Event Calendar: Week of 1/15

Today

Cool City Swing Band ● The band plays favorites from the “Great American Songbook”: Cole Porter, Hoagy Carmichael, Duke Ellington and other greats. ● 7 to 10:30 p.m. ● The Jazz Kitchen, 5377 N. College Ave., Indianapolis ● $10 cover charge ● 253-4900 ● www.thejazzkitchen.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 plus $12 in fees ● Old National Centre, 502 N. New Jersey St., Indianapolis ● Call or visit website for prices ● 231-0000 ●  www.oldnationalcentre.com

 

Thursday

Twelfth Night’ ● William Shakespeare’s funny, vibrant and raw tale of love and loss  ● 8 p.m. ● IndyFringe Theatre, 719 E. St. Clair St., Indianapolis ● $20 adults; $10 students ● Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. ● 869-660 ● www.indyfringe.org

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

 

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

Jackie & 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. ● Saturday 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. ● Indiana Repertory Theatre Upperstage, 140 W. Washington St., Indianapolis ● Starts at $25; $20 for students ● 635-5252 ● www.irtlive.com/

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 Ave., Indianapolis ● Starts at $23.25 ● 684-0668 ● www.themysterycafeindy.com

 

Saturday

Dance Kaleidoscope presents Old Blue Eyes: Frank Sinatra and the Rat Pack● A tribute to the late crooner features unforgettable songs: ‘Come Fly with Me,” “Hey Mambo” and “Ain’t that a Kick in the Head” ● 2 and 7 p.m. ● Tarkington Center for the Performing Arts, 355 City Centre Dr., Carmel ● $15 & up ● 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

The Center Presents: The Fab Faux ● Beatlemania lives through a five-member band from New York City, playing albums from Sergeant Pepper’s, The White Album, Abbey Road, Revolver and Rubber Soul ● 8 p.m. ● 1 Center Green, Carmel ● Starting at $18 ● 843-3800 ● www.thecenterfortheperformingarts.org/

 

Sunday

Blue Ribbon and 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

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