Community

The Playhouse is the "HEART OF THE COMMUNITY"

They work with numerous non-profit organizations allowing them to hold fund-raisers at the Playhouse and assist in producing community shows and events.

Lifetime Achievement in Performing Arts

In 2013, the Playhouse began a yearly tradition of honoring musical artists for their lifelong commitment to music in Brown County. 

We are thrilled to honor these awardees: 

Otis Todd | 2013
John Franz | 2014
Robbie Bowden | 2015
Mel Chance | 2016
Dr. Laurie Godfrey | 2017
Dale and Janice Cassiday | 2018

Fundraisers

Brown County Weekend Backpacks | 2018

Shriners' Childrens' Hospital | 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014 & 2013

Brown County Democrat Charities | 2018, 2016 & 2015

Brown County Community Foundation - Holiday Stuff a Stocking | 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015 & 2014

Brown County Guardian Ad Litem | 2017

Brown County Art Guild Art Colony Week | 2018, 2017

Brown County Chamber of Commerce Connections - Holiday Passport Launch | 2017

Concert for the Creek | 2015 & 2014

Riley's Hospital for Children | 2015

Sycamore Land Trust | 2014

Brown County Literacy Coalition | 2013

Career Resource Center Quiz Bowl | 2012

Brown County Historical Society and Art Guild | 2012

"Teenage Summer Musicals" | 2014, 2013, 2012 

Community Variety Show Fundraiser | 2011

Community Productions and Shows

Indiana Finger-Style Guitar Competition | 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 & 2012

Brown County Music Celebration | 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 & 2012

Brown County Youth Music Showcase | 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015 & 2014

Electric Impulse Cloggers | 2016 & 2015

Arts Village Cinefest | 2016 & 2015

Brown County Playhouse Community Theatre | 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 & 2012

IU Jacob's School of Music | 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014 & 2012

Rising Stars of Brown County Playhouse - Summer Youth Theatre Camp | 2018, 2017, 2016 & 2015

Holiday Music Nights | 2014, 2013, 2012 & 2011

Brown County Literacy Summer Youth Theatre Camp | 2013

Homegrown Concert Series | 2012

Ball State University for Immersive Learning music projects in 2013 and 2014

Nashville Dance Studio Recitals | 2013

Members of...

Brown County Chamber of Commerce, our board members sit on various other boards and commission...

  • Nashville Arts and Entertainment Commission
  • Indiana Arts Commission
  • Brown County's Tourism Commission
  • Brown County Chamber of Commerce Board
These members are deeply involved in promoting Brown County as an arts destination and are alert to new opportunities to fully utilize the Playhouse in the lives of Brown County residents and visitors.