Night & Day diversions- February 27, 2018


Cinderella (Emily Hollowell) and Prince Charming (Will Leonard) dance at the ball in Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre’s production of “Cinderella.” (Submitted photo)

“Cinderella,” Beef & Boards Dinner Theater, Indianapolis

This Prince Street Players production is a magical retelling of the beloved story that takes one girl from pauper to princess, all presented in a tuneful, fast-paced, English pantomime-style. 

10 a.m. March 2 and 1 p.m. March 3 (continues through March 17).

Cost: $16.50 (including snack). 


“Ronnie Milsap: A Legend in My Time Tour,” The Palladium, the Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel.
Ronnie Milsap is one of country music’s most successful and beloved crossover artists with more than 35 million albums sold and 40 No. 1 country hits, including “Smoky Mountain Rain,” “There’s No Gettin’ Over Me,” “What a Difference You’ve Made in My Life” and “It Was Almost Like a Song.”

8 p.m. March 2.

Cost: $35-$85 for adults, $15 for students.



“American Buffalo,” Carmel Community Playhouse, Carmel

In David Mamet’s award-winning drama, a group of high-minded grifters fancy themselves as “businessmen” pursuing legitimate free enterprise, but in reality are pawns caught up in their own game of empty pipe dreams.

7:30 p.m. March 2-3 and 2:30 p.m. March 4.

Cost: $16 adults, $14 for seniors (62 and older) and students.



“Keith Potts: Here I Am!” The Cat Theatre, Carmel
Magic Thread Cabaret, the newest cabaret series in Indiana, presents Keith Potts, an Indianapolis actor and musician who has performed locally with Actors Theatre of Indiana, Phoenix Theatre, Indy Shakes and Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre. 

7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. March 2-3.

Cost: $15-$35.



“Chamber Music ala Steampunk,” The Studio Theater, the Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel.

The Indiana Wind Symphony presents chamber works from musical geniuses Hahn, Respighi, Sondheim and Svanhoe (“Steampunk Suite”) with Charles Conrad conducting.

3 p.m. March 3.

Cost: $5-$10.



“The Cat in the Hat,” The Tarkington, the Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel.
The Cat brings all sorts of trouble to a gray day as the Dr. Seuss classic leaps onto the stage with chaotic exuberance in this adaptation from the National Theatre in London.

10 a.m. Feb. 27-March 1.

Cost: $17.50 adults and $12.50 ages 18 and younger.



“Mama Mia!,” Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre, Indianapolis 

Nominated for five Tony Awards, the musical weaves an enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship as ABBA’s greatest hits tell the hilarious story of a bride’s search for her birth father on a Greek island paradise.

8 p.m. Feb. 27, 1 p.m. Feb. 28, 8 p.m. March 1-3, 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. March 4 and 8 p.m. March 6 (continues through April 8).

Cost: $44-$69 (includes buffet dinner).

More:, 317-872-9664.

“Romeo and Juliet,” The Upperstage, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Indianapolis

A timeless and timely tale of young love struggling to survive amid old hatreds. Shakespeare’s most beloved play is as vibrant and lively as ever.
7 p.m. March 2 and 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. March 3.

Cost: $20-$60.

More:, 317-635-5252.


“The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse,” The Cabaret, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Indianapolis.
Will has a cozy, familiar home in a boot in the barn. But when his cousin Monty takes him to the big, dangerous city, Will learns to wade through plush carpets, climb hot water pipes and outwit mischievous mice.

11 a.m. and 2 p.m. March 3 and 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. March 4.

Cost: Storytime seating for children $8 and for adults $15, $25 for chair seating.

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