Category Archives: Studio Players

Studio Players adds a performance of ‘Leading Ladies’

This is a good way to start a theater season: Studio Players is having to add a performance of its season-opener, Ken Ludwig’s “Leading Ladies,” to accommodate audience demand. It seems audiences are agreeing with Herald-Leader critic Candace Chaney, who … Continue reading

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Vocal ailment sidelines ‘Patsy Cline’ actress

All the pieces seemed to be in place for this weekend’s sold out performances of Always … Patsy Cline at Studio Players, a revival of the theater’s best-selling production ever with its original cast. But then biology intervened, and the weekend turned into … Continue reading

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Expanded view: Longtime Lexington arts leaders on the state of area arts

In my column in the 2012-13 Arts Preview section of the Sept. 9 Lexington Herald-Leader, a handful of Lexington arts leaders who have been serving 15 years or more offered their opinions on how the arts have changed in the … Continue reading

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Video: Studio Players’ The Great American Trailer Park Musical

The Divas – Pam Perlman, Joy Davis and Ellen Jenkins – talk about Studio Players’ production of The Great American Trailer Park Musical and what it means to be “trashtastic.” Read more: With Trailer Park Musical, Studio Players puts raunchy spin … Continue reading

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Studio Players 2012-13 season

Studio Players has announced its 2012-13 season, which will kick off in September with The King — Elvis, baby. Sept. 13-30: Elvis Has Left the Building by Duke Ernsberger and Virginia Cate. Colonel Parker has booked an important date for Elvis … Continue reading

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Video: The Graduate at Studio Players

Studio Players production of The Graduate gave us a chance to talk to Lexington actress Allie Darden both about her own stage career and playing the iconic cougar. Click here to read the story, and check out the video, above.

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Studio Players’ summer musical a Trailer bash

Studio Players’ annual summer musical will be Betsy Kelso and David Nehls’ The Great American Trailer Park Musical. Hailed by the New York Sun as Desperate Housewives meets South Park, the show’s website says it is about “agoraphobia, adultery, ’80s … Continue reading

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Could it be you as Mrs. Robinson?

If you have ever wanted to perform some of the immortal lines from The Graduate like, “Do you want me to seduce you?” and “Plastics,” Studio Players is holding auditions at 6 p.m. March 18 and 6:30 p.m. March 19 … Continue reading

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Central Kentucky Arts 2011: Big events and big changes

We did not have a major international event in Lexington this year like 2010’s Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, but it felt like a big year in the arts. WEG was a catalyst for a lot of big names and … Continue reading

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Studio Players seeks director proposals

Studio Players is soliciting proposals from ­directors for the 2012-13 season. Prospects may submit proposals for up to three titles they would like to direct, including the title, author, ­publisher, number and genders of characters, and a brief ­synopsis of … Continue reading

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