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At Beef & Boards, the COVID-19 shutdown will continue

Dinner theater hopes to reopen in February
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Posted at 11:05 PM, Nov 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-05 23:19:49-05

INDIANAPOLIS — It has been a year of disruption at Beef & Boards, the popular dinner theater on the Indianapolis northwest side. And now, COVID-19 restrictions will keep the theater dark until February.

“We hate to be closed this holiday season,” said Doug Stark, owner of Beef & Boards. “But we have to protect the Beef & Boards Family and its patrons.”

After closing in March, the theater reopened in July, only to close again in August. At the time, Beef & Boards was operating at 25%, which was not sustainable, according to Stark.

Now, the theater is developing plans to reopen on Feb. 4, 2021 with a production of Smoke on the Mountain. Ticketholders for the production originally scheduled for this fall are currently being notified about their new dates.

Due to the extended closure, 2020 VIP Memberships will be extended through November of 2021. “So our patrons can return when they feel comfortable,” Stark noted.

Beef & Boards’ 2021 Season will be announced in early December.

“We wish all of our patrons the best this holiday season,” Stark said. “We’ll miss you. Be safe, and we’ll see you soon.”