29
Jan
2022

Rainwater Studios Winter Showcase

Saturday, January 29, 2022 7:30 pm
Brown County Playhouse
Brown County Playhouse
70 South Van Buren Nashville, IN 47448 United States

Rainwater Studios presents an unforgettable night of entertainment featuring three full bands previously seen on The Stream. See performances from:
The Rainwater 4
The Bengebrakers
The Long Seasons

VIP tickets include backstage entry, food in the green room catered by the Ferguson House, an escort out to your reserved seats, and a private afterparty with the bands at The Ferguson House, just a short walk from The Playhouse.

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$20.00
Live Shows
$20 Gen. Admin/ $75 VIP
4
Feb
2022

Love Letters By: A.R. Gurney

Friday, February 4, 2022 7:30 pm
Brown County Playhouse
Brown County Playhouse
70 South Van Buren Nashville, IN 47448 United States
A.R. Gurney’s Love Letters is a tender, tragi-comic, and nuanced examination of the shared nostalgia, missed opportunities, and deep closeness of two lifelong, complicated friends. While spanning five decades and numerous locations, it is staged simply, with two actors behind desks or sitting in cozy chairs, letting their words describe a world of emotion.

Synopsis:

When Andrew Makepeace Ladd III accepts an invitation to Melissa Gardner’s birthday party, and Melissa writes a thank-you note to ask just why he got her “The Lost Princess of Oz” (answer: she looks like a lost princess), a romantic friendship and correspondence destined to last for almost half a century is born. Both from affluent, East Coast families -- Melissa has more money, but Andy has better parents -- the friends communicate with each other through angst-ridden boarding school experiences, European adventures, failed marriages, and the ups and downs of career. Over the course of their lives, Andy and Melissa’s relationship goes through many changes, as the sometimes-sweethearts/sometimes-friends go through periods of estrangement, and the intense, clandestine affair which will accelerate Melissa’s emotional breakdown. Despite the painful differences which will ultimately tear them apart, they remain each other’s most trusted confidante, and are “true lovers” on paper, if not on the earth.

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$12.00
Live Shows
$12.00
5
Feb
2022

Love Letters By: A.R. Gurney

Saturday, February 5, 2022 2:00 pm
Brown County Playhouse
Brown County Playhouse
70 South Van Buren Nashville, IN 47448 United States
$12.00
Live Shows
$12.00
5
Feb
2022

Love Letters By: A.R. Gurney

Saturday, February 5, 2022 7:30 pm
Brown County Playhouse
Brown County Playhouse
70 South Van Buren Nashville, IN 47448 United States
A.R. Gurney’s Love Letters is a tender, tragi-comic, and nuanced examination of the shared nostalgia, missed opportunities, and deep closeness of two lifelong, complicated friends. While spanning five decades and numerous locations, it is staged simply, with two actors behind desks or sitting in cozy chairs, letting their words describe a world of emotion.

Synopsis:

When Andrew Makepeace Ladd III accepts an invitation to Melissa Gardner’s birthday party, and Melissa writes a thank-you note to ask just why he got her “The Lost Princess of Oz” (answer: she looks like a lost princess), a romantic friendship and correspondence destined to last for almost half a century is born. Both from affluent, East Coast families -- Melissa has more money, but Andy has better parents -- the friends communicate with each other through angst-ridden boarding school experiences, European adventures, failed marriages, and the ups and downs of career. Over the course of their lives, Andy and Melissa’s relationship goes through many changes, as the sometimes-sweethearts/sometimes-friends go through periods of estrangement, and the intense, clandestine affair which will accelerate Melissa’s emotional breakdown. Despite the painful differences which will ultimately tear them apart, they remain each other’s most trusted confidante, and are “true lovers” on paper, if not on the earth.

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$12.00
Live Shows
$12.00
12
Feb
2022

Indianapolis Jazz Orchestra: Valentine's Day Deluxe

Saturday, February 12, 2022 7:30 pm
Brown County Playhouse
Brown County Playhouse
70 South Van Buren Nashville, IN 47448 United States
Dance the night away with this Valentine's Day-themed show of Sinatra, Glenn Miller, and American Songbook Favorites.

The nationally-recognized Indianapolis Jazz Orchestra (IJO) is Indiana’s premier professional repertory large jazz ensemble as well as being the state’s official ambassadors of big band jazz. Composed of the leading professional instrumentalists and vocalists from the Central Indiana area, the IJO was created to preserve and advance the entire dynamic history of the big band. Patterned after popular bands, both past and present, the IJO is committed to performing world-class musical arrangements based on classic tunes from the Great American Songbook. In addition to performing the best of the traditional big band repertoire, the IJO also features outstanding new arrangements and compositions.

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$32.50
Live Shows
$32.50
18
Feb
2022

Arsenic and Old Lace: Live Retro Radio

Friday, February 18, 2022 7:30 pm

Retro Radio comes to life in this vintage Lux Radio rendition of Arsenic and Old Lace. Audience participation is encouraged.

The play is a farcical black comedy revolving around the Brewster family, descended from the Mayflower settlers but now composed of maniacs, most of them homicidal. The hero, Mortimer Brewster, is a drama critic who must deal with his crazy, murderous family and local police in Brooklyn, New York, as he debates whether to go through with his recent promise to marry the woman he loves, Elaine Harper, who lives next door and is the daughter of the local minister.

His family includes two spinster aunts who have taken to murdering lonely old men by poisoning them with a glass of home-made elderberry wine laced with arsenic, strychnine, and "just a pinch" of cyanide; a brother who believes he is Theodore Roosevelt and digs locks for the Panama Canal in the cellar of the Brewster home (which then serve as graves for the aunts' victims; he thinks that they died of yellow fever); and a murderous brother who has received plastic surgery performed by an alcoholic accomplice, Dr. Einstein (a character based on real-life gangland surgeon Joseph Moran) to conceal his identity, and now looks like horror-film actor Boris Karloff (a self-referential joke, as the part was originally played on Broadway by Karloff).

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$13.00
Live Shows
$13 General Admission
19
Feb
2022

Arsenic and Old Lace: Live Retro Radio (2)

Saturday, February 19, 2022 7:30 pm

Retro Radio comes to life in this vintage Lux Radio rendition of Arsenic and Old Lace. Audience participation is encouraged.

The play is a farcical black comedy revolving around the Brewster family, descended from the Mayflower settlers but now composed of maniacs, most of them homicidal. The hero, Mortimer Brewster, is a drama critic who must deal with his crazy, murderous family and local police in Brooklyn, New York, as he debates whether to go through with his recent promise to marry the woman he loves, Elaine Harper, who lives next door and is the daughter of the local minister.

His family includes two spinster aunts who have taken to murdering lonely old men by poisoning them with a glass of home-made elderberry wine laced with arsenic, strychnine, and "just a pinch" of cyanide; a brother who believes he is Theodore Roosevelt and digs locks for the Panama Canal in the cellar of the Brewster home (which then serve as graves for the aunts' victims; he thinks that they died of yellow fever); and a murderous brother who has received plastic surgery performed by an alcoholic accomplice, Dr. Einstein (a character based on real-life gangland surgeon Joseph Moran) to conceal his identity, and now looks like horror-film actor Boris Karloff (a self-referential joke, as the part was originally played on Broadway by Karloff).

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$13.00
Live Shows
$13 General Admission
20
Feb
2022

Arsenic and Old Lace: Live Retro Radio (3)

Sunday, February 20, 2022 2:00 pm
Brown County Playhouse
Brown County Playhouse
70 South Van Buren Nashville, IN 47448 United States

Retro Radio comes to life in this vintage Lux Radio rendition of Arsenic and Old Lace. Audience participation is encouraged.

The play is a farcical black comedy revolving around the Brewster family, descended from the Mayflower settlers but now composed of maniacs, most of them homicidal. The hero, Mortimer Brewster, is a drama critic who must deal with his crazy, murderous family and local police in Brooklyn, New York, as he debates whether to go through with his recent promise to marry the woman he loves, Elaine Harper, who lives next door and is the daughter of the local minister.

His family includes two spinster aunts who have taken to murdering lonely old men by poisoning them with a glass of home-made elderberry wine laced with arsenic, strychnine, and "just a pinch" of cyanide; a brother who believes he is Theodore Roosevelt and digs locks for the Panama Canal in the cellar of the Brewster home (which then serve as graves for the aunts' victims; he thinks that they died of yellow fever); and a murderous brother who has received plastic surgery performed by an alcoholic accomplice, Dr. Einstein (a character based on real-life gangland surgeon Joseph Moran) to conceal his identity, and now looks like horror-film actor Boris Karloff (a self-referential joke, as the part was originally played on Broadway by Karloff).

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$13.00
Live Shows
$13 General Admission
4
Mar
2022

Heywood Banks

Friday, March 4, 2022 7:00 pm

Heywood Banks is simply one-of-a-kind, almost impossible to describe, with a style his very own. This songwriter-comic-singer-poet-musician has become a cult hero and a pop icon, with a show that appeals to college students, businessmen, rednecks, punks, your grandmother, and more.

Heywood intersperses his humorous observations of life with twisted, inventive, bizarre songs, sung and played in a variety of styles, from folk, to country to rock to pop, and way beyond.

You can enjoy him just for his vocal style impersonations, expert musicianship,and just plain silliness. But why trust our opinions? Come check him out here at The Brown County Playhouse and see for yourself! 

Heywood has been featured in “Rolling Stone Magazine” and “People Magazine.” He won First Place in the Johnnie Walker Comedy Search Contest.

He also has appeared on A&E’s “Evening at the Improv,” MTV’s “1/2 Hour Comedy Hour,” CNN’s “Hollywood Minute,” “Caroline’s Comedy Hour,” “Entertainment Tonight,” “Showtime Comedy Club Network,” “Dr. Demento Show,” “12th Annual HBO Young Comedians Special with Paul Rodriguez” and is a frequent guest on the national Bob and Tom radio show.

Stuart Mitchell, the creator of Heywood Banks, tells us that his character was born on a mountaintop in Tennessee and lived for many many years in a log trailer. Heywood’s biological parents, Hank and Heyena Banks were killed in a freak revolving restaurant accident back in the sixties – someone had hit the Puree Button by mistake…grisly! Eventually raised by mathematical parents, Heywood was working in a Kroger bagging groceries when he was hit in the head with a can of lunchmeat, giving him spamnesia. This caused him problems for years as he became afraid of the dark, but couldn’t sleep with the light on. “Did that ever happen to you???”

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$40.00
Live Shows
$40.00
11
Mar
2022

Night Owl Country Band

Friday, March 11, 2022 7:30 pm
Brown County Playhouse
Brown County Playhouse
70 South Van Buren Nashville, IN 47448 United States

Night Owl Country Band is one of Indiana's premiere country bands. Night Owl has played many stages and have made their name from playing small town bars, theatres, fairs, and festivals. They have lived the dream of playing the Historic stage of the Grand Ole Opry. They are an Award winning band that has brought home the 2019 International Singer Songwriter Award for Band of the Year, 2020 ISSA Single of the Year Award for their original 'Made In America', and they are 2019 Josie Music Award winner for Album of the Year 'Here To Somewhere'. This band brings high energy to every stage. Night Owl welcomes what 2021 has in store for their 'Off The Tracks Tour'.

We play Old Country, New Country, and a little bit of Southern Rock. We feature our original music that includes 'Cool Gentle Wind' which has been released to music row and CDX national radio, penned by lead singer Matt Lee.

We have also performed on the WTTV Channel 8 show 'Indy Style', Brown County Hour Radio show WFHB and for the KORN Country 100.3 Radio show ' KORN Jam'.

International Singer-Songwriter Association member and Official Representative of Southern Indiana

We also have other guest musicians available such as fiddle and steel guitar!

Check out their website here! 

Night Owl Country Band - Music (nightowlcb.com)

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$20.00
Live Shows
$20.00