Broadway in Indianapolis presents the national tour of “Dreamgirls,” Nov. 2-7 at the Murat Theatre. Details here.
Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre opens its season with “Once Upon a Time in India,” Oct. 29-30 at the Pike Performing Arts Center. Details here.
Butler University’s Visiting Writers Series continues with novelist/short-story writer Lorrie Moore, Nov. 1 in the Krannert Room of Clowes Hall. Details here.
The Phoenix Theatre presents “My Name is Asher Lev,” adapted from the Chaim Potok novel, Oct. 28-Nov. 21. Details here.
Dennis Bingham, associate professor of English and director of film studies in the IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI and author of the book “Whose Lives Are They Anyway?” discusses “Lives or Lies? The Truth about Biopics,” Oct. 28 at the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Details here.
Guests at this year’s Guilded Leaf Book & Author Luncheon Oct. 28 at the Ritz Charles include author Roy Blount Jr. Details here.
Know No Stranger presents “Optical Popsicle II,” a program of “whimsical entertainments,” Oct. 29-30 at the Athenaeum. Details (and a very fun list of discounts—including one for wearing a turtleneck) here.