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October 30, 2014

Balagula Theatre: “The Mystery of Irma Vep” at the Farish Theatre

  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 tour de …

Start: October 30, 2014 7:00 pm
End: October 30, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Farish Theatre (Central Library)
Address:
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

BCTC Theatre: “Scarecrows Will Never See The Sunset” at The Downtown Arts Center

Bo Legend — one of three sons of farming patriarch John Legend — faces the inevitable changes the discovery of oil brings to his family, his life, & his small Southern town in Darren Michael’s drama inspired by actual events. Call 257-4929 for tickets or online at www.scfatickets.com. Tickets are $14 for general admission and $12 for students.

Start: October 30, 2014 8:00 pm
End: October 30, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Downtown Arts Center
Address:
141 East Main Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $12 - $14

October 31, 2014

Woodford Theatre: Frankenstein

October 10-12  |  October 17-19  |  October 24-26   |   Extra Performances October 30 & 31 Woodford Theatre presents an original adaptation of Mary Shelley’s novel, written by local playwright Bo List. The adaptation returns to the Bluegrass after playing across the country and earning rave reviews. It was a dark and stormy night, so the story goes… As relevant …

Start: October 31, 2014 8:00 am
End: October 31, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Woodford Theater
Phone: 859-873-0648
Address:
275 Beasley Dr., Versailles, KY, United States

Balagula Theatre: “The Mystery of Irma Vep” at the Farish Theatre

  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 tour de …

Start: October 31, 2014 7:00 pm
End: October 31, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Farish Theatre (Central Library)
Address:
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

Lexington Children’s Theatre: “MisterE of Imagination: The Tales of Edgar Allen Poe”

Don’t close your eyes, this isn’t a dream.  The ghouls and ghosts here are not what they seem. From story to story the pages will fly;  Filled with shadows and ravens, ink and the EYE.  So hold on to your seat and don’t look away – Or you might discover ‘Nevermore’ is today!   www.lctonstage.com   

Start: October 31, 2014 8:00 pm
End: October 31, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Lexington Children's Theatre
Address:
418 west short street, lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $10-$18

BCTC Theatre: “Scarecrows Will Never See The Sunset” at The Downtown Arts Center

Bo Legend — one of three sons of farming patriarch John Legend — faces the inevitable changes the discovery of oil brings to his family, his life, & his small Southern town in Darren Michael’s drama inspired by actual events. Call 257-4929 for tickets or online at www.scfatickets.com. Tickets are $14 for general admission and $12 for students.

Start: October 31, 2014 8:00 pm
End: October 31, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Downtown Arts Center
Address:
141 East Main Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $12 - $14

November 1, 2014

BCTC Theatre: “Scarecrows Will Never See The Sunset” at The Downtown Arts Center

Bo Legend — one of three sons of farming patriarch John Legend — faces the inevitable changes the discovery of oil brings to his family, his life, & his small Southern town in Darren Michael’s drama inspired by actual events. Call 257-4929 for tickets or online at www.scfatickets.com. Tickets are $14 for general admission and $12 for students.

Start: November 1, 2014 8:00 pm
End: November 1, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Downtown Arts Center
Address:
141 East Main Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $12 - $14

November 7, 2014

Movement Continuum: “Down the Rabbit Hole” at The Downtown Arts Center

Movement Continuum, Lexington’s contemporary dance company, presents its fourth season performance, Down the Rabbit Hole, an adaptation of Alice in Wonderland.  Down the Rabbit Hole leads its audience through Alice’s fall into Wonderland and all her adventures that follow as she experiences the Garden of Live Flowers, the Queen of Hearts’ Croquet Court, and the White Queen’s chessboard. Nov. 7 …

Date: November 7, 2014
Venue: Downtown Arts Center
Address:
141 East Main Street, Lexington, KY, United States

November 8, 2014

Movement Continuum: “Down the Rabbit Hole” at The Downtown Arts Center

Movement Continuum, Lexington’s contemporary dance company, presents its fourth season performance, Down the Rabbit Hole, an adaptation of Alice in Wonderland.  Down the Rabbit Hole leads its audience through Alice’s fall into Wonderland and all her adventures that follow as she experiences the Garden of Live Flowers, the Queen of Hearts’ Croquet Court, and the White Queen’s chessboard. Nov. 7 …

Date: November 8, 2014
Venue: Downtown Arts Center
Address:
141 East Main Street, Lexington, KY, United States

November 9, 2014

Movement Continuum: “Down the Rabbit Hole” at The Downtown Arts Center

Movement Continuum, Lexington’s contemporary dance company, presents its fourth season performance, Down the Rabbit Hole, an adaptation of Alice in Wonderland.  Down the Rabbit Hole leads its audience through Alice’s fall into Wonderland and all her adventures that follow as she experiences the Garden of Live Flowers, the Queen of Hearts’ Croquet Court, and the White Queen’s chessboard. Nov. 7 …

Date: November 9, 2014
Venue: Downtown Arts Center
Address:
141 East Main Street, Lexington, KY, United States

November 13, 2014

Transylvania University Theatre: “Shakespeare In Mind”

  Transylvania University proudly presents “Shakespeare in Mind,” an original Transylvania production that channel-surfs Shakespeare through 21st-century American culture. Shakespeare’s scenes and soliloquies mix with contemporary playwriting; film performances share the stage with Shakespearean swag; and works based on, inspired by, or ripped off from the Bard combine with biography and theories that someone else wrote Shakespeare’s plays. If the …

Start: November 13, 2014 7:30 pm
End: November 13, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: Lucille C. Little Theatre
Phone: (859) 281-3621
Address:
300 N. Broadway Rd., Lexington, KY, 40508, United States
Cost: $10

November 14, 2014

‘Elf’ at the Lexington Opera House

   ELF is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole. Unaware that he is actually human, Buddy’s enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth. With Santa’s permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to …

Date: November 14, 2014
Venue: Lexington Opera House
Phone: (859) 233-4567
Address:
401 W. Short St., Lexington, KY, United States

Transylvania University Theatre: “Shakespeare In Mind”

  Transylvania University proudly presents “Shakespeare in Mind,” an original Transylvania production that channel-surfs Shakespeare through 21st-century American culture. Shakespeare’s scenes and soliloquies mix with contemporary playwriting; film performances share the stage with Shakespearean swag; and works based on, inspired by, or ripped off from the Bard combine with biography and theories that someone else wrote Shakespeare’s plays. If the …

Start: November 14, 2014 7:30 pm
End: November 14, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: Lucille C. Little Theatre
Phone: (859) 281-3621
Address:
300 N. Broadway Rd., Lexington, KY, 40508, United States
Cost: $10

November 15, 2014

‘Elf’ at the Lexington Opera House

   ELF is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole. Unaware that he is actually human, Buddy’s enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth. With Santa’s permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to …

Date: November 15, 2014
Venue: Lexington Opera House
Phone: (859) 233-4567
Address:
401 W. Short St., Lexington, KY, United States

Transylvania University Theatre: “Shakespeare In Mind”

  Transylvania University proudly presents “Shakespeare in Mind,” an original Transylvania production that channel-surfs Shakespeare through 21st-century American culture. Shakespeare’s scenes and soliloquies mix with contemporary playwriting; film performances share the stage with Shakespearean swag; and works based on, inspired by, or ripped off from the Bard combine with biography and theories that someone else wrote Shakespeare’s plays. If the …

Start: November 15, 2014 7:30 pm
End: November 15, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: Lucille C. Little Theatre
Phone: (859) 281-3621
Address:
300 N. Broadway Rd., Lexington, KY, 40508, United States
Cost: $10

November 16, 2014

‘Elf’ at the Lexington Opera House

   ELF is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole. Unaware that he is actually human, Buddy’s enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth. With Santa’s permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to …

Date: November 16, 2014
Venue: Lexington Opera House
Phone: (859) 233-4567
Address:
401 W. Short St., Lexington, KY, United States

November 23, 2014

Transylvania University Theatre: “Shakespeare In Mind”

  Transylvania University proudly presents “Shakespeare in Mind,” an original Transylvania production that channel-surfs Shakespeare through 21st-century American culture. Shakespeare’s scenes and soliloquies mix with contemporary playwriting; film performances share the stage with Shakespearean swag; and works based on, inspired by, or ripped off from the Bard combine with biography and theories that someone else wrote Shakespeare’s plays. If the …

Start: November 23, 2014 2:00 pm
End: November 23, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Lucille C. Little Theatre
Phone: (859) 281-3621
Address:
300 N. Broadway Rd., Lexington, KY, 40508, United States

November 28, 2014

Balagula Theatre: ‘Venus In Fur’ at the Farish Theatre

“VENUS IN FUR invites both carnal and cerebral excitement…” – Village Voice. 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. …

Start: November 28, 2014 7:00 pm
End: November 28, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Farish Theatre (Central Library)
Address:
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

November 29, 2014

Lexington Children’s Theatre: “A Charlie Brown Christmas”

   Charlie Brown and the rest of the Peanuts gang are here to remind us all what’s most important this Yuletide season.   www.lctonstage.com   

Start: November 29, 2014 2:00 pm
End: November 29, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Lexington Children's Theatre
Address:
418 west short street, lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $10-$18

Balagula Theatre: ‘Venus In Fur’ at the Farish Theatre

  “VENUS IN FUR invites both carnal and cerebral excitement…” – Village Voice. 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 …

Start: November 29, 2014 2:00 pm
End: November 29, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Farish Theatre (Central Library)
Address:
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

November 30, 2014

Balagula Theatre: ‘Venus In Fur’ at the Farish Theatre

  “VENUS IN FUR invites both carnal and cerebral excitement…” – Village Voice. 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 …

Start: November 30, 2014 2:00 pm
End: November 30, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Farish Theatre (Central Library)
Address:
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

December 4, 2014

Balagula Theatre: ‘Venus In Fur’ at the Farish Theatre

“VENUS IN FUR invites both carnal and cerebral excitement…” – Village Voice. 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. …

Start: December 4, 2014 7:00 pm
End: December 4, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Farish Theatre (Central Library)
Address:
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

December 5, 2014

Balagula Theatre: ‘Venus In Fur’ at the Farish Theatre

“VENUS IN FUR invites both carnal and cerebral excitement…” – Village Voice. 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. …

Start: December 5, 2014 7:00 pm
End: December 5, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Farish Theatre (Central Library)
Address:
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

December 6, 2014

Balagula Theatre: ‘Venus In Fur’ at the Farish Theater

“VENUS IN FUR invites both carnal and cerebral excitement…” – Village Voice. 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. …

Start: December 6, 2014 2:00 pm
End: December 6, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Farish Theatre (Central Library)
Address:
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

December 7, 2014

Balagula Theatre: ‘Venus In Fur’ at the Farish Theater

“VENUS IN FUR invites both carnal and cerebral excitement…” – Village Voice. 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. …

Start: December 7, 2014 2:00 pm
End: December 7, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Farish Theatre (Central Library)
Address:
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

December 14, 2014

Lexington Children’s Theatre: “Rapunzel”

Lexington Children’s Theatre will preform their adaptation of the beloved children’s story of a long-haired girl named Rapunzel. www.lctonstage.com 

Start: December 14, 2014 2:00 pm
End: December 14, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Lexington Children's Theatre
Address:
418 west short street, lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $10-$18

December 15, 2014

Lexington Children’s Theatre: “Rapunzel”

Lexington Children’s Theatre will preform their adaptation of the beloved children’s story of a long-haired girl named Rapunzel. www.lctonstage.com 

Start: December 15, 2014 2:00 pm
End: December 15, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Lexington Children's Theatre
Address:
418 west short street, lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $10-$18

December 16, 2014

Lexington Children’s Theatre: “Rapunzel”

Lexington Children’s Theatre will preform their adaptation of the beloved children’s story of a long-haired girl named Rapunzel. www.lctonstage.com 

Start: December 16, 2014 2:00 pm
End: December 16, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Lexington Children's Theatre
Address:
418 west short street, lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $10-$18

December 17, 2014

Lexington Children’s Theatre: “Rapunzel”

Lexington Children’s Theatre will preform their adaptation of the beloved children’s story of a long-haired girl named Rapunzel. www.lctonstage.com 

Start: December 17, 2014 2:00 pm
End: December 17, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Lexington Children's Theatre
Address:
418 west short street, lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $10-$18

December 18, 2014

Lexington Children’s Theatre: “Rapunzel”

Lexington Children’s Theatre will preform their adaptation of the beloved children’s story of a long-haired girl named Rapunzel. www.lctonstage.com 

Start: December 18, 2014 2:00 pm
End: December 18, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Lexington Children's Theatre
Address:
418 west short street, lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $10-$18