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Actors Guild extends Gone Astray

With a virtually sold out weekend, Actors Guild of Lexington has extended the run of Walter May’s Gone Astray to Labor Day weekend with a performance at 8 p.m. Friday night. Gone Astray is loosely based on the Biblical tale of the prodigal … Continue reading

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In retirement, Walter May is doing double duty

Walter May has retired. I probably have to tell you that, because you really wouldn’t know it by his public profile as an active administrator at the Hope Center and active theater artist. This weekend, Actors Guild of Lexington opens … Continue reading

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Actors Guild taps local script for season finale

Actors Guild of Lexington will produce Walter May’s Gone Astray as its final play of its 2012-13 season. Since artistic director Eric Seale took over the troupe, it has reserved the final slot of the year for a show to be named … Continue reading

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White Flag group returning to Actors Guild

  White Flag Performance Group, co-directed by Danville native Rowen Haigh, is making a return appearance at Actors Guild of Lexington in late July. The Bear Loves Honey is based on the story of Anatoly Moskvin, a Russian historian who was … Continue reading

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Review: ‘William Shakespeare’s Land of the Dead’ by AGL

We are in the midst of a little backstage drama at William Shakespeare’s new Globe Theatre in 1599. The debut performance of Henry V has just concluded, and there are some congratulations, a lot of griping and colorfully spoken drama. … Continue reading

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Actors Guild of Lexington’s 2012-13 season

Actors Guild of Lexington’s 2012-13 season features four shows that have not been produced in Lexington before and, for the third straight year, an open slot at the end of the season so artistic director Eric Seale can pick something … Continue reading

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SummerFest: Comparing Streetcars

It occurred to me Tuesday watching the final dress rehearsal of SummerFest’s production of Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire that this is the first time in 14 years covering theater in Lexington I have seen the same show presented … Continue reading

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Notebook: Hometown kids done good

It seemed appropriate to end a week that started with two Kentuckians walking off with Tony Awards catching the work of another Kentucky theater artist who has gone off to create in a bigger playground. This weekend Actors Guild of … Continue reading

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Actors Guild going ahead with controversial Steve Jobs play

Despite revelations that significant portions of Mike Daisey’s The Agony and Ecstacy of Steve Jobs were fabricated, Actors Guild of Lexington is going ahead with a production of the play, albeit in an altered form. “We are very well aware … Continue reading

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Steve Jobs play will end Actors Guild’s current season

Updated at 3:56 p.m. March 16 to reflect news developments regarding This American Life’s broadcast of Mr. Daisey Visits the Apple Factory. Actors Guild of Lexington announced its final show of its 2011-12 season Tuesday, and it almost feels wrong … Continue reading

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