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January 2015

Carrie Newcomer, EKU

January 31, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
EKU Center,
1 Hall Drive, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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Carrie Newcomer will perform at the EKU Center for the Arts on Saturday January 31 at 7:30 pm.

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February 2015

UK Basketball: UK vs Georgia, Rupp

February 3, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rupp Arena,
430 West Vine Street, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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UK basketball home game: UK hosts Georgia at Rupp Arena at 7 pm.

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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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Gregory Porter, EKU

February 7, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
EKU Center,
1 Hall Drive, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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Gregory Porter will perform at the EKU Center for the Arts on Saturday February 7 at 7:30 pm.

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Alton Brown Live, EKU

February 11, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
EKU Center,
1 Hall Drive, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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Alton Brown will perform at the EKU Center for the Arts on Wednesday February 11 at 7:30 pm.

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UK Basketball: UK vs South Carolina, Rupp

February 14, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rupp Arena,
430 W. Vine St., Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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UK basketball home game: UK hosts South Carolina at Rupp Arena at 2 pm.

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UK Basketball: UK vs Auburn, Rupp

February 21, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Rupp Arena,
430 W Vine St, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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UK basketball home game: UK hosts Auburn at Rupp Arena at 6 pm.

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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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The Hot Sardines, EKU

February 24, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
EKU Center,
1 Hall Drive, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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The Hot Sardines will perform at the EKU Center for the Arts on Tuesday February 24 at 7:30 pm.

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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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Kodo, EKU

February 28, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
EKU Center,
1 Hall Drive, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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Performing on the larger-than-life taiko drum, the Kodo drummers reinterpret traditional Japanese arts with astounding energy and athleticism. Performing at the EKU Center for the Arts on Saturday February 28 at 7:30 pm.

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UK Basketball: UK vs Arkansas, Rupp

February 28, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Rupp Arena,
430 West Vine Street, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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UK basketball home game: UK hosts Arkansas at Rupp Arena at 4 pm.

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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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Opera: The Tales of Hoffman, Lexington Opera House

March 5, 2015 - March 8, 2015
Lexington Opera House,
Lexington, KY United States
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UK Opera Theatre and OperaLex present The Tales of Hoffman at the Lexington Opera House March 5-8. “A first in UK Opera Theatre history, Jacques Offenbach’s French fantasy The Tales of Hoffmann will be presented to the Central Kentucky community in March 2015. Stage Director David Lefkowich, director of Kentucky Opera’s November 2013 production of “Simon Boccanegra,” comes to Lexington to bring to life the opera featuring tenors, Gregory Turay and Jonathan Parham. Lefkowich and Turay last worked together in the 2004 premiere of Julie Taymor’s “The Magic…

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Mike Daisey, EKU

March 5, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
EKU Center,
1 Hall Drive, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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Mike Daisey will perform “Life During Wartime” at the EKU Center for the Arts on Thursday March 5 at 7:30 pm.

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UK Basketball: UK vs Florida, Rupp

March 7, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rupp Arena,
430 West Vine Street, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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UK basketball home game: UK hosts Florida at Rupp Arena at 2 pm.

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Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy, EKU

March 8, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
EKU Center,
1 Hall Drive, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy will perform at the EKU Center for the Arts on Thursday March 5 at 7:30 pm.

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Theatre: What Would Jesus Pack?, Studio Players

March 12, 2015 - March 15, 2015
Studio Players Carriage House,
154 W. Bell Court, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Studio Players presents Ross Carter’s What Would Jesus Pack?, directed by Eric Seale. “When a holy war erupts between a gun advocate and an evangelical fundraiser, a U.S. Senator gets caught in the comic crossfire.“ Thursday, March 12: 8 pm Friday, March 13: 8 pm Saturday, March 14: 8 pm Sunday, March 15: 2:30 pm Reservations: 859.257.4929

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Audra McDonald, EKU

March 12, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
EKU Center,
1 Hall Drive, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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Audra McDonald will perform at the EKU Center for the Arts on Thursday March 12 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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Kronos Quartet, EKU

March 19, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
EKU Center,
1 Hall Drive, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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Kronos Quartet will be performing “World War I Chronicles” at the EKU Center for the Arts on Thursday March 19 at 7:30 pm.

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Theatre: What Would Jesus Pack?, Studio Players

March 20, 2015 - March 22, 2015
Studio Players Carriage House,
154 W. Bell Court, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Studio Players presents Ross Carter’s What Would Jesus Pack?, directed by Eric Seale. “When a holy war erupts between a gun advocate and an evangelical fundraiser, a U.S. Senator gets caught in the comic crossfire.“ Friday, March 20: 8 pm Saturday, March 21: 8 pm Sunday, March 22: 2:30 pm Reservations: 859.257.4929

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Dance SCAPA, Lexington Opera House

March 20, 2015 - March 21, 2015
Lexington Opera House,
401 W Short St, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Friends of the Arts School and SCAPA present Dance SCAPA at the Lexington Opera House on March 20-21. “This lively show begins with a lecture demonstration of dance forms and quickly flows into choreography created with the core curriculum guidelines in mind. Our goal is to help every student develop an understanding and appreciation for the art of dance. Tap, ballet, modern and jazz are just of a few of the styles performed by our students. Question and answer session available after each performance.” Friday, March…

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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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The Buddy Holly Experience, EKU

March 26, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
EKU Center,
1 Hall Drive, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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Rave On! The Buddy Holly Experience featuring America’s premier Buddy Holly interpreter, Billy McGuigan performing at the EKU Center of the Arts on Thursday March 26 at 7:30 pm.

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Theatre: What Would Jesus Pack?, Studio Players

March 27, 2015 - March 29, 2015
Studio Players Carriage House,
154 W. Bell Court, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Studio Players presents Ross Carter’s What Would Jesus Pack?, directed by Eric Seale. “When a holy war erupts between a gun advocate and an evangelical fundraiser, a U.S. Senator gets caught in the comic crossfire.“ Friday, March 27: 8 pm Saturday, March 28: 8 pm Sunday, March 29: 2:30 pm Reservations: 859.257.4929

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Ballet: Beauty and the Beast, Lexington Opera House

March 28, 2015 - March 29, 2015
Lexington Opera House,
401 W Short St, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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The Kentucky Ballet Theatre presents Beauty and the Beast at the Lexington Opera House on March 28-29. “Beauty, a young girl pure of heart, whose father is accosted by a mysterious Beast after picking roses from the Beast’s beloved garden. To save her father, Beauty offers herself in exchange for his freedom, and begins a journey of love and transformation for both herself and the Beast. Please note, this is not a touring production; events will be performed by the Kentucky Ballet Theatre.” Saturday,…

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April 2015

Joshua Bell, UK Singletary Center

April 3, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
UK Singletary Center,
Lexington, KY United States
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Friday, April 3, at 7:30 pm at the UK Singletary Center for the Arts. “Often referred to as the ‘poet of the violin,’ Joshua Bell is one of the world’s most celebrated violinists. He continues to enchant audiences with his breathtaking virtuosity, tone of sheer beauty, and charismatic stage presence. His restless curiosity, passion, universal appeal, and multi-faceted musical interests have earned him the rare title of “classical music superstar.” He will join with Conductor John Nardolillo and the acclaimed…

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Ballet: Midsummer Night’s Dream, Lexington Opera House

April 11, 2015
Lexington Opera House,
401 W Short St, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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The Lexington Ballet presents Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Lexington Opera House on April 11. The two shows start at 2 pm and 7:30 pm. “Midsummer Nights Dream is the grand finale to Lexington Ballet Company’s 40th Anniversary season. Shakespeare’s comedy will delight the whole family with the forest antics of fairies and lovers. Mischief and magic abound, lead by Puck, the merry wanderer of the night.” April 11: 2 pm and 7:30 pm

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Comedy: Bill Engvall, Norton Center

April 11, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Norton Center for the Arts,
600 West Walnut Street , Danville, KY 40422 United States
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Bill Engvall performs at Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts on April 11 at 7 pm and again at 9:30 pm. “American Comedy Award winner for “Best Male Stand-up Comedian” and beloved contestant on the most recent season of Dancing with the Stars, Bill Engvall is a true show-business star.  He starred in and executive produced his own self-titled sitcom for TBS, which ran for three seasons, and starred in the NBC series, The Jeff Foxworthy Show, where he played Jeff’s…

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Pilobolus, EKU

April 11, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
EKU Center,
1 Hall Drive, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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Pilobolus will perform at the EKU Center for the Arts on Saturday April 11 at 7:30 pm.

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David Sedaris, EKU

April 14, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
EKU Center,
1 Hall Drive, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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David Sedaris will be performing at EKU on Tuesday April 14 at 7:30 pm.

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Ainadamar: Fountain of Tears, Lexington Opera House

April 17, 2015 - April 18, 2015

On April 17 and April 18, the Lexington Philharmonic and Saykaly Garbulinksa Artist-in-Residence Porgram present.  Aindadamar: Fountain of Tears “Osvaldo Golijov, Ainadamar – Fountain of Tears Semi-staged Spanish language opera with Kentucky Opera Studio Artists, UK Opera Theatre, and additional regional artistic partners Argentinean composer, Osvaldo Golijov’s contemporary Spanish-language concert-opera, Ainadamar – Fountain of Tears comes to life in a semi-staged production at the Lexington Opera House in a first-time collaboration with Kentucky Opera. Golijov’s intense and brilliant musical score highlights tango, Flamenco,…

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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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Australian Chamber Orchestra, EKU

April 24, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
EKU Center,
1 Hall Drive, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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The Australian Chamber Orchestra will be performing at the EKU Center for the Arts on Friday April 24th at 7:30 pm.

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Rosanne Cash, EKU

April 25, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
EKU Center,
1 Hall Drive, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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Rosanne Cash will be performing at the EKU Center for the Arts on Saturday April 25th at 7:30 pm.

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May 2015

Theatre: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Studio Players

May 7, 2015 - May 10, 2015
Studio Players Carriage House,
154 W. Bell Court, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Studio Players presents Christopher Durang’s Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, directed by Jenny Christian. “Take some characters with names from Chekhov plays. Shake well. Stir in a gigolo and a young actress. Season with a cleaning lady who can tell the future and let the mixture simmer, laughing constantly. (This play contains mature themes)“ Thursday, May 7: 8 pm Friday, May 8: 8 pm Saturday, May 9: 8 pm Sunday, May 10: 2:30 pm Reservations: 859.257.4929

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Theatre: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Studio Players

May 15, 2015 - May 17, 2015
Studio Players Carriage House,
154 W. Bell Court, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Studio Players presents Christopher Durang’s Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, directed by Jenny Christian. “Take some characters with names from Chekhov plays. Shake well. Stir in a gigolo and a young actress. Season with a cleaning lady who can tell the future and let the mixture simmer, laughing constantly. (This play contains mature themes)“ Friday, May 15: 8 pm Saturday, May 16: 8 pm Sunday, May 17: 2:30 pm Reservations: 859.257.4929

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Symphonie Fantastique, UK Singletary Center

May 15, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
UK Singletary Center,
405 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40506 United States
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On May 15, the Lexington Philharmonic presents Symphonie Fantastique at the UK Singletary Center for the Arts at 7:30 pm. “GANDOLFI: Excerpt from “The Garden of Cosmic Speculation” SIBELIUS: Violin Concerto Alexandre da Costa, violin BERLIOZ: Symphonie Fantastique The 2014-2015 season closes with a celebration of great Romantic works in Symphonie Fantastique! LexPhil presents contemporary American composer Michael Gandolfi’s “Jumping Bridge” from The Garden of Cosmic Speculation. Alexandre da Costa, violin, joins LexPhil for Sibelius’ triumphant Violin Concerto, op. 47 followed by the aural adventure of Berlioz’s epic Symphonie Fantastique.”

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Theatre: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Studio Players

May 22, 2015 - May 24, 2015
Studio Players Carriage House,
154 W. Bell Court, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Studio Players presents Christopher Durang’s Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, directed by Jenny Christian. “Take some characters with names from Chekhov plays. Shake well. Stir in a gigolo and a young actress. Season with a cleaning lady who can tell the future and let the mixture simmer, laughing constantly. (This play contains mature themes)“ Friday, May 22: 8 pm Saturday, May 23: 8 pm Sunday, May 24: 2:30 pm Reservations: 859.257.4929

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Ballet: Cinderella, Lexington Opera House

May 30, 2015 - May 31, 2015
Lexington Opera House,
401 W. Short St. , Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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The Kentucky Ballet Theatre presents Cinderella at the Lexington Opera House on May 30-31. “The Cinderella ballet is a variation of the original rags-to-riches tale. From scurbbing the kitchen floor, to a pair of glass slippers and the transformation to a beautiful princess. This happily ever after tale, set to Prokofiev’s music, is always a classic.” Saturday, May 30: 2 pm Sunday, May 31: 2 pm

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