Top Events in Anderson Madison County: February 2023

All event information is subject to change. Please check the website or social media pages of the event’s organizers for the most up-to-date information. 

Events: 

Dragons & Mythical Beasts 

Date: February 1st  

Time: 6:30PM 

Location: Paramount Theatre – Anderson, IN 

“Enter into a magical world of myths and legends in this fantastical new show for the whole family! From the creators of Dinosaur World Live, this interactive show brings you face to face with the most magnificent monsters and terrifying beasts ever to walk the earth. Discover the colossal Stone Troll, the mysterious Indrik and Japanese Baku, the Tooth Fairy (not as sweet as you’d think), an adorable Unicorn, and a majestic Griffin. You’ll spend an evening among legendary heroes… just don’t wake the Dragon!” 

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Phil Wickham: The Singalong Tour 

Date: February 2nd  

Time: 7PM 

Location: Reardon Auditorium, Anderson University – Anderson, IN 

“Join this powerhouse lineup of Phil Wickham, Matt Maher and Leeland Mooring for a one of a kind worship atmosphere featuring both solo and collaborative performances. The heart of this tour is to create a sacred space where communities gather to encounter Jesus in deep and authentic ways through the collective worship experience. We would love for you to be a part of it.” 

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Anderson Museum of Art

Mystery at the Museum 

Date: February 3rd-4th, 14th, 17th-18th, 20th-21st  

Location: Anderson Museum of Art – Anderson, IN 

“Mystery at the Museum is a fun combination of a live game of Clue and an escape room experience. The fundraising event is perfect for groups, couples, and individuals 13 years or older.” 

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Anderson Symphony Orchestra Presents: Andre Gaskins, Cello 

Date: February 4th  

Time: 7:30PM 

Location: Paramount Theatre – Anderson, IN 

“We welcome guest cellist Andre Gaskins to play The Crouching Tiger Concerto for cello and chamber orchestra, a concert work based on Tan Dun’s Oscar-winning score for Ang Lee’s Oscar-winning film, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. 

The concert will begin with John Adams’ The Chairman Dances (Foxtrot for Orchestra) from his opera, Nixon in China, and will conclude with the iconic, radiant, and magical Firebird Suite from the ballet The Firebird by Stravinsky.” 

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Rope 

Date: February 16th-19th  

Time: Thurs-Sat 7:30PM, Sun 3PM 

Location: The ALLEY Theatre – Anderson, IN 

“For the mere sake of adventure, danger, and ‘fun,’ two undergraduates murder a fellow, innocent, and harmless, friend. CAMERON & STEPH VALE co-direct this script; inspired by the gruesome true Leopold & Loeb murder, and later played out, onscreen, in an early classic Hitchcock film of the same title.” 

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Seussical, Jr. 

Date: February 16th-19th  

Time: Thurs-Sat 7:30PM, Sun 3:30PM 

Location: The Commons Theatre – Alexandria, IN 

“Horton the Elephant, the Cat in the Hat and all of your favorite Dr. Seuss characters spring to life onstage in Seussical JR., a fantastical musical extravaganza from Tony-winners, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty. 

Transporting audiences from the Jungle of Nool to the Circus McGurkus, the Cat in the Hat narrates the story of Horton the Elephant, who discovers a speck of dust containing tiny people called the Whos. Horton must protect the Whos from a world of naysayers and dangers, and he must also guard an abandoned egg that’s been left in his care by the irresponsible Mayzie La Bird. Although Horton faces ridicule, danger and a trial, the intrepid Gertrude McFuzz never loses faith in him. Ultimately, the powers of friendship, loyalty, family and community are challenged and emerge triumphant!” 

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Anderson University Musical Theatre (photo by Dale Pickett)

Godspell 

Date: February 17th-19th, 24th-25th  

Location: Byrum Hall, Anderson University – Anderson, IN 

“This highly successful musical was first produced on Broadway in 1971 and revised in 2012. Based on the Gospel According to St. Matthew, it follows the last days of Jesus and includes dramatized versions of several well-known parables. It offers the audience more than a story. It is an affirmation of faith, a demonstration of joy, and a celebration of our common humanity, including unforgettable songs such as ‘Day by Day,’ ‘All Good Gifts,’ and ‘Light of the World.’” 

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Buddy Guy: Damn Right Farewell Tour 

Date: February 25th  

Time: 7:30PM 

Location: Paramount Theatre – Anderson, IN 

“The recipient of the 2015 Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, Buddy Guy’s incredible career spans over 50 years with just as many albums released. Career highlights include 8 Grammy Awards, 38 Blues Music Awards (the most any artist has had) a Kennedy Center Honors, NARM Chairman’s Award for Sustained Creative Achievement, Billboard Music Awards’ Century Award for distinguished artistic development, Presidential National Medal of Arts, and induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, to name a few. At 86 years young, Buddy Guy remains a genuine American treasure and one of the final surviving connections to an historic era in the country’s musical evolution.” 

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