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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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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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Katja Esson: Documentary maker moved by filming poets who survived hardships

The Kentucky Women Writers Conference will focus on film this week with a visit by Academy Award- nominated documentary writer and director Katja Esson. The Oscar nomination, in 2004, was for one of her first efforts, the short-subject documentary Ferry Tales, … 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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LexArts announces grants and allocations

LexArts has announced its recipients of general operating support and community arts grants. The general operating support funds are unrestricted grants, generally to larger organizations in Lexington. This year’s recipients are: ■ Central Kentucky Youth Orchestras, $20,000 ■ Lexington Art … Continue reading

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Balagula Theatre announces 2011-12 season

Balagula Theatre, the troupe based at Natasha’s Bistro and Bar, has announced its 2011-12 season, which it dubs “Eternity in an Hour,”  using a term coined by William Blake. The season includes two modern American plays and the world premiere … Continue reading

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