Night & Day diversions – October 23, 2018


“Man of La Mancha,” Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre, Indianapolis

Beef & Boards will presents the classical musical, which won the Tony Award in 1966 for best musical, for the first time. The play follows Don Quixote’s quest for the impossible dream.

8 p.m. Oct. 23, 25, 27, 30; 1 p.m. Oct. 24; 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Oct. 28

Cost: $44-$69 (includes buffet dinner). Discount of $10 for children ages 3-15

More:, 317-872-9664


“Rapunzel,” Children’s Theatre, Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre, Indianapolis

Children’s Theatre presents “Rapunzel,” a familiar tale with a new spin. Rapunzel’s 16th birthday arrives and she is able to leave the tower and live in the outside world.

10 a.m. Oct. 26; 10 a.m, 1 p.m., 3:30 p.m. Oct. 27

Cost: $16.50 (includes juice and snack)

More:, 317-872-9664


Engelbert Humperdinck, the Palladium, the Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel

English pop star Engelbert Humperdinck first made a splash with “Release Me,” the first of several hits, in early 1967.

8 p.m. Oct. 26

Cost: $35 to $125



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

Civic Theatre opens its 2018-19 season with Cole Porter’s musical, “Anything Goes,” which debuted on Broadway in 1934. “Putting it Together,” a behind-the-scenes look at the production along with food and drinks, will start at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 12 before the first showing for a special price.

7 p.m. Oct. 25, 26, 5 p.m. Oct. 27

Cost: $25 to $48



The Addams Family,” The Cat Theatre, 254 Veterans Way, Carmel

The quirky set of characters from the 1960s situation comedy take their turn in this musical, focusing on Wednesday Addams, who is all grown up and brings a nice young man and his parents home for dinner.

7:30 p.m. Oct. 26. 27, 2:30 p.m. Oct. 28

Cost: $15 to $18



“Andre Watts Returns!,” Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Hilbert Circle Theatre, Indianapolis

German conductor Jun Markl and award-winning pianist Andrew Watts bring life to Mozart’s critically acclaimed “Piano Concerto No. 9 Wagner Ring Cycle,” an epic story of gods, heroes and mythical creatures.

11 a.m., Oct. 25, 8 p.m. Oct. 26. 27

Cost: $10 (student) to $89



“The Little Prince,” Lawrence Players, Theater at the Fort, Lawrence

Arts for Lawrence and The Lawrence Players present “The Little Prince,” based on the 1943 novella by Antoine de Saint-Exupery.

7:30 p.m. Oct. 26, 27, 2:30 p.m. Oct. 28

Cost: $12 to $15 (online $17 to $20 at door)