Timeline Stories

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July 10, 2018


The Cabaret provides a unique niche in the arts community, as it is the only Indianapolis arts organization dedicated to the art of cabaret performance.  A…
July 10, 2018

Meow Meow

International Cabaret Diva, Meow Meow, christens the stage in the brand new Christel DeHaan Theatre at The Cabaret.
July 10, 2018

Metzger Building

New venue in the historic Metzger Building on 9th and Pennsylvania is announced, work begins to remodel the former roller-skating rink.
July 10, 2018

Indiana Landmarks Center

The Cabaret  begins an interim year at Indiana Landmarks Center while the new venue is being developed.
July 10, 2018

Capital Campaign

The rise in the popularity of cabaret creates the need for additional seating capacity and performances.  The Cabaret announces a move from The Columbia Club; initiates…
July 10, 2018

The Columbia Club

The Cabaret begins hosting performances at The Columbia Club, as both organizations enter into a long-term partnership.
July 10, 2018

First Show

The Cabaret presents its first show in The Connoisseur Room on Ohio St., featuring international artist Jil Aigrot, known for playing Edith Piaf in La Vie…
July 9, 2018


In the face of a change in leadership and financial pressures due to a national economic recession the American Cabaret Theatre is restructured into The Cabaret.…
July 9, 2018


American Cabaret Theatre (ACT), Inc. is founded by Claude McNeal and presents original musical revues around topical and historical themes in the historic Athenaeum.