Scrooge gives back


Join us for Scrooge Gives Back on November 16 from 3-6:30 PM at 140 W. Washington Street. This annual event allows our nonprofit the chance to support other nonprofits in Indy, and invites the community to donate to the Indiana Blood Center, IndyHumane, and The Salvation Army as they collect their most needed items this holiday season.

Scrooge Gives Back
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Donors will receive one free ticket to select November A Christmas Carol performances, and can purchase up to four additional tickets at 25% off. To receive this offer, donors must give blood to the Indiana Blood Center, or donate items listed below for IndyHumane and The Salvation Army with a recommended donation value (or monetary gift) of $25.

Select A Christmas Carol performances include:

  • November 17 | performance at 3 PM
  • November 23 | performance at 5 PM
  • November 24 | performances at 3 and 7 PM
  • November 25 | performance at 2 PM

Donation needs by organization:
 

Indiana Blood Center

Support by donating blood. Sign up here.

Donors must:

  • Be 17 years old (16 with signed parent permission slip),
  • Meet eligibility requirements
  • Be in good general health
  • Present a photo ID at registration

Not sure if you are eligible? Email specific questions to Eligibility.


IndyHumane

Support IndyHumane by making a monetary donation or donating much needed items, like nylon leashes and martingale collars, heating pads, storage bins, cases of white copy paper, Natural Balance rolled dog food, and small, chewy soft treats.
 

The Salvation Army

Support by donating to the Angel Tree 
Angel Tree serves children from birth to age 12. We do our best to meet the needs and wants of each child. While every new toy or item of clothing is helpful, the largest need is in the list below:

  • New clothing – typically for larger children
  • ​Toys/Gifts for 10-12 year old girls and boys
  • Diapers
  • Baby Gifts (teethers, toys, rattles and blankets)
  • Shoes (all ages)
  • Boots (all ages)

Your $25 donation could buy:

  • An entire new outfit for a baby
  • A pair of new jeans
  • A video game
  • One box of diapers and a package of new onesies
  • A pair of new shoes
  • New leggings and a tunic
  • Slime activity kit
  • A small lego set
  • Two family games
  • Books
     

PARKING DOWNTOWN FOR SCROOGE GIVES BACK
Our recommendations based on convenience and price:
Court Street Garage: 33 N. Capitol Avenue
Sun Garage: 48 W. Maryland Street
Moon Garage: 26 W. Georgia Street
World of Wonders Garage: 100 S. Illinois Street

Holiday Hoopla  


Celebrate Indy's favorite holiday tradition at the IRT! Book into A Christmas Carol and experience added holiday fun! 

 click here to get tickets for holiday hoopla 
 

CAROL CAST AND AUTOGRAPHS
Saturday, November 17, 2018 | Performance at 3 PM
Mingle and take photos with the cast of A Christmas Carol immediately after this performance. Bring your programs and get cast autographs! 

FIRST RESPONDERS DISCOUNT
Friday, November 23, 2018 | Performance at 5 PM
The IRT honors police, fire & first responders with a $10 off discount to this production. Valid ID must be presented to redeem. 

FAMILY PHOTOS
Saturday, November 24, 2018  |  Performances at 3 & 7 PM
Grab your friends and family and have your holiday photo taken in front of our tree by our professional photographer. Photos will be taken from 4:30 to 6:30 PM and will be uploaded online for patrons to access and share.

REINDEER VISIT
Sunday, November 25, 2018 | Performance at 2 PM
Santa’s elf and reindeer return to the IRT for another year! Visit the IRT from 1:00 – 2:00 PM and meet the duo that is sure to make you feel merry and bright.

FAMILY PHOTOS
Saturday, December 1, 2018  |  Performances at 4 & 7 PM
Grab your friends and family and have your holiday photo taken in front of our tree by our professional photographer. Photos will be taken from 5:30 to 6:30 PM and will be uploaded online for patrons to access and share.

CAROL CAST AND AUTOGRAPHS
Sunday, December 2, 2018 | Performance at 2 PM
Mingle and take photos with the cast of A Christmas Carol immediately after this performance. Bring your programs and get cast autographs! 

TRADITIONS AND TALES
Friday, December 7, 2018 | Performance at 7 PM
From 6:15 – 6:45 PM, children and their families are invited to take part in a special storytime about different winter holiday traditions. Listen to a reading of the classic Christmas tale, ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas, and share your own family traditions.

FAMILY PHOTOS
Saturday, December 8, 2018  |  Performances at 4 & 7 PM
Grab your friends and family and have your holiday photo taken in front of our tree by our professional photographer. Photos will be taken from 5:30 to 6:30 PM and will be uploaded online for patrons to access and share.

MEET THE ARTIST
Sunday, December 9, 2018 | Performance at 2 PM
For the past five seasons, the IRT has collaborated with Kyle Ragsdale, one of Indianapolis' most prolific artists, to create our production artwork. Starting at 1:15 PM, meet Kyle and have him sign your program or the coloring page he’s created just for IRT’s A Christmas Carol.

IRT ARTISAN MARKET
Friday, December 14, 2018 | Performance at 7 PM
New this year, stroll through the Grand Lobby from 5:30 – 7 PM and shop our very own IRT Artisan Market! Featuring the creations of IRT staff, give the gift of their one-of-a-kind handmade work.

HAPPY HOUR
Saturday, December 15, 2018 | Performances at 4 & 7 PM
From 5:30 – 7:00 PM, help us cheer to the holiday season with a special Holiday Happy Hour featuring local libations from St. Joseph Brewery, Taxman, Hotel Tango, Ash & Elm, and West Fork Whiskey.

FAMILY PHOTOS & PETTISVILLE CHOIR CAROLING
Sunday, December 16, 2018 | Performances at 2 & 6 PM
Grab your friends and family and have your holiday photo taken in front of our tree by our professional photographer. Photos will be taken from 3:30 – 5:30 PM and will be uploaded online for patrons to access and share. From 3:30 – 4:00 PM and 5:00 – 6:00 PM, enjoy the Pettisville Show Choir as they perform holiday carols in the Grand Lobby.

TRADITIONS AND TALES
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 | Performance at 7 PM
From 6:15 – 6:45 PM, children and their families are invited to take part in a special storytime about different winter holiday traditions. Listen to a reading of the classic Christmas tale, ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas, and share your own family traditions.

REINDEER VISIT
Wednesday, December 19, 2018 | Performance at 7 PM
Santa’s elf and reindeer return to the IRT for another year! Visit the IRT from 6:00 – 7:00 PM and meet the duo that is sure to make you feel merry and bright.

TRADITIONS AND TALES
Thursday, December 20, 2018 | Performance at 7 PM
From 6:15 – 6:45 PM, children and their families are invited to take part in a special storytime about different winter holiday traditions. Listen to a reading of the classic Christmas tale, ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas, and share your own family traditions.

CAROL CAST AND AUTOGRAPHS
Friday, December 21, 2018 | Performance at 7 PM
Mingle and take photos with the cast of A Christmas Carol immediately after this performance. Bring your programs and get cast autographs! 

FAMILY PHOTOS
Saturday, December 22, 2018  |  Performances at 1 & 4 & 7 PM
Grab your friends and family and have your holiday photo taken in front of our tree by our professional photographer. Photos will be taken from 2:30 – 3:30 PM and will be uploaded online for patrons to access and share.

CAROL CAST AND AUTOGRAPHS
Sunday, December 23, 2018 | Performance at 2 PM
Mingle and take photos with the cast of A Christmas Carol immediately after this performance. Bring your programs and get cast autographs! 

REINDEER VISIT
Sunday, December 23, 2018 | Performance at 6 PM
Santa’s elf and reindeer return to the IRT for another year! Visit the IRT from 5:00 – 6:00 PM and meet the duo that is sure to make you feel merry and bright.

REINDEER VISIT
Monday, December 24, 2018 | Performances at 1 & 4 PM
Santa’s elf and reindeer return to the IRT for another year! Visit the IRT from 2:30 – 4:00 PM and meet the duo that is sure to make you feel merry and bright.

SENSORY FRIENDLY PERFORMANCE
Wednesday, December 26, 2018  |  Performance at 2 PM
Sensory friendly performances are designed to create a welcoming experience for all, including those with autism or other sensory sensitivities. Elements of this performance may be adapted to ensure the comfort of all of our audience members.

Stay tuned for additional details and Holiday Hoopla events.