Posts about: Center for The Peforming Arts

CSO Celebrates Diversity=Unity in ‘Veteran’s Salute’

November 15, 2023

In tribute to our nation’s veterans, the Carmel Symphony Orchestra presented an inclusive program of music in its “Masterworks 2: Veteran’s Salute” concert, Saturday, at The Palladium at the Center at the Performing Arts. Leading the CSO was guest conductor David Commanday. In his director’s... read more

Chita Rivera Shows Enduring Star Quality At The Cabaret

June 8, 2023

Playing to a sold-out house of adoring fans, singer-actor-dancer Chita Rivera, née Dolores Conchita Figueroa del Rivero, demonstrated why she is Broadway royalty at The Cabaret Saturday. Hot off the success of her just released autobiography, “Chita: A Memoir,” the legend also sold out the... read more

Terrence Flannery: Surrounded By Brilliance

June 2, 2023

On April 29, I had the opportunity to witness one of Michael Feinstein’s finest concerts, “Get Happy: Michael Feinstein Celebrates the Judy Garland Centennial,” at the Palladium at the Center for the Performing Arts. Ever since the Center opened in 2011, I have had the... read more

‘Violet’ Is Abundant With Vivid Performances

October 31, 2022

Seeing multiple productions of shows is not unusual in my line of work. In 2019, I saw an excellent production of the musical “Violet.”  It was presented by Eclipse, the Summer Stock Stage emerging artist program.  So, when I saw “Violet” presented by the Actors... read more

Livestreamed Holiday Show To Feature Feinstein And Special Guest

November 19, 2020

World-renowned entertainer Michael Feinstein will team up with special guest and celebrated inspirational performer Sandi Patty to present a livestreamed concert, “Home for The Holidays: An Evening with Michael Feinstein and Special Guest Sandi Patty” on Friday, Nov. 20 at 8:00 p.m. The FREE online... read more

Performing Arts Groups React To The Pandemic

March 17, 2020

When it was announced on Thursday that Broadway was shutting down in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, I had a sinking feeling it would only be a matter of time before the same fate would befall theatres and venues in Central Indiana. In the days... read more

‘Festival of Carols’ concert regales Palladium audience

December 27, 2018

Having seen ten holiday performing arts events prior to attending the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir’s annual “Festival of Carols” at the Palladium on Saturday, Dec. 22, I felt like I had run a marathon. It wasn’t that I did not appreciate every single event; however, being... read more