Yearly Archives: 2016

Way Onto Way

An unsure and indecisive man is forced to make a decision that will effect thousands of people. Written and Directed by: Adam Decker (2016) Starring: Chris J Handley, Abby Lee, Alex Goodman, Jared Smith

The Making of the Rat in the Skull Community Play Project

The Making of the RAT IN THE SKULL Community Play Project by the Curtain Down Players Repertory Theatre Company Jessica and Steven Hinkle, co-Artistic Directors When you take a class on Irish Drama at Indiana University, you never realize you’d … Continue reading

The Hack

A science-fiction writer has one last chance to write the story of his dreams. Adapted, directed, and produced by Corey Deogracias. This short was showcased in December 2016 at the Indiana University Cinema.

King Herod’s Song

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR George Pinney, director Indiana University, 2016

Sink, Florida, Sink

In August, Chris directed a developmental reading of Sink, Florida, Sink by David L. Kimple on the nights off from performances The Foreigner at Bristol Valley Theatre.

The Foreigner Promo

In The Foreigner, painfully shy Charlie pretends to not speak English while he visits Georgia, and is taught by different residents all about English and America. Charlie and Ellard went to Sutton Spoons to learn a little bit about fishing. … Continue reading

Outtakes! Carpool Karaoke with Blackstache

Chris and David ended up having too much fun for one video. Here are some of the outtakes from their carpool karaoke adventures.

Carpool Karaoke with Blackstache

Black Stache, ye ole Pirate, gets lost in Naples, New York. Associate Artistic Director David E Shane picks him up and they look for his mates as they sing Cake By The Ocean. This production of Peter and the Starcatcher … Continue reading

‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ has local flair

Messenger Post Preview | July 9, 2016 — “Starcatcher is really a show for the whole family,” said Bristol Valley Theater Executive Artistic Director Karin Bowersock. “It’s a fun, fast-paced adventure with enough jokes to keep parents laughing right along with the kids.” Continue reading


as Shoeless
March 25 – April 2, 2016
Indiana University Theatre
directed by Katie Horwitz
a new play by Mauricio Miranda
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10 Things I Loved About IU Theatre’s Production of Macbeth

Though the cast as a whole succeeded in communicating the intricacies of the story through the potential barrier of the language, the best instance of illustrated Shakespeare was Chris J. Handley’s rendition of the Porter’s scene. Continue reading

‘Distant present’ setting helps IU Theater give ‘Macbeth’ new life

Herald Times Review | February 8, 2016 — The rest of the acting performances vary in quality, but particularly memorable is the comic relief that Chris J. Handley provides as the drunken porter. Handley’s physical comedy chops are an unexpected treat in “Macbeth.” Continue reading

IU Theatre’s “Macbeth” to open Friday

Indiana Daily Student Preview | February 4, 2016 — Barefoot in rags and corsets, three witches with tangled hair danced across the stage to the sound of thunder, wind and clicking sticks. Continue reading