Keith Waits

Keith Waits Keith Waits is a native of Louisville who works at Louisville Visual Art during the days, including being one of the hosts of PUBLIC on ARTxFM, but spends most of his evenings indulging his taste for theatre, music and visual arts. His work has appeared in Pure Uncut Candy, TheatreLouisville, and Louisville Mojo. He is now Managing Editor for Arts-Louisville.com.


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BWW Review: National Tour of MAMMA MIA! in LouisvilleBWW Review: National Tour of MAMMA MIA! in Louisville
Posted: Jul. 24, 2017


BWW Review: LADY LEAR at Louisville BalletBWW Review: LADY LEAR at Louisville Ballet
Posted: Aug. 15, 2017


BWW Feature: ALLEY THEATER ARTS CARAVAN at The Alley TheaterBWW Feature: ALLEY THEATER ARTS CARAVAN at The Alley Theater
Posted: Aug. 7, 2017


BWW Review: THE WEDDING SINGER at Acting Against CancerBWW Review: THE WEDDING SINGER at Acting Against Cancer
Posted: Aug. 15, 2017


LAST 365 DAYS

BWW Review: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING at Kentucky ShakespeareBWW Review: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING at Kentucky Shakespeare
Posted: Jun. 7, 2017


BWW Review: THEATRE OF BLOOD - An Actor's RevengeBWW Review: THEATRE OF BLOOD - An Actor's Revenge
Posted: Sep. 13, 2016


BWW Feature: 2016-17 SEASON at Kentucky ShakespeareBWW Feature: 2016-17 SEASON at Kentucky Shakespeare
Posted: Oct. 25, 2016


BWW Review: I NOW PRONOUNCE at Actors Theatre Of LouisvilleBWW Review: I NOW PRONOUNCE at Actors Theatre Of Louisville
Posted: Mar. 8, 2017


BWW Review: RICHARD II at Kentucky ShakespeareBWW Review: RICHARD II at Kentucky Shakespeare
Posted: Jun. 19, 2017


BWW Review: AIRNESS at Actors Theatre Of LouisvilleBWW Review: AIRNESS at Actors Theatre Of Louisville
Posted: Mar. 30, 2017


BWW Review: KING LEAR at University Of Louisville - Budding Among The RuinsBWW Review: KING LEAR at University Of Louisville - Budding Among The Ruins
Posted: Nov. 14, 2016


BWW Review: LADY LEAR at Louisville BalletBWW Review: LADY LEAR at Louisville Ballet
August 15, 2017

Lady in the StormThis week sees the closing of Kentucky Shakespeare's 57th season of free, continuous, outdoor Shakespeare productions, making it the oldest company of its kind in the country. To mark the second and final Community Partner Week, they are teaming up with the Louisville Ballet, one of the oldest ballet companies in the country - a fine pairing.

BWW Review: THE WEDDING SINGER at Acting Against CancerBWW Review: THE WEDDING SINGER at Acting Against Cancer
August 15, 2017

I am not the biggest fan of Adam Sandler, or at least the movies he manufactures for himself and his buddies, but I have always liked The Wedding Singer, one of his first, most endearing films. The story of Robbie Hart (Remy Sisk), a cheesy but sincere front man for a wedding band in the late 1980's, is a logical selection for adaptation into a stage musical, and provides ample opportunity for satire of social trends in fashion.

BWW Feature: ALLEY THEATER ARTS CARAVAN at The Alley TheaterBWW Feature: ALLEY THEATER ARTS CARAVAN at The Alley Theater
August 7, 2017

I have been active in the Louisville theater arena for right at twenty years, having gotten started in the chorus of a musical in Anchorage way back in 1997. Since then I've played dream roles and bit parts in more shows than I can count and I've been in four feature films. As a director, I've been able to put my personal stamp on both classic and lesser known plays. I've developed strong relationships with more local theater companies than I can name, served on the board of directors for three of them, and have been writing theater reviews for over ten years (including for Arts-Louisville.com). I've even recently become part of a sketch comedy group. All of this with no special training, no theater degree, and no real qualifications beyond a love of the stage.

BWW Review: National Tour of MAMMA MIA! in LouisvilleBWW Review: National Tour of MAMMA MIA! in Louisville
July 24, 2017

Thanks to the comedic timing and moving performances of three actors, the ABBA musical Mamma Mia!,now playing at Kentucky Center, features enough to keep audiences entertained, whether they are into ABBA, or not.

BWW Review: JULIUS CAESAR at Kentucky ShakespeareBWW Review: JULIUS CAESAR at Kentucky Shakespeare
July 6, 2017

The True VillainsWithout planning to be, The Kentucky Shakespeare Festival's current production of this four hundred-year old tragedy could not be more of the moment.

BWW Review: CONFESIONES at Teatro Tercera LlamdaBWW Review: CONFESIONES at Teatro Tercera Llamda
June 19, 2017

In most of her work, Josefina Lopez explores the hearts and minds of Hispanic women with vivid and bracing language that feels authentic; an honesty filtered through poetry. In her 1997 play Confesiones..., she draws compelling portraits of eight female characters who together might be said to chart a kind of multi-dimensional, fictional biography of what it means to be Chicana in modern American society.

BWW Review: RICHARD II at Kentucky ShakespeareBWW Review: RICHARD II at Kentucky Shakespeare
June 19, 2017

This Royal Throne of KingsNeill Robertson is having a very good year. After a triumphant turn in Hedwig and the Angry Inch just one month ago, he here presents us with a Richard II that is nothing less than a lesson for us all.

BWW Review: EAST OF THE SUN at CirqueLouisBWW Review: EAST OF THE SUN at CirqueLouis
June 14, 2017

As the traditional circus format has faded more from view, the 'cirque' idea has adopted a higher profile. Cirque de Soleil is an international juggernaut, a cross between dance and human acrobatics presented with a layer of glitzy showmanship, that occupies rare territory in the world of theatre. But more and more smaller, local companies have sprung up around the U.S. CirqueLouis brings this idea to Louisville, a fresh approach to narrative storytelling on a larger scale than most companies.

BWW Review: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING at Kentucky ShakespeareBWW Review: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING at Kentucky Shakespeare
June 7, 2017

Make 'Em Laugh

BWW Review: THE COMPARABLES at Theatre [502]BWW Review: THE COMPARABLES at Theatre [502]
June 7, 2017

Off The Shoulders Of Men

BWW Review: THE FLICK at The Alley TheaterBWW Review: THE FLICK at The Alley Theater
May 30, 2017

Not Such Small People

BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL, THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL at National TourBWW Review: BEAUTIFUL, THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL at National Tour
May 22, 2017

BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL, THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL at National Tour

BWW Review: QUARTET at Little Colonel PlayhouseBWW Review: QUARTET at Little Colonel Playhouse
May 19, 2017

Getting older. We're all doing it, every minute of every day, whether we like it or not. Time exempts no one even as it robs us of qualities and attributes that once made us who we were, gifts us with new ones, and leaves certain things at our very crux unchanged. The Little Colonel Players' current production of Ronald Harwood's Quartet allows us a poignant glimpse into the lives of four retired opera singers as they come to terms with what they were and who they are.

BWW Review: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at Pandora ProductionsBWW Review: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at Pandora Productions
May 16, 2017

When Love is Hard

BWW Previews: HENRY VIII at Commonwealth Theatre CenterBWW Previews: HENRY VIII at Commonwealth Theatre Center
May 9, 2017

Completing The Shakespeare Canon At Commonwealth Theatre Center

BWW Feature: 2017 LOUISVILLE AWARDS IN THE ARTS at Churchill DownsBWW Feature: 2017 LOUISVILLE AWARDS IN THE ARTS at Churchill Downs
May 2, 2017

Louisville Fund for the Arts, Jennifer Lawrence Foundation, present 2nd Annual Awards on opening night of spring meet at Churchill Downs

BWW Review: THE LAST PARTY at Finnigan ProductionsBWW Review: THE LAST PARTY at Finnigan Productions
April 24, 2017

A Key For Living

BWW Review: HUMANA FESTIVAL CLOSING NIGHT at Actors Theatre Of LouisvilleBWW Review: HUMANA FESTIVAL CLOSING NIGHT at Actors Theatre Of Louisville
April 19, 2017

Playwrighting Awards and Ghostlight Project

BWW Review: AIRNESS at Actors Theatre Of LouisvilleBWW Review: AIRNESS at Actors Theatre Of Louisville
March 30, 2017

Golden Gods Of Rock

BWW Review: TIME STANDS STILL at The Liminal PlayhouseBWW Review: TIME STANDS STILL at The Liminal Playhouse
March 27, 2017

Standing on Shifting Sands



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