A production of Footloose at Beef and Boards dinner theatre. Character Ren jumps for joy at the end of the production while the cast watches from behind.

Beef and Boards Dinner Theatre

Beef and Boards Dinner Theatre is one of Indianapolis’s premier destinations for entertainment and dining. Located on the city’s northwest side, this theater has been delighting audiences for 50 years (Happy Birthday Beef & Boards!) with its high-quality productions, delicious food, and top-notch service. If you’re looking for a memorable evening out, Beef and Boards is the perfect place to go.

Exterior view of Beef and Boards Dinner Theatre at Christmas.

Beef and Boards 2023 Schedule

The 2023 theater season includes a variety of shows, from classic favorites like Footloose and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat to Disney hits like Beauty and the Beast. The productions feature talented performers from around the country. Many of the actors have experience in both Broadway and off-Broadway productions.

Here’s the 2023 lineup:

Footloose the Musical, February 9 – March 26, 2023

An American in Paris, March 30 – May 14, 2023

Beauty and the Beast, May 18 – July 9, 2023

Sophisticated Ladies, July 13 – August 20, 2023

Grumpy Old Men, August 24 – October 1, 2023

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, October 5 – November 19, 2023

White Christmas, November 24 – December 31, 2023

A Christmas Carol, December 1 – 22, 2023

Interior photo of the Beef and Boards theatre with people in their seats and the buffet tables in the stage pit.

Beef and Boards Menu

At Beef and Boards, the show isn’t the only star of the night. You’ll love the delicious dinner buffet, which Chef Larry Stoops prepare fresh on-site. The dinner menu offers a variety of options to suit any taste, from hearty roast beef, roasted chicken, and fish entrees to flavorful vegetable dishes and a full salad bar.

If you have a sweet tooth, be sure to save room for dessert – the menu features a variety of tempting gourmet desserts. If you have any dietary restrictions or special requests,  just let them know when you make your reservation.

Two children and a mother watching a panel discussion with actors on the stage at Beef and Boards in Indianapolis.

Beef and Boards Children’s Theater

In addition to its regular season of shows, Beef and Boards is also host to a variety of special events throughout the year. There are always holiday-themed shows and even children’s theater selections that feature a short play and a kiddie-sized snack.

If your children are ready for a full-length stage show, Beef & Boards offers a discount on children’s tickets to shows on their main stage for kids ages 3-15 years. During select shows, such as Beauty and the Beast, there are menu items on the buffet line that are kid-friendly, like chicken nuggets. Children under the age of three are not permitted at Beef & Boards shows except to attend the Pyramid Players productions. 

The buffet lines at Beef and Boards.

Beef and Boards Dinner Theatre Tickets

Ticket prices range from $52.50 to $79.50 and include Chef Larry Stoops’ dinner buffet, fruit & salad bar, and select
beverages. In the past, ticket prices for the Beef & Boards Children’s Theatre productions by the Pyramid Players have been $26 per person and include a small packaged snack and juice box.

Discounts are also available for groups of 20 or more. Call for details.

Parking at Beef and Boards

Parking is free at Beef and Boards. There is no valet service available, but guests may drive their vehicles up the driveway and drop off and pick up at the door. There is a large parking lot with plenty of parking, including handicap-accessible parking. Street parking is also available.

Where is Beef and Boards?

Beef & Boards Indianapolis is on Michigan Road near 465. It is located behind the new shopping and dining center near the Indianapolis Pyramids buildings. The address is 9301 Michigan Road, Indianapolis, IN 46268

The phone number is: 317.872.9664

9301 Michigan Road

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