Night & Day diversions – December 4, 2018

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“A Christmas Carol,” Indiana Repertory Theatre, Indianapolis

Eli Lilly and Co. present Charles Dickens classic tale of Ebenezer Scrooge for the 28th year.

7 p.m. Dec. 7; 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Dec. 8; 2 p.m. Dec. 9

Cost: $27 to $68

More: irtlive.com

 

“Elf The Musical,” Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre, Indianapolis

Beef & Boards will present “Elf The Musical,” based on the movie. It follows the tale of Buddy, an orphan who is raised as an elf.

8 p.m. Dec. 4, 7, 11; 1 p.m. Dec. 5; 1 p.m. and 8 p.m. Dec. 6; Nov. 28; 1:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Dec. 8; 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9.

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

More: beefandboards.com, 317-872-9664

 

“Mary Poppins,” Civic Theatre, The Tarkington, the Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel

Civic Theatre returns the timeless musical “Mary Poppins” to the stage.

7 p.m. Dec. 7; 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Dec. 8; 2 p.m. Dec. 9

Cost: $30 to $85.

More: civictheatre.org

 

“The Best Christmas Pageant,” Carmel Community Players, Ji-Eun Music Academy, Fishers

The holiday comedy focuses on a church trying to put on an annual pageant with a group of the bratty Herdman kids.

7:30 p.m., Dec. 6, 7, 8; 2:30 p.m. Dec. 9

Cost: $10 to $16

More: carmelplayers.org

 

“It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play,” Actors Theatre of Indiana, the Studio Theater, Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel

Actors Theatre of Indiana brings the iconic holiday film to the stage in the form of a 1940s-style radio broadcast.

7:30 p.m. Dec. 6, 7; 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8

Cost: $20 (student) to $45

More: atistage.org

Dave Koz and Friends perform a Christmas show at 7 p.m. Dec. 9 at the Palladium (Submitted photo)

Dave Koz & Friends Christmas, the Palladium, the Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel

Dave Koz, a saxophonist and bandleader, has had nine albums reach the top of the Billboard Contemporary Jazz Albums.

7 p.m. Dec. 9

Cost: $40 to $235

More: thecenterpresents.org

 

“In-Laws, Outlaws and Other People (That Should Be Shot),” Mud Creek Theater, 9740 E. 86th St., Lawrence

Mud Creek Players presents a play of a holiday dinner that is thrown off when it is interrupted by a pair of men eager to hide out.

8 p.m. Dec. 7, 8; 2:30 p.m. Dec. 9

Cost: $13 to $15.

More: mudcreekplayers.org

 

“A Little Christmas Spirit,” Main Street Productions, Westfield Playhouse, 1836 W. State Rd. 32, Westfield

Kat Watson directs this Christmas play by Pat Cook. The cast features many performers from Hamilton County.

7:30 p.m. Dec. 7, 8; 2:30 p.m. Dec. 9

Cost: $12 to $14

More: westfieldplayhouse.org

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