On Stage – December 29


Beef & Boards goes ‘Mad’

INDIANAPOLIS – “Shear Madness” erupts at a not-so-typical hair salon, when the old lady upstairs gets mysteriously murdered. The audience combs through the clues, questioning the suspects as if they were “Shearlock Holmes.” The show runs Dec. 29 through Jan. 29 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.Booth Tarkington Civic brings Disney classic to stageCARMEL – The Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre, 3 Center Green, presents Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast,” through Jan. 1. The musical fairy tale features the unlikely friendship that develops between Belle and the Beast who kidnapped her, only to reveal he is more than the monster he appears. The show familiar features tunes “Be Our Guest” and “Beauty and the Beast.” For more information, visit civictheatre.org.

IRT presents annual ‘Carol’

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Repertory Theatre presents a holiday tradition with Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” through Dec. 24. The spirits of Christmas bring new life to Ebenezer Scrooge in his journey from a dark night of the soul to a bright joyous morning. Celebrate the season at the Indiana Repertory Theatre, 140 W. Washington St., with Scrooge, Jacob Marley, the three spirits and Tiny Tim. Visit irtlive.com for performance times and ticket information.