percussion’s Presenting Series spring season performance on Friday, February 2 at 7:30 p.m., is based on the classic children’s book and Oscar-nominated short film Paddle to the Sea. In a dynamic multimedia experience, the audience follows the story of a Native Canadian boy who carves a wooden figure called Paddle-to-the-Sea and sets him on…

Jessica Lang Dance Makes Presenting Series Debut

Jessica Lang Dance Makes Presenting Series Debut

The New York-based choreographer Jessica Lang awes audiences by immersing them in the beauty of movement and music. A prolific choreographer, she creates dazzling works for her own dancers as well as the world’s most celebrated companies including American Ballet Theatre, Joffrey Ballet, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, and National Opera. The company’s South Bend debut includes Lang’s masterpiece, Thousand Yard Stare, which the Chicago Tribune called “a remarkable evocation, minimal yet profound, of soldiers in formation and at war. Moving and masterful.” read more