“Little Shop of Horrors,” Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre, Indianapolis
The musical focuses on Seymour, a hapless florist shop worker who raises a plant that feeds on humans.
8 p.m. Oct. 12, 15, 17, 18, 19, 22; 1 p.m. Oct. 16; 1:30 and 7 p.m. Oct. 13, 20
Cost: $45 to $70 (includes buffet dinner), a $6 ticket discount is available for ages 3-15.
More: beefandboards.com, 317-872-9664
St. Olaf Orchestra with The New World Youth Symphony Orchestra, the Palladium, Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel
The St. Olaf Orchestra, conducted by Steven Admundson, was founded in 1906.
7:30 p.m. Oct. 17
“From Paris to Russia with Love,” Carmel Symphony Orchestra, the Palladium, Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel
The program features works by French composers Hector Berlioz and Maurice Ravel and culminates with Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovky’s “Symphony No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 17.”
7:30 p.m. Oct. 12
Cost: $5 (students) to $65
Magic Thread Cabaret, “Singing Streisand: An Evening with Brynn Kathryn Tyszka,” The Cat, 254 Veterans Way, Carmel
Brynn Kathryn Tyszka will sing some of her favorite Barbra Streisand songs in the presentation by Magic Thread Cabaret. She’ll be joined by Katy Gentry for a couple of songs. Gentry has previously performed at Magic Thread Cabaret, singing Judy Garland songs.
7:30 p.m. Oct. 12, 4 p.m. Oct. 13
Cost: $20 (students) to $30
“Mamma Mia!,” Civic Theatre, The Tarkington, Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel
The musical follows the tale of a young woman’s search for her birth father through the timeless songs of ABBA.
7 p.m. Oct. 12, 17, 18, 19; 2 p.m. Oct. 13
Cost: $28 (students) to $51
“Mary Chapin Carpenter & Shawn Colvin: Together on Stage” the Palladium, Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel
The two acclaimed singer-songwriters, who have been friends for more than 30 years, join forces for an acoustic evening of music and stories.
7 p.m. Oct. 20
Cost: $40 to $175
“Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner,” Carmel Community Players, The Cat, 254 Veterans Way, Carmel
The play is adapted from the 1967 movie, which deals with Joanna Drayton bringing her black fiancé home to meet her white parents, who perceive themselves as progressives.
7:30 p.m. Oct. 18,19; 2 p.m. Oct. 20
Cost: $15 (students) to $17
Fishers Arts Council presents calligraphy exhibit — The Fishers Arts Council’s monthly exhibit features the art of calligraphy and work by calligraphers of The Calligraphy Guild of Indiana. The exhibit runs through Oct. 29 at The Art Gallery at City Hall, Fishers. A free public artist reception will be from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 25. Calligraphy is beautiful writing perfected during the medieval years in the illuminated manuscripts of that era. Alphabet styles, ornaments, design, illustration, tools and materials, methods and practices make up the illustrious history of early books. The Guild was formed in 1981 to establish and encourage interest in calligraphy and related handmade book-art crafts