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What’s on the Boards for April 1 – 14, 2011

Theatrical and performing arts venues in Indianapolis offer lots of reasons to get out of the house and enjoy life in all its many engaging facets. Theatres in Indianapolis and other nearby cities in Indiana are abundant and top-notch.

Check out this collection of intriguing plays now being performed in Indianapolis and its environs.

Live Theatre in Indianapolis, April 1 – 14, 2011

Annie Get Your Gun – A hit musical comedy and a sumptuous dinner. What could be more fun?
Beef and Boards Dinner
Through May 8, 2011
Tickets: $36 – $59, includes dinner
Auntie MameThe madcap adventures of America’s sweetheart from the 1920’s , Auntie Mame is a hit comedy subtitled “An Irreverent Escapade.”
Buck Creek Playhouse
Through April 10, 2011
Tickets: $12 – $14
Black Comedy – This is a modern-day farcical comedy by Peter Shaffer that will leave you chuckling. Presented by the Warren Center Drama Department.
Warren Performing Arts Center
April 13 – 16, 2011
Tickets: $5
The Exonerated – Six wrongly convicted prisoners reveal their stories from death row. In Beech Grove, Indiana
Spotlight Players Theatre, Beech Grove
Through April 3
Tickets: $10 – $12
The Gospel According to James – In this world-premier, the renowned IRT shows its audience how it really was during the race crimes of the 1930s.
Indiana Repertory Theatre – main stage
Through April 10, 2011
Tickets: $20
I Hate Hamlet – This fun comedy is a never-miss classic. Produced by the Carmel Community Players in the Clay Terrace Shopping Center.
Carmel Community Playhouse
Through April 10, 2011
Tickets: $12 – $15
The Kids Left! the Dog Died! Now What? – A musical comedy that examines just about everything funny about mid-life relationships.
Theatre on the Square
Through April 30, 2011
Tickets: $20 – $25
Indy Magic Monthly – This is TOS’ Third Anniversary Spectacular, featuring big names, big surprises and big magic. It’s a party!
Theatre on the Square
April 5, 2011
Tickets: $12 – $20, $50 family ticket
Little Women – Consider taking the whole family to be charmed and awed by this timeless favorite, performed by the Our Town Players onstage at the CARC in Franklin, Indiana.
Cultural Arts & Recreation Center, Franklin
April 8 – 17, 2011
Tickets: $8 – $10
My Heart in a Suitcase Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana brings you this moving tale of courage and survival set in 1938 Nazi Germany, especially recommended for Indianapolis children between the fourth and eighth grades.
Loeb Playhouse, Purdue University, West Lafayette
April 13, 2011
Tickets: $8 – $14
Murder Most Merry – An especially appealing collection of three Victorian Theatricals by Candlelight in the historical setting of the Harrison Home.
President Benjamin Harrison Home
Through April 16, 2011
Tickets: $16 – $19

Indianapolis Theatres and Performing Arts Venues

Athenaeum Theatre | Beef and Boards Dinner Theatre | Buck Creek Playhouse | Clowes Memorial Hall | Columbia Club | Hedback Theatre | Hilbert Circle Theatre | Indiana Repertory Theatre | Indianapolis Civic Theatre | IndyFringe Building | Irving Theater | Ruth Lilly Performance Hall | Madame Walker Theatre | Old National Centre (Murat) | The Palladium | Phoenix Theatre | Scottish Rite Cathedral | Theatre on the Square | Warren Performing Arts Center | Indianapolis Theatre Companies | More Greater Indianapolis Theatres

Central Indiana Theatres and Performing Arts Venues

Anderson’s Mainstage Theatre | Anderson’s Paramount Theatre and Ballroom | Boggstown Cabaret Supper Club in Shelby County | Carmel Center for the Performing Arts | Carmel Community Playhouse | Carmel’s Palladium | Fishers’ Artists’ Studio | Greencastle’s Putnam County Playhouse | Greenfield’s H.J. Ricks Centre for the Arts | Lebanon’s Theatre at the Milk Building | Muncie’s Ball State University Theatre | Nashville’s Coachlight Musical Theatre | Rushville’s Rush County Playhouse | Shelbyville’s Strand Theatre | Indianapolis Theatre Companies | More Central Indiana Theatres