This duo is sure to amuse, delight and have you up and dancin’ under a beautiful Indiana summer sky at Carmel City Center, August 20th! Enjoy guest appearances by cast members of ATI's season opener, The Fantasticks! (September 11 – 27), sponsored by United Fidelity Bank, Bose McKinney & Evans LLP and Shepherd Insurance.
Carmel City Center is located on the southwest corner of Range Line Road and City Center Drive. Surface parking is available on plaza level (accessible from City Center Drive), in the underground garage (accessible from Range Line Road) and along Veterans Way located to the south of Carmel City Center.
About Actors Theatre of Indiana
Actors Theatre of Indiana’s (ATI) mission is to celebrate the power of theatre and contribute to life in Central Indiana by offering high quality professional theatre performances and programs that engage, inspire, educate and entertain. ATI, one of only four equity theatre companies in greater Indianapolis, is the professional equity company (resident of The Studio Theater) at The Center for the Professional Arts in Carmel, IN., the only one in Hamilton County and, has provided ten seasons of high-powered musical theater productions, world premieres and innovative community works.
ATI was co-founded in 2005 by Cynthia Collins, Don Farrell and Judy Fitzgerald who have 82 collective years of professional experience as actors, directors and choreographers in such venues as Radio City Music Hall, Madison Square Garden, Off-Broadway, National Tours, Las Vegas, International Tours, Regional Theatres and prestigious universities (e.g. Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, New York University, Pennsylvania State University, AMDA and Collaborative Arts Project 21). These connections mean that ATI patrons are exposed to national talent who regularly join ATI productions and projects, and increase the professional quality Broadway experience which sets ATI apart from the other equity companies in Central Indiana.
Season subscriptions and single tickets for ATI’s 11th season are on sale now through the Center for the Performing Arts box office, 317.843.3800. To learn more about Actors Theatre of Indiana, please visit their website, www.atistage.org.
About Don Farrell
Don Farrell is the co-founder of Actors Theatre of Indiana and serves as Artistic Director of the professional theatre company. Working together with his co-founders Judy Fitzgerald and Cynthia Collins, he has overseen the creation & implementation of all ATI programming and, since its inception in 2005, has grown ATI from a small professional theatre company to an award-winning and vital member of the Central Indiana arts scene. For ATI, he has produced every production of its 10+ year history including the Palladium debuts of Two-time TONY award winning Sutton Foster (An Evening with Sutton Foster) and Two-time TONY award winning Broadway legend Chita Rivera (CHITA: A Legendary Celebration) both to critical acclaim. He has directed many shows for ATI including Beyond the Rainbow: The Frances Gumm Story (Indiana premiere), Sisters of Swing: The Story of the Andrews Sisters (Indiana premiere), My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra (Central Indiana premiere), COLE (Indiana Professional premiere), And The World Goes ‘Round, Rounding Third, A Grand Night For Singing, The Taffetas; Forever Plaid; and I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change. Don has been a member of Actors’ Equity Association since 1992, is a veteran of the concert/ theatrical stage, and has worked steadily in practically every capacity of the business. He has spent over 28 years working as a professional singer, dancer, actor, director, choreographer, and producer with a career that includes Off-Broadway, International Tour, National Tour, Las Vegas, Regional, Symphony concerts and Educational productions. He received his Bachelors of Fine Arts degree in Music Theatre from the University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music. He has served as a member of the drama faculty for NYC’s premier musical theatre training conservatory Collaborative Arts Project 21, has taught drama workshops and master classes for theatre companies and universities and is a scholarship adjudicator for the National Society of Arts and Letters (NSAL) Music Theatre Competition.
About Ashton Wolf
Ashton Wolf graduated from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in NYC and has since gone on to achieve remarkable accomplishments in the Entertainment Industry. From Live Performances to Television and Film; His credits are extensive and his ability to electrify audiences is unparalleled.
Ashton is the Artistic Director and co-founder of the Nickel Plate Players (www.nickelplateplayers.com) and the creator of GIRLS NIGHT OUT! He is also the co-creator and arranger for CLUB MOROCCO which he directed this year at the Carmel Playhouse. CLUB MOROCCO became the highest grossing and most successful show in the 21 year history of the theatre. Last year, Ashton directed NPP’s first production of BEEHIVE that drew 2000 people to an instantaneous standing ovation and then went on to win the 2014 Award of Excellence from the State of Indiana! In 2013, Ashton co-wrote and directed the world premiere of TEN PIN ALLI which he co-produced with his wife, Sandy Thorne. Shortly thereafter, TEN PIN ALLI was chosen by The Phoenix Theatre in Phoenix, AZ for presentation in their Hormel Festival of New Plays and Musicals (Composer/Lyricist Cabaret). As an actor, playwright, and director, Ashton has also received awards from Drama-Logue (now BackStage), the Los Angeles Times, The Southern California Motion Picture Council and a Golden Angel Award.
About Carmel City Center
Carmel City Center is a one million square foot, $300 million, mixed-use development located in the heart of Carmel, Indiana. A destination like no other in central Indiana, the project offers the appeal of a neighborhood and the vibrancy of a downtown. Carmel City Center features luxurious residences, specialty retail and restaurants and premier office space. Phase One includes 62,427 square feet of commercial space.
The following restaurants, retailers and offices are currently open in Carmel City Center: 14 Districts Weekend, Addendum Gallery, Bath Junkie, Bike Line, Blue Bar, Brides of Carmel, Carmel Tailoring & Alterations, CenterBridge Partners, L.P., Century 21 Rasmussen, Christopher Scott Homes, Daphney Allen Skin Care, divvy, Eggshell Bistro, Fishman Fine Jewelers, Guardian Wells, House of Z, Hubbard & Cravens, InCycle, J.Benzal, Langton’s Irish Pub, Matt the Miller’s Tavern, Polleo Systems, Pure Concepts Salon, Silver Door Boutique Spa, The Next Step Fitness, The Yoga Studio and WestBridge Investments. beauty+grace, a women’s fashion boutique, is planning to open in September 2015. Pedcor is also in various stages of lease negotiations with other restaurant, retail and service concepts.
The apartment units in the Residences of Carmel City Center opened in summer 2010. The penthouse condominiums are 89 percent committed. Law firm Drewry Simmons Vornehm occupies 16,500 square feet of office space in Carmel City Center. Future phases of Carmel City Center include additional residential and commercial space as well as a boutique hotel.
Carmel City Center is the location for The Center for the Performing Arts, which includes a 1,600 seat world-class concert hall named “The Palladium,” a 500-seat theater named “The Tarkington” and a 200-seat black box theater. The Center Green in Carmel City Center is also the home of the Carmel Farmers Market. This pedestrian-based master plan development is located at the southwest corner of Range Line Road and City Center Drive (126th Street). The Monon Greenway runs directly through the project. Carmel City Center was developed as a public/private partnership between the City of Carmel, Pedcor City Center Development Company and numerous developers.
About The Nash
The Nash, a three-story, $10 million mixed-use building, is just south of Phase I of City Center on the west side of Range Line Road. It contains 31 one, two and three bedroom apartments on the second and third floors and 8,000 square feet of commercial space at street level.
The Art of Home & Kitchen, a home lifestyle retailer, which occupies over 4,000 square feet is planning to open soon in The Nash. Graeter’s Ice Cream is planning to open September/October 2015.
For more information, please visit www.carmelcitycenter.com.