Upcoming Events
1 p.m.
Christy Woods is hosting a free educational tour open to the public on Saturday, October 20.
7 a.m.
Ball State's booth at the Centennial Road Show.We're taking our Centennial Celebration on the road! We are excited to join the Valparaiso Half Marathon and 5K.
5:30 p.m.
Charlie Cardinal at the Centennial Road Show.We're taking our Centennial Celebration on the road! We are excited to join Kokomo during Kokomo First Fridays.
3 p.m.
Come socialize with your fellow Lifelong Learners! Enjoy food, good company, and the presentation of the John Hill Scholarship winner.
7:30 p.m.
As Judy London nears the end of her career as a Professor of Home Economics, an encounter with one of her former “practice babies” leads her to question her life’s journey and the sacrifices she’s made along the way. Loosely based on Ball State’s Department of Family and Consumer Sciences former operation of “practice houses,” BORROWED BABIES explores the ever-evolving role of women and mothers in American society over the last sixty years.
7:30 p.m.
Snapshots is the story of three women from their teens to their middle years, each journeying both together and alone. Through their search for identity, they encounter bumps and detours along the way.
7:30 p.m.
The ultimate tale of an ambitious stage mother fighting for her daughters’ success while secretly yearning for her own, Gypsy is one of the quintessential musicals of the 20th century. Set in 1920s America when vaudeville was dying and burlesque was born, this landmark show features Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre Johnna Tavianini in the iconic role of Mama Rose. Gypsy is a fitting finale to the illustrious career of George and Frances Ball Distinguished Professor of Theatre Beth Turcotte who will retire in May of 2019.
7:30 p.m.
Set on the cusp of the United States discovering its cultural, scientific and religious identity after the Civil War, and inspired by the true story of the Cardiff Giant, THE GIANTMAKER follows George Hull and his efforts to pull a fast one on a preacher. With the attention, George manages to settle grievances at the expense of the public, fleece honest businessmen, and involve many of the notable minds of his time.