Night & Day diversions – July 9, 2019

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Kyle Jurassic performs as Buddy Holly in Beef and Boards production. (Photo by Andrew Zaplitny)

“Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story,” Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre, Indianapolis

Musical follows the true story of the rapid rise of singer/songwriter Buddy Holly and the Crickets until Holly’s death in a plane crash at age 22 in 1959.

8 p.m. July 9,11,12,13,16; 1 p.m. July 10; 1:30 and 7 p.m. July 14

Cost: $45 to $70 (includes buffet dinner), a $6 ticket discount is available for ages 3-15.

More:, 317-872-9664


Chris Young, Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center, Noblesville

Country star Chris Young is in the midst of his “Raised on Country Tour.” Special guests include Chris Janson and LOCASH.

7:30 p.m. July 13

Cost: $28.25 to $138.50



311 & The Dirty Heads, Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center, Noblesville

Indianapolis radio station ALT-103.3’s Birthday Bash presents 311 & The Dirty Heads.

5:45 p.m. July 12

Cost: $25 to $75



Broadway Hits, Kroger Symphony at the Prairie, Conner Prairie, Fishers

The Best of Broadway featuring Jim Hogan, who was most recently in the national tours of “Phantom of the Opera and “Waitress,” and Richard Todd Adams, who was recently in the Broadway revival of “Cats,” and Betsy Wolfe, who was recently in “Waitress,” “Falsettos” and “The Last Five Years.”

8 p.m. July 12-13

Cost: $13 (ages 2-12) to $32. Reserved seats $50



“A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,” Red Barn Summer Theatre, Frankfort

The musical comedy was written by Larry Gelbart and Burt Shevelove, and the music and lyrics were written by Stephen Sondheim. The musical debuted on Broadway in 1962.

8 p.m. July 11-13, 16; 2 p.m. July 14

Cost: $14 for students and $20 for adults

More: Special family night July 16. Call box office at 1-765-659-1657 for information.