Show Information

April 2 - April 28
Tickets start at $25

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About the Play


by James Still

from the heartland

Hard times mean hard decisions as an Indiana family faces the prospect of losing their farm. This small-town tale returns by popular demand, featuring music by Tim Grimm and Jason Wilbur, with generous helpings of courage, love and humor.

APPROXIMATE RUN TIME: 2 hours, including a 15-minute intermission

Amber Waves is a family drama that contains some adult situations.


Special Performances
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Friday, April 5, 2019  |  Performance at 7:30 PM

Raise a glass and salute the cast at IRT’s Opening Night! After the show, the marquee lights shine bright as you’re treated to a champagne toast and hors d'oeuvres, and invited to a one-time-only chance to explore the set with IRT Artisans. 

Saturday, April 13, 2019  |  Performance at 1 PM

Join IRT staff and cast immediately after the performance for a post-show discussion that covers a variety of interesting topics related to the show. Post-show discussions typically last for 20 minutes.

Sunday, April 14, 2019  |  Performance at 2 PM

After the performance enjoy tea, cookies and coffee while engaging in a post-show discussion with IRT actors, cast and guests.

Sunday, April 14, 2019  |  Performance at 2 PM

The IRT offers ASL/AD services to our patrons with vision and hearing needs. Patrons with hearing needs are encouraged to sit in the interpretation zone and meet with the interpreter before the show. We also offer Assisted Listening Devices free of charge at each performance. To learn more visit

Thursday, April 18, 2019 | Following the 7:30 PM performance

Immediately following this performance, join IRT staff for an explorative and informative backstage tour. Tours typically last 30 minutes.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019  |  Happy Hour starts at 5:30 PM  |  Performance at 6:30 PM

Imbibe like a local at IRT’s Happy Hour! Happy Hour starts at 5:30 PM, an hour before the performance. Sip on local libations and then nosh on mouth-watering nibbles.

Thursday, April 25, 2019  |  Performance at 2 PM

Cookies and coffee will satisfy your sweet tooth, and our production will leave you wanting more! Luckily, you can have a sweet experience at the IRT’s Cookie and Coffee matinee where cookies, coffee and tea can be enjoyed before the 2 PM performance.