What’s on the Boards for Indianapolis Theatre in May, 2011

Time to throw the spotlight on the wonderful Indianapolis theatre companies and their offerings for the month of May. Here is FunCityFinder’s list of current live stage plays on the boards, happening at the many fine Indianapolis performing arts venues during May in 2011. All are located inside the city of Indianapolis and other nearby cities in Central Indiana.

Live Theatre in Greater Indianapolis
May, 2011

The Lives of Cut Flowers the paperStrangers Performance Group brings this choreographed musical production to indyFringe on Mass Ave for three nights only.
May 6 – 8, 2011; 8:00 pm
indyFringe Theatre Building
Tickets: $8 – $10
The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940 – Billed as “A drop-dead comedy by John Bishop,” this will be the last theatrical offering by the Civic Theatre at the Marian University campus.
May 6 – 21, 2011
Indianapolis Civic Theatre
Tickets: $21 – $28
Assorted Fruits & VegetablesAward-winning TOTS brings this spitfire comedy to Indy‘s community theatre, by the author of their recent hit, America’s Next Top Bottom.
May 6 – 28, 2011;
Theatre on the Square
Tickets: $20 – $25
Annie Get Your GunThis comic musical has won the hearts of generations. Enjoy a sumptuous dinner too!
Beef and Boards Dinner
Through May 8, 2011
Tickets: $36 – $59, includes dinner
Moon Over Buffalo The Off-Main Street Players in next door suburban Zionsville, Indiana bring you this fast-paced comedy set in New York in the 1950s.
Through May 7, 2011
Off-Main Street Players
Tickets: $15
Pink Lace Diamond – Interact with the actors and solve this fantasy mystery together. A fun “dessert mystery play.”
Through May 8, 2011
Oaklandon Civic Theatre
Tickets: $15 (includes drink, dessert and show)
Cinderella – An enchanting musical and dinner for the entire family, this offering will fill your heart and senses with happiness.
Beef and Boards Dinner
May 12 – July 1, 2011
Beef and Boards Dinner Theatre
Tickets: $36 – $59, includes dinner
39 Steps – The IRT offers a Tony Award-winning Broadway play described as “a Hitchcock masterpiece…with a dash of Monty Python,” and “a high-speed whodunit.”
Through May 4, 2011
Indiana Repertory Theatre
Tickets: $20 – $55
Lend Me a Tenor – This comedy is a never-miss theatrical staple. Fast, campy and very funny.
Through May 21, 2011
Mud Creek Players
Visiting Mr. Green – Funny and profoundly moving, this is a play about two enemies who eventually come to know each other’s souls. In the Circle City‘s southeast corner, Beech Grove.
Through May 22, 2011; Fridays and Saturdays 8:00 pm, Sundays 2:30 matinee
Spotlight Players
Tickets: $10 – $12
Chicago The Musical – This smash hit Broadway musical and the new Center for Performing Arts in beautiful Carmel, Indiana never fails to razzle-dazzle its audiences. Produced by the renowned Actors Theatre in their dazzling new home.
Through May 28, 2011
Center for Performing Arts, Studio Theatre
Tickets: $25
Zippers of Zoomerville – A modern musical spoof about racing and the over-the-top aspect of the Indianapolis 500-mile race, in the style of a full-throttle Gilbert and Sullivan play.
Through May 28, 2011
Phoenix Theatre
Tickets: $15 – $25

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