Tag Archives: Lexington Children’s Theatre

Children’s Theatre’s needs votes for $1 million grant

Lexington Children’s Theatre is heading into the final stretch of its pursuit of a $1 million grant from Chase Bank. In December, the theater became the only Kentucky finalist in Chase’s Community Giving Competition on Facebook. For that honor, the … Continue reading

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2009: The year in Central Kentucky arts

New Year’s Day 2009, I assumed by New Year’s Eve I would have written about at least one Lexington arts group closing its doors. The economy was buried nose-first in the ground and theaters and other arts organizations were closing … Continue reading

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Children’s Theatre winner in Facebook fundraiser

The past few weeks, Facebook users have been getting a steady stream of messages from friends and not-for-profit organizations asking for clicks to support them in a campaign for a $25,000 grant from Chase’s Community Giving Program. One Lexington group, … Continue reading

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Lexington is a great place for artsy kids

When I moved to Lexington in 1998, one thing that immediately struck me about the ­local arts scene was the prominence of children and organizations geared toward children. The Lexington Children’s Theatre’s shows rated the same sort of attention as … Continue reading

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Discuss: Lexington’s performance spaces

What do you think of Lexington’s inventory of theaters and other venues for live performances? Currently, leaving aside our behemoth of Rupp Arena, our major arts and entertainment venues are the Singletary Center for the Arts, which seats about 1,500, … Continue reading

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Lexington Children’s Theatre 2009-10 season

The Lexington Children’s Theatre has announced a season of classics and shows with some interesting tweaks for its 2009-10 season. Pinocchio, Sept. 27, Oct. 3 and 4: Vivian Snipes directs the season opener about a puppet that wanted to be … Continue reading

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Despite economy, theaters adding shows by popular demand

The economic downtown hasn’t hurt some local theaters at the box office, lately. This week, both Actors Guild of Lexington and the Lexington Children’s Theatre announced they are adding performances of their current productions because the originally scheduled dates are … Continue reading

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Lexington Children’s (dinner) Theatre

The Lexington Children’s Theatre will go dinner theater for Saturday night’s performance of How I Became a Pirate. Chic-Fil-A, the show’s sponsor, will host a complimentary dinner at the theater at 6 p.m., prior to the 7 p.m. performance of … Continue reading

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LCT’s once-in-a-lifetime 70th Anniversary show

Here’s our slide show of Lexington Children’s Theatre’s Celebrity Curtain Call. Mouse over the bottom of the slide show to get controls. Click on the little comment cloud to the left to activate captions (if you want captions on this … Continue reading

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Children’s Theatre’s 70th is a celebration for all ages

A 70th-anniversary party calls for more than one ­celebration, and in reality, the Lexington Children’s Theatre wanted to have two anyway. So the celebrations will commence with an 18-cake birthday party on Saturday, ­followed by a celebrity  retrospective of LCT’s … Continue reading

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