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Upcoming Shows

First Friday Open Mic NightFirst Friday Open Mic Night
12/1/2017

On the first Friday of each month from September through May, come join the fun as Canterbury Theatre offers a stage and a microphone to any and all performers who want to share their talents in a fun, supportive, family-friendly environment!

Heart of Gold: For the Holidays!Heart of Gold: For the Holidays!
12/2/2017

By popular demand, singer/songwriter Johnny V and friends return for an evening of music by rock legend, Neil Young, as well as original works from his three CDs, 'Inside Reality', 'Woodchips', and 'Barns and Bridges' and as well as a few holiday favorites!

The Wizard of Oz (Young Performers Edition)The Wizard of Oz (Young Performers Edition)
12/8/2017

Premier Performance presents the classic tale of Dorothy Gale, a young girl living on a Kansas farm with her Aunt Em and Uncle Henry, who dreams of escaping her mundane life Suddenly, a cyclone hits, and Dorothy and Toto, seeking shelter in the house, are transported to the magical Land of Oz., in this one-hour adaptation specially tailored for elementary school and middle school aged actors and audiences!

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 Let us entertain you all year long!

Canterbury Winter Arts Series has something for everyone, with a season that includes exciting plays, improvisational comedy, a festival of original works by local playwrights, and more!

Canterbury Summer Theatre, one of the Midwest's oldest professional summer companies, presents an exciting slate of comedies, musicals and thrillers, produced by our talented Resident Company, hailing from throughout the country. Come see tomorrow's stars, today!

Both programs are presented at Canterbury Theatre, located at 807 Franklin St. in Michigan City, IN, in the Uptown Arts District.

Join us, won't you? Call (219) 874-4269 for more information!

Also, if you're interested in working with us to produce these great productions, please call or e-mail us at info@canterburytheatre.org
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Gerald "Jerry" Peters

Gerald 'Jerry' Peters

Sadly in 2012, we lost Gerald "Jerry" Peters, the longtime president of the Festival Players Guild, (now Canterbury Guild) and production administrator for the Canterbury Summer Theatre. Jerry helped pilot the Guild through 43 years of civic accomplishment, as well as helming the summer theatrical production entity that has given hundreds of young theatre artists from across the nation their first professional jobs.

Michigan City has lost one of its favorite sons, and the legacy of Jerry’s efforts to help his hometown flourish will not soon be forgotten, nor will our memories of his generosity, colorful personality, sense of humor and dedication to the Guild and Canterbury Theatre.

Contributions in Jerry's name may be made to Canterbury Guild, P.O. Box 157, Michigan City, IN 46361.

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