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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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Is the sellout back?

The afternoon of Feb. 6, I was standing in line at the Singletary Center for the Arts box office behind a handsomely dressed couple that looked like they had just come from church to see the final performance of the … Continue reading

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An EKU-Centre arts rivalry?

I am not aware of any historic rivalry between Centre College and Eastern Kentucky University. But it seems like one fired up on Monday morning, when EKU announced Debra Hoskins, the former assistant director at Centre’s Norton Center for the … Continue reading

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Lexington Opera House’s 2009-10 Broadway Live

Lexington Opera House program ­director Luanne Franklin says she wants to get two kinds of young people into her theater’s Broadway Live series, and for the 2009-10 series, she has some things for both of them. For kids, the series … Continue reading

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