Night & Day diversions – July 2, 2019


“The Little Mermaid,” Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre, Indianapolis

Beef & Boards brings the Disney musical to the stage. The show features the songs “Under the Sea,” “Kiss the Girl” and “Part of Your World.”

1:30 and 8 p.m. June 29; 1:30 and 7 p.m. June 30

Cost: $45 to $70 (includes buffet dinner), a $10 ticket discount is available for ages 3-15.

More:, 317-872-9664


“Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story,” Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre, Indianapolis

Musical follows the true story of the rapid rise of singer/songwriter Buddy Holly and the Crickets until Holly’s death in a plane crash at age 22 in 1959.

8 p.m. July 5, 6, 9; 1:30 and 7 p.m. July 7

Cost: $45 to $70 (includes buffet dinner), a $10 ticket discount is available for ages 3-15.

More:, 317-872-9664

Blink-182 and Lil Wayne will perform in concert at 7 p.m. July 3 at Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center. (Submitted photo)

Blink-182 and Lil Wayne, Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center, Noblesville

Blink-182 and Lil Wayne with special guest Neck Deep make a stop in Noblesville on the North American Tour.

7 p.m. July 3

Cost: $36.50 to $126.50



Tower of Power, Kroger Symphony at the Prairie, Conner Prairie, Fishers

Tower of Power will perform featuring its brand of soul music at Conner Prairie.

8 p.m. June 29

Cost: $13 (ages 2-12) to $32



Star-Spangled Symphony, Kroger Symphony at the Prairie, Conner Prairie, Fishers

The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra will salute all branches of U.S. Armed Forces each night, along with summertime symphony favorites and Tchaikovsky’s “1812 Overture.” Fireworks cap off each night

8 p.m. July 3 to 5

Cost: $13 (ages 2-12) to $32



“Music of Aretha Franklin,” Kroger Symphony at the Prairie, Conner Prairie, Fishers

Denita Asberry bears an uncanny resemblance in sight and sound to the Queen of Soul.

8 p.m. July 6

Cost: $13 (ages 2-12) to $32



“Social Security,” Main Street Productions, Westfield Playhouse, 1836 W. St. Rd. 32

Jen Otterman directs Andrew Bergman’s hit Broadway comedy about trendy Manhattan art gallery owners Barbara and David Kahn, whose life are upended when Barbara’s sister Trudy deposits eccentric mother Sophie at their house.

7:30 p.m. 29; 2:30 p.m. June 30

Cost: $12 to $14



“In the Presence of My Enemies,” Carmel Theatre Company, The Cat, 254 Veterans Way, Carmel

After debuting a shorter version of her play, Carmel resident June McCarty Clair brings her full dark comedy to The Cat. It is a cautionary tale about greed after a death in the family.

7:30 p.m. June 29; 2:30 p.m. June 30

Cost: $18 (student) to 28

More: or call 317-582-1007


Business of Backstage camp set — Actors Theatre of Indiana’s Business of Backstage allows students to dive into the world of technical theater in an interactive camp. The class will take place July 8 to 12 from 1 to 4 p.m. at ATI Rehearsal Space. 4 Center Green, Carmel. Cost is $225 for the week. Students ages 13 to 18 will get hands-on experience in lighting design, sound design, stage management, costumes, makeup and more. To register,


Carmel Klavier finals set —The sixth annual Carmel Klavier International Piano Competition for young pianists ages 5 to 18 concludes with the finals June 30 at the Center for the Performing Arts. The final round starts at 9 a.m. The awards and concert sessions begin at 6:30 p.m. More than 1,000 semifinalists representing 13 states from the U.S. and eight nations, including China, Colombia, Turkey, Canada, Mexico, South Korea and Italy, will visit the Center for the Performing Arts during this one-week event.


DeVoe concert rescheduled for July 26 — Jennie DeVoe’s performance in the Cool Creek Concert Series has been rescheduled for 7 p.m. June 25 at Cool Creek Park in Westfield. The performance was originally scheduled for June 21 but was postponed due to unforeseen circumstances.


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