UP NEXT At Summit Performance
In response to Covid19 and for the safety of our patrons and artists, Summit is suspending all upcoming performances/events for the time being. We do not intend to cancel anything at this time. We are waiting until we have a clearer picture of the timeline of events and restrictions surrounding Covid 19 precautions before we make any specific plans regarding rescheduling. Please take care of yourselves and each other during this time and we will see you as soon as it is safe and reasonable to do so!
-The Summit Team
Summit's Covid 19 Response
This performance is free and open to the public. Seats will be available for reservation beginning Wednesday, March 4th.
HYANNIS by Kari Bentley-Quinn
Nov 19th and 20th, 2019
In a small Cape Cod town, Michelle and her mother Fran run a small shop where they sell beach gear, souvenirs, snow globes, and the best fudge around. Michelle's son, Tommy, has just come home from his second stint in rehab. Meanwhile, a young woman named Lauren is home from college to tend to her ailing mother, and she and Tommy make a connection that changes them both forever. Set over the course of a summer and a winter, Hyannis takes a look at the plague of despair and drugs infecting small town America.
BE HERE NOW by Deborah Zoe Laufer
Jan 10th-Feb 2nd, 2020
Surrounded by painfully cheerful co-workers, Bari is deeply cynical and woefully underemployed working at a small-town fulfillment center. After an unexpected and unexplainable turn of events, Bari finds herself on an enlightening new path. When she meets Mike, a man who makes art out of garbage, it’s Bari’s turn to pull another out of the darkness. Be Here Now asks what we are willing to do for love and happiness and to create meaning in our lives.
Adults $25 Students/Seniors $20
THE SYNC OFF: LOVE SYNCS, the Valentine's Day edition
Fundraiser *At the Athenaeum
February 12th, 2020
Back by popular demand, hysterically funny Summit fundraiser "The Sync Off" spoofs Reality TV singing competitions such as American Idol, The Voice, and The Sing off. The "competition" features local actors as host, contestants, and celebrity judges of a cutthroat lip-sync competition. The evening includes a silent auction, locally catered fare, and a cash bar in the historic Basile Theatre at the Athenaeum.
CRIMES OF THE HEART by Beth Henley
April 7th and 8th, 2020
Winner of the 1981 Pulitzer Prize and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award. Warm-hearted, irreverent, zany and brilliantly imaginative, the play teems with humanity and humor as it examines the plight of three young Mississippi sisters betrayed by their passions. "While this play overflows with infectious high spirits, it is also, unmistakably, the tale of a very troubled family. Such is Miss Henley's prodigious talent that she can serve us pain as though it were a piece of cake." —NY Times.
DETROIT ’67 by Dominique Morisseau
June 19th-July 12th, 2020
PRODUCED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH PHOENIX THEATRE
In 1967 Detroit, Motown music is getting the party started, and Chelle and her brother Lank are making ends meet by turning their basement into an after-hours joint. But when a mysterious woman finds her way into their lives, the siblings clash over much more than the family business. As their pent-up feelings erupt, so does their city, and they find themselves caught in the middle of the '67 riots.
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Social Justice One Act Plays
March 22, 2020
This Authentic Person-True narratives of transgender and gender non-conforming people.
Community Conversation One Acts are produced in partnership with Dr. Sally Wasmuth of IUPUI’s Department of Occupational Therapy. Based on interviews of Indianapolis area residents, the plays are written and produced by Summit with professional actors and a professional director. These pieces focus on social issues pertinent to members of the Indianapolis community and are presented free and open to the public. A panel discussion
with the interviewees follows each performance.
Summit Performance Indianapolis 2019-2020 Season
Free and Open to the Public
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