Tag Archives: The Rocky Horror Show

Duplication of plays is a tiresome trend

When I heard that Central Kentucky was going to get a production of Tracy Letts’ 2008 Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning August: Osage County in the 2011-12 arts season, I was excited … the first time it was announced. That … Continue reading

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Let’s do SummerFest’s Rocky Horror again

It’s just a jump down to Buster’s Billiards and Backroom on Oct. 30 and 31 to see SummerFest’s production of The Rock Horror Show a couple more times. The outdoor summer theater fest presented the stage version of the iconic … Continue reading

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No final act for Rocky Horror

SummerFest‘s production of The Rocky Horror Show came to a premature conclusion with Sunday night’s cancellation of the final performance of the show and of the festival. Patrons were already in the Arboretum, the SummerFest venue, Sunday night when spotty … Continue reading

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SummerFest: Rocky start

SummerFest regulars heading out to The Rocky Horror Show this weekend can slow down a little bit. To push the relatively short show – by SummerFest standards – a bit deeper into the dark, the start time for performances has … Continue reading

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SummerFest’s monsters

Kentucky Conservatory Theatre’s SummerFest has its monsters lined up for the annual event July 6 to 24 in the Arboretum on Alumni Drive. The theme for the season is monsters, with trio of shows featuring monstrous characters in numerous forms. … Continue reading

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Shows not getting out of Cats’ way

It used to be that area performing arts groups would go to great lengths to avoid presenting shows that would conflict with a University of Kentucky men’s basketball game. But Saturday night, despite the fact that they will overlap with … Continue reading

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A dastardly lineup for SummerFest 2011

SummerFest has announced a villainous lineup for July at the Arboretum. The annual outdoor theater event will open with William Shakespeare’s Richard III directed by Sidney Shaw, July 6-10. The next production gets into more literal monsters with SummerFest artistic … Continue reading

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How would you like your Time Warp?

Fans of Rocky Horror have two ways to see the show this Halloween weekend which as Mr. Tunis reminds us, is an hour longer on Halloween night. The kids at the Berea College Theatre Laboratory are presenting The Rocky Horror … Continue reading

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