On Stage – April 20


Greek mythology’s Hercules subject of original comedy

INDIANAPOLIS – No Exit Performance and Zach Rosing Productions pool their talents to present “Mad Mad Hercules” April 21 through May 7 at the Indy Fringe building, 719 E. St. Clair St. “Mad Mad Hercules” is an R-rated ride through Greek mythology’s most famous hero tale, although this hero isn’t exactly the guy you remember. Hercules and his companion Iolaos battle all the monsters Greece has to throw at them, if only they could stop battling each other. Visit noexitperformance.org for performance dates, show times and tickets.Cross-dressing con artists star as ‘Leading Ladies’GREENFIELD – Door-slamming, disguises, misunderstandings and mistaken identities create chaos and humor as the CrazyLake Acting Co. presents “Leading Ladies” April 14, 15, 21, 22 and 23 at the HJ Ricks Centre for the Arts at 122 W. Main Street. Friday and Saturday performances are at 7:30 p.m.; the April 23 Sunday matinee is at 2:30 p.m. Advance sale $10 tickets can be purchased at Hometown Comics, 1506 N. State St. or online at crazylake.com. Tickets will also be on sale for $12 at the door an hour before show time. For more information, call 317-477-2787.

Q Artistry premieres rock ‘n’ roll musical

LAWRENCE – Q Artistry presents a world premiere of “Attributes of the Strong” at 8 p.m. April 14, 15, 21 and 22 and at 5 p.m. April 16 at the Theater at the Fort, 8920 Otis Ave. This original rock musical explores how our actions affect others. Five individuals connect in a hospice while discovering what forgiveness means to them and what it means to be human. Visit artsforlawrence.org for a link to ticket information.

Cockney gal transforms into proper ‘Fair Lady’

INDIANAPOLIS — Based on George Bernard Shaw’s “Pygmalion,” “My Fair Lady” features the transformation of Eliza Doolittle, a scruffy, cockney flower seller, into a respectable lady in both manner and speech. Songs include “I Could Have Danced All Night,” “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly” and “Get Me to the Church on Time.” “My Fair Lady” plays through May 14 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.

IRT playwright pens drama about CIA agent’s struggle

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Repertory Theatre throws audiences into the middle of a psychological drama with “Miranda” playing now through April 23. A CIA operative working in the Middle East goes through a mind-bending existential crisis. Who are her friends? Who is the enemy? And just who is Miranda? The IRT’s playwright-in-residence James Still brings us a psychological riddle set in the world’s most explosive region. The Indiana Repertory Theatre is located at 140 W. Washington St. Visit irtlive.com for ticket information.