2019-2020 Candlelight Theatre Season

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2019-2020 Candlelight Theatre Season

After 16 years of partnership, the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site and Candlelight Theatre are proud to announce the 2019-2020 theatre season!

The season begins in October with Ghost Tales of the Civil War by resident playwright, James TrofatterThe stage will encompass most of the mansion, with every scene taking a new twist and turn through historic rooms. It’s perfect for an eerily fun Halloween outing!

  • Ghost Tales of The Civil War October 11, 12, 18, 19, 26, 27, 2019 | Performances begin at 6pm on Fridays and Saturdays, and 2pm on Sunday, with show times every half hour

The company’s popular holiday tradition, ‘Twas the Night Before… by James Trofatter, will show in December 2019. This popular production will include beloved characters from holiday lore and introduce new festive friends. With the mansion frosted in all its holiday finery, it’s the perfect way to get in the spirit of the season!

  • ‘Twas the Night Before… | December 12, 13, 14, 15, 2019 | Performances begin at 6pm on Fridays and Saturdays, and 2pm on Sunday, with show times every half hour

Three Comedies of Error will be the company’s spring show. The April 2020 performances will include a trilogy of one-act comedies, rotating through the Presidential mansion, complete with candlelight, historical artifacts and the rich ambiance of President Harrison’s original furnishings.

  • Three Comedies of Error April 17, 18, 24, 25, 26; May 1, 2, 2020 | Performances begin at 8pm on Fridays and Saturdays, and 2pm on Sunday

The season will conclude in the Summer of 2020 with Murder at the Manor by Jo Smedleyan interactive murder mystery play, where the audience will help solve the crime.

  • Murder at the ManorJuly 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 2020 | Performances begin at 8pm on Fridays and Saturdays, and 2pm on Sunday

 

Candlelight Theatre 2019-2020 season tickets are now on sale. Please direct questions to the Special Events and Marketing Manager: (317) 631-1888 or email events@bhpsite.org.

 

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Due to Candlelight Theatre we will be CLOSED for tours this Sunday, October 27, 2019. We will reopen the following day.