Event Calendar: Week of 1/8

Today

Indiana Pacers vs. Miami Heat ● Boom Baby! Cheer on the Pacers and join the contagious energy of the Pacemates and mascots Boomer and Bowser at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. ● 7 p.m. ● 125 S. Pennsylvania St., Indianapolis ● Starting at $15 ● 917-2727 ● www.bankerslifefieldhouse.com

Indy Magic Monthly ● Make the winter blahs disappear at this magic show for kids of all ages ● 7:30 p.m. ● Theatre on the Square, 627 Massachusetts Ave., Indianapolis ● 685-8687 ● Starting at $12 for children 12 and under, military and seniors (65+) with ID ● $20 for adults ● www.indymagicmonthly.com

Arsenic & Old Lace” ● In this popular comedy from the 1940s, a man discovers that his sweet spinster aunts are poisoning old men to end their lonely suffering. Plays through Feb. 3 ● 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday ● 1 p.m. Wednesday ● 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday ● Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre, 9301 Michigan Rd., Indianapolis ● Starting at $37.50 ● 872-9664 ● www.beefandboards.com

 

Wednesday

Jersey Boys” ● The jukebox, documentary-style musical is based on one of the most successful bands of the early 60s, The Four Seasons. “Jersey Boys” won four Tony awards in 2006, including Best Musical. ● 7:30 p.m.; runs through Sunday, Jan. 20 at various times and prices, starting at $27 ● Old National Centre, 502 N. New Jersey St., Indianapolis ● Call or visit website for prices ● 231-0000 ●  www.oldnationalcentre.com

 

Thursday

John Pizzarelli ● Jazz guitarist, vocalist, songwriter and bandleader, Pizzarelli is the son of jazz guitar legend Bucky Pizzarelli. He has recorded with Rosemary Clooney, Buddy DeFranco, George Shearing and Johnny Frigo ● 7:30 p.m. ● Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre, 3 Center Green, Suite 200, Carmel ● $58-68; $18 for students ● 843-3800 ● www.thecenterfortheperformingarts.org

 

Friday

The Last 5 Years ● Contemporary, one-act musical that shows the rise and fall of a five-year relationship as explained by both partners. Winner of the 2002 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Music & Lyrics ● 8 p.m. today and Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday ● Footlite Musicals, 1847 N. Alabama St., Indianapolis ● $20 ● 926-6630 ● www.footlite.org

Alexander’s Ragtime Band” ● A society boy shocks his family by pursuing Ragtime, as opposed to “serious” music, in this 1938 film written by Irving Berlin. ● 7:30 p.m. ● The Palladium, 355 City Center Dr., Carmel ● $7.50 ● 843-3800 ● www.thecenterfortheperformingarts.org

Jackie and Me” ● A boy named Joey travels back into time to meet legendary baseball player Jackie Robinson. Joey learns how to face bullies after enduring taunts similar to ones that Robinson had. ● 7 p.m. ● 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. Saturday ● Indiana Repertory Theatre, 140 W. Washington St., Indianapolis ● Starting at $20 ● 635-5252 ● www.irtlive.com/

 

Saturday

Mummenschanz● The Swiss mime theater troop, in its 40th year, creates objects and materials into abstract forms, simple costumes and expressive masks. Perfect for children 5 years of age or older. ● 8 p.m.; Sunday at 3 p.m. ● Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre, 3 Center Green, Suite 200, Carmel ● Student tickets are $18; adults start at $38 ● 843-3800 ● www.thecenterfortheperformingarts.org

Hearthside Suppers by Candlelight ● Enjoy an authentic 19th century meal featuring Beef Broth with Rivels, Potato eggs, Squash Pie or Pudding and Everlasting Syllabub. Entertainment and more to follow after dinner. Recommended for ages 10 and older. Reservations are required. ● 6 to 9 p.m. Friday through Sunday ● Conner Prairie, 13400 Allisonville Rd., Fishers ● $60/person or $55/member  ● 776-6006 ● www.connerprairie.org

Ruinous Remake of Wizard of Oz” ● An environmentally-friendly 21st Century comedy of the famous musical, Dorothy has a smart phone, the Tin Man is recyclable, the Scarecrow is stuffed with organic hay and the Cowardly Lion is a vegan. ● 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday ● The Milano Inn, 231 S. College, Indianapolis ● Starts at $23.25 ● 684-0668 ● www.themysterycafeindy.com

 

Sunday

Blue Ribbon & Yellow Rose Carriage Tours ● Take your sweetheart downtown and enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride. ● Blue Ribbon Carriage Tour: 1 to 11 p.m ( 6 to 11 p.m. Monday through Thursday, Friday 6 p.m. to midnight, 4 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday); Yellow Rose Carriage Tour: 4 to 11 p.m. (6 to 11 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 6 p.m. to midnight Friday, 4 p.m. to midnight Saturday) ● Blue Ribbon picks up and drops off passengers at various downtown areas; Yellow Rose picks up and drops off passengers at Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1 South Capitol Ave., Indianapolis ● Pricing depends on length of tour ● 631-4169 for Blue Ribbon; 634-3400 for Yellow Rose ● www.blueribboncarriages.com; www.indycarriage.com

“Hairspray!” In Concert ● Plump teenager Tracy Turnblad wins a spot on a local dance show in Baltimore and launches a campaign to integrate the show. The musical has won 8 Tony Awards and is based on the 1988 film by John Waters. ● 7:30 p.m. This is a concert production. ● 1 Center Green, Carmel ● Starts at $42.50; $22.50 for students ● 843-3800 ● www.thecenterfortheperformingarts.org

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