Night & Day diversions – October 17, 2017


DK dancers perform to The Beatles. (Photo by Crowe’s Eyes Photography)

“Magical Mystery Tour,” Indiana Repertory Theatre, Indianapolis

Return to a time and place of hippies, flower children and free love. Dance Kaleidoscope will take you on a journey set to the Beatles songs such as “Magical Mystery Tour” and “Let It Be” with period costumes inspired by pop artist Peter Max.

Noon and 7 p.m. Oct. 19, 8 p.m. Oct. 20-21 and 2:30 p.m. Oct. 22.

Tickets: $10 general admission for the noon, Oct. 19 show, then $22-$45 all other times.

More:, 317-635-5252


The  Rest

“The Originalist,” The Indiana Repertory Theatre Upperstage, Indianapolis

Supreme Court Justice and conservative icon Antonin Scalia hires a young, liberal, female law clerk, and opinions start flying right and left. Every point of view is explored in this thoughtful, witty, open-minded look at one of our most galvanizing national figures.

7:30 p.m. Oct. 17, 19 and 20, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 18, 1 and 5 p.m. Oct. 21 and 2 p.m. Oct. 22. (Continues through Nov. 12)

Cost: Tickets start at $25.

More:, 317-635-5252.


“You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,” The CAT, Carmel

Follow Charlie Brown and the Peanuts gang on a comedy adventure as the Carmel Apprentice Theatre draws together theater veterans coming to play that role of a lifetime with apprentices curious to perform for the first time in their life.

7:30 p.m. Oct. 20 and 21 and 2:30 p.m. Oct. 22.

Cost: $10 and $15.

More:, 317-649-4CAT

Ogni Suono Sax Duo, Theater at the Fort, Lawrence

Join this Cleveland-based saxophone duo in a program that features works from SaxoVoce, a long-term project exploring the wide-ranging musical, dramatic, and theatrical possibilities inherent in the synthesis of saxophone and voice.

7 p.m. Oct. 21

Tickets: $5 and $10

More:, 317-875-1900


“Ghost – The Musical,” Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre, Indianapolis

Adapted from the hit film “Ghost,” the musical follows Sam and Molly, a young couple whose connection takes a shocking turn after Sam’s untimely death. Trapped between two worlds, Sam tries to protect Molly from danger.

8 p.m. Oct. 17-21 and 24, 1 p.m. Oct. 17, 1:30 and 7 p.m. Oct. 22 (continues through Nov. 18).

Cost: $42.50-$67.50 (includes buffet dinner)

More:, 317-872-9664


Heartland Film Festival, Castleton Square and Traders Point AMCs, Indianapolis

A record 213 films – 76 more than last year – from more than 100 different countries made it onto this year’s roster. Big names include James Franco, Matt Damon, Christian Bale, Shelley Long and Rob Reiner.

Various times, Oct. 17-22.

Cost: $12 per screening. Various packages available.

More:, 866-HFF-1010.


“Annie,” Civic Theatre, The Tarkington, Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel

With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie is determined to find the parents who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of a New York City orphanage. With the help of her orphan friends, Annie escapes to NYC in search of her past but finds her future.

7 p.m., Oct. 19-21 and 2 p.m. Oct. 22. (Continues through Oct. 28).

Cost: $24.50-$45.50

More:, 317-843-3800


“Hide and Seek,” Carmel Community Playhouse, Carmel

Richard and Jennifer Crawford face many complications after moving from the city to an old farmhouse, which they are trying to restore. A silent, little girl whom Jennifer claims she has seen swinging in the backyard brings on a chilling climax to the play.

7:30 p.m. Oct. 20 and 21 and 2:30 p.m. Oct. 22 (Continues through Oct. 29)

Cost: $14-$16

More:, 317-815-9387

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