Night & Day diversions- June 12, 2018

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From left, Kelly Keller, Jaime Johnson and Matt Hartzburg appear in “Is He Dead?” (Submitted photo)

“Is He Dead?” Carmel Community Players, Studio 37, Ji-Eun Music Academy, Fishers

CCP brings Mark Twain play to life. The play was buried in his manuscripts for 100 years. The comedy focuses on a starving artist who fakes his death so his paintings will rise in value.

7:30 p.m. June 15, 16, 2:30 p.m. June 17 (Continues through June 24)

Cost: $14 to $16.



“Annie,” Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre, Indianapolis

The musical following Little Orphan Annie in 1930s New York City. Famous songs include “Tomorrow,” “Hard Knock Life” and “Maybe.”

8 p.m., June 12, 14, 15, 1 p.m. June 13, 1:30 and 8 p.m. June 16 and 1:30 and 7 p.m. June 17. (Continues through July 15)

Cost: $44-$69 (includes buffet dinner). Discount of $10 for children ages 3-15

More:, 317-872-9664.


“Million Dollar Quartet,” Actors Theatre of Indiana, the Studio Theater, the Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel

Actors Theatre of Indiana brings back this musical, which was a popular hit for ATI during the 2016-17 season. The show features an impromptu jam session with Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis in 1956.

7:30 p.m. June 13, 14, 15, 16 and 2 p.m. June 16, 17

Cost: $20 to $45.



“Picnic,” Westfield Playhouse, 1836 W. St. Rd. 32, Westfield

Main Street Productions presents William Inge’s 1953 Pulitzer Prize-winning play of a love story. Jen Otterman returns to direct the play after previously directing the production at Westfield Playhouse in 2016.

7:30 p.m. June 15, 16 and 2:30 p.m. June 17.

Cost: $12 to $14.



“Critical Recall,” Indiana Theatre Company, The Cat Theatre, 254 Veterans Way, Carmel

The plot of the psychological thriller centers on three strangers who are locked in a room together and  have to figure out what they have in common to solve the mystery of how they ended up there.

7:30 p.m. June 15, 16, 2:30 p.m. June 17. (Through June 24)

Cost: $15 to $18



“James and the Giant Peach,” Civic Theatre, The Tarkington, Carmel

Jr. Civic presents the children’s classic by Ronald Dahl about a boy, his insect friends and their amazing journey across the ocean on a giant piece of fruit.

7 p.m. June 15, 2 and 5 p.m. June 16, 10 a.m. June 18, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. June 19 (Continues through June 20)

Cost: $12.50 to $17.50



John Fogerty/ZZ Top, Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center, Noblesville

John Fogerty will plays songs from Credence Clearwater Revival and solo career and be joined by ZZ Top.

7 p.m. June 13

Cost: $14 to $183.50.



Steve Miller Band and Peter Frampton, Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center, Noblesville

The Steve Miller Band, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members, will be joined by Peter Frampton, who had several hit singles in the 1970s.

7 p.m., June 15

Cost: $13 to $121.50.