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If you love a good show, you've come to the right place.  Northwest Indiana has lots of entertaining options.  Browse the Movies section or the Music and Theater section to see what great flicks and performances await you. 

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Movies Music and Theater
Calumet Theater
Hammond, IN 
(219) 462-1999

Crossroad Mall Cinema
Merrillville, IN
(219) 980-0588

Crown Theater 
The old movie theater on Crown Point Square
19 North Court Street
Crown Point (219) 663-1616

County Seat Cinema I through VI 
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Indoor movie theater at 
2849 Calumet Avenue in Valparaiso  
(219) 462-1999

Dunes Plaza Cinema 
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100 Dunes Plaza
Michigan City
(219) 874-4281  6 screens

General Cinema Southlake Mall 
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Merrillville, IN  
(219) 738-2652

Goodrich Theaters Portage  
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5935 US Route 6
Portage, IN 46368 
(219) 764-3103

Griffith Park Cinema 
Gary, IN 
(219) 923-4300 

Hollywood Connection  
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HW Conn 7
2500 Morthland Dr
araiso, IN
(219) 462-4407

Kerasotes Showplace 16  
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875 Deercreek Drive
Schererville, IN 
(219) 322-9707
Off of Route 41
near Menards and Home Depot

Kennedy Theater 
Hammond, IN 
(219) 845-5336 

LaPorte Cinema  
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608 Colfax
LaPorte, IN 
(219) 326-7469

Loews Merrillville 10  
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North side of Route 30
2360 E. 79th Avenue
Merrillville, IN 46410

Marquette Cinema  
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430 St. John Road
Michigan City, IN
(219) 872-9101

Movies in the Park   
Free film showings at dusk 
on Fridays (June through August) in Thomas Centennial Park, 
Broadway and Calumet Avenue 
and at noon on Saturdays at the Westchester Public Library, 
200 West Indiana Avenue (219) 926-7696

Portage 9 
Indoor movie theater at 5935 US Highway 6   (219) 764-3103

Ridge Plaza Cinemas 
Gary, IN
(219) 923-9100 

Town Theatre 
Highland, IN
(219) 838-1222

49-er Drive-In Theatre 
Outdoor movie theater on Calumet Ave. south of U.S. Highway 6 
in Valparaiso (219) 462-6122.

Northwest Indiana Excellence in Theatre Foundation 

Memorial Opera House
104 Indiana Avenue in Valparaiso
(219) 548-9137 (phone)
Theatre, dance and music performances, and more throughout the year.

Acting Theatre of Michigan City 
215 West 10th Street in Michigan City
(219) 872-4221 original productions year-round.
75-seat theatre and workshops for children.

The Center for Visual and Performing Arts 
450 seat theater, professional theater, entertainment events, art gallery and gift shop.  Meeting and banquet services accommodating 450 guests 
1040 Ridge Road in Munster (219) 836-1930

Community Theatre Guild
A fixture on the local theater scene for more than 40 years. 
Many Guild productions have garnered awards from the Indiana State Theatre Festival. 
154 W Chicago Avenue in Valparaiso (219) 464-1636

Concerts in the Park 
Washington Park along the lakefront in Michigan City (219) 879-9165 at Guy Foreman Amphitheater at 8pm.  Band concerts on Thursday evenings mid-June through mid-August.  Bring a picnic basket while soaking in the sounds and the outdoor atmosphere.  

Dune Arts Foundation 
288 Shady Oak Drive in Michigan City (219) 879-7509 
community theatre - primarily summer productions

Festival Player's Guild/Mainstreet Theatre 
807 Franklin Street in Michigan City (219) 874-4269 
Community Theatre - primarily summer productions

Foot Light Players 
Community Theatre - primarily fall, winter and spring productions 
Michigan City (219) 874-4035

LaPorte County Symphony Orchestra
PO Box 563, LaPorte (219) 325-0666
Musical programs ranging from classical and pops to chamber and children's concerts all year.

LaPorte Little Theatre Club 
218 A. St. LaPorte (219) 362.5113
75-year-old theatre group presenting comedies, musicals, and dramas.  October through May in a historic former church.  Performances at 7:30pm Friday and Saturday evenings; Sunday matinee at 2pm.

Northcoast Cultural Association 
Sponsors performing arts such as dance, music and theater 
in 125-year-old St. Patrick's Church building
302 West Indiana Avenue in Chesterton
Films shown  June - August  (219) 926-3775

Northwest Indiana Symphony  
at the Star Plaza Theater (Radisson)
I-65 & U.S. 30 in Merrillville (219) 836-0525

Ross Music Theatre
In association with M & M Productions 
Two show season every year with an occasional third show. 
Summer show is usually the last weekend of July and the first weekend of August. Winter show normally takes place the last weekend of February and the first weekend of March.  Local (219) 947-4922 -  Long Distance 1-800-884-5760

Valparaiso University Theatre
Features four main stage productions and musical productions 
sponsored by the Department of Theater and Television.  
Valparaiso University Center for the Arts, 
U.S. Highway 30 and Sturdy Road in Valparaiso  (219) 464-5162

Valparaiso Community Concert Association  
Live, vocal, and instrumental concerts at Valparaiso High School Auditorium  
2727 North Campbell in Valparaiso    
Call (219) 462-9958 for tickets and prices. 

Way Off Broadway Players 
Quality, award-winning community theater  
For performance and ticket information, 
write P.O. Box 2521, Chesterton, IN 46304 or call (219) 921-0271.

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