The Cat is Carmel's Newest Home for Community Arts

A welcoming, affordable place to play, create, and perform. 

Upcoming Events

It's A Wonderful Life, The Radio Play: November 30 - December 17


Carmel Theatre Company presents this unique and festive theatre experience, It's a Wonderful Life, The Radio Play. Be a part of a live recording of this holiday classic to be aired on WITT FM.  More Info

Holiday Hijinks Starring Dave Dugan: December 20

From HBO, Comedy Central, and The Bob and Tom Show, longtime comedic headliner, Dave Dugan, celebrates a comedy anniversary this year with new material, original bits from the past three decades, and a quirky look at the holidays! Join us on Wednesday, December 20 at 7:00pm for a fun, family-friendly night of laughs!  

About The Cat

About Us

The Cat is more than just a venue for community theater. 

Resident Theatre Companies and Resident Artists

 The Cat offers residence for community theatre companies, musicians, and local artists. 

Meet our various resident companies. 

Event Space for Rent

The Cat offers a flexible, creative space for your next event. 

   "I think what you are doing is fantastic. This type of theater is long overdue in this area. Thank you!"  

Lynn L. LupoldRed Boat Productions Company 

"I'm so very proud of what you are doing"

  Jeff Farley President, Footlite Musicals  

Holidays At The Cat!

Holidays at The Cat!

The Cat is ready for the holidays!

 Come for a show at The Cat during the month of December and capture the moment with a photo by our authentic horse-drawn sleigh from the mid-1800s.  

And don't forget to share your moments with us! 

#CaughtAtTheCat #TheCatTheatre 


Contact Us

The Cat is located in the heart of The Carmel Arts and Design District. 

New Street Name: 1st Ave SW is now Veterans Way 

As Carmel continues to grow, we are surrounded by construction. Please be aware that you may experience detours on your way to The Cat. 

The Cat

254 1st Ave SW, Carmel, Indiana 46032, United States



Doors open 1-hour before every event or performance. 

Contact us to schedule an appointment. 

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