Night & Day diversions – April 23, 2019


“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.

6:30 p.m. April 23; 7:30 p.m. April 24, 26; 2 and 7:30 p.m. April 25; 4 and 8 p.m. April 27; 2 p.m. April 28

Cost: $21 to $78



“A Streetcar Named Desire” Carmel Community Players, The Cat, Carmel

Tennessee Williams’ play centers on Blanche DuBois coming to live with sister and brutish brother-in-law in New Orleans.

7:30 p.m. April 26, 27; 2:30 p.m. April 28

Cost: $14 to $16



“You Can’t Take It with You,” OneAmerica Stage, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Indianapolis

IRT presents Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman’s madcap comedy, which debuted on Broadway in 1936.

7:30 p.m. April 23, 25, 26; 6:30 p.m. April 24; 1 and 5 p.m. April 27; 2 p.m. April 28

Cost: $21 to $78



“Going Going Gone,” Main Street Productions, Westfield Playhouse, Westfield

Ken Levine’s play centers around four sportswriters, whose lives are changed during the course of one game in a press box.

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

Cost: $12 to $14


“Jesus Christ Superstar,” Mud Creek Theater, Lawrence 

The Mud Creek Players present the classic rock opera for the first time since 1989.

 7:30 p.m. April 25; 8 p.m. April 26, 27; 2:30 p.m. April 28

Cost: $10 to 20


Mozart Requiem, Carmel Symphony Orchestra, Palladium, the Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel

Carmel Symphony Orchestra presents Mozart Requiem in its final concert of the 2019-20 season

7:30 p.m. April 27

Cost: $5 (youth) to $65



Disney’s “Newsies,” Civic Theatre, The Tarkington, the Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel

“Newsies” follows the story of Jack Kelly, a charismatic  newsboy and leader of a band teenaged newsboys.

7 p.m. April 26, 27, 2 p.m. April 28

Cost: $25 to $48



“Forbidden Broadway, It’s Back, It’s New and Better Than Ever!,” Actors Theatre of Indiana, The Studio Theater, the Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel

Actors Theatre of Indiana founders Don Farrell, Judy Fitzgerald, Cynthia Collins are joined by Logan Moore as the perform parodies of 28 musicals.

7:30 p.m. April 26, 2 and 7:30 p.m. April 27; 2 p.m. April 28

Cost: $20 to $45


Peggy Sawyer (Kayle Verble), center, is surrounded by her castmates, the director and writers of “Pretty Lady” as they try to persuade her to come back and star in the show in “42nd Street” at Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre. (Submitted photo)

“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 23, 25, 26, 27; 1 p.m. April 24; 1:30 and 7 p.m. April 28

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

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