On Stage – January 4

Indiana Repertory Theatre presents ‘Raisin in the Sun’

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Repertory Theatre presents the American classic “A Raisin in the Sun.” After years in a crowded, run-down, inner-city apartment, the Younger family dreams of a better life in the green, sunny suburbs. But when opportunity comes along, will they agree on the best route to get there? And will the gates be open to them? “A Raisin in the Sun” opens Wednesday at the Indiana Repertory Theatre, 140 W. Washington St. and plays through Feb. 3. Visit irtlive.com for ticket information and performance times.

Footlite’s ‘Brooklyn’ brings the audience on stage

INDIANAPOLIS — Footlite Musicals, 1847 N. Alabama St., presents “Brooklyn,” as its annual cabaret-style production where the performers — and the audience — are on the stage. Opening Jan. 5 and running through Jan. 21, performance dates, times and ticket prices can be found at footlite.org.

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‘Greater Tuna’ showcases small town Texas life

INDIANAPOLIS — Fan favorites Eddie Curry and Jeff Stockberger portray all 20 characters in Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre’s production of “Greater Tuna.” This non-musical show introduces audiences to the wacky residents of Tuna, the third-smallest town in Texas “where the Lions Club is too liberal and Patsy Cline never dies.” “Greater Tuna” for four weeks only through Jan. 28 at Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre, 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.

‘Joseph’ in its final weekend at Civic Theatre

CARMEL — “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” is the reimagining of the biblical story of Joseph who was sold into Egyptian slavery by his 11 brothers, but found favor in the Egyptian court for his ability to interpret dreams. The Elvis-style Pharaoh makes Joseph his right-hand man which is where he is when his father Jacob comes to find him. “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” opens Friday at the Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre, 3 Center Green, and runs through Jan. 7. For more information, visit civictheatre.org.