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Spotlight: THE KING AND I at Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre
by BWW Special Offer - April 19, 2024


The captivating musical

TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Opens in Indianapolis April 30th
by Joshua Wright - April 16, 2024


Broadway in Indianapolis is delighted to announce that tickets for the national tour of TINA – The Tina Turner Musical are on sale now for 8 performances from April 30 - May 5, 2024.

Storytelling Arts Announces New Executive Director
by A.A. Cristi - April 15, 2024


Indiana's premier organization for the preservation and promotion of stories begins a new chapter as Ronan Marra takes over as Storytelling Arts of Indiana's executive director when co-founder Ellen Munds retires on June 30, 2024.

Actors Theatre Of Indiana to Present FORBIDDEN BROADWAY! This Spring
by Chloe Rabinowitz - April 15, 2024


Actors Theatre of Indiana will wrap up its season with Forbidden Broadway! Learn more about the show and see how to purchase tickets.

See Ari Axelrod, The Music of GREASE & More at Feinstein's This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - April 15, 2024


The month of April offers a variety of entertainment opportunities for fans from 1 to 100 and everywhere in between. Check out all the activities coming to Feinstein's at The Hotel Carmichael this month.

Review: THE KING AND I at Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre
by Melissa Hall - April 11, 2024


Thirty years ago I saw my very first professional musical. I was just a kid, and I was in awe of the performance at Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre. That very same show, The King and I, is on stage now and the magic is still there. It may be tinged with nostalgia for me, but the talent on stage is undeniable.

INDY RAISED Comes to Storytelling Arts of Indiana This Month
by Stephi Wild - April 10, 2024


Storytelling Arts of Indiana will present its season-ending show, “Indy Raised” on April 27. The performance is on Saturday, April 27, 2024 at 7:00 p.m.

Review: The Train to Pain Rolls Through Indy: HADESTOWN at Clowes Memorial Hall
by The Marriage Matinee - April 05, 2024


Hadestown, the Tony Award-winning musical, has continued to enchant audiences with its unique blend of myth, music, and storytelling. Recently, a performance at Clowes Memorial Hall offered a glimpse into this underworld tale, showcasing both the production's prowess and the talent of its cast.

May Pang To Showcase Candid Photos Of Lennon At Exhibition At CV Art & Frame
by Chloe Rabinowitz - April 03, 2024


Explore the intimate side of John Lennon through the lens of May Pang, his lover during the LOST WEEKEND era, at a three-day exhibition at CV Art & Frame in Zionsville. Learn more about the exhibition here.

See Ari Axelrod, a Johnny Cash Tribute & More at Feinstein's This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - April 01, 2024


Feinstein's has revealed the full lineup for April. See who is performing and learn how to purchase tickets.

The Rev. Robert Jones Returns to Indianapolis Next Month
by Stephi Wild - March 29, 2024


 Coming off his recent performance at the Library of Congress, Storytelling Arts of Indiana will welcome back to Indiana award-winning master storyteller, musician, historian and visionary, the Rev. Robert Jones, for its annual fundraiser, “Talk of the Town: The Impact of Blues on American Music” on April 13 at Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center.

The New Harmony Project Reveals Lineup for 2024 Spring Retreat
by Stephi Wild - March 28, 2024


 The New Harmony Project has announced the lineup for its 37th annual spring conference in idyllic New Harmony, Indiana. A group of over 50 participants will gather for residencies from May 23 to June 2, 2024.

Newly Processed Archival Collections Feature Women Of The Great American Songbook
by A.A. Cristi - March 25, 2024


Discover the newly processed archival collections from the Great American Songbook Foundation, featuring influential women of the Songbook.

Discovering Broadway Presents THE TROUBLE WITH DEAD BOYFRIENDS At Tobias Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - March 21, 2024


THE TROUBLE WITH DEAD BOYFRIENDS will receive an exclusive star-studded concert. Produced with permission from its critically acclaimed Off-Broadway team, Black Watch Theatre, the concert of Annie Pulsipher and Alex Petti's THE TROUBLE WITH DEAD BOYFRIENDS, directed by Joel Kirk (Discovering Broadway Chief Executive Officer / Founder).

Spotlight: THE KING AND I at Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre
by BWW Special Offer - March 19, 2024


Something Wonderful - 'The King and I' at Beef & Boards!

Broadway In Indianapolis And Sun King Brewery Announce HADESTOWN-Themed Beer
by A.A. Cristi - March 15, 2024


Broadway in Indianapolis and Sun King announce their new show, DON'T LOOK BACK. Stay tuned for more updates on this exciting theatrical event.

Buck Creek Players to Present BELL, BOOK AND CANDLE This Spring
by Chloe Rabinowitz - March 15, 2024


Buck Creek Players will continue their 50th season with this play on BELL, BOOK AND CANDLE on the mainstage. Learn more about the show and see how to purchase tickets!

Brian Jose To Direct THE KING AND I At Beef & Boards
by Chloe Rabinowitz - March 14, 2024


This spring, Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre is inviting audiences to experience The King and I on its stage for the first time in over 20 years. Learn how to purchase tickets.

MANUEL VS THE STATUE OF LIBERTY, A New Musical Comedy, Gets Developmental Workshop
by Blair Ingenthron - March 03, 2024


Bloomington, IN will get a bit funnier this Monday March 4th when, Manuel Vs the Statue of Liberty, a new musical comedy gets a developmental presentation at 7:30pm at the Waldron Arts Center Firebay Theatre.

Review: Honey, Honey Get to MAMMA MIA! at Clowes Memorial Hall
by The Marriage Matinee - February 29, 2024


MAMMA MIA! is an electrifying and heartwarming musical that never fails to delight audiences, and the national tour I experienced last night was no exception. From start to finish, the production was filled with infectious energy, stunning choreography, and, most importantly, incredible vocal performances.

Spotlight: BEAUTIFUL at Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre
by BWW Special Offer - February 29, 2024


'Beautiful' is 'nothing short of spectacular' at Beef & Boards

Dominique Morisseau's PIPELINE Comes To Indiana University This Week
by Stephi Wild - February 28, 2024


Indiana University Department of Theatre, Drama and Contemporary Dance will continue their 2023/2024 theatrical season directed entirely by women with their production of Pipeline by Dominique Morisseau beginning February 29th!

The Phoenix Theatre to Present AND I WILL FOLLOW This Spring
by Chloe Rabinowitz - February 27, 2024


The Phoenix Theatre is set to entertain audiences with a true crime tale, And I Will Follow, penned by the talented local playwright, Bennett Ayres. Learn how to purchase tickets.

Cast Set for THE TROUBLE WITH DEAD BOYFRIENDS at Discovering Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - February 27, 2024


Discovering Broadway has selected a feminist comedy musical called The Trouble with Dead Boyfriends as their sixth show. Learn about the show and see how to purchase tickets.

Interview: Leslie Broecker on The Official 2024-2025 Broadway in Indianapolis Season Announcement
by The Marriage Matinee - February 27, 2024


We have had the privilege over the last few years to speak with Leslie Broecker, President of Broadway Across America Midwest, about her work to bring the best and the brightest of Broadway to the stages of Murat Theatre at Old National Centre downtown and Clowes Memorial Hall at Butler University. We once again got the inside word on how this season came to be and what to know about this new lineup. 


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