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September 2014

Much Ado About Nothing, Central Christian Church

September 22 - 24
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. Monday, September 22nd: 7 pm Tuesday, September 23th: 7 pm Wednesday, September 24th: 7 pm

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Much Ado About Nothing, Central Christian Church

September 26 - 30
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 26th: 7 pm Saturday, September 27th: 7 pm Sunday, September 28th: 2 pm Monday, September 29th: 7 pm Tuesday, September 30th: 7 pm

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Theatre: Leading Ladies, Studio Players

September 26 - 28
Studio Players Carriage House Theatre,
154 W. Bell Ct., Lexington, KY 40502 United States
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Studio Players presents Ken Ludwig’s Leading Ladies at the Carriage House Theatre. Two down-on-their-luck Shakesperean actors, Jack and Leo, hatch a get-rich-quick plot that casts them in the most challenging roles they’ve ever taken on: Maxine and Stephanie. Director: Marty Wayman Cast: Ryan Briggs, Will Drane, Joe Fields-Elswick, Kyle Wade, Graeme Hart, Sheila Miller, Max Searcy, Evander Hodges, Mason Wood Friday, September 26th: 8 pm Saturday, September 27th: 8 pm Sunday, September 28th: 2:30 pm

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October 2014

Theatre: Dancing at Lughnasa, Guignol Theatre

October 2 - 5
UK Guignol Theatre,
465 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40506 United States
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The UK Guignol Theatre presents Brian Friel’s Dancing at Lughnasa. This Tony Award-winning drama tells of the narrator’s childhood in Ballybeg, Ireland, raised by his young mother and her four sisters. Presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., New York. Originally produced on the New York stage by Noel Pearson in association with Bill Kenwright and Joseph Harris. Thursday, October 2: 7:30 pm Friday, October 3: 7:30 pm Saturday, October 4: 7:30 pm Sunday, October 5: 2 pm

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Theatre: Leading Ladies, Studio Players

October 3 - 5
Studio Players Carriage House Theatre,
154 W. Bell Ct., Lexington, KY 40502 United States
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Studio Players presents Ken Ludwig’s Leading Ladies at the Carriage House Theatre. Two down-on-their-luck Shakesperean actors, Jack and Leo, hatch a get-rich-quick plot that casts them in the most challenging roles they’ve ever taken on: Maxine and Stephanie. Director: Marty Wayman Cast: Ryan Briggs, Will Drane, Joe Fields-Elswick, Kyle Wade, Graeme Hart, Sheila Miller, Max Searcy, Evander Hodges, Mason Wood Friday, October 3rd: 8 pm Saturday, October 4th: 8 pm Sunday, October 5th: 2:30 pm

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Theatre: Sweeney Todd, Lexington Opera House

October 4 - 5
Lexington Opera House,
401 W. Short Street, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Saturday, October 4: 7:30 pm Sunday, October 5: 2 pm “A tale of a barber, Benjamin Barker, who is sentenced and exiled by a corrupt judge for a crime he didn’t commit. Benjamin returns fifteen years later under a new alias of Sweeney Todd to seek his revenge on the judge and to save his daughter. Soon, with the help of a meat pie shop owner, he opens a barber shop above her store, initiating a crime rampage against those…

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Theatre: Sweeney Todd, Lexington Opera House

October 8 - 12
Lexington Opera House,
430 W. Vine St., Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Wednesday, October 8: 7:30 pm Thursday, October 9: 7:30 pm Friday, October 10: 7:30 pm Saturday, October 11: 2 pm & 7:30 pm Sunday, October 12: 2 pm “A tale of a barber, Benjamin Barker, who is sentenced and exiled by a corrupt judge for a crime he didn’t commit. Benjamin returns fifteen years later under a new alias of Sweeney Todd to seek his revenge on the judge and to save his daughter. Soon, with the help of a…

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Theatre: Dancing at Lughnasa, Guignol Theatre

October 9 - 12
UK Guignol Theatre,
465 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40506 United States
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The UK Guignol Theatre presents Brian Friel’s Dancing at Lughnasa. This Tony Award-winning drama tells of the narrator’s childhood in Ballybeg, Ireland, raised by his young mother and her four sisters. Presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., New York. Originally produced on the New York stage by Noel Pearson in association with Bill Kenwright and Joseph Harris. Thursday, October 9: 7:30 pm Friday, October 10: 7:30 pm Saturday, October 11: 7:30 pm Sunday, October 12: 2 pm

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Theatre: Out, Carnegie Center

October 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Carnegie Center,
251 W. Second Street, lexington, KY 40507 United States
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” ‘Out’ is an original one-act in which a wide spectrum of individuals from Lexington’s LGBT community will chronicle their experience of coming out to friends, family, and the public at large. Don’t miss this poignant, courageous, and sometime hilarious show. Produced by Donna Ison in conjunction with community partner, Lexington Fairness, and community sponsor, Lexington United.”

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Theatre: The Mystery of Irma Vep, Farish Theatre

October 15 - 16
Farish Theater (Central Library),
140 E. Main Street, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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The Farish Theater in the Lexington Public Library will present Charles Ludlam’s The Mystery of Irma Vep: A Penny Dreadful, performed by the Balagula Theatre Company.  “This definitive spoof of Gothic melodramas, ‘The Mystery of Irma Vep’ by Charles Ludlam was named one of the 20th Century’s best plays by Time Magazine and the New York Times. Liberally stealing from well known film classics like Wuthering Heights, The Mummy’s Curse and Hitchcock’s Rebecca, with dialog lifted from Ibsen, Shakespeare, and Poe, “Irma” is…

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Heroes: Eroica & Icarus, Lexington Opera House

October 17 - 18
Lexington Opera House,
Lexington, KY United States
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Friday, October 17: 7:30 pm Saturday, October 18: 7:30 pm “The music of contemporary composer Philip Glass makes its LexPhil debut alongside Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3 “Eroica” in Heroes: Eroica & Icarus. Glass’ Icarus at the Edge of Time, is adapted from physicist Brian Greene’s children’s book chronicling a young boy’s journey to the edge of a black hole which re-imagines the Greek myth and brings Einstein’s concepts of relativity to life. Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3 “Eroica” perfectly completes our heroic musical journey, showcasing the timeless…

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Rapunzel, LCT

October 19
Lexington Children’s Theatre,
418 W. Short St. , Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Rapunzel (in Black Box Theater) will be performed at the Lexington Children’s Theater on Sunday October 19th at 2 pm and 4:30 pm.

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Theatre: Leading Ladies, Studio Players

October 19 - 21
Carriage House Theatre,
154 West Bell Ct, Lexington, KY 40555 United States
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Studio Players presents Ken Ludwig’s Leading Ladies at the Carriage House Theatre. Two down-on-their-luck Shakesperean actors, Jack and Leo, hatch a get-rich-quick plot that casts them in the most challenging roles they’ve ever taken on: Maxine and Stephanie. Director: Marty Wayman Cast: Ryan Briggs, Will Drane, Joe Fields-Elswick, Kyle Wade, Graeme Hart, Sheila Miller, Max Searcy, Evander Hodges, Mason Wood Friday, September 19th: 8 pm Saturday, September 20th: 8 pm Sunday, September 21st: 2:30 pm

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Theatre: The Mystery of Irma Vep, Farish Theatre

October 22 - 25
Farish Theater (Central Library),
140 E. Main Street, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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The Farish Theater in the Lexington Public Library will present Charles Ludlam’s The Mystery of Irma Vep: A Penny Dreadful, performed by the Balagula Theatre Company.  “This definitive spoof of Gothic melodramas, ‘The Mystery of Irma Vep’ by Charles Ludlam was named one of the 20th Century’s best plays by Time Magazine and the New York Times. Liberally stealing from well known film classics like Wuthering Heights, The Mummy’s Curse and Hitchcock’s Rebecca, with dialog lifted from Ibsen, Shakespeare, and Poe, “Irma” is a…

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Midnight Movie: Halloween, Kentucky Theater

October 24 - 25
Kentucky Theatre

The Kentucky Theater will show Halloween at midnight on Friday, October 24 and Saturday, October 25.

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KIDS: MisterE of Imagination, LCT

October 25
Lexington Children’s Theatre,
418 W. Short St. , Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Saturday, October 25 – 2:00 Saturday, October 25 –7:00 Sunday, October 26 – 2:00 Friday, October 31 – 8:00* SPECIAL HALLOWEEN PERFORMANCE

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Theatre: The Mystery of Irma Vep, Farish Theatre

October 28 - 31
Farish Theater (Central Library),
140 E. Main Street, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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The Farish Theater in the Lexington Public Library will present Charles Ludlam’s The Mystery of Irma Vep: A Penny Dreadful, performed by the Balagula Theatre Company.  “This definitive spoof of Gothic melodramas, ‘The Mystery of Irma Vep’ by Charles Ludlam was named one of the 20th Century’s best plays by Time Magazine and the New York Times. Liberally stealing from well known film classics like Wuthering Heights, The Mummy’s Curse and Hitchcock’s Rebecca, with dialog lifted from Ibsen, Shakespeare, and Poe, “Irma” is a…

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Midnight Movie: Rocky Horror, Kentucky Theater

October 31 - November 1
Kentucky Theatre

The Kentucky Theater will show The Rocky Horror Picture Show at midnight on Friday, October 31 and Saturday, November 1.

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November 2014

Musical: Annie Jr., Lexington Opera House

November 6 - 8
Lexington Opera House,
Lexington, KY United States
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“SCAPA, School for the Creative and Performing Arts, brings Annie Jr. to the Lexington Opera House. With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone’s hearts despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City. She is determined to find her parents who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of a New York City Orphanage run by the cruel, embittered Miss Hannigan. With the help of the other girls in the Orphanage, Annie escapes to the…

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Jack Hanna’s Into The Wild, EKU

November 7 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
EKU Center,
1 Hall Drive, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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Jungle Jack’s live show features many of his favorite animal friends, as well as fascinating and humorous stories and footage from his adventures around the world. Performing at EKU Center for the Arts on Friday November 7th at 7 pm.

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Theatre: Elf, Lexington Opera House

November 14 - 16
Lexington Opera House,
430 W. Vine St., Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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This modern day Christmas classic is sure to make everyone embrace their inner elf. Presented by Broadway Live and the Opera House Fund, Elf will be at the Lexington Opera House in November. Friday, November 14: 8 pm Saturday, November 15: 2 pm & 8 pm Sunday, November 16: 1 pm & 6 pm

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Theatre: Venus in Fur, Farish Theatre

November 28 - 30
Farish Theater (Central Library),
140 E. Main Street, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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The Farish Theater in the Lexington Public Library will present Davis Ives’ The Venus in Fur, performed by the Balagula Theatre Company.  “Playwright Thomas Novachek is at a loss. There are simply no actresses talented enough to play his leading lady. Then in walks Vanda, a mysterious siren with the uncanny ability to inhabit his character. All bets are off when the audition quickly escalates into a seductive power play. With loads of cheek and a hint of the erotic, ‘Venus in Fur’…

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KIDS: A Charlie Brown Christmas, LCT

November 29
Lexington Opera House,
430 W. Vine St., Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Saturday, November 29 – 2:00 Saturday, December 6 – 2:00 Saturday, December 6 – 7:00 Sunday, December 7 – 2:00

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December 2014

Theatre: Venus in Fur, Farish Theatre

December 4 - 7
Farish Theater (Central Library),
140 E. Main St., Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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The Farish Theater in the Lexington Public Library will present Davis Ives’ The Venus in Fur, performed by the Balagula Theatre Company.  “Playwright Thomas Novachek is at a loss. There are simply no actresses talented enough to play his leading lady. Then in walks Vanda, a mysterious siren with the uncanny ability to inhabit his character. All bets are off when the audition quickly escalates into a seductive power play. With loads of cheek and a hint of the erotic, ‘Venus in Fur’ keeps…

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Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer Musical, EKU

December 5 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
EKU Center,
1 Hall Drive, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer (The Musical) will be performed at the EKU Center for the Arts on Friday December 5th at 7 pm. 

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KIDS: Rapunzel, LCT

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

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January 2015

Theatre: Friends, Farish Theater

January 21, 2015 - January 23, 2015
Farish Theater (Central Library),
140 E. Main St., Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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The Farish Theater in the Lexington Public Library will present Kobo Abe’s Friends, performed by the Balagula Theatre Company.  “A Japanese comedy of menace. An absurdist drama about the gradual destruction of the individual. A family enters the apartment of a young man and announces that they will save him from his loneliness by living with them. Slowly, they destroy everything, in the cheerful psychotic name of ‘brotherly love’.” Wednesday, January 21: 7 pm Thursday, January 22: 7 pm Friday, January 23: 7…

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Guys And Dolls, Lexington Opera House

January 23, 2015 - January 25, 2015
Lexington Opera House,
430 W. Vine St., Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Friday: 8 pm Saturday: 2 & 8 pm Sunday: 1 & 6 pm

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Broadway: Guys and Dolls, Lexington Opera House

January 23, 2015 - January 25, 2015
Lexington Opera House,
401 W Short St, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Broadway Live and the Opera House Fund present Guys and Dolls January 23-25 “Bustling with gamblers, gangsters, and sassy showgirls, GUYS AND DOLLS celebrates Broadway’s golden era with one of the greatest scores ever written for a musical by the legendary Frank Loesser, masterfully witty book and lyrics by Joe Swerling and comedy legend Abe Burrows, and the glorious Damon Runyon’s comic book world of 1940s Times Square New York City. Considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy – GUYS…

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KIDS: Señora Tortuga, LCT

January 25, 2015
Lexington Children’s Theatre,
418 W. Short St. , Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Sunday, January 25 – 2:00 Saturday, January 31 – 2:00 Saturday, January 31 – 7:00 Sunday, February 1 – 2:00  

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Wild Kratts, EKU

January 25, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
EKU Center,
1 Hall Drive, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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Martin and Chris Kratt, the real-life stars of PBS’s Emmy-nominated “Wild Kratts,”  will perform an all new theatrical stage show based on the hit animated series at the EKU Center for the Arts on Sunday January 25 at 3 pm.

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Theatre: Friends, Farish Theatre

January 28, 2015 - January 31, 2015
Farish Theater (Central Library),
140 E. Main Street, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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The Farish Theater in the Lexington Public Library will present Kobo Abe’s Friends, performed by the Balagula Theatre Company.  “A Japanese comedy of menace. An absurdist drama about the gradual destruction of the individual. A family enters the apartment of a young man and announces that they will save him from his loneliness by living with them. Slowly, they destroy everything, in the cheerful psychotic name of ‘brotherly love’.” Wednesday, January 28: 7 pm Thursday, January 29: 7 pm Friday, January 30: 7 pm Saturday, January…

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February 2015

Peter and the Star Catcher, Lexington Opera House

February 6, 2015 - February 8, 2015
Lexington Opera House,
430 W. Vine St., Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Friday: 8 pm Saturday: 2 & 8 pm Sunday: 1 & 6 pm

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Broadway: Peter and the Starcatcher, Lexington Opera House

February 6, 2015 - February 8, 2015
Lexington Opera House,
Lexington, KY United States
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Broadway Live and the Opera House Fund present Peter and the Starcatcher at the Lexington Opera House February 6 – 8. “Peter and the Starcatcher, the most magical evening of madcap fun, is now on tour!  Hailed by the New York Times as “The most exhilarating storytelling on Broadway in decades,” this comedy takes a hilarious romp through the Neverland you never knew.  The winner of 5 Tony Awards®, this swashbuckling prequel to Peter Pan will have you hooked from the moment you let…

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Senora Tortuga, LCT

February 22, 2015
Lexington Children’s Theatre,
418 W. Short St. , Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Senora Tortuga (In Black Box Theater) will be performed in the Lexington Children’s Theater on Sunday February 22 at 2 and 4:30 pm.

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KIDS: Dr. Seuss’s The Cat in the Hat, LCT

February 22, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lexington Children’s Theatre,
418 W. Short St. , Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Sunday, February 22 – 2:00 Sunday, February 22 – 4:30 Saturday, February 28 – 11:00 Saturday, February 28 – 2:00 Saturday, February 28 – 7:00 Sunday, March 1 – 2:00

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Theatre: 42nd Street, Lexington Opera House

February 26, 2015 - February 28, 2015
Lexington Opera House,
401 W Short St, Lexington, KY United States
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Friends of the Arts School and SCAPA present 42nd Street at the Lexington Opera House February 26-28. “A heartwarming tale about the search for stardom, 42nd Street captures the hopes of everyone pursuing a dream. Young aspiring actress Peggy Sawyer moves to New York City to make her mark and lands her first job, but the Director isn’t having an easy time producing a large-scale musical in the midst of the Great Depression. When the star breaks her ankle, Peggy is suddenly pushed center…

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March 2015

Anything Goes, EKU

March 3, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
EKU Center,
1 Hall Drive, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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Anything Goes will be performed at the EKU Center for the Arts on Tuesday March 3 at 7:30 pm.

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The Great Gatsby, Lexington Opera House

March 13, 2015 - March 15, 2015
Lexington Opera House,
401 West Short Street, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Friday: 8 pm Saturday: 2 & 8 pm Sunday: 1 & 6 pm

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Theatre: Bernard and Bosie, Farish Theatre

March 13, 2015 - March 14, 2015
Farish Theater (Central Library),
140 E. Main St. , Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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The Balagula Theatre Company will present Anthony Wynn’s Bernard and Bosie at the Downtown Arts Center.  “The play explores the complex relationship between literary giant George Bernard Shaw and the poet Lord Alfred ‘Bosie’ Douglas (the intimate friend of Oscar Wilde) through their own letters to one another in the 1930s and 1940s. In an age of instant communication through e-mail and cellular telephones, the two-act play ‘Bernard and Bosie: A Most Unlikely Friendship’ is a reminder of the intimate and…

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KIDS: A Thousand Cranes, LCT

March 21, 2015
Lexington Children’s Theatre,
418 W. Short St. , Lexington, KY 40507 United States

Saturday, March 21 – 2:00 Saturday, March 21 – 7:00 Sunday, March 22 – 2:00

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April 2015

KIDS: The Giver, LCT

April 19, 2015
Lexington Children’s Theatre,
418 W. Short St. , Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Sunday, April 19 – 2:00 Saturday, April 25 – 2:00 Saturday, April 25 –7:00 Sunday, April 26 – 2:00  

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A Thousand Cranes, LCT

April 19, 2015
Lexington Children’s Theatre,
418 W. Short St. , Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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A Thousand Cranes will be performed at the Lexington Children’s Theater on Sunday April 19th at 2 and 4:30 pm.

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Sister Act, Lexington Opera House

April 24, 2015 - April 26, 2015
Lexington Opera House,
401 West Short Street, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Friday: 8 pm Saturday: 2 & 8 pm Sunday: 1 & 6 pm

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