Night & Day diversions – May 7, 2019


“A Streetcar Named Desire” Carmel Community Players, The Cat, Carmel

Tennessee Williams’ play centers on Blanche DuBois moving to live with sister and brutish brother-in-law in New Orleans.

7:30 p.m. May 4; 2:30 p.m. May 5

Cost: $14 to $16



“You Can’t Take It with You,” OneAmerica Stage, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Indianapolis

IRT presents Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman’s madcap comedy, which debuted on Broadway in 1936.

5 and 9 p.m. May 4; 2 p.m. May 5; 2 and 7:30 p.m. May 9; 7:30 p.m. May 10; 4 and 8 p.m.  May 11; 2 and 6 p.m. May 12; 6:30 p.m. May 14

Cost: $21 to $78



“Jesus Christ Superstar,” Mud Creek Theater, Lawrence

The Mud Creek Players present the classic rock opera for the first time since 1989.

7:30 p.m. May 4

Cost: $10 to 20



Disney’s “Newsies,” Civic Theatre, The Tarkington, the Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel

“Newsies” follows the story of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a band of teenaged newsboys.

7 p.m. May 3, 4; 2 p.m. May 5

Cost: $25 to $48



“Forbidden Broadway, It’s Back, It’s New and Better Than Ever!,” Actors Theatre of Indiana, The Studio Theater, the Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel

Actors Theatre of Indiana founders Don Farrell, Judy Fitzgerald and Cynthia Collins are joined by Logan Moore as they perform parodies of 28 musicals.

7:30 p.m. May 1, 2, 3, 4; 2 p.m. May 5

Cost: $20 to $45



“42nd Street,” Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre, Indianapolis

The show-biz musical “42nd Street” celebrates Broadway and Times Square while telling the story of aspiring chorus girl Peggy Sawyer, who comes to the big city from Allentown Pa., and lands her first big job in the ensemble of a Broadway musical.

8 p.m. May 4, 7, 9, 10, 11, 14; 1:30 and 7 p.m. May 4, 12; 1 p.m. May 8

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

More:, 317-872-9664

Tony Bennett will perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. May 8 at the Palladium at Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel. (Submitted photo)

Tony Bennett, the Palladium, the Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel

Legendary singer Tony Bennett, still going strong at age 92, brings his “I Left My Heart Tour” to the Palladium.

8 p.m. May 8

Cost: $96 to $196



“The Sleeping Beauty,” Ballet Theatre of Carmel, Westfield High School Auditorium

The Ballet Theatre of Carmel presents the magical story of the beautiful Princess Aurora, who dreamed of her prince for 100 years before she finally met and married him.

7:30 p.m. May 11; 2 p.m. May 12

Cost: $18 to $22