4th Annual 6x10 Festival

August 25, 26, 27, September 1, 2, & 3, 2017

This year we have expanded to 10 ten minute plays, all world premiers, will be performed at the 4th Street Theater. We had 94 submissions this year and most of the plays were selected entries submitted within a 200 mile radius of Chesterton.


The Primary English Class

November 3 to 19, 2017

Written by: Israel Horovitz

Directed by Rob Hunt

The setting is a classroom where an eager young teacher is about to tackle her first assignment—teaching basic English to a group of new citizens, not one of whom speaks the same language as another.

Ordinary Days

Music and Lyrics by Adam Gwon
Performance Dates: March 9 -25, 2018
From one of musical theatre's most exciting new composers comes ORDINARY DAYS, a refreshingly honest and funny musical about making real connections in the city that never sleeps (but probably should at some point.) ORDINARY DAYS tells the story of four young New Yorkers whose lives intersect as they search for fulfillment, happiness, love and cabs.


Performances: May 25 thru June 10, 2018
Book by:Alfred Uhry
Music and Lyrics by:Jason Robert Brown
Co-Conceived and Directed on Broadway by Harold Prince

Directed by: Glenn Hering
Vocal Direction by: Linda Pauli
Music Direction by: Jeff Otto

The tragic, true story of the trial and lynching of a man wrongly accused of murder is brought to theatrical life.

5th Annual 6x10 Festival

Performances: August 24 thru September 2, 2018

Pay attention for script submission, call for directors, and auditions!


Peter and the Starcatcher

Performances: November 9 thru 25, 2018

A Play by Rick Elice

Music byWayne Barker

Based on the Novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson

Directed by: Rob Hunt

Vocal Direction by Linda Pauli

Music Direction by Jeff Otto

The Tony-winning play, based on the best-selling novels, upends the century-old story of how a miserable orphan boy becomes the legendary Peter Pan.