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September 2014

Lex Latino Film Fest, Kentucky Theatre

September 18 - 20
Kentucky Theatre

In conjunction with the annual Festival de Latino and inspired by the annual San Diego Latino Film Festival, the inaugural Latino Film Fest features screenings of our Latino-produced films over three days at the historic Kentucky Theatre. Films include “Rudo & Cursi,” a comedy about two Mexican boys who find fame as soccer stars. “Who is Dayani Cristal?” a docu-drama about a young Central American immigrant who disappears in the Arizona desert. “Sombras de Azul,” a romance about a young…

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Balagula Theater: Drinking in America, Farish Theater

September 17 - 19
Farish Theater (Central Library),
140 E. Main St., Lexington, 40507 United States
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The Farish Theater at the Central Library presents Balagula Theater’s “Drinking in America” by Eric Bogosian. Wednesday, September 17: 7 – 8:45 pm Thursday, September 18: 7 – 8:45 pm Friday, September 19: 7 – 8:45 pm

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KIDS: Miss Nelson is Missing, LCT

September 14
Lexington Children’s Theatre,
418 W. Short St. , Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Sunday, September 14 – 2:00 Saturday, September 20 – 2:00 Saturday, September 20 –7:00 Sunday, September 21 – 2:00

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Much Ado About Nothing, Central Christian Church

September 12 - 14
Central Christian Church,
205 E Short St, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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On the Verge presents an immersive adaptation of Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing. Friday, September 12th: 7 pm Saturday, September 13th: 7 pm Sunday, September 14th: 2 pm

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Jeff Stetson’s “The Meeting,” Farish Theater

September 12 - 14
Farish Theater (Central Library),
140 E. Main St., Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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“Message Theater presents Jeff Stetson’s one act play, ‘The Meeting’. Tickets $15. Tickets discounted for students and seniors. The setting for this fictitious conversation between Malcolm X and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is a hotel room the night after the bombing of Malcolm X house and a week before his fatal speech at the famed Audubon ballroom.” Friday, September 12: 7 – 8 pm Saturday, September 13: 3 – 4 pm Sunday, September 14: 3 – 4 pm

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Much Ado About Nothing, Central Christian Church

September 9 - 10
Central Christian Church,
205 E Short St, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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On the Verge presents an immersive adaptation of Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing. Tuesday, September 9th: 7 pm Wednesday, September 10th: 7 pm

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KIDS: Long Road to Freedom, Lexington Children’s Theatre

September 9 - 12
Lexington Children’s Theatre,
Lexington, KY United States
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Lexington Children’s Theatre presents the Long Road to Freedom. “The Underground Railroad provides the backdrop for a brief but powerful childhood friendship between Graceanna, a freed slave, and Mary Catherine, a Quaker girl.  Across the years and across the miles, the Railroad becomes the chain that links the two women together.  This new play by Jan Lucas celebrates the strength of the human spirit and the ties that bind us to one another, even amidst the most difficult of circumstances.”…

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KIDS: Long Road to Freedom, Lexington Children’s Theatre

September 6
Lexington Children’s Theatre,
Lexington, KY United States
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“The Underground Railroad provides the backdrop for a brief but powerful childhood friendship between Graceanna, a freed slave, and Mary Catherine, a Quaker girl.  Across the years and across the miles, the Railroad becomes the chain that links the two women together.  This new play by Jan Lucas celebrates the strength of the human spirit and the ties that bind us to one another, even amidst the most difficult of circumstances.” Saturday, September 6 – 2 pm Saturday, September 6…

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Jeff Stetson’s “The Meeting,” Farish Theatre

September 4 - 7
Farish Theater (Central Library),
140 E. Main St. , Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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“Message Theater presents Jeff Stetson’s one act play, “The Meeting”. Tickets $15. Tickets discounted for students and seniors. The setting for this fictitious conversation between Malcolm X and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is a hotel room the night after the bombing of Malcolm X house and a week before his fatal speech at the famed Audubon ballroom.” The Farish Theatre at the Central Library presents “The Meeting.” The schedule is as follows: Thursday, September 4th: 7 – 8 pm…

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The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity, Actors Guild

September 1 - 6
Actors Guild of Lexington,
4383 Old Harrodsburg Rd., Lexington, KY 40513 United States
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“This 2010 Pulitzer Prize finalist is a drop-kicking, body-slamming, balls-out theatrical happening set in the larger-than-life world of professional wrestling. Mace is a great professional wrestler, but he’s no champion — that’s the impossibly charismatic Chad Deity. When Mace discovers a young Indian-American Brooklyn kid whose charisma rivals that of the champ, Mace decides to get him a job in the company. Only problem is, the boss has a very specific plan to put the duo onscreen as terrorists. Evening…

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August 2014

Jeff Stetson’s The Meeting, Farish Theatre

August 27 - 31
Farish Theater (Central Library),
140 E. Main St. , Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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The Farish Theatre at the Central Library presents Jeff Stetson’s one-act play, “The Meeting,” which depicts a fictitious conversation between Malcolm X and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  Wednesday, August 27th – Friday, August 29th: 7 pm – 8 pm Saturday, August 30th & Sunday, August 31st: 3 pm – 4 pm

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Balagula Theater: Drinking in America, Farish Theater

August 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Farish Theater (Central Library),
140 E. Main St., Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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The Farish Theater at the Central Library presents Balagula Theater’s “Drinking in America” by Eric Bogosian. Tuesday, September 23rd at 7 pm.

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Theatre: The Girl Project, Downtown Arts Center

August 22 - 24
Downtown Arts Center,
141 E. Main, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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There are performances of The Girl Project Friday-Sunday at the Downtown Arts Center. “The Girl Project empowers teenage girls to challenge the misrepresentation of females in American media culture by unabashedly revealing the experience of what it is to be a female in the 21st century.”

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10-Minute Play Festival, Studio Players

August 8 - 10
Studio Players Carriage House Theatre,
154 W. Bell Ct., Lexington, KY 40502 United States
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“August 8-10 8pm Friday and Saturday, 2:30 Sunday Will Timmy Perlmutter actually be able to fly? What really goes on in the heads of actors engaged in their craft? Will Lord Carrington be able to finally rest in peace, knowing his last words have been properly noted by his nurse? What help can Peter Tchaikovsky’s kid brother be in breaking his writer’s block? The answer to these and many other questions become clear at Studio Players’ 10-Minute Play Festival. Seven…

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KIDS: Cinderella, LCT

August 2 - 3
Lexington Children’s Theatre,
418 W. Short St. , Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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PUBLIC PERFORMANCE DATES Thursday, July 24 – 7:00 Friday, July 25 – 7:00 Saturday, July 26 – 2:00 Sunday, July 27 – 2:00 Friday, Aug 1 – 7:00 Saturday, Aug 2 – 2:00 & 7:00 Sunday, Aug 3 – 2:00

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Little Shop Of Horrors, Summerfest

August 1 - 3
Moondance Amphitheater,
Beaumont Circle, Lexington, KY United States
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LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS July 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 30, 31 August 1, 2, 3, 2014 Gates Open @ 6:45pm Show Begins @ 8:00pm Book by Howard Ashman Music by Alan Menken Lyrics by Howard Ashman Based on the film by Roger Corman, Screenplay by Charles Griffith A down-and out skid row floral assistant becomes an overnight sensation when he discovers an exotic plant with a mysterious craving for fresh blood. Soon “Audrey II” grows into an ill-tempered, foul-mouthed,…

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July 2014

Little Shop Of Horrors, Summerfest

July 30 - 31
Moondance Amphitheater,
Beaumont Circle, Lexington, KY United States
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LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS July 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 30, 31 August 1, 2, 3, 2014 Gates Open @ 6:45pm Show Begins @ 8:00pm Book by Howard Ashman Music by Alan Menken Lyrics by Howard Ashman Based on the film by Roger Corman, Screenplay by Charles Griffith A down-and out skid row floral assistant becomes an overnight sensation when he discovers an exotic plant with a mysterious craving for fresh blood. Soon “Audrey II” grows into an ill-tempered, foul-mouthed,…

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3 Mondays in July: play-reading series, Farish Theater

July 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Farish Theater,
140 E Main St, Lexington, KY United States
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New Works, Inc., presents the reading of 3 plays over three Monday nights in July. July 28th reading: OkayBetterBest

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KIDS: Cinderella, LCT

July 24 - 27
Lexington Children’s Theatre,
418 W. Short St. , Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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PUBLIC PERFORMANCE DATES Thursday, July 24 – 7:00 Friday, July 25 – 7:00 Saturday, July 26 – 2:00 Sunday, July 27 – 2:00 Friday, Aug 1 – 7:00 Saturday, Aug 2 – 2:00 & 7:00 Sunday, Aug 3 – 2:00

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Little Shop Of Horrors, Summerfest

July 23 - 27
Moondance Amphitheater,
Beaumont Circle, Lexington, KY United States
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LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS July 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 30, 31 August 1, 2, 3, 2014 Gates Open @ 6:45pm Show Begins @ 8:00pm Book by Howard Ashman Music by Alan Menken Lyrics by Howard Ashman Based on the film by Roger Corman, Screenplay by Charles Griffith A down-and out skid row floral assistant becomes an overnight sensation when he discovers an exotic plant with a mysterious craving for fresh blood. Soon “Audrey II” grows into an ill-tempered, foul-mouthed,…

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3 Mondays in July: play-reading series, Farish Theater

July 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Farish Theater,
140 E Main St, Lexington, KY United States
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New Works, Inc., presents the reading of 3 plays over three Monday nights in July. July 21 reading: Sorrow’s End

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3 Mondays In July: play-reading series, Farish Theater

July 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Farish Theater,
140 E Main St, Lexington, KY United States
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New Works, Inc., presents the reading of 3 plays over three Monday nights in July. July 14 reading: two one-act plays including:The Fly Who Loved Me and But Is It Art?

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Woodwind Quintet of the 202nd Army Band, Farish Theater

July 12 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Farish Theater,
140 E Main St, Lexington, KY United States
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Preforming a children’s program that will consist of a range of music from dances to the musical piece “Peter and the Wolf”.

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Twelfth Night, Summerfest

July 9 - 13
Moondance Amphitheater,
Beaumont Circle, Lexington, KY United States
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TWELFTH NIGHT July 2, 3, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 2014 Gate Opens @ 6:45pm Show Begins @ 8:00pm by William Shakespeare Outrageous high comedy ensues as the pangs of unrequited love affect the unforgettable characters of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. While the lovelorn Duke Orsino plots to win the heart of the mourning Olivia, an alliance of servants and hangers-on scheme against the high-handedness of Olivia’s steward, the pompous Malvolio. When Orsino engages the cross-dressed Viola, who has…

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Twelfth Night, Summerfest

July 5 - 6
Moondance Amphitheater,
Beaumont Circle, Lexington, KY United States
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TWELFTH NIGHT July 2, 3, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 2014 Gate Opens @ 6:45pm Show Begins @ 8:00pm by William Shakespeare Outrageous high comedy ensues as the pangs of unrequited love affect the unforgettable characters of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. While the lovelorn Duke Orsino plots to win the heart of the mourning Olivia, an alliance of servants and hangers-on scheme against the high-handedness of Olivia’s steward, the pompous Malvolio. When Orsino engages the cross-dressed Viola, who has…

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Twelfth Night, Summerfest

July 2 - 3
Moondance Amphitheater,
Beaumont Circle, Lexington, KY United States
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TWELFTH NIGHT July 2, 3, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 2014 Gate Opens @ 6:45pm Show Begins @ 8:00pm by William Shakespeare Outrageous high comedy ensues as the pangs of unrequited love affect the unforgettable characters of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. While the lovelorn Duke Orsino plots to win the heart of the mourning Olivia, an alliance of servants and hangers-on scheme against the high-handedness of Olivia’s steward, the pompous Malvolio. When Orsino engages the cross-dressed Viola, who has…

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June 2014

Woodwind Quintet of the 202nd Army Band, Farish Theater

June 26 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Farish Theater,
140 E Main St, Lexington, KY United States
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Preforming a children’s program that will consist of a range of music from dances to the musical piece “Peter and the Wolf”.

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Once Upon a Time, Farish Theater

June 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Farish Theater,
140 East Main St, Lexington, KY United States
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“Cinderella and Jack and the Beanstalk are brought to life by the talented actors from Bright Star Children’s Theatre. For ages 5 and up.”

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It’s a Grand Night for Singing, UK Singletary Center

June 20 - 22
Singletary Center,
405 ROSE ST., Lexington, KY United States
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Presented by UK Opera Theatre. This musical extravaganza is hailed as the official start to the summer music season in Lexington. Dates: June 13-15 & 20-22, 2014 Time: 7:30pm (on June 13, 14, 20 & 21); 2:00pm (on June 15 & 22) Venue: Singletary Center for the Arts

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It’s a Grand Night for Singing, UK Singletary Center

June 13 - 15
Singletary Center,
405 ROSE ST., Lexington, KY United States
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Presented by UK Opera Theatre. This musical extravaganza is hailed as the official start to the summer music season in Lexington. Dates: June 13-15 & 20-22, 2014 Time: 7:30pm (on June 13, 14, 20 & 21); 2:00pm (on June 15 & 22) Venue: Singletary Center for the Arts

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Company Q Showcase, Farish Theater

June 3 @ 7:30 pm - June 4 @ 8:15 pm
Farish Theater,
140 East Main St, Lexington, KY United States
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Community play performance

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May 2014

Comedy: John Malkovich, Norton Center

May 5 @ 7:30 pm
Norton Center,
600 W. Walnut St., Danville, KY 40422 United States
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The Infernal Comedy: Confessions of a Serial Killer, a stage play for baroque orchestra, two sopranos, and one actor (John Malkovich), will be coming to Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts on Monday, May 5, at 7:30 pm, presented by the Newlin Hall Series.

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April 2014

Theatre: Joseph and… Lexington Opera House

April 25 - 27
Lexington Opera House,
401 W Short St, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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UK Theatre is performing Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the Lexington Opera House from April 25 to April 27.  Based on the “coat of many colors” story of Joseph from the Bible, the show has little dialogue, and is almost completely sung. Show times are: April 25 @ 7:30 pm April 26 @ 2 pm and 7:30 pm April 27 @ 2 pm

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THEATRE: Gossamer, Lex Children’s Theatre

April 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lexington Children’s Theatre,
418 West Short Street , Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Lexington Children’s Theatre Saturday, April 19th 2pm Gossamer, based on a novel by Lois Lowry, is focused on the power of healing dreams. LIVE THEATRE LISTINGS, LEXINGTON KY, 2014

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Theatre: Bring It On, Broadway Live

April 11 - 13
Lexington Opera House,
401 W Short St, Lexington, KY United States
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Broadway Live presents Bring It On on April 11-13.  Show times are: Friday, April 11: 8 pm Saturday, April 12: 2 pm and 8 pm Sunday, April 13: 1 pm and 6 pm   Lexington Theater Performances Summer 2013-2014

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Disney On Ice: Rockin’ Ever After, Rupp Arena

April 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rupp Arena,
430 W. Vine St., Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Rupp Arena Thursday April 10th- Sunday April 13th 7 pm Disney On Ice: Rockin’ Ever After is an all musical showcase of well known Disney characters. Tickets go on sale February 14th 2014. LIVE CONCERT LISTINGS, LIVE THEATER LISTINGS, LEXINGTON KENTUCKY, 2014  

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March 2014

Theatre: The Miracle Worker, Broadway Live

March 14 - 16
Lexington Opera House,
401 W Short St, Lexington, KY United States
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Broadway Live presents The Miracle Worker on March 14-16.  Show times are: Friday, March 14: 8 pm Saturday, March 15: 2 pm and 8 pm Sunday, March 16: 1 pm and 6 pm   Lexington Theater Performances Summer 2013-2014

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February 2014

Theatre: Eurydice, Guignol Theatre

February 27 - March 2
Guignol Theatre,
465 Rose St, Lexington, KY United States
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UK Theatre is presenting Sarah Ruhl’s Eurydice, a play that takes the  myth of Orpheus and tells it instead from Eurydice’s, Orpheus’s wife’s, perspective.  Eurydice falls to her death shortly after marrying Orpheus and descends into the underworld on an elevator.  Reunited with her father, Eurydice faces a difficult decision: to allow Orpheus to rescue her back to the world of the living, or remain below with her father. Show times are: Feb 20 @ 7:30 pm Feb 21 @ 7:30…

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Theatre: Eurydice, Guignol Theatre

February 20 - 22
Guignol Theatre,
465 Rose St, Lexington, KY United States
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UK Theatre is presenting Sarah Ruhl’s Eurydice, a play that takes the  myth of Orpheus and tells it instead from Eurydice’s, Orpheus’s wife’s, perspective.  Eurydice falls to her death shortly after marrying Orpheus and descends into the underworld on an elevator.  Reunited with her father, Eurydice faces a difficult decision: to allow Orpheus to rescue her back to the world of the living, or remain below with her father. Show times are: Feb 20 @ 7:30 pm Feb 21 @ 7:30…

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Theatre: Memphis, Broadway Live

February 14 - 16
Lexington Opera House,
401 W Short St, Lexington, KY United States
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Broadway Live presents Memphis on Feb 14-16.  Show times are: Friday, Feb 14: 8 pm Saturday, Feb 15: 2 pm and 8 pm Sunday, Feb 16: 1 pm and 6 pm   Lexington Theater Performances Summer 2013-2014

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January 2014

Theatre: (Re) Actions Dance Concert, Guignol

January 31 - February 2
Guignol Theatre,
465 Rose St, Lexington, KY United States
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UK Theatre presents (Re) Actions Dance Concert at the Guignol Theatre. Show times are: Jan 31 @ 7:30 pm Feb 1 @ 7:30 pm Feb 2 @ 2 pm

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Theatre: Love, Loss and What I Wore, Studio Players

January 24 - 26
Studio Players Carriage House,
154 W. Bell Court, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Staged last year in Lexington by On the Verge, the popular Nora and Delia Ephron play returns to Lexington, this time at Studio Players.   Production Dates January 9-12, 17-19, & 24-26, 2014 Opening night, Friday and Saturday performances begin at 8:00pm Sunday matinee performances begin at 2:30 pm The Carriage House Theatre is located at 154 W. Bell Ct.

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Theatre: Love, Loss and What I Wore, Studio Players

January 17 - 19
Studio Players Carriage House,
154 W. Bell Court, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Staged last year in Lexington by On the Verge, the popular Nora and Delia Ephron play returns to Lexington, this time at Studio Players.   Production Dates January 9-12, 17-19, & 24-26, 2014 Opening night, Friday and Saturday performances begin at 8:00pm Sunday matinee performances begin at 2:30 pm The Carriage House Theatre is located at 154 W. Bell Ct.

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THEATRE: The Meeting, Lexington Public Library

January 17 - 18
Lexington Public Library Farish Theatre,
Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Message Theater and the Lexington Public Library presents The Meeting January 17 at 7 pm January 18 at 2 pm and 7 pm    

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Theatre: Terrorism, DAC

January 16 - 19
Downtown Arts Center,
141 East Main Street, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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 “A shrewd, scary comedy that suggests that it is impossible to live in the contemporary world without becoming a potential weapon of mass destruction.” – The New York Times TERRORISM Opens Thursday, January 9 The Black Box Theatre January 9 thru January 12 January 16 thru January 19

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Theatre: Sealed for Freshness, Actors Guild

January 16 - 19
Actors Guild South Elkhorn Theatre,
4383 Old Harrodsburg Road, Lexington, KY 40513 United States
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broad comedy, set at a 1968 Tupperware party.

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Theatre: Million Dollar Quartet, Broadway Live

January 10 - 12
Lexington Opera House,
401 W Short St, Lexington, KY United States
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Broadway Live presents Million Dollar Quartet on Jan 10-12.  Show times are: Friday, Jan 10: 8 pm Saturday, Jan 11: 2 pm and 8 pm Sunday, Jan 12: 1 pm and 6 pm   Lexington Theater Performances Summer 2013-2014

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THEATRE: Terrorism, DAC

January 9 - 12
Downtown Arts Center,
141 East Main Street, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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 “A shrewd, scary comedy that suggests that it is impossible to live in the contemporary world without becoming a potential weapon of mass destruction.” – The New York Times TERRORISM Opens Thursday, January 9 The Black Box Theatre

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Theatre: Love, Loss and What I Wore, Studio Players

January 9 - 12
Studio Players Carriage House,
154 W. Bell Court, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Staged last year in Lexington by On the Verge, the popular Nora and Delia Ephron play returns to Lexington, this time at Studio Players.   Production Dates January 9-12, 17-19, & 24-26, 2014 Opening night, Friday and Saturday performances begin at 8:00pm Sunday matinee performances begin at 2:30 pm The Carriage House Theatre is located at 154 W. Bell Ct.

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December 2013

Theatre: A Christmas Carol, Guignol Theatre

December 5, 2013 - December 8, 2013
Guignol Theatre,
465 Rose St, Lexington, KY United States
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Ebenezer Scrooge is at it again with UK Theatre’s production of A Christmas Carol.  Scrooge, in his old age, has turned into a wealthy loner, grumpy with life.  Scrooge’s character is put to the test when he receives a Christmas Eve message from the ghost of Jacob Marley, forcing him to face his past, present, and future. Show times are: Dec 5 @ 7:30 Dec 6 @ 7:30 pm Dec 7 @ 2 pm and 7:30 pm Dec 8 @…

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