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May 15, 2017

“Kinky Boots”

The centerpiece of the Broadway in Indianapolis season teams composer Cyndi Lauper with book writer Harvey Fierstein for an adaptation of the British film. In it, a shoe factory facing hard times decides to produce a different kind of footwear. May 16  Clowes Hall Details

“Shrek: The Musical”

Another new show to join the B&B repertoire, “Shrek” features—believe it or not—a score by the same composer as the Tony Award-winning “Fun Home.” Perhaps the dragon’s breath can be used before the show to heat the buffet offerings. May 18-July 2 Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre Details

Infusion Music Fest

The annual wind-down of the downtown season for the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra includes performances with Time for Three, Amos Lee, and more. The weekend also includes a continuation of the ISO’s cinematic soundtrack series with live accompaniment to screenings of the film “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.” May 17-21 Hilbert Circle Theatre Details

Also this week

The changing face of gender dynamics is at the center of Taylor Mac’s black comedy “Hir,” having its local premiere May 18-June 18 at the Phoenix Theatre.

Catalyst Repertory Theatre offers the world premiere of Bennet Ayres’ “Feral Boy,” May 18-28.

The Broad Ripple Art Fair sets up shop at the Indianapolis Art Center May 20-21.

It’s Dog Trivia Night, May 19 at the Eiteljorg Museum.

The Indianapolis School of Ballet presents “Coppelia” May 20-21 at the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Meanwhile Indiana Ballet Conservatory offers its “Evolution of a Dancer” showcase May 21 at the Tarkington.

Red Hot Chili Peppers play Bankers Life Fieldhouse May 18.

The Adrian Belew Power Trio headlines at Radio Radio May 19.

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