Civic is the largest of more than 70 community theatres in Indiana and one of the ten largest nationwide. Civic enriches metropolitan Indianapolis by providing live entertainment, creative opportunities and theatre education to residents of central Indiana. Each season, Civic conducts 80 public performances, works with over 200 avocational actors, and serves more than 51,000 patrons from across Indiana.Add Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre and other attractions to your Carmel trip itinerary using our Carmel attractions planner.
Since 1941, Civic Theatre’s Jr. Civic Education Program has offered the only year-round, theatre-based performing arts program in the state of Indiana. Under the guidance of professional instructors, students aged 3 and up are introduced to a multidisciplinary curriculum designed to connect theatre proficiencies with life skills such as discipline, self-confidence, commitment and team work. To provide equal access for all students, Jr. Civic embraces the needs of at-risk students and implements numerous outreach programs to enhance curriculum for these students. Jr. Civic educational workshops and outreach programs reach over 15,000 annually.
Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre reviews
This is an amateur company which presents outstanding theatrical productions. I have enjoyed this theatre for over 20 years. Usually there is one drama per year and a play that appeals to the young.... more »
I love this venue! No problems with traffic. Parking garage was easy to get in/out, free, and the elevator takes you to the main lobby (you do not have to go outside at all). Drinks prices were... more »
Our family had a wonderful time at Cat in the Hat! We are looking forward to Shrek. Our daughters are both six years old. Thanks for putting on a show designed for families that is also entertaining for adults.
The Cat in the Hat was wonderful. Very cute. I loved it as much as my 6 yr old did and I am not a Dr. Guess fan. There is a parking garage attached to the Tarkington bldg.
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