Night & Day diversions- March 27, 2018


In a previous production Abigail Lessaris portrays “The Cross” and Jame Gilmer performs the role of Jesus. (Photo by Robert P.Gough)

“SUPERHERO: The Story of a Man Called Jesus,” the Studio Theater, the Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel.

Back by popular demand for one final chance to see this masterpiece before it goes back into the vault for hiatus, Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre will perform the story of a man called Jesus, an experience of unprecedented emotion. It is the must-see of the season during Easter weekend.

7 p.m. March 30–31.

Cost: $37.50-$42.50



“And Then There Were None,” the Studio Theater, the Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel.

The Civic Theatre presents one of Agatha Christie’s darkest tales and a masterpiece of dramatic construction. Its growing sense of dread and unfaltering tension will keep you guessing to the very end.

7 p.m. March 28-31 (continues through April 8).

Cost: $24.50-$37.50.



“The Quest for Don Quixote,” Theater at the Fort, Lawrence

A playwright sits in a Starbucks on the eve of the first rehearsal of his stage adaptation of “Don Quixote.” There’s just one problem—he hasn’t written it. But then Starbucks itself begins to transform, and the errant knight arises in this delightfully theatrical and hilarious retelling of Cervantes’ classic tale.

7:30 p.m. March 30-31 and 2:30 p.m. April 1.

Cost: $12-$20.



“Mama Mia!” Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre, Indianapolis

Nominated for five Tony Awards, the musical weaves an enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship as ABBA’s greatest hits tell the hilarious story of a bride’s search for her birth father on a Greek island paradise.

8 p.m. March 27, 1 p.m. and 8 p.m. March 28, 8 p.m. March 28-30,  1:30  p.m. and 8 p.m. March 31 and 8 p.m. April 3 (continues through April 7.)

Cost: $44-$69 (includes buffet dinner).

More:, 317-872-9664


Murder on the Nile,” The Cat Theatre, Carmel

7:30 p.m. March 29-31.

Blessed with beauty, enormous wealth and a new husband, a woman embarks on a honeymoon voyage down the Nile. In this Agatha Christie thriller, fatal circumstances await when the idyllic surroundings are shattered by a shocking and brutal murder.

Cost: $10-$15.



“Looking Over the President’s Shoulders,” The Upperstage, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Indianapolis

Hoosier Alonzo Fields spent two decades as chief butler at the White House, serving Presidents Hoover, Roosevelt, Truman and Eisenhower. This funny, poignant, uplifting memoir returns to the IRT by popular demand with popular David Alan Anderson in the role.

7:30 p.m. March 27, 29 and 30, 6:30 p.m. March 28, and 5 p.m. March 31 (continues through May 6).

Cost: Tickets start at $25.


“Appoggiatura,” Main Stage, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Indianapolis

A trip to Venice brings love, loss, pain and joy to three weary travelers in search of healing and happiness.

6:30 p.m. March 27, 7:30 p.m. March 28 and 30, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. March 29 and 1 p.m. March 31).

Cost: Tickets start at $25.



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