Night & Day diversions – April 2, 2019


“A Doll’s House, Part 2,” OneAmerica Stage, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Indianapolis

Lucas Hnath’s play follows up on Henrik Ibsen’s 1879 groundbreaking play focused on feminism, marriage and societal expectations

6:30 p.m. April 2, 7:30 p.m. April 3, 4, 5; 5 p.m. April 6; 2 p.m. April 7.

Cost: $21 to $78



“Amber Waves,” Upperstage, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Indianapolis

“Amber Waves” follows a year in the life of an Indiana family as they face the prospect of losing their farm.

7:30 p.m. April 2, 4, 5; 6:30 p.m. April 3; 5 p.m. April 6; 2 and 6 p.m. April 7

Cost: $21 to $78



“Global Song & Dance: Four Scottish Dances to St. Louis Blues,” Indiana Wind Symphony, Palladium, the Center for the Performing Arts

The Indiana Wind Symphony features selections from “Four Scottish Dances to St. Louis Blues” with euphonium soloist Demondrae Thurman.

3 p.m. April 7

Cost: $10 (student) to $35



“The Importance of Being Earnest,” Civic Theatre, Studio Theater, the Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel

Civic Theatre presents Oscar Wilde’s farce, adapted by Michael J. Lasley and Parrish Williams. Lasley serves as director and Williams is assistant director.

7 p.m. April 3, 4, 5; 5 p.m. April 6

Cost: $25 to $43



“42nd Street,” Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre, Indianapolis

The show-biz musical “42nd Street” celebrates Broadway and Times Square while telling the story of aspiring chorus girl Peggy Sawyer, who comes to the big city from Allentown Pa., and lands her first big job in the ensemble of a Broadway musical.

8 p.m. April 4, 5, 6, 9; 1:30 and 7 p.m. April 7

Cost: $45 to $70 (includes buffet dinner).

More:, 317-872-9664


“Exodus,” Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre, The Tarkington, the Center for the Performing Arts

Gregory Hancock’s original production makes its debut, relaying the story through dance of the Israelites’ departure from Egypt, led by the prophet Moses through the wilderness to the Promised Land

7 p.m. April 5, 6

Cost: $39 to $44



Art on Main sponsors “Art for Autism” exhibit— The “Art for Autism” exhibit will be for the entire month of April at Art on Main, 111 S. Main St., Carmel. There will be a reception featuring the work of one of our gallery artists, Sandi Hauanio, contemporary colored pencil, and a guest artist, Jen Broemmel, contemporary quilts, April 13 that will coincide with Meet Me on Main. A portion of proceeds from sales of specific art pieces will benefit Family Voices of Indiana, an organization that supports families impacted by autism, and No Label at the Table, a bakery staffed by adults on the autism spectrum. There will a be silent auction on Meet on Main with Art on Main in-house artists will donate art pieces, where 100 percent.

Author signing set at Indiana Artisan Marketplace — Author Ashley Petry will sign copies of her guidebook, “100 Things to Do in Indianapolis Before You Die, 2nd Edition,” at the Indiana Artisan Marketplace, which will be at Exposition Hall, Indiana State Fairgrounds, 1202 E 38th St., Indianapolis. The event is from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 6 and 7. The event will include artisans from Carmel, Fishers and Noblesville. Admission is open to the public with a $10 admission charge.


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