Ten West Center for the Arts presents “Songs for a New World” at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 10 W. Church St. in Fortville. Tickets for this PG-rated song-cycle performance are $10 and can be purchased online at brownpapertickets.com. Ten West’s intimate setting provides space for an up-close-and-personal performance from the four adult cast members and live stage band. This marks Ten West’s eighth production and the first featuring an all-adult cast.
The Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre, 3 Center Green in Carmel, presents its summer youth production of “Oklahoma!” Thursday through Sunday. Evening performances are at 7 p.m., and the Sunday matinee is at 2 p.m. This production features Hancock County residents Samantha Russell as Laurey and Felicity Kratky in the chorus. Visit thecenterfortheperformingarts.org for ticket information.
The Indianapolis Children’s Museum will celebrate National Dance Day on Saturday with special dance performances throughout the day. Learn the official National Dance Day choreography and participate in a mass performance with dancers from around the city. All skill levels are welcome and encouraged to participate. Participation in National Dance Day is free with museum admission. Visit childrensmuseum.org for open hours and admission information.
The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra will perform the hits of the maestro of cinema, John Williams, at Symphony on the Prairie, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Conner Prairie, 13400 Allisonville Road in Fishers. Williams is the composer for the soundtracks of more than 80 films including “Jaws,” “E.T.,” “Star Wars” and “Close Encounters of the Third Kind.” The gates open at 6 p.m. Visit connerprairie.org for ticket prices.