Indianapolis performing arts venues and theatrical settings are renowned across Indiana and the Midwest for their variety and professionalism. Have a look in the list below at the live stage plays currently being run by Indianapolis theatre companies during the last week of April, 2011. You might be sufficiently inspired to get out and play in Greater Indianapolis before the month is over.
Live Theatre in Greater Indianapolis, April 22 – 30, 2011
|Phone Whore – Phone Whore won Best Female Solo Show at the San Francisco Fringe Festival in 2010.
April 21 – 23, 2011
Tickets: $8 – $10
|This – Here’s a delightful comic play that packs a punch and connects to the fragile, fascinating human spirit. Features an ace theatrical ensemble.
April 22 – 24, 2011
Tickets: $15 – $25
|Upon This Rock: The Passion Play – This vastly popular Passion Play musical has the singular reputation of being the longest-running of its kind in the United States.
April 22 and 23, 2011; 11:00 am and 6:00 pm
Clowes Memorial Hall at Butler University
Tickets: $27 – $40
|Absinthe Minded Professors – IndyFringe is at it again with this bizarre fantasy that will leave you reeling.
April 23 and 24, 2011; 7:30 pm and 4:30 pm
Tickets: $8 – $10
|The Kids Left! the Dog Died! Now What? – Go find out exactly what’s so funny about mid-life relationships.
Through April 30, 2011
Theatre on the Square
Tickets: $20 – $25
|Moon Over Buffalo – A zany, mile-a-minute comedy set in New York in the 1950s, and a mainstay theatrical offering.
April 29 through May 7, 2011; 8 pm and 2:30 pm
Off-Main Street Players, Zionsville, Indiana
|Pink Lace Diamond – This interactive dessert mystery is fast becoming the talk of the town. Be part of the action or sit back and watch the show.
April 29 through May 8, 2011
Oaklandon Civic Theatre
Tickets: $15 (includes drink, dessert and show)
|DivaFest – They’re back! If you missed it last year, now’s your chance to see five stage plays written by Hoosier women.
April 29 through May 1, 2011
Tickets: $8 – $10
|Fools – No theatre season would be complete without a Neil Simon comedy. Here’s another for your collection. Presented in next-door Noblesville, Indiana.
Through May 1, 2011
Tickets: $12 – $15
|39 Steps – The IRT brings lucky Hoosiers a hit Broadway play described by the New York Times as a “gleefully theatrical riff on Hitchcock’s film.”
Through May 4, 2011
Indiana Repertory Theatre
Tickets: $20 – $55
|Lend Me a Tenor – This is not a musical, but a fast-paced play about almost every music group’s ongoing, dire need for a good tenor. Fast, campy and funny.
April 29 through May 21, 2011
Mud Creek Players
|Chicago The Musical – Go get razzle-dazzled by this smash hit musical and the new Center for Performing Arts in beautiful Carmel, Indiana. Produced by the renowned Actors Theatre in their brand new home.
April 29 through May 28, 2011
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
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