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April 19, 2015

Lexington Children’s Theatre: “The Giver”

Jonas’s community has found a way to stamp out all the fear, anger, and negativity in the world.  When Jonas learns the truth, he finds there is more to the world than sameness, more than black and white.  And that is when he must do what is most forbidden – make a choice. www.lctonstage.org

Start: April 19, 2015 2:00 pm
End: April 19, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Lexington Children's Theatre
Address:
418 west short street, lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $10 - $18

April 23, 2015

‘In The Mood: A 40s Musical Revue’ at the Lancaster Grand Theatre

The brassy, big band sounds of IN THE MOOD will take you back to one of America’s greatest musical generations – the 1940′s Swing Era . The show recreates the era with sizzling choreography, sassy costumes and over 40 unforgettable songs performed live on stage, like “Chattanooga Choo Choo,” “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy (of Company B),” “In The Mood,” “Tuxedo …

Start: April 23, 2015 8:00 pm
End: April 23, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Lancaster Grand Theatre
Phone: (859) 583-1716
Address:
117 Lexington St. , Lancaster , KY, 40444, United States
Cost: $45 - $60

April 24, 2015

“Sister Act” at The Lexington Opera House

Featuring original music by 8-time Oscar winner Alan Menken, Sister Act tells the story of Deloris Van Cartier, a wannabe diva whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a crime and the cops hide her in the last place anyone would think to look—a convent. Under the suspicious watch of Mother Superior, Deloris helps her fellow sisters find …

Date: April 24, 2015
Venue: Lexington Opera House
Phone: (859) 233-4567
Address:
401 W. Short St., Lexington, KY, United States

Balagula Theatre: “Bengal Tiger at The Baghdad Zoo” at the Farish Theatre

The lives of two American Marines and an Iraqi translator are forever changed by an encounter with a quick-witted tiger who haunts the streets of war-torn Baghdad attempting to find meaning, forgiveness and redemption amidst the city’s ruins. Rajiv Joseph’s groundbreaking new American play explores both the power and the perils of human nature. www.balagula.com

Start: April 24, 2015 7:00 pm
End: April 24, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Farish Theatre (Central Library)
Address:
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

April 25, 2015

Lexington Children’s Theatre: “The Giver”

Jonas’s community has found a way to stamp out all the fear, anger, and negativity in the world.  When Jonas learns the truth, he finds there is more to the world than sameness, more than black and white.  And that is when he must do what is most forbidden – make a choice. Saturday, April 25  - 2:00pm and 7:00pm. …

Date: April 25, 2015
Venue: Lexington Children's Theatre
Address:
418 west short street, lexington, KY, United States

“Sister Act” at The Lexington Opera House

Featuring original music by 8-time Oscar winner Alan Menken, Sister Act tells the story of Deloris Van Cartier, a wannabe diva whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a crime and the cops hide her in the last place anyone would think to look—a convent. Under the suspicious watch of Mother Superior, Deloris helps her fellow sisters find …

Date: April 25, 2015
Venue: Lexington Opera House
Phone: (859) 233-4567
Address:
401 W. Short St., Lexington, KY, United States

Mascagni’s Cavalleria Rusticana – Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci at The Grand Theatre

Opera’s most enduring tragic double bill returns in an evocative new production from Sir David McVicar, who sets the action across two time periods, but in the same Sicilian village. Marcelo Álvarez rises to the challenge of playing the dual tenor roles of Turiddu in Cavalleria Rusticana and Canio in Pagliacci. Rae Smith (War Horse) has designed the moodily atmospheric …

Start: April 25, 2015 12:30 pm
End: April 25, 2015 2:30 pm
Venue: Grand Theatre
Address:
308 Clair St. , Frankfort, KY, United States
Cost: $18 - $23

Balagula Theatre: “Bengal Tiger at The Baghdad Zoo” at the Farish Theatre

The lives of two American Marines and an Iraqi translator are forever changed by an encounter with a quick-witted tiger who haunts the streets of war-torn Baghdad attempting to find meaning, forgiveness and redemption amidst the city’s ruins. Rajiv Joseph’s groundbreaking new American play explores both the power and the perils of human nature. www.balagula.com

Start: April 25, 2015 7:00 pm
End: April 25, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Farish Theatre (Central Library)
Address:
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

April 26, 2015

Lexington Children’s Theatre: “The Giver”

Jonas’s community has found a way to stamp out all the fear, anger, and negativity in the world.  When Jonas learns the truth, he finds there is more to the world than sameness, more than black and white.  And that is when he must do what is most forbidden – make a choice. Saturday, April 25  - 2:00pm and 7:00pm. …

Date: April 26, 2015
Venue: Lexington Children's Theatre
Address:
418 west short street, lexington, KY, United States

“Sister Act” at The Lexington Opera House

Featuring original music by 8-time Oscar winner Alan Menken, Sister Act tells the story of Deloris Van Cartier, a wannabe diva whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a crime and the cops hide her in the last place anyone would think to look—a convent. Under the suspicious watch of Mother Superior, Deloris helps her fellow sisters find …

Date: April 26, 2015
Venue: Lexington Opera House
Phone: (859) 233-4567
Address:
401 W. Short St., Lexington, KY, United States

Balagula Theatre: “Bengal Tiger at The Baghdad Zoo” at the Farish Theatre

The lives of two American Marines and an Iraqi translator are forever changed by an encounter with a quick-witted tiger who haunts the streets of war-torn Baghdad attempting to find meaning, forgiveness and redemption amidst the city’s ruins. Rajiv Joseph’s groundbreaking new American play explores both the power and the perils of human nature. www.balagula.com

Start: April 26, 2015 2:00 pm
End: April 26, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Farish Theatre (Central Library)
Address:
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

May 7, 2015

Bluegrass United Performing Arts Company: “The Music Man” at Crossroads Christian Church

The Music Man follows fast-talking traveling salesman Harold Hill as he cons the people of River City, Iowa into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys’ band he vows to organize – this despite the fact he doesn’t know a trombone from a treble clef. His plans to skip town with the cash are foiled when he falls for Marian …

Start: May 7, 2015 7:00 pm
End: May 7, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Crossroads Christian Church
Address:
4128 Todds Road, Lexington, KY
Cost: $5

May 8, 2015

Woodford Theatre presents: “Ain’t Misbehavin” at The Woodford Theatre

The Tony Award-winning ‘swing’ through the legendary Fats Waller songbook is one of the most popular, well-crafted musical reviews of all time. Tickets: $20 Adults, $13 College Students and under. Friday and Saturdays @ 8pm.Sundays @2pm.  Box office: 859-873-0648 or tickets can be purchased at www.woodfordtheatre.com

Date: May 8, 2015
Venue: Woodford Theater
Phone: 859-873-0648
Address:
275 Beasley Dr., Versailles, KY, United States
Cost: $13 - $20

Bluegrass United Performing Arts Company: “The Music Man” at Crossroads Christian Church

The Music Man follows fast-talking traveling salesman Harold Hill as he cons the people of River City, Iowa into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys’ band he vows to organize – this despite the fact he doesn’t know a trombone from a treble clef. His plans to skip town with the cash are foiled when he falls for Marian …

Start: May 8, 2015 7:00 pm
End: May 8, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Crossroads Christian Church
Address:
4128 Todds Road, Lexington, KY
Cost: $5

May 12, 2015

“Menopause The Musical” at the Lexington Opera House

Set in a department store, four women meet by chance while shopping for a black lace bra at a lingerie sale. After noticing unmistakable similarities among one another, the all-female cast jokes about their woeful hot flashes, mood swings, wrinkles, weight gain and much more. These women form a sisterhood and unique bond with the entire audience as they rejoice …

Start: May 12, 2015 7:00 pm
End: May 12, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Lexington Opera House
Phone: (859) 233-4567
Address:
401 W. Short St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $28 l $38 l $45

May 13, 2015

“Menopause The Musical” at the Lexington Opera House

Set in a department store, four women meet by chance while shopping for a black lace bra at a lingerie sale. After noticing unmistakable similarities among one another, the all-female cast jokes about their woeful hot flashes, mood swings, wrinkles, weight gain and much more. These women form a sisterhood and unique bond with the entire audience as they rejoice …

Start: May 13, 2015 7:00 pm
End: May 13, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Lexington Opera House
Phone: (859) 233-4567
Address:
401 W. Short St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $28 l $38 l $45

May 14, 2015

Transylvania University Theatre: “The Laramie Project”

In October 1998, Matthew Shepard was kidnapped, severely beaten, and left to die tied to a fence on the outskirts of Laramie, Wyo. Five weeks later, Moisés Kaufman and fellow members of the Tectonic Theater Project went to Laramie and, over the course of the next year, conducted more than 200 interviews with people of the town. From these interviews …

Start: May 14, 2015 7:30 pm
End: May 14, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: Lucille C. Little Theatre
Phone: (859) 281-3621
Address:
300 N. Broadway Rd., Lexington, KY, 40508, United States
Cost: $10

May 15, 2015

Balagula Theatre: “Harold and Maude” at The Farish Theatre

A suicidal 19 year old boy finally learns how to truly live when he meets that delightfully wacky octogenarian. www.balagula.com

Start: May 15, 2015 7:00 pm
End: May 15, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Farish Theatre (Central Library)
Address:
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

Transylvania University Theatre: “The Laramie Project”

In October 1998, Matthew Shepard was kidnapped, severely beaten, and left to die tied to a fence on the outskirts of Laramie, Wyo. Five weeks later, Moisés Kaufman and fellow members of the Tectonic Theater Project went to Laramie and, over the course of the next year, conducted more than 200 interviews with people of the town. From these interviews …

Start: May 15, 2015 7:30 pm
End: May 15, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: Lucille C. Little Theatre
Phone: (859) 281-3621
Address:
300 N. Broadway Rd., Lexington, KY, 40508, United States
Cost: $10

May 16, 2015

Balagula Theatre: “Harold and Maude” at The Farish Theatre

A suicidal 19 year old boy finally learns how to truly live when he meets that delightfully wacky octogenarian. www.balagula.com

Start: May 16, 2015 7:00 pm
End: May 16, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Farish Theatre (Central Library)
Address:
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

Transylvania University Theatre: “The Laramie Project”

In October 1998, Matthew Shepard was kidnapped, severely beaten, and left to die tied to a fence on the outskirts of Laramie, Wyo. Five weeks later, Moisés Kaufman and fellow members of the Tectonic Theater Project went to Laramie and, over the course of the next year, conducted more than 200 interviews with people of the town. From these interviews …

Start: May 16, 2015 7:30 pm
End: May 16, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: Lucille C. Little Theatre
Phone: (859) 281-3621
Address:
300 N. Broadway Rd., Lexington, KY, 40508, United States
Cost: $10

May 17, 2015

Transylvania University Theatre: “The Laramie Project”

In October 1998, Matthew Shepard was kidnapped, severely beaten, and left to die tied to a fence on the outskirts of Laramie, Wyo. Five weeks later, Moisés Kaufman and fellow members of the Tectonic Theater Project went to Laramie and, over the course of the next year, conducted more than 200 interviews with people of the town. From these interviews …

Start: May 17, 2015 2:00 pm
End: May 17, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Lucille C. Little Theatre
Phone: (859) 281-3621
Address:
300 N. Broadway Rd., Lexington, KY, 40508, United States
Cost: $10

Balagula Theatre: “Harold and Maude” at The Farish Theatre

A suicidal 19 year old boy finally learns how to truly live when he meets that delightfully wacky octogenarian. www.balagula.com

Start: May 17, 2015 2:00 pm
End: May 17, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Farish Theatre (Central Library)
Address:
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

May 18, 2015

Rain: A Tribute To The Beatles at the Lexington Opera House

Rain follows the career of The Beatles from the British invasion and their landmark performances on The Ed Sullivan Show and at Shea Stadium through their final albums Abbey Road and Let it Be. The mood is set with original film footage and TV commercials from the 1960s and over the course of show, the musicians who play John, Paul, …

Start: May 18, 2015 7:30 pm
End: May 18, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: Lexington Opera House
Phone: (859) 233-4567
Address:
401 W. Short St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $30 - $70

May 21, 2015

Antony and Cleopatra–Stratford Festival Screening at Fayette Mall Theater

 The Cinemark Theater at Fayette Mall will be joining with Fathom Events and BY Experience for a special cinematic event: three screenings of Stratford Festival‘s Shakespearean performances. The screenings will start with King Lear on Wednesday, February 25, followed by King John on Wednesday, April 8 and Antony and Cleopatra on Thursday, May 21. For more showtimes and to purchase …

Start: May 21, 2015 5:00 pm
End: May 21, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Cinemark Fayette Mall
Address:
3800 Mall Rd. Plaza, Lexington, KY, 40503, United States

Balagula Theatre: “Harold and Maude” at The Farish Theatre

A suicidal 19 year old boy finally learns how to truly live when he meets that delightfully wacky octogenarian. www.balagula.com

Start: May 21, 2015 7:00 pm
End: May 21, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Farish Theatre (Central Library)
Address:
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

May 22, 2015

Balagula Theatre: “Harold and Maude” at The Farish Theatre

A suicidal 19 year old boy finally learns how to truly live when he meets that delightfully wacky octogenarian. www.balagula.com

Start: May 22, 2015 7:00 pm
End: May 22, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Farish Theatre (Central Library)
Address:
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

May 23, 2015

Balagula Theatre: “Harold and Maude” at The Farish Theatre

A suicidal 19 year old boy finally learns how to truly live when he meets that delightfully wacky octogenarian. www.balagula.com

Start: May 23, 2015 7:00 pm
End: May 23, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Farish Theatre (Central Library)
Address:
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

May 24, 2015

Balagula Theatre: “Harold and Maude” at The Farish Theatre

A suicidal 19 year old boy finally learns how to truly live when he meets that delightfully wacky octogenarian. www.balagula.com

Start: May 24, 2015 2:00 pm
End: May 24, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Farish Theatre (Central Library)
Address:
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

June 5, 2015

Pioneer Playhouse presents “One Slight Hitch”

The 66th summer season of Kentucky’s oldest outdoor theatre, Danville’s Pioneer Playhouse, opens on with One Slight Hitch, a hilarious contemporary comedy written by Lewis Black, a regular on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. The play focuses on Courtney and her frazzled family’s efforts to host the perfect wedding despite a few goofy glitches, including the sudden …

Start: June 5, 2015 7:30 pm
End: June 5, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: Pioneer Playhouse
Address:
840 STANFORD RD., Danville, KY, United States