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Priority list includes 'Rock of Ages," natural disasters, more

March 6, 2017

“Rock of Ages”

Break out the spandex and massive wigs (and ignore the weak movie version) for the local premiere of this celebration of classic rock. March 10-April 1 Theatre on the Square Details

“Nature Unleashed: Inside Natural Disasters”

Created by the folks at The Field Museum in Chicago, this touring interactive exhibition looks at the way earthquakes, hurricanes, volcano eruptions and other batten-down-the-hatches events shape the world.  March 11-May 29 Indiana State Museum Details

“La Mer”

Debussy’s take on the deep blue sea is performed by the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra led by guest conductor Jun Markl. The rest of the nautically focused mix includes Britten’s “Four Sea Interludes,” Elgar’s “Sea Pictures,” and Ravel’s “Une barque sul l’ocean.” Mezzo-soprano Jennifer Johnston is guest soloist. March 9-11 Hilbert Circle Theatre/March 12 Palladium  Details

Also this week

“Unscripted” is an improved musical featuring four actors and an accompanist March 8-9 at the Studio Theater.

The Lumineers come to Bankers Life Fieldhouse March 10 followed by Ariana Grande on March 11.

Judy Kuhn, star of Broadway’s “Chess” and “Fun Home,” pays tribute to three generations of musical composers with “Rodgers, Rodgers & Guettel” May 10 at the Indiana Landmarks Center.

The Indiana Repertory Theatre presents the bachelor-pad romp “Boeing Boeing” March 7-April 2.

Ariana Grande plays Bankers Life Fieldhouse March 11.

Jay Leno stans up at Hilbert Circle Theatre for the Cancer Support Community Central Indiana’s annual “Laughing Matters” benefit March 11.

DivaFest includes work by women playwrights March 10-17 at IndyFringe.



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