“Ella Fitzgerald: First Lady of Song”—tickets still available for one-day-only show


Two October 22 performances celebrate the legendary jazz singer

by Melanie Jongsma

MUNSTER, Ind. (October 15, 2017) – Next Sunday—October 22—will be the only opportunity to see award-winning Chicago actress Alexis J. Roston perform as Ella Fitzgerald in the Theatre At The Center in Munster.

Roston has performed as Billie Holiday in Lady Day, and as Bess in Porgy and Bess. Her tribute to Ella Fitzgerald will include such classics as “It Don’t Mean a Thing If It Ain’t Got That Swing,” “Summertime,” “Cry Me a River,” and more.

Ticket information

As of this writing, tickets are available for both the 2:30pm and the 6:00pm shows. To purchase individual tickets, call the Box Office at 219-836-3255 or click the link below. Group discounts are available for groups of 11 or more:

  • Individual Tickets: $35
  • Group Tickets: $30
  • Click to order online

About the venue

Founded in 1991, the 410-seat Theatre at the Center is a year-round professional theater at its home—The Center for Visual and Performing Arts—in Munster, Indiana. Theatre at the Center is the only professional theater company in Northwest Indiana, offering downtown-caliber performances in an accessible venue with plenty of free parking. The Center for Visual and Performing Arts is located at 1040 Ridge Road, Munster, Indiana.