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The Center for the Performing Arts

355 City Center Dr, Carmel, IN 46032-3806
+1 317-843-3800
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Great Acoustics

What a gem, hard to believe that this venue is only 10-12 yrs old! It was built to look like an old... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Christine F
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Dallas, Texas
via mobile
Great Place To See A Concert

Went here two times last week to see concerts... always a great time... not a bad seat in the... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
paul30
,
Indianapolis, Indiana
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good12%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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355 City Center Dr, Carmel, IN 46032-3806
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+1 317-843-3800
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"concert hall"
in 7 reviews
"performing arts"
in 9 reviews
"beautiful building"
in 6 reviews
"great acoustics"
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"tony bennett"
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"world class venue"
in 4 reviews
"wonderful venue"
in 5 reviews
"american songbook"
in 3 reviews
"actors theatre"
in 3 reviews
"great place to see a concert"
in 3 reviews
"great sound"
in 3 reviews
"first rate"
in 4 reviews
"hear music"
in 2 reviews
"comfortable seats"
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"limited selection"
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"studio theatre"
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"orchestra section"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a gem, hard to believe that this venue is only 10-12 yrs old! It was built to look like an old world antique building that’s been around for hundreds of years. Great location right on the Monon in the heart of the Carmel City...More

Thank Christine F
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Went here two times last week to see concerts... always a great time... not a bad seat in the house... it is a beautiful venue with easy parking and access in and out... If you get a chance to see a show or concert here...More

Thank paul30
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

The Palladium and Tarkington Theater are the large venues at the Center for the Performing Arts. They are terrific. But don't miss the intimate Actors Theatre of Indiana in the Studio Theatre adjacent to the Tarkington. Musical performances usually feature a few or several actor-singers,...More

Thank Robert Y
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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Awesome, intimate venue for great entertainment. Wonderful acoustics. Free adjacent parking. Monon trail adjacent as well. Excellent restaurants within walking distance.

Thank d828
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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

The Center Green just south of the Palladium was turned into an ice rink surrounded by Christkindlmarkt for this Christmas season. German themed shops were set up around the perimeter of the ice rink. A stage with live music was set up on one end....More

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Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

I didn’t realize this structure is very new....6 years old. It is just amazing. Beautiful, user friendly, easy parking, staff helpful and friendly. Acoustics were great. We so enjoyed Dave Koz and the concert. Started right on time....just felt like all the performers were having...More

Thank maashouse
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

This place is out worldly - it is like Vienna or Florence Italy in the middle of a cornfield in Indiana it is like being in Europe on an amazing vacation right here in Indiana it is beautiful has amazing acoustics and is unbelievable that...More

Thank retinaindiana
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

From the Brazilian cherry floor in the concert hall to the imported Italian marble in the lobbies, there's so much to notice about this outstanding facility. You will never hear the heat or air conditioning kick on or off because that is all down the...More

Thank kinesic
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

The Palladium is a wonderful concert venue for all styles of music! Classical, Jazz, Pop, Alternative - you name it! The acoustics rival the best concert halls in the US. The staff and volunteers are top rate and always go above and beyond to make...More

Thank Datrunner
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

The Palladium is a fantastic spacious theater for world famous singers and musicians. Acoustics are terrific and seats are comfortable. The Actors Theatre is a great intimate venue that creates an intimate connection between the performers and audience. The actors have very good voices and...More

Thank Robert Y
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Evelyn S
29 December 2015|
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Response from Robert Y | Reviewed this property |
There is free covered parking in a multistory garage next to Tarkington theater. You can walk to the theater through an attached walkway and elevator. The Actors Theater is down the hall from the Tarkington. You can walk... More
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