Cardinal Stage

  • 900 S. Walnut Street
  • Bloomington, IN 47401
  • (812) 336-7110

Cardinal Stage is dedicated to advancing professional theatre in Bloomington, Indiana. They start with the classics - you know, the greatest plays in the canon - then they add musicals, new works, shows especially for young audiences and the occasional curve ball play that no one sees coming. Whatever it is, you can be sure that a Cardinal production will be highly theatrical, literate, and fun!


Cardinal Stage produces many of their performances at the historic Buskirk-Chumley Theater in downtown Bloomington. Season subscriptions and tickets for upcoming performances are available at the BCT Box Office on Kirkwood Avenue or on Cardinal's website.P>

Cardinal Stage presents The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe

Journey to Narnia in this imaginative re-telling of C.S. Lewis’s beloved classic. Siblings Peter, Susan, Lucy and Edmund Pevensie step through a magical wardrobe and come face to face with Mr. Tumnus, the White Witch and Aslan the Great Lion. Cheer them on as they courageously battle to save the... Learn more

Cardinal Stage presents "The Christians"

Over the past twenty years, Pastor Paul has successfully presided over the growth of his church from a few dozen people to several thousand strong. He’s respected and admired, but when a personal revelation leads him down a new path, will his congregants follow him? The Christians is a riveting... Learn more

Cardinal Stage presents "Disney's Beauty and the Beast"

Be our guest this holiday season as Cardinal brings the enchanted world of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast to the Buskirk-Chumley Theater! When the spirited Belle sacrifices her freedom to save her father, she becomes a captive of the equally headstrong Beast. If the Beast can’t win Belle’s heart... Learn more

Cardinal Stage presents "Rounding Third"

Don and Michael are the odd couple of Little League baseball. Don is determined to lead his team to a champion season, no matter what the cost, while first-time assistant coach Michael would be happy if everyone got a trophy for participation. Rounding Third is a home-run comedy that follows the... Learn more

Cardinal Stage presents "The Glass Menagerie"

A classic comes to Cardinal Stage with this touching family drama from one of America’s most celebrated playwrights, Tennessee Williams. Amanda Wingfield dreams of a better life for herself and her two grown children, but with her shy daughter Laura struggling and her restless son Tom scheming to... Learn more

Cardinal Stage presents "The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley"

Stanley Lambchop is an ordinary, everyday ten-year-old until one night his bulletin board falls right on top of him. The next morning, Stanley wakes up flat! When he leaves his family to search the globe for a solution, he is stamped and posted from Hollywood to France to Honolulu and beyond,... Learn more