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The Center for the Performing Arts

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Address: 355 City Center Dr, Carmel, IN 46032-3806
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+1 317-843-3800
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10:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 18:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 18:00

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Great Venue for a Great Performance!

Last night we visited the Palladium to see the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir/Symphony Orchestra perform Handel's Messiah. The performers did an awesome job and the venue was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last night we visited the Palladium to see the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir/Symphony Orchestra perform Handel's Messiah. The performers did an awesome job and the venue was terrific. When I first called to make reservations, they were sold out, but they put me on a wait list in case more seats opened up. A few days later I received a call... More 

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Thank Edward C
Carmel, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

We attend the Center for the Performing Arts a number of times a year, aiming at the more classical performances and sometimes the pop music. The site itself, (three venues of different sizes inside) is extraordinarily well done with most impressive architecture. While the popular performances are done quite well with a wide variety of artists, the Classical series is... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Our experience was a great one. I was concerned that the venue would be overwhelmingly large, but contrary to my expectations it is quite intimate. Box office staff was great. Lindy was the one who assisted us, and she was really welcoming and friendly. The usher staff was polite and helpful. There was was a security guy, I think named... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

We traveled from St. Louis to see Mike Mills and Robert McDuffie and had a great experience. We drove to the venue and walked around in the afternoon to check out the parking situation and walked several blocks around Carmel. Neat place...nice shops, bike trail, clean, worth a return visit. We ended up parking in the circle lot in front... More 

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Thank Mark E
Bloomington, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Beautiful building but hard to figure out if you don't already know. I was looking for the Palladium, not the Center for Performing Arts. Could not find a parking lot in the dark. Poor signage. But, once inside, staff was very nice and the setting is opulent. Enjoyed Joan Baez there with excellent acoustics.

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Thank cmeyer634
Carmel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

This Center is outstanding! Excellent facilities and excellent performances- and all so close to home. It's really remarkable. I can travel to Carnegie Hall or let the hall come to us.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

First time in the Center and it was not disappointing. Comfortable seats, great views and great acoustics. Parking wasn't a problem and we had a great time.

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Carmel, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

My first visit to The Palladium was to see the Christmas Festival of Carols show presented by the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir. It was an excellent and festive performance. The venue is first rate in every way. There is simply not a bad seat in the house. Pick your favorite kind of music and treat yourself to a spectacular experience!

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Thank CarmelMel
Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

There is a beautiful small 200+ seat theater in the center that currently is hosting a great show. If you like old rock and roll go see Million Dollar Quartet. 317-843-3800 for tix. One of the best things I've ever seen anywhere! Only here until 10/2. Don't miss it! It's awesome

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Carmel, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

The Center for the Performing Arts is a great place to go if you like live music and theater. They have many different options as far as style of production from pop, country, folk, Broadway, opera, classical musicians, and dance productions! The performers and production values are always excellent. I've seen several productions-mostly at the Palladium, and they were all... More 

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