Category Archives: Lexington Opera House

Philharmonic’s 2014-15 season expands performances and contemporary works

On the same night the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra presented its third commissioned work in the Scott Terrell era, it also unveil a schedule for next season that expands its performances and presentations of contemporary works. The lineup includes performances of … Continue reading

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Video: Lexington Ballet’s ‘Snow White’

The last time the Lexington Ballet presented Snow White was 2006. Artistic director Luis Dominguez says his company has made some mighty strides forward since then and has put together a completely new production with new choreography and music by everyone’s favorite … Continue reading

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Children’s Theatre performs without power

“The show must go on,” is a well-worn adage in theater, and occasionally performers have to live by it. That’s what happened to the Lexington Children’s Theatre Monday morning on its final day of performances of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever. … Continue reading

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UK Opera warns about ‘Les Miz’ ticket scalping

The University of Kentucky Opera Theatre has encountered an unwelcomed and unpleasant surprise in the weeks leading up to its production of Les Miserables, which opens Thursday at the Lexington Opera House, 401 West Short Street: online ticket scalping. Some … Continue reading

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John O’Hurley, aka Seinfeld’s J. Peterman, in Lexington-bound Chicago

Chicago is a show known for casting celebs in its leading roles, and the same can be said for the touring production’s Lexington engagement. And this one has an added Lexington twist. John O’Hurley, who may be best known for playing … Continue reading

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Review: The Phantom of the Opera by University of Kentucky Opera Theatre

The administrators of the rights to Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Phantom of the Opera have gone to great lengths to make sure the student productions they authorize are student productions. No faculty appearances, recent grad cameos or guest artist ringers in … Continue reading

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Lexington Opera House seat sale

Yes, after its 2008 renovation some people might consider the Lexington Opera House’s seats so comfortable they’d like to have one at home. But that’s not what this seat sale is about. From 2 to 5 p.m. on Aug. 26, … Continue reading

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The Rep presents Bye Bye Birdie in August

  The Rep musical theater, which made its debut in December with the original show Smackdown for the Christmas Crown at the Lyric Theatre, has announced its second production: Bye Bye Birdie Aug. 3-5 at the Lexington Opera House. The show has special significance to … Continue reading

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Listen: Scott Terrell on movie music

The centerpiece of the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra’s 50th Anniversary is Saturday night’s (Jan. 14, 2012) concert of movie music at the Lexington Opera House. Leading up to the show, we have run two articles: ~ A Jan. 8 piece on … Continue reading

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New free-ticket program will expose kids to Broadway shows in Lexington

Longtime Broadway Live subscriber Linda Carey called Lexington Opera House general manager Luanne Franklin because she couldn’t use her four tickets to Shrek and wanted to donate them back. That gave Franklin an idea. For years, she had wanted to … Continue reading

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