“Cay” teaches about acceptance

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Repertory Theatre presents “The Cay” through Feb. 26. A young boy from a privileged home finds himself shipwrecked on a Caribbean island with an elderly black man during World War II. Both learn lessons about survival and prejudice as they struggle to stay alive until they’re rescued. The Indiana Repertory Theatre is located at 140 W. Washington St. Visit irtlive.com for ticket information.Students perform timeless comedyGREENFIELD — Greenfield-Central High School theater troupe presents “You Can’t Take It With You” by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 16, 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Feb. 18 and Feb. 19 in the auditorium at Greenfield-Central High School, 810 N. Broadway. The show opens the doors to life at the Sycamore household and a family that collects snakes, creates fireworks in the basement, paints, makes candy, plays the xylophone and writes plays. For more information, call 317-462-9211, ext. 34121.

“Rumors” run rampant at Civic

CARMEL — In an upper-middle class town home, the Deputy Mayor of New York City has just sustained a bullet wound through the earlobe. Friends Ken, with his wife Chris, are there to celebrate the 10th wedding anniversary of the mayor and his wife, but are now confronted with “getting the story straight” before the other guests arrive. Confusion, miscommunication and layers of little white lies soon spin the evening quickly out of control. Neil Simon’s “Rumors” shows through Feb. 18 at the Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre, 3 Center Green. For more information, visit civictheatre.org.Biblical story of Joseph comes to life on stage

INDIANAPOLIS — Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyricist Tim Rice bring the Old Testament story of Joseph, his twelve brothers and their pilgrimage to Egypt from the bible to the stage in “Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat,” through March 26 at Beef & Boards, 9301 Michigan Road. Visit beefandboards.com for show times and ticket prices. For reservations, call the Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre Box Office at 317-872-9664.