The Center for the Performing Arts
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Carmel, IN 46032


The Center for the Performing Arts is a world-class, three-venue performing arts center located in Carmel, Indiana. Its facilities include a state-of-the-art, acoustically superior, 1,600-seat concert hall, the Palladium; a 500-seat proscenium theater, the Tarkington; and the 200-seat black-box Studio Theater.

The Center presents a diverse lineup of local, national and international arts programming, including pop, rock, classical, jazz, choral and Great American Songbook concerts, performances by acclaimed symphonies such as the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, a variety of plays and musicals, the best in contemporary dance, intimate cabaret performances, appearances by America's favorite comedians, and a host of other events that enhance the quality of life in Central Indiana and throughout the Midwest.

The Center for the Performing Arts also is home to the Great American Songbook Foundation and several local performing arts organizations: Actors Theatre of Indiana, Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre, Carmel Symphony Orchestra, Central Indiana Dance Ensemble, Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre and Indiana Wind Symphony.

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Ella Sings the Songbook

July 25-October 31, 2017


July 27-30, 2017

Carmel Farmers Market

July 29-September 30, 2017

Piaf Plus

August 5-6, 2017

La Cage aux Folles

September 15-October 1, 2017

Songbook Celebration

September 30, 2017


October 12-28, 2017

Michael McDonald with Marc Cohn

October 12, 2017


October 13-28, 2017

Chris Botti

October 19, 2017

Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox

October 26, 2017

National Acrobats and Martial Artists of China

October 29, 2017

A Grand Night for Singing

November 3-19, 2017

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet

November 3, 2017

Red Priest

November 4, 2017

Rick Springfield - Stripped Down Solo Acoustic

November 5, 2017

Country Unplugged Tour - Mark Chesnutt, Lorrie Morgan, Joe Diffie

November 10, 2017

The U.S. Army Field Band

November 15, 2017

Gregory Porter

November 18, 2017

A Year with Frog and Toad

November 25-26, 2017

Jim Brickman - A Joyful Christmas

November 25, 2017

Russian Grand Ballet - Swan Lake

November 25, 2017

Russian Grand Ballet - The Nutcracker

November 26, 2017

Damien Escobar

December 1, 2017

Completely Christmas - Memories, Mistletoe, and Manger Included

December 7-10, 2017

Oak Ridge Boys - Holiday

December 7, 2017

Straighten Up & Fly Right for the Holidays

December 8, 2017

Dave Koz 20th Anniversary Christmas Tour

December 10, 2017

Celtic Thunder Holiday Symphony Tour

December 14, 2017

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

December 15, 2017-January 7, 2018

Canadian Brass Christmas

December 23, 2017

NYE Extravaganza presented by Taft

December 31, 2017

John Beasley's Monk'estra

January 20, 2018

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra with Pinchas Zukerman

January 21, 2018

Art Garfunkel - In Close Up

January 25, 2018

Richard Marx

January 27, 2018

25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

February 2, 2018

Sense and Sensibility

February 2-17, 2018

Dublin Irish Dancers

February 3, 2018

China National Symphony Orchestra with Conductor Tan Dun

February 9, 2018

Storm Large

February 16, 2018

The Summit - Manhattan Transfer Meets Take 6

February 17, 2018

The Midtown Men

February 23, 2018

Staatskapelle Weimar Orchestra

March 9, 2018

Paul Galbraith

March 15, 2018

Celtic Nights - Oceans of Hope

March 16, 2018

Pink Martini

March 17, 2018

And Then There Were None

March 23-April 7, 2018

Michael Feinstein with Betty Buckley

April 21, 2018


April 27-May 12, 2018

The Mystery of Edwin Drood

April 27-May 13, 2018

Itzhak Perlman

April 28, 2018

Million Dollar Quartet

June 1-17, 2018


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