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Ryan Case’s John Hurt connection

Interviewing Ryan Case to preview Balagula Theatre’s production of 1984, we stumbled on a fun fact: Playing Winston in the dystopian story is the second time Ryan has played a role most memorably committed to film by BAFTA and Golden Globe-award winning … Continue reading

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Don’t forget Balagula’s E.G.O. on this huge weekend

The consensus here at Weekender Central is this is the biggest arts and entertainment weekend any of us can remember in Lexington in quite a while. The only thing we don’t seem to have is UK Football, and the Night … Continue reading

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Balagula Theatre’s season of premieres

Balagula Theatre has announced its 2013-14 season, which will debut with a world-premiere production outside the theater’s usual home of Natasha’s Bistro and Bar. All productions are Kentucky premieres. The lineup is: E.G.O.: The Passions of Eugene Gladstone O’Neill by … Continue reading

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Video: Adam Luckey’s five busy weeks

Balagula Theatre‘s production of The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? starts its final week today with Adam Luckey playing the lead role of Martin. In the video above, Luckey talks about his busy last several weeks balancing the Edward Albee play, which … Continue reading

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Kevin Hardesty to return in Balagula Theatre’s Don Juan on Trial

Longtime Lexington actor Kevin Hardesty will return to local stages in the title role of Balagula Theatre‘s production Eric-Emmanuel Schmidt’s Don Juan on Trial. Hardesty has played many theater icons in Lexington, including the title role in two productions of Hamlet for the Lexington … Continue reading

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Balagula Theatre’s 2012-13 season

Balagula Theatre at Natasha’s Bistro and Bar has announced its 2012-13 season. It opens with a play that has some intriguing local connections. The Kentucky premiere of Tracy Letts’ Bug plays Sept 9 to 12 and 16 to 19. The original … Continue reading

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Kentucky playwright’s classic set to debut in Paris, France

Prospect native Naomi Wallace’s One Flea Spare will make its debut at the Comédie-Française, the national theater of France, April 28 to June 12. In 2009, the play was accepted into the repertoire of the the 332-year-old theater, making Wallace and … Continue reading

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Review: A Steady Rain at Balagula Theatre

There is a ripped-from-the-headlines quality about Keith Huff’s play A Steady Rain, which opened Sunday night at the Balagula Theatre for a two-week run. But what makes it a thoroughly engrossing evening of theater is the way it burrows way … Continue reading

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Author! Author! at Balagula Theatre

Stage manager Natalie Nicole had the bad news. For weeks, the cast of Balagula Theatre‘s production of Naomi Wallace’s One Flea Spare had been hopeful the playwright, a Prospect native who spends her summers in Kentucky, might visit a performance. … Continue reading

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Vietnam-Afghanistan war script wins Kentucky Women Writers playwrighting competition

Los Angeles-based playwright Keliher Walsh’s Year of the Rabbit has won first prize in the Kentucky Women Writers Conference‘s competition for full-length plays. The play, which ties the Vietnam and Afghanistan wars together, will receive a full production by Balagula … Continue reading

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