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Now Playing Onstage in Louisville - Week of 8/20/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Louisville - Week of 8/20/2017
by BWW on August 20, 2017 in Louisville

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/20/2017 for Louisville (more...)
The Kentucky Center to Present The Simon & Garfunkel Story The Kentucky Center to Present The Simon & Garfunkel Story
by BWW News Desk on August 17, 2017 in Louisville

The Kentucky Center presents The Simon & Garfunkel Story on Sunday, October 8, 2017 at 7 p.m. at The Kentucky Center - Bomhard Theater (501 W. Main St.). (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/18 - EVITA, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/18 - EVITA, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More!
by BWW Special on August 18, 2017 in Louisville

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Evita, Something Rotten, and more! (more...)
The Kentucky Center and NS2 to Present AN EVENING WITH DAVE RAWLINGS MACHINE The Kentucky Center and NS2 to Present AN EVENING WITH DAVE RAWLINGS MACHINE
by BWW News Desk on August 16, 2017 in Louisville

The Kentucky Center and NS2 present AN EVENING WITH DAVE RAWLINGS MACHINE today, August 16, 2017 at 8 p.m. at the Brown Theatre, 315 W. Broadway. (more...)
Garrison Keillor, Straight No Chaser, Shaping Sound and More Set for The Kentucky Center's 34th Season Garrison Keillor, Straight No Chaser, Shaping Sound and More Set for The Kentucky Center's 34th Season
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2017 in Louisville

The Kentucky Center is offering a wide variety of entertainment as it opens its 34th arts season. Fall performances will feature author and radio personality Garrison Keillor, all-male a cappella group Straight No Chaser, Emmy winner Travis Wall's dance company Shaping Sound as well as many others. (more...)
BWW Review: THE MUSIC MAN at Derby Dinner Playhouse BWW Review: THE MUSIC MAN at Derby Dinner Playhouse
by Taylor Clemons on August 14, 2017 in Louisville

Derby Dinner Playhouse brings back a solid chestnut musical with promising results. (more...)
BWW Review: LADY LEAR at Louisville Ballet BWW Review: LADY LEAR at Louisville Ballet
by Keith Waits on August 15, 2017 in Louisville

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. (more...)
BWW Review: THE WEDDING SINGER at Acting Against Cancer BWW Review: THE WEDDING SINGER at Acting Against Cancer
by Keith Waits on August 15, 2017 in Louisville

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. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/11 - CHICAGO, KILL LOCAL, 42ND STREET, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/11 - CHICAGO, KILL LOCAL, 42ND STREET, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on August 11, 2017 in Louisville

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Chicago, Kill Local, 42nd Street, and More! (more...)
The Kentucky Center presents An Evening with The Paul Thorn Band Hammer & Nail 20th Anniversary Concert The Kentucky Center presents An Evening with The Paul Thorn Band Hammer & Nail 20th Anniversary Concert
by BWW News Desk on August 08, 2017 in Louisville

Once a professional boxer, Paul Thorn is now a singer-songwriter who began his music career in 1997 with the release of his first album, Hammer & Nail. This tour celebrates the twentieth anniversary of the album's release, and features music from his most recent album, Too Blessed to Be Stressed. (more...)
The Liminal Playhouse Opens 2017 — 2018 Season with the Louisville Premiere of HIR The Liminal Playhouse Opens 2017 — 2018 Season with the Louisville Premiere of HIR
by BWW News Desk on August 07, 2017 in Louisville

Artistic Director Tony Prince and Producing Director Richard McGrew are excited to open The Liminal Playhouse's third season with Taylor Mac's "Hir." Tony Prince is directing the company's first production since joining Bunbury Theatre and Pandora Productions as the third resident theatre company at The Henry Clay Theatre. (more...)
BWW Feature: ALLEY THEATER ARTS CARAVAN at The Alley Theater BWW Feature: ALLEY THEATER ARTS CARAVAN at The Alley Theater
by Keith Waits on August 07, 2017 in Louisville

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. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Louisville - Week of 8/06/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Louisville - Week of 8/06/2017
by BWW on August 06, 2017 in Louisville

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/06/2017 for Louisville (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/4 - NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/4 - NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on August 04, 2017 in Louisville

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More! (more...)
Billy Ray Cyrus to Play the Brown Theatre This Summer Billy Ray Cyrus to Play the Brown Theatre This Summer
by BWW News Desk on August 04, 2017 in Louisville

Billy Ray Cyrus is back and better than ever! Come celebrate the 25th anniversary of the smash hit that started it all, 'Achy Break Heart,' at the Brown Theatre August 4. Cyrus will be joined by special guest, Nashville's rising star, Olivia Lane. (more...)
The Kentucky Center to Host Small Time Napoleon's TOO BIG TO FAIL Release Party The Kentucky Center to Host Small Time Napoleon's TOO BIG TO FAIL Release Party
by BWW News Desk on August 02, 2017 in Louisville

Small Time Napoleon will bring its Too Big To Fail release party to The Kentucky Center's Clark-Todd Hall (501 W. Main St.) on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 8 p.m. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 30 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 30
by Audition Roundup on July 30, 2017 in Louisville

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 30, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Louisville - Week of 7/30/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Louisville - Week of 7/30/2017
by BWW on July 30, 2017 in Louisville

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/30/2017 for Louisville (more...)
Regional Roundup 7/28: WEST SIDE STORY at the Lyric Theatre, MAMMA MIA! at The Gateway, and SOMETHING ROTTEN in Kansas City! Regional Roundup 7/28: WEST SIDE STORY at the Lyric Theatre, MAMMA MIA! at The Gateway, and SOMETHING ROTTEN in Kansas City!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 28, 2017 in Louisville

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature West Side Story, Mamma Mia!, Something Rotten, and More! (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 23 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 23
by Audition Roundup on July 23, 2017 in Louisville

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 23, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Louisville - Week of 7/23/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Louisville - Week of 7/23/2017
by BWW on July 23, 2017 in Louisville

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/23/2017 for Louisville (more...)
BWW Review: National Tour of MAMMA MIA! in Louisville BWW Review: National Tour of MAMMA MIA! in Louisville
by Keith Waits on July 24, 2017 in Louisville

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. (more...)
VIDEO: Omigod You Guys! Watch Highlights from Laura Bell Bundy-Helmed LEGALLY BLONDE in Lexington VIDEO: Omigod You Guys! Watch Highlights from Laura Bell Bundy-Helmed LEGALLY BLONDE in Lexington
by BWW News Desk on July 21, 2017 in Louisville

Broadway's original Elle Woods, Laura Bell Bundy, returned to her hometown of Lexington, Kentucky to co-direct The LEXington Theatre Company's production of Legally Blonde. The Tony nominated actress teamed up with The LEX Artistic Director Lyndy Franklin Smith (A Chorus Line, The Little Mermaid), for her directorial debut. Check out highlights from the show below! (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Laura Bell Bundy-Helmed LEGALLY BLONDE at The LEXington Theatre Company Photo Flash: First Look at Laura Bell Bundy-Helmed LEGALLY BLONDE at The LEXington Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk on July 21, 2017 in Louisville

Broadway's original Elle Woods, Laura Bell Bundy, returned to her hometown of Lexington, Kentucky to co-direct The LEXington Theatre Company's production of Legally Blonde. Legally Blonde, the third mainstage production from The LEXington Theatre Company, opened last night, and features original choreography by Jerry Mitchell, recreated and adapted by Brooke Engen (Gypsy, Hairspray) and Tiffany Engen (Legally Blonde), as well as original Broadway cast members Kevin Pariseau and Chico the Chihuahua. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/21 - NEWSIES, MAMMA MIA, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/21 - NEWSIES, MAMMA MIA, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 21, 2017 in Louisville

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Newsies, Mamma Mia, and More! (more...)