“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. Nov. 2, 5, 7, 8, 9, 12; 1:30 and 7 p.m. Nov. 3, 10; 1 p.m. Nov. 6
Cost: $45 to $70 (includes buffet dinner), a $6 ticket discount is available for ages 3-15.
More: beefandboards.com, 317-872-9664
“Alabama Story,” Actors Theatre of Indiana, The Studio Theater, the Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel
The story of a librarian who tried to keep a children’s picture book, “The Rabbits’ Wedding,” about a black rabbit and white rabbit marrying, from being banned in Alabama in 1959. A state senator views the book as promoting interracial marriage and integration.
7:30 p.m. Nov. 2, 6, 7, 8, 9; 2 p.m. Nov. 3, 10
Cost: $20 (students) to $45
“Hollywood, Nebraska,” ATI Theatre Lab Series, The Studio Theatre, Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel
A reading of playwright Kenneth Jones of two actresses making a homecoming in their small town.
7:30 p.m. Nov. 5
“Dracula,” Ballet Theatre of Indiana, The Tarkington, Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel
The Ballet Theatre of Indiana presents its own unique version of Bram Stoker’s classic novel.
2 and 7 p.m. Nov. 2
Cost: $25 to $40
“Harlem 100: Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance,” the Palladium, Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel
Michael Mwenso and the Shakes, a Harlem-based band, present a tribute to jazz greats such as Duke Ellington, Fats Waller, Billie Holiday and Langston Hughes.
8 p.m. Nov. 8
Cost: $15 (student) to $65
“Hope and Romance and Adventure,” Carmel Symphony Orchestra, the Palladium, Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel
Concert features wistful, imaginative, poignant pieces by legendary composers Verdi, Ravel, and Schumann. Philippe Quint, an internationally renowned violinist, will perform rare compositions by silent movie icon Charlie Chaplin
7:30 p.m. Nov. 9
Cost: $5 (youth) to $60