Theatre on the Square is located at 627 Massachusetts Avenue in the rich theatre district of downtown Indianapolis. It is a live, performing arts theatre known for its cultural theatrical productions, outrageous comedies, and innovative stylings. Exciting things are always happening around Theatre on the Square. This year they have partnered up with Theatre Mogul to present the award winning and international hit play, “Defending the Caveman”. This play holds the record as the longest running solo play in Broadway History. It is a hilarious, insightful play about the ways men and women relate. Off to a smashing start, Caveman has already been delighting Indianapolis audiences and getting rave reviews. This show is playing on the main stage every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. However, don’t think that this is the only thing going on at Theatre on the Square, Oh No! In Theatre on the Square’s smaller, cabaret stage, fun and exciting shows will be happening all season.
Everyone loves the TOTs intimate nightclub stage. With its colorful lighting, chairs, barstools, and tables it feels like you have just been transported to a mid-century French cabaret. It has seating for up to sixty, which makes this the perfect environment for unique plays that are sometimes surprisingly interactive. The set designers at TOTs are always innovative, creative, and amazing in what they come up with for this small space. Audiences have marveled at not only the cutting edge shows but the clever and flexible ways that the cozy space has been transformed. Theatre on the Square strives to be exceptional in the plays and productions that they bring to the Indianapolis Audience. Just scroll your mouse over to the Season’s tab and gaze upon the stimulating variety of thrilling shows that will be playing this season.
Currently playing on the Cabaret Stage is the amusing and rib-tickling play, “Does this show make my Butt look fat?” One of the most successful shows that has ever played at Theatre on the Square, it has been brought back by popular demand. OK, just the title alone should let you know this is going to be a fun, fun show. The performance takes you on a comic romp through the trials and tribulations of womanhood, including weight, dieting, and looking good. The show is full of character and charm. Best of all is celebrates women’s self-acceptance and a reminder of the things that really matter.