“It’s a Wonderful Life” radio play on stage at Buck Creek
INDIANAPOLIS — A Christmas classic becomes a live radio play with “It’s a Wonderful Life: a Live Radio Play” through Dec. 17 on stage at the Buck Creek Playhouse, 11150 Southeastern Ave. Five actors perform the dozens of characters needed to present the broadcast along sound with effects created at a live Foley table. Tickets are $18 for adults and $16 for students and seniors. For more information and show times, visit buckcreekplayers.com or call 317-862-2270.
“Best Little Whorehouse” plays at Footlite Musicals
INDIANAPOLIS — For a break from holiday-themed productions, Footlite Musicals at 1847 N. Alabama St., presents “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas” through Dec. 10. Based on a legendary Texas brothel which operated until 1973, the business faces an adversary in a conservative talk radio host who campaigns to have the brothel shut down. This production is intended for mature audiences. Visit footlite.org for show times and ticket prices.
Indiana Repertory Theatre features traditional “Christmas Carol”
INDIANAPOLIS — Join Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim and three lively ghosts on a dark and snowy journey that leads to redemption and hope as the Indiana Repertory Theatre presents Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” through Dec. 24 at the Indiana Repertory Theatre, 140 W. Washington St. Visit irtlive.com for ticket information, performance times and special events surrounding this production.
Beef & Boards Christmas Variety Show has something for everyone
INDIANAPOLIS — Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre presents a holiday tradition with its 25th anniversary production of “A Beef & Boards Christmas” through Dec. 22 at Beef & Boards, 9301 Michigan Road. This family show offers holiday-themed music, dance and variety. Visit beefandboards.com for show times and ticket prices. For reservations, call the Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre Box Office at 317-872-9664.