Category Archives: Lyric Theatre

It’s time to vote in the Lexington Music Awards

David McLean doesn’t mess around. Late in 2014, he had the idea to create the Lexington Music Awards to spotlight local music. By late February, despite some aggressive winter weather, the event happened at the Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center. … Continue reading

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Lexington Music Awards: And the winners are …

While the Oscars were being handed out in Hollywood, the inaugural Lexington Music Awards were held Sunday night at the Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center. The awards were the brainchild of Lexington musician and music teacher David McLean, who … Continue reading

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Lyric Theatre announces summer film series

The Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center has announced its second annual summer film series. The aim of the series is to “take a nostalgic look back at a variety of films defining different eras in African-American cinema,” according a … Continue reading

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Lyric Theatre summer movie series starts Saturday

The Lyric Theatre will launch its summer movie series this Saturday (June 23, 2012) with two showings of The Wiz, the 1978 Wizard of Oz update starring Diana Ross and Michael Jackson. The noon and 2:30 p.m. shows will launch … 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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Lyric Theatre announces Duke Ellington series

Everett McCorvey finished his remarks on the Lyric Theatre stage Thursday morning and said, “I’d like to introduce Duke Ellingt …” He quickly corrected himself to say Dick Domek, director of the University of Kentucky Jazz Repertory Orchestra. But the … Continue reading

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Lyric Theatre names a director

The Lyric Theatre has named Los Angeles theatrical entrepreneur Yetta Young as its executive director. Young is a performer, producer and director who has formed her own production company presenting shows such as The Pocketbook Monologues, a production of The … Continue reading

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