Night & Day diversions – February 5, 2019


Ryan Artzberger (Otto Frank) and Miranda Troutt appear in IRT’s presentation of “The Diary of Anne Frank.” (Photo by Zach Rosing)

“The Diary of Anne Frank,” OneAmerica Stage, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Indianapolis

IRT relays the true story of Anne Frank’s faith in humanity while hiding with her family during Nazi Germany’s occupation of the Netherlands.

7:30 p.m. Feb. 8; 2 and 7 p.m. Feb. 9

Cost: $21 to $78



“Every Brilliant Thing,” Upperstage, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Indianapolis

Marcus Truschinski stars in the one-man play by Duncan Macmillan and Jonny Donahoe.

7:30 p.m. Feb. 7, 8; 1 and 5 p.m. Feb. 9; 2 p.m. Feb. 10.

Cost: $21 to $78



“Grease,” Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre, Indianapolis

Sarah Daniels stars as Sandy in the classical musical based at a high school in 1959.

8 p.m. Feb. 7, 8; 9, 12; 1:30 and 7 p.m. Feb. 10

Cost: $45 to $70 (includes buffet dinner).

More:, 317-872-9664


“Ruthless! the Musical,” Actors Theatre of Indiana, The Studio Theater, Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel

ATI presents this dark comedic spoof of several musicals and movies.

7:30 p.m. Feb. 7, 8, 9; 2 p.m. Feb. 10

Cost: $20 to $45



“To Kill a Mockingbird,” The Tarkington, the Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel

Civic Theatre presents the play based on the classic novel by Harper Lee on a black man falsely tried for raping a white woman in Alabama in the 1930s.

7 p.m. Feb. 8, 9; 2 p.m. Feb. 10

Cost: $25 to $43



“Perfect Crime,” Main Street Productions, Westfield Playhouse, 1836 W. Ind. 36, Westfield

Margaret Thorne Brent is a renowned psychologist, but is she also a cold-blooded killer who has just committed the perfect crime?

7:30 p.m. Feb. 8, 9.

Cost: $12 to $14



Dave Sanborn Jazz Quintet, the Palladium, the Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel

Dave Sanborn, one of the world’s most accomplished saxophonists, is known for his signature blend of jazz, pop and R&B.

8 p.m. Feb. 8.

Cost: $15 (student) to $75



“The Wild Wild West,” Academy of Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre, 329 Gradle Dr., Carmel

Gregory Hancock’s original production pays homage to the old Westerns, featuring saloon girls, cowboys, bandits and a damsel in distress.

7 p.m. Feb. 9, 3 p.m. Feb. 10

Cost: $35



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