Night & Day diversions – October 16, 2018


“Man of La Mancha,” Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre, Indianapolis

Beef & Boards will presents the classical musical, which won the Tony Award in 1966 for best musical, for the first time.

8 p.m.  Oct. 16, 18, 19, 20; 1 p.m. Oct. 17, 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Oct. 21

Cost: $44-$69 (includes buffet dinner). Discount of $10 for children ages 3-15

More:, 317-872-9664.

Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox is presenting its new revue at the Palladium at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18. (Submitted photo)

Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox, the Palladium, the Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel

Postmodern Jukebox is presenting its new revue, dubbed the “Back In Black and White Tour.”

7:30 p.m. Oct. 18

Cost: $35 to $195



“Anything Goes,” Civic Theatre, The Tarkington, the Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel

Civic Theatre opens its 2018-19 season with Cole Porter’s musical, “Anything Goes,” which debuted on Broadway in 1934. “Putting it Together,” a behind-the-scenes look at the production along with food and drinks will start at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 12 before the first showing for a special price.

7 p.m. Oct. 19, 20, 2 p.m. Oct. 21

Cost: $25 to $48



“The Addams Family,” The Cat Theatre, 254 Veterans Way, Carmel

The quirky set of characters from the 1960s situation comedy take their turn in this musical, focusing on Wednesday Addams, who is now grown up and brings a nice young man, and his parents, home for a dinner.

7:30 p.m. Oct. 19. 20, 2:30 p.m. Oct. 21

Cost: $15 to $18



“The Little Prince,” Lawrence Players, Theater at the Fort, Lawrence

Arts for Lawrence and The Lawrence Players present “The Little Prince,” based on the 1943 novella by Antoine de Saint-Exupery.

7:30 p.m. Oct. 20, 2:30 p.m. Oct. 21

Cost: $12 to $15 (online $17 to $20 at door)



Albom to appear at Katz Festival of Books —Mitch Albom, who wrote the best-selling “Tuesdays with Morrie,” kicks off the Jewish Community Center’s 20th Annual Ann Katz Festival of Books & Arts, a three-week festival featuring authors, films, performing artists and fine artists. Albom, a well-known journalist and radio and television broadcaster, will speak at 7 p.m. at Congregation Beth-El Zedeck, 600 W. 70th Street, Indianapolis. Albom’s recent release, “The Next Person You Meet in Heaven,” is a sequel to his popular “The Five People You Meet in Heaven.” Admission is $30 with the book and $25 without the book. The Festival of Books and Arts runs Oct. 17 through Nov. 12 and is presented by the Herbert Simon Family Foundation with support from the Irwin and Ann Katz Cultural Arts and Education Endowment Fund. For more, visit

Perfect Harmony Fall Training Workshop set — Professionals and family caregivers who work with older adults can learn about the benefits of music-based programming through a workshop presented by the Great American Songbook Foundation. The 2018 Perfect Harmony Fall Training Workshop, sponsored by Applegate Elder Law, is set for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Foundation’s home, the Palladium at the Center for the Performing Arts, 1 Center Green, Carmel. Pre-registration is required. Tickets are available through the Center for the Performing Arts at The $20 registration fee includes lunch and supplementary materials provided by the Foundation. For more, contact Renée La Schiazza, manager of Programs & Communications, at 317-844-5832 or


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