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“Lovely”

Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre
Ranked #8 of 25 things to do in Carmel
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Fishers, Indiana
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32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Lovely”
Reviewed April 23, 2013

The Tarkington is a very prettily appointed smaller theater, with beautiful wood accents and chairs and curtains in a pretty shade of deep rose. It's one of those places where just walking in makes me happy.

I believe there are about 500 seats, and it's more deep than wide. The first time we were there we sat in the front row, which can often be bad news, but here it was wonderful.

An added plus is the free parking, in an enclosed garage that adjoins the theater.

Visited March 2013
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English first
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21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Great education program”
Reviewed April 11, 2013 via mobile

My kids participated in the Musical Theater Saturdays program. Such a friendly and professional staff. The theather size is perfect for an intimate show. We will be returning to see Peter Pan and Beanstalk.

Visited April 2013
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Greenwood, Indiana
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64 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Gorgeous theatre with great talent”
Reviewed February 21, 2013

The theatre is quaint and beautiful. All of the seating looked comfortable and didn't appear to have any bad seats. You can tell that the theatre is well loved!

Visited October 2012
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Indianapolis
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27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Lovely well designed theater”
Reviewed November 10, 2012

I like the comfy seats with enough room so you aren't fighting for elbow room. I like the sound quality. I like that you park in a garage attached to the theater. I like the deep red and dark wood decor. It's elegant and a great sized theater.

Visited October 2012
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Fishers, Indiana
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106 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Woman in Black”
Reviewed November 5, 2012

Such a great, intimate venue for plays. We just saw the Woman in Black and it was excellent. This was an eerie 3 character play that could make you chuckle and then scare you in the next scene. There is a small bar in the lobby where beer, wine, soda and mixed drinks can be purchased and these are allowed in the theater. There are some wonderful upcoming plays coming as well so check out the schedule.

Visited November 2012
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