2019 NIETF Awards

Congrats to all the NIETF nominees and award winners for 2018-2019 Gala   2018-2019 Award Winners Congratulations to all the award recipients at NIETF’s 27th Anniversary Gala! Thank you, everyone, for an amazing evening! Musical Principal Actress in a Musical: Sheree Gudeman as Francesca Johnson; Bridges of Madison County, 4th Street...

Cast List for 2019 10 Minute Play Festival

THE WAIT IS OVER!! Thanks to everyone who came out to audition for the Ten-Minute Play Festival at 4th Street Theater this week! You all made the decisions hard on the directors. Sadly, it was not possible to cast everyone for these shows Please come back again next year!...

2019-2020 Season

We are pleased to announce our 2019-2020 Season   Outside Mullingar by John Patrick Shanley Produced with special arrangements with Dramatist Play Service Performances: November 8 -24, 2019 Anthony and Rosemary are two introverted misfits straddling 40. Anthony has spent his entire life on a cattle farm in rural...

2019 10 Minute Play Selections

2019 10 Minute Play Selection   The 10 Minute Play Festival reading committee had the difficult task of reading all the shows and narrowing it down to just 8 plays. After much debate, we are ready to announce this year’s 10 Minute Plays. Here are this year’s plays  ...

Press Release – The Bridges of Madison County

4th Street Theater presents The Bridges of Madison County, the Musical Chesterton’s 4th Street Theater presents The Bridges of Madison County, The Musical. Forbidden love, self-discovery, summertime secrets and lust abound in this stage adaptation based on the novel by Robert James Waller. Book by Marsha Norman. Music and...

Cast List for The Bridges of Madison County

Thank you to everyone who auditioned. We are proud to announce the cast list for The Bridges of Madison County Laura Blythe as Radio Singer/Ensemble Brian Brophy as Ensemble Sheree Wheeler Gudeman as Francesca Scott Hayes as Bud Bob Penney as Charlie Kristi Peterson as Marian/Chiara Michael Ruff as...

All My Sons

Chesterton’s 4th Street Theater presents Arthur Miller’s All My Sons. Family secrets, greed, lust and tragedy abound in this iconic drama directed by Steve Rohe. This production is based on a real incident that occurred in 1943 and was brought to Miller’s attention by his mother-in-law. Defective airplane parts...

Call for Scripts

We will be accepting scripts for the Annual 10 Minute Play Festival starting March 1st. Please visit our website for guidelines as they have changed from last year....

All My Sons Cast List

All My Sons Cast List Cast List: Joe Keller ………… Donald Beck Kate Keller…………Barb Baker Malangoni Chris Keller………..Rodney Thornton Anne Deever……….Erin Shields George Deever……Thomas Knoerzer Dr. Jim Bayliss……Mark McColley Sue Bayliss…………Laura Toops Frank Lubey……….Jeff Schultz Lydia Lubey……….Emily Gulbransen   Don’t miss this powerful show.  Tickets are on sale now...