April 9-10 — “THE TWO MAPLES” PREVIEW, at Lilly Hall Studio Theatre 168, Butler University, 4600 Sunset Ave., Indianapolis, 7 p.m. Tickets: $5, free to Butler students with ID, 317-940-6247, on sale now.
April 11-12, 13, 17-19 — “THE TWO MAPLES,” at Lilly Hall Studio Theatre 168, Butler University, 4600 Sunset Ave., Indianapolis, 7 p.m., except 2 p.m. April 13 and 19. Tickets: $15 adults, $10 seniors, $5 students with ID, 317-940-6247, on sale now.
April 25-May 10 — “LES MISéRABLES,” at Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre, 3 Center Green, Suite 200, Carmel; 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sundays, 5 p.m. May 10. Tickets: $46.50 adults, $36.50 for 18 and under,
CivicTheatre.org or 317-843-3800, on sale now.
Today — “TERMINAL” PREVIEW, at Lilly Hall Studio Theatre 168, Butler University, 4600 Sunset Ave., Indianapolis, 8 p.m. Tickets: $5, free to Butler students, 317-940-6247.
Today — “CHARLOTTE’S WEB,” at Clowes Memorial Hall, 4602 Sunset Ave., Butler University, Indianapolis, 10 a.m. and noon. Tickets: $15. (*)
Today-Saturday — “STEEL MAGNOLIAS,” at Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre, 3 Center Green, Suite 200, Carmel; 7 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 5 p.m. Saturday. Tickets: $41.50 adults, $31.50 for 17 and under, CivicTheatre.org or 317-843-3800.
Today-March 15 — “HOW I BECAME A PIRATE,” at at Beef & Boards Pyramid Players Live Theatre for Kids, 9301 Michigan Road, Indianapolis, 10 a.m. most Fridays, 1 p.m. most Saturdays. Tickets: $15.50, group discounts, 317-872-9664 or www.beefandboards.com.
Today-March 30 — “CATS,” at Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre, 9301 Michigan Road, Indianapolis, various days and times. Tickets: $38.50 to $63.50 including dinner, group and children’s discounts, 317-872-9664 or www.beefandboards.com.
Today-April 5 — “DEFENDING THE CAVEMAN,” at Theatre on the Square, 627 Massachusetts Ave., Indianapolis, various days and times. Tickets: $30; 317-685-8687 or www.tots.org.
Friday-Saturday, Feb. 27 and March 1-2 — “TERMINAL,” at Lilly Hall Studio Theatre 168, Butler University, 4600 Sunset Ave., Indianapolis; 8 p.m., except 2 and 8 p.m. March 1, and 2 p.m. March 2. Tickets: $15 adults, $10 seniors, $5 students; 317-940-6247.
Friday-Sunday, Feb. 28, March 1-2 — “DEATHTRAP,” at Old Town Players Theatre and Arts Center, 432 Broadway St., Vincennes; 8 p.m., except 3 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $12 adults, $10 seniors and students, $4 under age 13, premium add $5; at Eyeworks, First Vincennes Savings Bank and Vincennes University Bookstore; groups $2 off advance, 812-882-1639 or email@example.com.
Sunday — “CALIFORNIA DREAMING,” at Brubeck Theatre, Wabash Valley College, 2200 College Drive, Mt. Carmel, Ill., 1:30 p.m. Tickets: $10, 618-263-5124 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Feb. 27-28, March 1 — “1940s RADIO HOUR,” dinner theater at Clay Community Theatre, 8 E. National Ave., Brazil, dinner at 6:30 p.m., show at 7:15. Tickets: $25, call Lisa at 812-442-6909.
Feb. 28 — “RISE ABOVE THE MARK,” at Clowes Memorial Hall, 4602 Sunset Ave., Butler University, Indianapolis, 6 p.m.; panel discussion on public education at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: Free, tickets required, Clowes box office, available now. (*)
Feb. 28-March 29 — “DOES THIS SHOW MAKE MY BUTT LOOK FAT?,” at Theatre on the Square Stage 2, 627 Massachusetts Ave., Indianapolis, 8 p.m. various days, 5 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $25 adults; $20 seniors, full-time students and active military; 317-685-8687 or www.tots.org.
March 1 — “PUNCH AND JUDY,” at Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio, 25 Henry St., Indianapolis; 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Tickets: $10, under age 2 free; 317-917-9454 or www.peewinklespuppets.com.
March 4-9 — “GHOST THE MUSICAL,” at Murat Theatre, Old National Centre, Indianapolis, various times. Tickets: $28 to $82; at Clowes Memorial Hall, Broadway Across America box office, BroadwayAcrossAmerica.com or 800-982-2787; groups 317-632-7469, ext. 103. (*)
March 13 — “FOUR SCORE AND SEVEN YEARS AGO,” at Effingham Performance Center, 1325 Outer Belt West, Effingham, Ill., 10 a.m. CST. Tickets: $6, buy 15 and get one free, teachers 217-540-2788, ext. 22, or srueter@TheEPC.org.
March 13-16 — “SMOKE ON THE MOUNTAIN,” at Brubeck Theatre, Wabash Valley College, 2200 College Drive, Mt. Carmel, Ill.; 7:30 p.m., except 1:30 p.m. March 16. Tickets: $8, 618-263-5124 or email@example.com.
March 13-April 14 — “CINDERELLA,” at Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio, 25 Henry St., Indianapolis, various dates and times. Tickets: $12, under age 2 free; 317-917-9454 or www.peewinklespuppets.com.
March 14-16, 21-23 — “GOD OF CARNAGE,” at Main Stage, Community Theatre of Terre Haute, 25th and Washington streets; 8 p.m. March 14-15 and 21-22, 2:30 p.m. March 16 and 23. Tickets: $15 adult, $10 student/child; 812-841-1129, 812-239-9487 or www.ctth.org/orderform.htm.
March 15 — “SCOOBY-DOO LIVE!” at Murat Theatre, Old National Centre, Indianapolis, 1 and 4 p.m. Reserved tickets: $15, $20, $27.50, $37.50, VIP $62.50. (*)
March 18 — “THE MONSTER WHO ATE MY PEAS,” at Effingham Performance Center, 1325 Outer Belt West, Effingham, Ill., 10 a.m. CST. Tickets: $6, buy 15 and get one free, teachers 217-540-2788, ext. 22, or srueter@TheEPC.org.
March 28 — “SMOKEY JOE’S CAFé,” at Tilson Auditorium, Indiana State University, 200 N. Seventh St. Tickets: $19/$21 adults, $5 youth, $11/$16 ISU faculty/staff, www.indstate.edu/hctaf or 812-237-3737.
March 28-30, April 4-6 — “LES MISéRABLES,” at Zwermann Arts Center Theater, Lincoln Trail College, 11220 Illinois 1, Robinson, Ill., 7 p.m. CST, except 2 p.m. April 6. Tickets: $12 adult, $10 seniors, $6 students; 618-544-8657, ext. 1433, or www.iecc.edu/ltc/arts.
April 1-6 — “MEMPHIS,” at Clowes Memorial Hall, Butler University, 4602 Sunset Ave., Indianapolis, various times. Tickets: $25 to $79; at Clowes Memorial Hall, Broadway Across America box office, BroadwayAcrossAmerica.com or 800-982-2787; groups 317-632-7469, ext. 103. (*)
April 3-May 11 — “ANYTHING GOES,” at Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre, 9301 Michigan Road, Indianapolis, various days and times. Tickets: $38.50 to $63.50 including dinner, group and children’s discounts, 317-872-9664 or www.beefandboards.com.
April 8 — “FIVE LITTLE MONKEYS,” at Clowes Memorial Hall, 4602 Sunset Ave., Butler University, Indianapolis, noon. Tickets: $15. (*)April 9 — “SEUSSICAL,” at Clowes Memorial Hall, 4602 Sunset Ave., Butler University, Indianapolis, noon. Tickets: $15. (*)
April 10 — “NFINITY CHAMPIONS LEAGUE CHEERLEADING EVENT,” at AMC Showplace 12, 3153 S. Third Place, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $12.50, on sale now, www.fathomevents.com or www.fandango.com.
Clinton Optimists plan adult egg hunt April 26
The Clinton Breakfast Optimist Club will stage an adult egg hunt April 26 in Blanford Sportsman’s Club, west of Clinton at 799 W. Indiana 163.
Pork chop dinner set for April 25 at Clinton church
The First Christian Church at Seventh and Blackman streets in Clinton will serve up its second annual grilled smoked pork chop dinner from 4 to 7:30 p.m. on April 25.
VU to host Guitar Fest concert April 24
The Vincennes University Music Department will present Guitar Fest at 7:30 p.m. on April 24 at the Red Skelton Performing Arts Center. The concert is free.
Fire Department plans April 26 fish fry
Prairieton Volunteer Fire Department will have a Jonah fish fry from 3 to 7:30 p.m. April 26 with proceeds to benefit the local food pantry.
Riley Fire basket bingo coming up April 29
Riley Fire Department has set its basket bingo fundraiser for 6:30 p.m. April 29 in Riley Elementary School cafeteria.
Noon Optimists set April 18 Jonah Fish Fry
Terre Haute Noon Optimist Club’s 22nd annual Good Friday Jonah Fish Fry is 4:30 to 7 p.m. Friday at VFW Post 972, 12th and Mulberry streets. Tickets are $7.50 in advance and $9 at the door; ages 8 and under are free (dine-in only) with paid adult.
‘Worshipful, reverent’ music goal of organist who plays Friday night at Terre Haute church
To an untrained observer, a concert organ looks as complex as the controls of a jumbo jetliner.
Four tiers of keyboards, dozens of knobs (known as pistons) and two rows of foot pedals fuel the instrument’s lush sound. An organist would seem to need 10 limbs to play it.
White Violet Center to offer day of fun with nature on April 26
Live performances, demonstrations, animal programs, relaxation and other events —all specifically geared toward honoring the planet — are planned April 26, as the longest-running and largest Earth Day celebration in west-central Indiana continues at St. Mary-of-the-Woods.
Clarinetist, Wind Symphony play April 10
At 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 10, the national winner of the 2013 John Philip Sousa Foundation National Band Solo Competition — clarinetist Eric van Caulil, a senior at Winter Springs High School in Florida — will perform with the Indiana State University Wind Symphony in Tilson Auditorium.
‘Nomadic aural tinkerer’ Saturday Giant scheduled for Verve’s stage on May 3
The Saturday Giant, a one-man art-rock band from Columbus, Ohio, will perform at 9:30 p.m. May 3 at The Verve in downtown Terre Haute.
‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’
The Academy of Dance of Terre Haute, under the direction of Patti Willey, will stage its annual spring concert at 6:30 p.m. May 30 and 31 in Indiana State University’s Tilson Auditorium.
About 300 students will tell the story of “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” through ballet, tap, jazz, creative movement and modern dance.
Surveys under way on outdoor artwork
Art Spaces Inc. announces that college students will be conducting surveys throughout April at several outdoor sculpture locations in Terre Haute.
Park’s friends plan run/walk events April 19
The Friends of Shakamak are planning several upcoming fun activities at Shakamak State Park.
The third annual Long Fish Dash on April 19 includes both the original 5K run and the newer 10K run, which was added last year. Competitors will be entered by age category in both races; awards will recognize winners in those same categories.
Optimists dishing out Italian dinner April 12
Clark County Optimist Club will sponsor an Italian Night on Saturday in St. Mary’s Parish Hall at Marshall, Ill.
Historical Society plans May 1 Indy outing
The Vigo County Historical Society is planning a day filled with new sights and experiences in Indianapolis on May 1.
The main focus of the trip is a visit to the 2014 Decorators’ Show House and Garden, a Tudor-style house at 5235 N. Meridian St. that once belonged to Vern Vanderbilt, who once was chief baker at L.S. Ayres.
Folk group Speedbumps to perform free show at The Woods April 14
The Speedbumps, an indie folk group and Independent Music Awards winner, is scheduled to play at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College on Monday.
Zorah poker run set April 12 at Shrine Hill
A poker run sponsored by Zorah Shriners’ Drum and Bugle Corps will take off on Saturday at Shrine Hill Country Place, 4500 Temple Ave.
ISU, South singers on stage at NYC’s Lincoln Center on April 12
A group of Indiana State students embarked on a trip of a lifetime as they boarded a bus on Tuesday on their way to perform at Lincoln Center in New York City.
The Sycamores, along with 21 students from Terre Haute South Vigo High School, are to perform Saturday.
Bricker’s art is April’s feature at VCPL
A collection of artworks of Wabash Valley Art Wabash Valley Art Guild member Julie Bricker is on display at the Vigo County Public Library.
ISU Symphony giving free concert on April 17
The Indiana State University Symphony Orchestra will present a free concert at 7:30 p.m. April 17 in Tilson Auditorium at ISU.
Kid Kare staging bingo fundraiser April 16
Kid Kare Project is having a spring bingo fundraiser and pork barbecue dinner on April 16 in the Blanford Sportsman Club.
TH Parks offer ‘Go FishIN the City’ April 19
Want to try your hand at trout fishing but have never fished before? Then you can join the Terre Haute Parks and Recreation Department and Indiana Department of Natural Resources’ Go FishIN in the City program.
Boot City act to perform Ray Price tribute April 12
Fiddle player and vocalist Dennis Stroughmatt will perform a tribute to country legend Ray Price at 7 p.m. on Saturday in the Boot City Opry.
Campus magazines plan April 11 launch party
A launch party for the art and literary magazines from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College and Indiana State University is scheduled 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday in Art Spaces Inc. at 669 Ohio St.
Chicken ’n’ noodles on Badoura’s menu April 13
Badoura Patrol of the Daughters of the Nile will serve a chicken noodle dinner from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday in the Zorah Shrine Temple, 420 N. Seventh St.
- Live events listing: April 10, 2014
Ehrmann Poetry Competition Awards to be bestowed at April 16 ceremony
Art Spaces Inc. and the Indiana State University Community School of the Arts is celebrating April as National Poetry Month in conjunction with the 2014 Max Ehrmann Poetry Competition Awards.
An awards ceremony will take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Rooney Library at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College.
- Concert listings: April 10, 2014
- MUSEUMS/EXHIBITIONS: April 10, 2014
Lions Club plans April 12 Easter Egg Hunt
Prairie Creek Lions Club will conduct its ninth annual Easter Egg Hunt April 12 at the Prairie Creek-Wilson Ball Field, two miles north of Prairie Creek, off U.S. 63 on Bowen Drive.
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