Night & Day diversions – November 20, 2018


Harry Connick Jr. will perform at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 27 at the Palladium. (Submitted photo)

“Elf The Musical,” Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre, Indianapolis

Beef & Boards will perform “Elf The Musical,” based on the movie. It follows the tale of Buddy, an orphan.

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

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

More:, 317-872-9664

Harry Connick Jr. will perform at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 27 at the Palladium. (Submitted photo)

Harry Connick Jr., the Palladium, the Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel

New Orleans musician Harry Connick Jr. and his band will celebrate their city’s 300th birthday, along with the influences that have shaped Connick’s career.

7:30 p.m. Nov. 27

Cost: Sold out



“Star Wars: A New Hope,” Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Hilbert Circle Theatre

“Star Wars: A New Hope In Concert” will feature the music of composer John Williams

7:30 p.m., Nov. 20

Cost: $55 to $75



“Luminaries: Hamilton County in the Golden Age of Hollywood,” Palladium, Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel

Hamilton County historian David Heighway presents a program about contributions made by music stars, stunt drivers, costumers, writers and acting coaches from Hamilton County in the golden age of Hollywood.

11 a.m. (followed by lunch at noon) Nov. 27

Cost: $15



“It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play,” Actors Theatre of Indiana, the Studio Theater, Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel

Actors Theatre of Indiana brings the iconic holiday film to the stage in the form of a 1940s-style radio broadcast.

 7:30 p.m. Nov. 23; 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 24; 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Nov. 25

Cost: $20 (student) to $45



“Sara Evans at Christmas,” the Palladium, the Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel

Sara Evans, a versatile vocalist in country and pop music, will perform a mix of seasonal classics and her own material.

7:30 p.m. Nov. 29

Cost: $35 to $235



Center for the Performing Arts adds development professionals — Two experienced development professionals recently joined the staff of the Center for the Performing Arts and the Great American Songbook Foundation. Braden Hurley has served since August as director of corporate development. Kendra Latta began work in October as director of individual development. They join Vice President of Development Michael Pettry and other staffers in building philanthropic and corporate support for the two affiliated nonprofit organizations, which are housed on a three-venue campus that sees more than 350,000 visitors each year.

“Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells” set for Nov. 30 — Wally Jones and Casa Mañana Theatre presents “Junie B In Jingle Bells, Batman Smells!,” a play by Allison Gregory that will be held at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 30 at Zionsville Performing Arts Center. Tickets start at $19 and can be purchased at


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