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The performing arts take center stage at iconic venues like The Cabaret The Cabaret

Indianapolis Performing Arts Tour

Let Us Entertain You

In Indy, talent can be found around every corner and for every taste. From Broadway to comedy, drama, music, and nightlife, the stage is set for a great time. Let us entertain you!


Center For Performing Arts

  • Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre – for 40 years this Actor's Equity professional theater has been serving up fun, food, and live entertainment, featuring the best of Broadway shows and musicals. The service is impeccable – the food delicious – and the shows memorable. 3 hours
  • Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra – the renowned orchestra performs at the historic Hilbert Circle Theatre with a year-long schedule of classics, pops, contemporary, and special musical events, including the annual Yuletide Celebration. 2-3 hours
  • Indiana Repertory Theatre – the shows will captivate you, from stunning dramas to uproarious comedies, performed at this historic, multi-stage venue. During the holiday, Dickens' A Christmas Carol always packs the house. 2-3 hours
  • Broadway in Indianapolis – offering Broadway's best touring shows throughout the season at the Old National Centre or Clowes Memorial Hall. Recent Broadway shows have included Jersey BoysWicked, and Billy Elliott. 2-3 hours
  • The Palladium – Michael Feinstein's acoustically perfect venue is located just north of Indy in Carmel and is part of the Center for the Performing Arts. The spectacular concert/music hall hosts a variety of national performers, orchestras and dance troupes. 2-3 hours
  • The Cabaret! – cozy up for a New York-style sophisticated, intimate cabaret show inside the historic Columbia Club on Monument Circle. Enjoy dinner first and then top cabaret singers from across the nation. 1-2 hours
  • The Mind Tripping Show – be amazed, bedazzled, and bewildered at this humorous, mind-bending show performed at downtown's Hilton Indianapolis. It's a unique, interactive show with tons of mind-reading fun. 1-2 hours
  • Howl at the Moon – the spot for nightlife in downtown Indy, with dueling pianos, sing-alongs, and dancing in a nightclub setting. 1-2 hours
  • CSz Indianapolis – fast-paced, hilarious, improvisational theatre with a sports theme appropriate for all ages. The audience is involved in a competition between two improv teams. 1-2 hours

Dining Suggestions

Ruths Chris Steak House

  • Slippery Noodle Inn – dine at Indiana's oldest bar (1850) and be treated to blues music all evening long. (1-2 hours)
  • The Jazz Kitchen – combine an innovative menu with live jazz for an exceptional evening experience. (1-2 hours)
  • Mesh on Mass – superb contemporary farm to table dining located in the Mass Ave Cultural District. (1-2 hours)
  • Ruth's Chris Steak House – offering groups private lunches prior to matinee or evening performances at Indy's premier theatres. (1-2 hours)

Please contact Chris Cecil, Jr., Meetings Express Sales Manager - Domestic, Canadian, and International Tour Markets, or John Mellinger, Visitor Experience Manager/Information Specialist - Incoming Tours, for more detailed information about the venues and activities on this itinerary.

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