Monday, January 1

Broadway in Indianapolis: 2017-2018 Season

Flying children, a boy with his tongue frozen to poles, and a green-faced young girl are just a few of the reasons Broadway in Indianapolis' 2017 - 2018 season is interesting this year.

Returning for a tour is Rent, new shows are a majority of the list, and the musical numbers are well known in more than one show.

Below is the schedule, with ticket information following.

Broadway in Indianapolis
2017-2018 SEASON SHOWS

Finding Neverland
October 17-22, 2017
Clowes Memorial Hall
Finding Neverland tells the incredible
story behind one of the world’s most beloved characters: Peter Pan. Playwright J.M.
Barriestruggles to find inspiration until he meets four young brothers and their beautiful
widowed mother. Spellbound by the boys’ enchanting make-believe adventures, he sets out to write a play that will astound London theatergoers. 

A Christmas Story, The Musical
November 28-December 3, 2017
Old National Centre
A Christmas Story, The Musical chronicles young and bespectacled Ralphie Parker as he
schemes his way toward the holiday gift of his dreams, an official Red Ryder® Carbine-Action
200-Shot Range Model Air Rifle (“You’ll shoot your eye out kid!”).

The Carole King Musical
January 30-February 4, 2018
Clowes Memorial Hall
Long before she was Carole King, chart-topping music legend, she was Carol Klein, Brooklyn girl
with passion and chutzpah. She fought her way into the record business as a teenager and, by
the time she reached her twenties, had the husband of her dreams and a flourishing career
writing hits for the biggest acts in rock ‘n’ roll. It wasn’t until her personal life began to crack
that she finally managed to find her true voice. Beautiful tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in pop music history.

Les Misérables
March 13-18, 2018
Old National Centre
Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables tells an enthralling story
of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption – a timeless testament
to the survival of the human spirit. Seen by more
than 70 million people in 44 countries and in 22 languages around the globe, Les Misérables is still the world’s most popular musical, breaking box office records everywhere in its 32nd year.

RENT 20th Anniversary Tour
June 12-17, 2018
Clowes Memorial Hall
In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway... and forever
changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson’s Rent
continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the
world. And now, this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award®-winning masterpiece returns to the stage
in a vibrant 20th anniversary touring production. A re-imagining of Puccini's La Bohème, RENT
follows an unforgettable year in the lives of seven artists struggling to follow their
dreams without selling out. With its inspiring message of joy and hope in the face of fear,
this timeless celebration of friendship and creativity reminds us to measure our lives with love.

April 25-May 13, 2018
*Old National Centre
Wicked, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz...but from a
different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with
emerald-green skin—smart, fiery, misunderstood and possessing an extraordinary talent. When
she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the
unlikeliest of friendships...until the world calls one “good,” and the other one “wicked.”

Group sales information is now available for all shows. Reservations may be made by calling
Group Sales Manager, Chris Schneider, at 317-632-7469 x 103 or email at For more information visit
Tickets for individual shows typically go on sale to the general
public 4-6 weeks prior to the opening of the show.

Elizabeth J. Musgrave is a travel, features, food and wine writer, travel and food photographer, and performing arts and restaurant critic. Follow her on Twitter @GottaGo, LinkedIn and Facebook.