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Lilly Theater

Lilly Theater

Live Performances to Inspire and Engage

Fantasy, comedy, colorful costumes, and imaginative scenery come together in plays designed for all ages. Experience familiar and surprising stories brought to life. Stick around after the show to meet the cast.

Free with museum admission. Tickets available on a first-come, first-served basis starting at 10 a.m. at the Lower Level ticket booth. Members can reserve tickets in advance online or by calling 317-334-4000. Day-of tickets are available only at the Lower Level Ticket Booth. 

Located on the Lower Level.

Coming Soon!

The True Story of the Three Little Pigs

  • Performances at 1 and 3 p.m. March 12 & 13, 19 & 20, 22-26, 29-31, April 1-3, 9-10, and 16-17
  • March 24-25, 31, and April 1 there is an additional performance at 11:30 a.m.
  • ASL-interpreted performance, April 16 at 1 p.m.

There are two sides to every story. Now the long-suppressed account of the Big Bad Wolf is finally brought to light in Piggsylvania's trial of the century! In this family musical comedy, the audience acts as the jury to decide the Wolf's fate. Parent's and children will delight in this exploration of who is to blame. A thrilling courtroom dram-edy with music and ham!

Museum members can reserve advance tickets online or by calling 317-334-4000. Day-of tickets are available only at the Lower Level Ticket Booth. 

Reserve tickets online

45 minutes; ages 4+
Book and Lyrics by Robert Kauzlaric. Music by Paul Gilvary and William Rush. Adapted from the book by Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith.