Derby Dinner Playhouse

Basic Information

Address: 525 Marriott Drive, Clarksville, IN, 47129
Phone Number: 877-898-8577
Fax Number: 812-288-2636
Director: Bekki Jo Schneider

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Additional Information

Days and Hours: Open year-round

Student performance of Children's Musical Theatre productions are performed weekdays for school groups and on Saturdays for the public.  All student performances have accompanying lesson plans to help teachers incorporate the play into the curriculum. Teachers receive study guides/lesson plans that correlate to Common Core State Standards,  Kentucky Core Academic Standards, and Indiana Academic Standards.  Plans include pre and post production activities that aid in extending the experience beyond the doors of the theatre.

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Program Type:

Children's Musical Theatre performances are suitable for ages 3 to 12.  Student Matinees are also available throughout the year for grades 6 through 12. 

Admission/Tickets: $5 per student with one free ticket for every 10 students
Food: No food served for week-day student performances.
Length of Visit: one to two hours
Max. Group Number: 450
Gift Shop/Factory Outlet: Gift Shop on-site.
Reservations Needed: Yes

I-65 to Highway 62 (Exit 1) at Stansifer Avenue exit, then left on Marriott Drive in Clarksville, IN. Just 3 minutes from downtown Louisville, KY.

Nearby Attractions: Bass Pro Shops Louisville Slugger Museum Muhammad Ali Center Frazier History Museum Kentucky Science Center Falls of the Ohio Interpretive Center Howard Steamboat Museum Schimpff's Confectionary and Candy Muse
Mission Statement:

Our goal is to develop and nurture the creativity and appreciation of theatre within students by exposing them to a live musical theatre performance.

Facility History:

Derby Dinner Playhouse is proud to be one of the oldest and largest continually operating professional dinner theatres in the country. For over 38 years the theatre has served the Southern Indiana region and Kentucky by reaching out to more than three million people.

Derby Dinner Playhouse is the theatrical entertainment leader in both Indiana and neighboring state Kentucky, noted for their professional productions of Broadway musicals and lighthearted comedies. Each dinner theatre production comes alive with the magic of lights, costumes, a live orchestra, and a stage full of professional performers. Derby Dinner Playhouse has received national recognition for their new musicals and is a member of the National Alliance for Musical Theatre, a New York based organization created to help new musicals.