Night & Day diversions – January 7, 2020


“Steel Magnolias,” Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre, Indianapolis

Set in 1987, “Steel Magnolias” is the story of six Southern women who share recipes, beauty tips and gossip in Truvy’s beauty salon in Chinquapin, La.

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

Cost: $47.50 to $72.50 (includes buffet dinner); a $6 ticket discount is available for ages 3-15.

More:,  317-872-9664


“Morning After Grace,” OneAmerica mainstage, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Indianapolis

Three neighbors in a Florida retirement village wake up one morning to find their lives tangled together in this comedy.

7:30 p.m Jan. 14, 16, 17; 6:30 p.m. Jan. 15; 1 p.m. Jan. 18; 2 p.m. Jan. 19

Cost: $22 to $80



“Sinatra and Friends,” Carmel Symphony Orchestra, Palladium, Center for the Performing Arts

Steve Lippia, a Grammy-nominated recording artists, is known for his youthful interpretations of Great American Songbook standards.

8 p.m. Jan. 11 (6:45 p.m., Rat Pack Party)

Cost: $5 (students) to $65 ($20 for Rat Pack Party)


James Garner performs in a Johnny Cash tribute show at 3 p.m. Jan. 12 at The Tarkington at the Center for the Performing Arts. (Submitted photo)

“A Tribute to Johnny Cash” Featuring James Garner, The Tarkington, Center for the Performing Arts

James Garner and band perform all the hits by Cash, such as “Folsom Prison Blues,” “Ring of Fire” and “I Walk the Line.” Garner and his band have performed more than 500 professional shows.

3 p.m. Jan. 12

Cost: $20 to $45



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