Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre

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Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre is a dinner theatre located in College Park near The Pyramids on the Northwest side of Indianapolis, Indiana. It is a professional dinner theatre, providing Broadway shows, concerts and children's theatre throughout the year. Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre is a member of Actors' Equity Association, the union for professional actors.[1]

History[edit]

Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre opened in 1973, a venture by Louisville, Ky., contractor J. Scott Talbott.[2] By 1977, Talbott had sold the theatre to the Windmill Dinner Theatre group. In 1980, business partners Douglas E. Stark and Robert Zehr[3] purchased the Indianapolis theatre.[4] In 1998, Zehr sold his interest in the theatre to Stark, who then became the sole owner, and still is today.[1][4]

Facility[edit]

Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre is located in Indianapolis, Indiana. It seats apprixmately 450[4] in tiered levels around a thrust stage which includes a turntable. Mainstage shows include music by a live band, located in a loft adjacent to the stage.[2]

Food[edit]

A dinner buffet prepared by the theatre's in-house chef precedes mainstage shows and concerts.[1] Every buffet includes the theatre's trademark hand-carved roast beef.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre website, About/Contact Us, "(http://www.beefandboards.com/generalinformation.html)"
  2. ^ a b All Business, SMALL BUSINESS PROFILE: BEEF & BOARDS DINNER THEATRE "(http://www.allbusiness.com/consumer-products/food-beverage-products-meats/10593732-1.html)"
  3. ^ Indianapolis Star newspaper article 8-30-08"(http://pqasb.pqarchiver.com/indystar/access/1698859401.html?FMT=ABS&date=Aug+30%2C+2008)"
  4. ^ a b c Current in Carmel newspaper April 1, 2008, page 2 "(http://www.currentincarmel.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/04/CiC_040108.pdf)"

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Coordinates: 39°55′19″N 86°13′31″W / 39.922026°N 86.225257°W / 39.922026; -86.225257