Oaklandon Civic tells fish stories through melodies

OAKLANDON — Oaklandon Civic Theatre presents “King Mackerel and the Blues are Running: Songs and Stories of the Carolina Coast,” weekends through March 19. Tall tales and ballads bring the Carolina coast to inland Indiana as the cast of musical fishermen stage a benefit to save the Corncake Inlet Inn. Audiences should save room for dessert as Bonnie’s Café will be selling theme-related treats during intermission. Friday and Saturday shows start at 8 p.m. Sunday matinees start at 2 p.m. at the Oaklandon Civic, 6450 Oaklandon Road. Tickets are $12 each and can be reserved at 317-823-4761 ext. 4. For more information, visit oaklandoncivictheatre.org.Beef & Boards presents colorful Bible favoriteINDIANAPOLIS — 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 Amazing 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.

Fast-paced show features Cole Porter classic tunes

INDIANAPOLIS — Footlite Musicals’ “Anything Goes” is high-jinks on the high seas as nightclub singer turned evangelist Reno Sweeney travels aboard the S. S. American from New York to England. This fast-paced screwball comedy features tap dancing sailors, jazz baby angels, crooning stowaways, public enemy No. 13, wealthy Englishmen, a lovely debutante and romance. “Anything Goes,” featuring the music of Indiana’s Cole Porter, plays through March 18 at Footlite Musicals, 1847 N. Alabama St. Visit footlitemusicals.wildapricot.org for show times and ticket prices.