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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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Vic Chaney couldn’t resist the chance to direct August: Osage County at UK

Vic Chaney says he was joking when he sent the email. University of Kentucky Theatre had announced a 2011-12 season, and he saw that it had Tracy Letts’ Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning play August: Osage County on it. Chaney … Continue reading

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Theater critics and vampires … do I repeat myself?

  Actors Guild of Lexington is getting in on some of the Halloween theater fun this year with its presentation of Jerome Davis in Conor McPherson’s St. Nicholas. Sounds like a Christmas play, right? Wrong, sorta. The theater describes St. … Continue reading

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Duplication of plays is a tiresome trend

When I heard that Central Kentucky was going to get a production of Tracy Letts’ 2008 Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning August: Osage County in the 2011-12 arts season, I was excited … the first time it was announced. That … Continue reading

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Brezing and Viewings add performances

Audiences who couldn’t get into two recent plays in Lexington will have another shot at the sold out shows. Actors Guild of Lexington has added two performances of its current hit Belle Brezing at 8 p.m. June 15 and 16 … Continue reading

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Stage door: Ryan Shirar

Coming Thursday on LexGo: Mama Rose came at the right time for Katie Owen, though at first it did not seem that way. For years, Lexington musical theater artists have wondered how long Central Kentucky could keep Ryan Shirar. A … Continue reading

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Actors Guild announces season finale

Actors Guild of Lexington has announced its final production of the season, Deborah Zoe Laufer’s End Days Aug. 4 to 7 and 12 to 14 at the theater on Old Harrodsburg Road. Described by the Miami Herald’s Christine Dolen as … Continue reading

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Studio Players 2011-12 season

Studio Players has announced the titles and directors for its 2011-12 season. It is a lineup that includes a world premier: the musical Looking for Mrs. Claus by Lexington playwright Margaret C. Price, whose Belle Brezing will play at Actors … Continue reading

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Shows not getting out of Cats’ way

It used to be that area performing arts groups would go to great lengths to avoid presenting shows that would conflict with a University of Kentucky men’s basketball game. But Saturday night, despite the fact that they will overlap with … Continue reading

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Amphitheater open house

It’s almost time for the first full season of performances at the Moondance at Midnight Pass amphitheater behind Beaumont Center. Since it is still such an unknown quantity to many presenters in Lexington, LexArts is holding an open house at … Continue reading

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