Night & Day diversions – November 6, 2018


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

Beef & Boards 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. Nov. 3, 9, 10, 13; 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Nov. 4, 11; 1 p.m. Nov. 7

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. Nov. 9; 10 a.m., 1 p.m., 3:30 p.m. Nov. 3, 10

Cost: $16.50 (includes juice and snack)

More:, 317-872-9664

John Hiatt will perform at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9 at the Palladium in Carmel. (Submitted photo)

“An Acoustic Evening with John Hiatt: The Eclipse Sessions Tour,” the Palladium, the Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel

John Hiatt is one of the most respected songwriters in U.S. rock and roots music, with hits like “Thing Called Love,” “Slow Turning” and “Have a Little Faith in Me.” “The Eclipse Sessions” is Hiatt’s 23rd studio album.

8 p.m. Nov. 9

Cost: $25 to $130



Jon Nakamatsu, Carmel Symphony Orchestra, the Palladium, the Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel

Pianist Jon Nakamatsu, who won the gold medal in the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, will perform Rachmaninoff’s “Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini.” A pre-concert talk is set for 6:30 p.m.

7:30 p.m. Nov. 10

Cost: $15 (student) to $65



“The Comedy of Errors,” The Cat Theatre, 254 Veterans Way, Carmel

Improbable Fiction Theatre Company presents Shakespeare’s farce of mistaken identities. Shakespeare’s shortest play features outrageous characters.

8 p.m. Nov. 3, 9, 10; 2 p.m. Nov. 11

Cost: $15



“Shostakovich’s Fourth Symphony,” Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Hilbert Circle Theatre, Indianapolis

“Shostakovich’s Fourth Symphony,” which took 25 years to have a performance, is an interpretation of what it was like to live in Soviet Russia.

8 p.m., Nov. 9; 5:30 p.m. Nov. 10

Cost: $10 (students) to $89



“In Flanders Fields: World War I Centennial,” Indiana Wind Symphony, the Palladium, the Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel

The Indiana Wind Symphony honors the centennial of the signing of the armistice which ended the World War I.

3 p.m. Nov. 11

Cost: $10 (student) to $35



“Alice and her Bizarre Adventures in Wonderland,” Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre, 329 Gradle Dr., Carmel

Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre takes a gothic turn in this retelling of Lewis Carroll’s “Alice in Wonderland.”

7 p.m. Nov. 10, 11

Cost: $20





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