The Actor’s Theatre of Indiana’s “The 39 Steps” features a cast of four actors who breathlessly and hilariously re-enact all of the 150 characters, locations and famous scenes in Hitchcock’s 1935 film thriller with just a few props, a lot of theatrical ingenuity and split-second costume changes. Showing now through Feb. 15 at the Studio Theatre at the Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel. Ticket info available at actorstheatreofindiana.com.
Spend a hilarious evening with actor and comedian Jim Belushi and crew with their brand-new sketch comedy show at the Palladium, Sunday at 7 p.m. at the Palladium in Carmel. Contact thecenterfortheperformingarts.org for ticket information.
Air Force veteran and mixed-media artist Chris Dacre uses color, humor, printmaking and sculpture to playfully discuss the topic of war in “Oh Yeah,” an art exhibit currently showing in the Berkshire, Reese and Paul Galleries of the Herron School of Art and Design at 735 W. New York St. in Indianapolis. This exhibit is free and open to the public. For more information and gallery hours, contact herron.iupui.edu.
The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra’s annual Celebration of Black History Month honors the significant impact of African-American musicians on the cultural life of Indianapolis and the nation. Hear classical favorites, spirituals and hymns, including the ever-moving “Lift Every Voice and Sing” in this special performance, Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Hilbert Circle Theater at 45 Monument Circle. Contact indianapolissymphony.org for more details.