The Tarkington at the Center for the Performing Arts

1 Carter Green
Carmel, IN 46032
(317) 843-3800
$$ - 57 reviews
  • Overview

    The Tarkington is a 500-seat proscenium theater with stadium seating used primarily for drama, musicals, dance, lectures and variety presentations. This venue is located in the same building as the Studio Theater, across the Center Green from the Palladium and adjacent to the Center Parking Garage. As of Sept. 20, masks are required for anyone ages 3 or older who is attending events, visiting, or working on the Center's campus. This requirement applies to patrons, staff, vendors, and volunteers. As of Oct. 4, all patrons and other visitors ages 12 or older must show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination when entering any indoor space on campus, including the Palladium, the Tarkington, and the Studio Theater. As an alternative patrons may present physical or digital proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours prior to the event.

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  • Facilities

    Facility Info
    Meeting Rooms
    • Description Palladium concert hall accommodates up to 1,600; Tarkington Theater accommodates up to 500; Studio Theater accommodates up to 200. There are additional rental spaces available: 2 - 1,700 sq. ft. multi-purpose rooms that can each accommodate up to 170 people.
    • Total Sq. Ft. 13530
    • Reception Capacity 1600
    • Space Notes In House Catering: No Off Premise Catering: Yes
    • Theatre Capacity 1600
    • Banquet Capacity 1600
    • Number of Rooms 4
    Palladium
    • Theater Capacity: 1600
    The Tarkington
    • Theater Capacity: 500
    The Studio Theater
    • Theater Capacity: 200
  • Events

    There's No Place Like Home

    Dates: 10/28 - 10/30/2021

    Don Giovanni

    Dates: 11/05 - 11/07/2021

    City of Carmel Veterans Day Ceremony

    Dates: 11/10 - 11/10/2021

    A Charlie Brown Christmas

    Dates: 11/26 - 12/18/2021