FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
When are Carmel Community Players’ performances?
Performances for Carmel Community Players’ productions are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm and Sundays at 2:30pm, unless noted otherwise. For specific dates, please visit the Upcoming Events page.
How do I get to the Playhouse?
Click Here for a complete listing of directions to the Carmel Community Playhouse from every direction. Please note there is currently road construction on US31 around the entrances to Clay Terrace. Patrons should consider construction traffic when planning their route to the Playhouse and allow plenty of time to get there.
Where in Clay Terrace are you located?
The Carmel Community Playhouse is located on the southeast end of Clay Terrace between Party City and Jimmy John’s. We are situated just off the roundabout. Look for the blue awning out front. Parking is behind the building.
How much are tickets?
Tickets to Carmel Community Players’ non-musical productions are $15 for Adults and $12 for Seniors (62+) and Students. Musicals are $17 for Adults and $15 for Seniors (62+) & Students.
Various other events, such as CCP Cabarets and World Music Series performances cost $10. Though, prices are subject
to change per event. Prices of other events at the Carmel Community Playhouse can vary. Group rates (15% off) are available when 10 or more tickets are reserved/purchased.
How can I get tickets?
You can buy tickets online right now! Just visit the TICKETS page and click on the “BUY TICKETS NOW” button for the event you wish to attend (Convenience fees apply).
You can also buy your tickets or make a reservation by calling the box office at (317) 815-9387 and leaving a message. As an all-volunteer Community Theater, we are unable to man the box office 24 hours a day/7 days a week. But, we will always call you back as soon as we possibly can. You can pay for your order over the phone with a credit card or when you come to the performance with cash, check, or credit card.
Do you have subscriptions?
We offer Season Tickets (1 ticket to each CCP production) for $70 for Adults /$55 for Seniors (62+) and Students and are valid for the Season purchased. We also offer the Playhouse Pass - tickets that can be used for any CCP performance, Cabaret or World Music Series event - at 2 levels: Silver Level (6 tickets for $72) and Gold Level (12 tickets for $132). To buy either a season ticket or the Playhouse Pass, visit our TICKETS page.
Are seats reserved?
No. Our seating is general admission: You get to choose your seat when you get here. The box office opens :45 minutes before show time and we start seating :30 minutes prior to show time. Individuals requiring wheelchair access or similar reserved seating are asked to let us know in advance so we can reserve space to accommodate you. In the event of a sell out, all reserved tickets that have not been picked up are released 5 minutes before curtain.
What should I wear?
The Carmel Community Playhouse is a casual environment. Many patrons wear business casual attire, rather than formal wear. Please feel free to dress as formal or as casual as you are comfortable.
Are there restaurants nearby?
Residing in Clay Terrace has its perks. There are numerous restaurants within easy walking distance to the Carmel Community Playhouse. Prime 47, Henry's, Biaggi's, Kona Grill, Mitchell Fish Market, Ted’s Montana Grill and Bella’s Pizzeria are just a few of the delicious restaurants located in Clay Terrace itself. There are numerous other options just around the corner, too, including both sit down diners and drive through fast food establishments.
Do you serve refreshments?
We serve water, Coca-cola, Diet Coke, Sprite, Coffee (Regular and Decaf), Hot Chocolate, Beer and Wine as well as an assortment of chocolate bars and candies. All items are $1.00 each.
Where do I park?
You can park anywhere in Clay Terrace, but the best location for the Playhouse is in the southeast parking lot. We do ask that you walk to the front of the Playhouse to check-in and avoid coming in through the back door on performance nights.
Are you handicapped accessible?
Yes. There is wheelchair access at back and front door. Please let us know ahead of time if you need reserved seating so we can accomodate you.
I have trouble seeing/hearing. Is there a way to reserve seats for me in the front row?
When you purchase your tickets, ask for early seating and arrive at least one-half hour before curtain. The usher will let you into the theatre as soon as the doors open and help you to your reserved seating. Additionally, we offer audio assistance devices to those with hearing difficulties. Just ask us about them when you arrive.
Do you sell gift certificates?
Yes and No. We do not sell gift certificates. However, you can gift our tickets, season tickets and Playhouse passes. Just ask the box office about those options. Additionally, we do take Simon Gift Cards, which can be purchased here. (Link takes you to a different website)
Do you take contributions?
Ticket sales amount to just over half of our income. So we rely on various contributions from individuals, corporations, and foundations. Your contribution is tax deductible to the amount allowable by law. In fact, you can make a donation online right now and you can even set up and recurring payments by clicking here.
Do you accept planned gifts?
Yes! Gifts of cash, stocks, bonds, and real estate are welcome. For more information about
including Carmel Community Players as a beneficiary on your insurance policy, in your will, or through other financial vehicles, call (317) 815-9387.
How can I get involved with the theatre?
The theatre uses hundreds of people each year in a variety of capacities: serving concessions, helping at the box office, working various special events, working in the office, and backstage on crews. Two concession volunteers work at each performance and get to see the show for free. Please call (317) 815-9387 and leave a message.