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Pastor SieRoberts Andre Cobb Rev. Pharis Evans Jr. perform scene from 'How Grouch Stole Gospel.' | Provided Photo~Sun-Times Media

Pastor Sieon Roberts, Andre Cobb and the Rev. Pharis Evans Jr. perform a scene from "How a Grouch Stole Gospel." | Provided Photo~Sun-Times Media

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Updated: January 8, 2013 6:08AM



‘How a Grouch Stole Gospel’

This story, written and
directed by Mark Spencer, is about a community coming to grips with a miserly man of great wealth who basically owns the whole town and concels the beloved annual gospel concert at 7 p.m. Dec. 7, 8, 14 and 15, West Side Theatre, 900 Gerry St., Gary.
Tickets: $25
Details: www.4grouch.com; (855) 447-6824

‘Thoroughly
Modern Millie’

All of New York is dancing in this high-spirited romp at 8 p.m. Dec. 7, 8, 14 and 15; 2 p.m. Dec. 9 and 16, Memorial Opera House, 104 Indiana Ave., Valparaiso.
Tickets: $21 adults, $18 students and seniors
Details: www.mohlive.com; info@mohlive.com;
548-9137

‘Sound of Music’

A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess for a naval officer at 7 p.m. Dec. 7, 8, 13, 14 and 15; 2:30 p.m. Dec. 8, 9, 15 and 16, Chicago Street Theatre, 154 W. Chicago St., Valparaiso
Tickets: $18 adults, $15 seniors, students, veterans
Details: 464-1636, Ext. 1; boxoffice@chicagostreet.org; www.chicagostreet.org

‘Fabulous ’50s /Swank ’60s
Christmas’

The show pays homage to the Perry Como’s and Andy Williams’ Christmas specials of the 1950s and 1960s, complete with original vocal arrangements and commercials from the era, 8 p.m. Dec. 7, 8, 14 and 15; 2 p.m. Dec. 9 and 16, Towle Theater, 5205 Hohman Ave., Hammond.
Tickets: $17
Details: 937-8780

‘Plaid Tidings’

The Forever Plaid boys are back and have “Plaid-erized” holiday classics in their first Christmas special, numerous matinee and evening performances on Sundays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays through Dec. 23, Theatre at the Center, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster.
Tickets: $38 adults, $20 children
Details: 836-3255, www.theateratthecenter.com

‘You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown’

The musical comedy based on the characters created by cartoonist Charles M. Schulz in his Peanuts comic strip takes the stage at 8 p.m. Dec. 7, 8, 14 and 15; 2 p.m. Dec. 9 and 16, Footlight Theatre, 1705 Franklin St., Michigan City.
Tickets: $15 adults, $10 children up to age 12; group rates available
Details: 874-4035

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas’

Theatre for Young Audiences presents the holiday musical inspired by the poem by Clement Moore at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Dec. 8 and 15, Theatre at the Center, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster.
Tickets: $7.50 children, $9.50 adults
Details: 836-3255; www.theatreatthecenter.com

‘Galena Rose: How
Whiskey Won the West’

Jim Post’s musical docu-drama recounts the history of Galena, Ill., from the 1800s to the present, at 2 p.m. Dec. 27; 2 and 7 p.m. Dec. 28; 4 and 8 p.m. Dec. 29; and 2:30 p.m. Dec. 30. Brunch available Dec. 30 for $22.50. Theatre at the Center, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster.
Tickets: $30 adults, $15 children
Details: 836-3255, TheatreAtTheCenter.com



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