Night & Day diversions- January 23, 2018

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Jeff Stockberger, left, and Eddie Curry play Arles Struvie and Aunt Pearl, respectively, just two of the nearly 20 characters.
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“Greater Tuna,” Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre, Indianapolis

Eddie Curry and Jeff Stockberger play nearly 20 of the whacky residents in the town of Tuna, the third-smallest town in Texas. The comedy is an affectionate comment on small-town, Southern life and attitudes.

8 p.m. Jan. 23, 1 p.m. Jan. 24, 8 p.m. Jan. 25-27, 1:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. Jan. 28.

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

More: beefandboards.com, 317-872-9664.

“Other Desert Cities,” Carmel Community Playhouse, Carmel

Spanning the international disasters of war, the bitter feuds of American politics and the intricate and equally bitter dynamics of one family’s love and grief, Jon Robin Baitz’s “Other Desert Cities” is a scintillating and sharply observed dark comedy, with themes of depression, addiction, family and memory.

7:30 p.m. Jan. 25-27 and 2:30 p.m. Jan. 28 (continues through Feb. 11).

Cost: $14-$16.

More: carmelplayers.org.

Richard Marx: Solo Acoustic, The Palladium, the Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel.

In this solo acoustic performance, the singer-songwriter will accompany himself on guitar and piano on hit tunes such as “Don’t Mean Nothing,” “Should’ve Known Better,” “Right Here Waiting” and “Hold on to the Nights.”

8 p.m. Jan. 27.

Cost: $25-$85.

More: thecenterpresents.org.

“12 Angry Jurors,” Theater at the Fort, Lawrence

Tempers get short and arguments grow heated before 12 angry jurors search for a final verdict in tense scenes that will electrify you and keep you on the edge of your seat.

7 p.m. Jan. 26, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Jan. 27 and 2 p.m. Jan. 28.

Cost: $12-$16.

More: artsforlawrence.org.

 

“A Raisin in the Sun,” Indiana Repertory Theatre Mainstage, Indianapolis

After years in a crowded, run-down, inner-city apartment, the Younger family dreams of a better life in the green, sunny suburbs. But when opportunity comes along, will they agree on the best route to get there, and will the gates be open to them?

6:30 p.m., Jan. 23, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25, 5 p.m. Jan. 27 and 6 p.m. Jan. 28 (continues through Feb. 3).

Cost: From $25.

More: irtlive.com, 317-635-5252.

 

“Romeo and Juliet,” Indiana Repertory Theatre, Upperstage, Indianapolis

In Shakespeare’s most beloved play comes a timeless and timely tale of young love struggling to survive amid old hatreds.

3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Jan. 27 (continues through Feb. 24).

Cost: $20-$60.

More: irtlive.com, 317-635-5252.


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