“Hairspray,” Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre, Indianapolis
The musical focuses on Tracey Turnblad’s dream to dance on “The Corny Collins Show,” a Baltimore TV dance show.
8 p.m. Sept. 24, 26, 27, 28, Oct. 1; 1 p.m. Sept. 25; 1:30 and 7 p.m. Sept. 29
Cost: $45 to $70 (includes buffet dinner), a $6 ticket discount is available for ages 3-15.
More: beefandboards.com, 317-872-9664
Kid Rock with Hank Williams Jr, Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center, Noblesville
Kid Rock will appear with opening act Hank Williams Jr. on his “American Rock ‘N’ Roll Tour.”
7 p.m. Sept. 27
Cost: $74.50 to $560
“Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” Actors Theatre of Indiana, Studio Theater, Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel
ATI presents a musical version of the movie comedy of a high-class con man and small-time grifter competing to swindle an heiress.
7:30 p.m. Sept. 25, 26, 27, 28 and 2 p.m. Sept. 29
Cost: $20 (students) to $40
“Steel Magnolias,” Mud Creek Players, Mud Creek Theater, Lawrence
“Steel Magnolias” is Truvy’s beauty shop in Louisiana, where women come to get their hair done and listen to Truvy’s free advice. The story examines the relationships between the six female characters.
7:30 p.m. Sept. 27, 28; 2:30 p.m. Sept. 29
Cost: $15 Sept. 27, 28; $13 Sept. 29
“The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance,” Main Street Productions, Westfield Playhouse
A classic Western with themes of good versus evil, the play is adapted from Dorothy M. Johnson’s original 1953 short story, not the 1962 John Ford movie starring John Wayne and James Stewart.
7:30 p.m. Sept. 27, 28
Cost: $12 to $14
Steve Martin and Martin Short, the Palladium, Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel
Two veteran comedians present their “Now You See Them, Soon You Won’t” show, which also features Della Mae, banjo innovator Alison Brown and keyboardist Jeff Babko from the “Jimmy Kimmel Live” house band.
7:30 p.m. Sept. 26
Cost: $175 to $375
Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit, the Palladium, Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel
As a solo artist and with his band The 400 Unit, Jason Isbell, a roots rocker, has received four Grammy Awards and nine Americana Awards.
8 p.m. Sept. 28
Cost: $85 to $100