Indy Opera Ball set


This Indianapolis Opera Ball will feature the theme “Elixir of Love,” which will be the Indianapolis Opera’s opening show.

The Opera Ball is set to begin at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 2 at Newfields’ Deer Zink Pavilion, 4000 N. Michigan Rd., Indianapolis.

Marianne Williams Tobias, an Indianapolis resident, will be presented with the Kathryn Taurel Woman of the Arts Award. The award was renamed in the memory of outstanding arts volunteer Kathryn Taurel.

This fundraising gala includes dinner, dancing, an auction and gaming and music presented by Indy Opera resident artists and guest performers.

The event opens with 6:30 p.m. with cocktail reception and silent auction, followed by dinner at 7:45 p.m. The “Elixir of Love” cast will perform at 9 p.m.

Monte Carlo-style gaming and dancing to the live music of Cool City Band is set for 9:15 p.m.

“Elixir of Love” will be held Nov. 15-17 at The Tarkington at the Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel.

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