12 Places for Live Music & Theatre

Indiana’s Cool North draws thousands of visitors each year to visit the dunes, experience Amish culture, or relax lakeside; but they also have a surprising secret – professional theater performances and concerts that are top-notch.   Regional theaters and music festivals add to the diverse options in the region.   These performance venues are an easy drive from just about any place in the region.  Here's where to find the live music and theatre scene.

Chicago Street Theatre's Summer Productions

Cozy Up to a Play at Chicago Street Theatre


The Chicago Street Theatre in Valparaiso has been bringing cutting-edge drama-comedy, musicals, Shakespeare, and family productions since 1955.

You won’t want to miss their One-Night-Jam where singer-songwriters perform their own music, or the Shakespeare in the Park production at Central Park Plaza.

See the upcoming shows here.

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  • 35 Minutes to South Shore
  • 36 Minutes to Michigan City
  • 71 Minutes to Elkhart County

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