Tag Archives: Lexington Opera House

Review: Boz Scaggs at the Lexington Opera House

More reading: Walter Tunis — ‘Silk’ is but one texture of Boz Scaggs’ career Heading to the Lexington Opera House Tuesday night, it was easy to wonder which Boz Scaggs we would see: the radio hit maker of the 1970s and … Continue reading

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Broadway Live boasts all-new lineup

In a market that thrives on revivals, it is hard for a long-running touring Broadway series to come up with a season free of repeats. But that is what Lexington Opera House general manager Luanne Franklin has done with the 2014-15 … Continue reading

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Video: Lexington Ballet’s ‘Snow White’

The last time the Lexington Ballet presented Snow White was 2006. Artistic director Luis Dominguez says his company has made some mighty strides forward since then and has put together a completely new production with new choreography and music by everyone’s favorite … Continue reading

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Children’s Theatre performs without power

“The show must go on,” is a well-worn adage in theater, and occasionally performers have to live by it. That’s what happened to the Lexington Children’s Theatre Monday morning on its final day of performances of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever. … Continue reading

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UK Opera warns about ‘Les Miz’ ticket scalping

The University of Kentucky Opera Theatre has encountered an unwelcomed and unpleasant surprise in the weeks leading up to its production of Les Miserables, which opens Thursday at the Lexington Opera House, 401 West Short Street: online ticket scalping. Some … Continue reading

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Review: West Side Story at the Lexington Opera House

At its core, West Side Story is another iteration of a timeless tale about love doomed by ignorant and irrational hatred. William Shakespeare wrote about it in the late 16th century in Romeo and Juliet, and other versions preceded it. The saddest thing is no one … Continue reading

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Lexington Opera House seat sale

Yes, after its 2008 renovation some people might consider the Lexington Opera House’s seats so comfortable they’d like to have one at home. But that’s not what this seat sale is about. From 2 to 5 p.m. on Aug. 26, … Continue reading

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Bluegrass Opera announces August show

The Bluegrass Operahas announced its next production, which will be a milestone in numerous ways for the contemporary opera troupe. The Opera will present Pulitzer Prize winner Ernst Bacon’s A Tree on the Plains, a 1942 Opera set in the … Continue reading

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Broadway Live at the Opera House, 2011-12

The Lexington Opera House has announced what is calls a “monster” 2011-12 season that will simultaneously celebrate two anniversaries: the series’ 35th and the theater’s 125th. The series was started by Richard F. “Dick” Pardy, who ran the Opera House … Continue reading

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Ryan Shirar is departing for Cincinnati

Paragon Music Theatre has announced that founder Ryan Shirar will step down as the company’s music director and executive director after its May production of Gypsy to accept a full scholarship for graduate studies at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory … Continue reading

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