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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. 

Coming Soon! Pinocchio

March 10–11, 17–18, 24–25, 27–31, April 3–8, and 14–15
1 and 3 p.m.

March 20–23
1 p.m.

Watch as the Blue Fairy leads you on a magical journey through this retelling of the classic story featuring original music, sing-alongs, and interactivity. Through his adventures, Pinocchio learns that respecting other people, telling the truth, and being good will make his dreams come true. With an emphasis on anti-bullying for PreKindergarten through Grade 2 audiences, Pinocchio teaches and entertains.

45 minutes; ages 4+
Book and lyrics by Patty Carver. Music by Patty Carver and Leo P. Carusone.Based on the story by Carlo Collodi.