Shannon Forsell

Artistic Director & CEO

Keri Brantley

Director of Development

Jaq Nigg

Production and Operations Manager

Tim Alan Thompson

Patron Services and Audience Development Manager

Alisia Morales

Business Manager

Job Openings:

Be part of the magic at The Cabaret. We offer a competitive salary and robust benefits package including 401K. And, you never have to miss a show.

Board of Directors

Robert A. DeVoss, Chair

Former Management, Inc. Owner, Partner, President

Deborah Balogh, Vice Chair

Executive VP and Provost Emerita, University of Indianapolis

Joseph P. Vande Bosche, Treasurer

CPA, Partner, BKD, LLP

Dr. Charles O. McCormick III, Secretary

Indiana Eye Clinic, PC

Tony Pickell

President/CEO, Precision Planning

Karen E. Arland

Of Counsel, Ice Miller

Catherine Chapelle

Director of Strategic Communications, Park Tudor School

Juan Granados-Zuñiga

Product Brand Director – Consumer Marketing, Eli Lilly & Company

Judy Thomas

Director of Convention Services, Visit Indy

  • “We looked at the many places where we could spend our money for entertainment and realized there was no venue that came close to The Cabaret. The venue and staff simply make this venue the best in Indianapolis. Thank you all for what you do and for making this venue what it is: the best place for entertainment in Indianapolis!”

  • "This space is truly what a cabaret is meant to be... an intimate setting of hightops and enclosed booths help the audience feel special and a lone piano with small, personal stage complete the picture."

    Broadway World
  • “One of the best environments for serious music fans in town!”

    Cabaret Guest
  • “Best in class. A truly delightful experience - over the top!”

    Cabaret Guest
  • “My favorite thing in the world is to connect with people, break the fourth wall, improvise, make people laugh, and talk directly to the audience. Cabaret is basically everything I like to do, all in one.”

    Laura Benanti
  • “Awesome venue! I tell everyone I know about The Cabaret and encourage them to see a show.”

    Cabaret Guest
  • "Attending a cabaret show can feel like you're part of a (very stylish) secret society. It's you, the audience, seated at tables, sipping wine or a cocktail, with the vocalist, perhaps fresh off of Broadway, just a few feet away on stage."

    Indianapolis Monthly
  • “Indy's posh landing pad for Broadway stars on Pennsylvania Street.”

    Indy Star
  • “The Circle City’s swanky new cabaret space is Broadway’s latest buzz.  Old Hollywood meets urban chic in a softly lit chandelier-filled room that holds 190 people—no seat in the house is more than five rows from the stage—it feels like Lea Salonga is giving her life story for you.  Stick around for a meet and greet after the spellbinding serenade."
    Indianapolis Monthly
  • Melissa Hall, Stage Write Indy

    The beauty of the Cabaret lies in the spontaneous nature of each show. Unlike well-known musicals, with cabaret, audiences never know what to expect next. Artists can choose to sing old standards or an original number. They can share personal stories or make jokes with random people in the crowd.

    Melissa Hall, Stage Write Indy


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