Tag Archives: University of Kentucky Theatre

Slide show: UK Theatre’s Gorey Stories

The University of Kentucky Theatre opens its new production of Stephen Currens and David Aldrich’s Gorey Stories, which premiered at UK in the mid-1970s and went all the way to Broadway. Enjoy Angela Baldridge’s photos from the production, above, and … Continue reading

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Red letter dates on the 2010-11 arts calendar

The 2010-11Central Kentucky arts calendar is bolstered by an unprecedented slew of performances during the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. But outside of that, it is a really strong and interesting year with marquee touring artists coming into town and … Continue reading

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UK Theatre off to a fast start

For a 100 year old, the University of Kentucky Theatre is moving pretty fast this year. Just a couple weeks and only one football game into the fall semester, the theater season is already underway with the Student Play Festival, … Continue reading

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Podcast: UK Theatre’s Blur in the Rear View

Click play to hear a conversation with the cast of Blur in the Rear View. [podcast]http://copiousnotes.bloginky.com/files/2010/02/100210blur-podcast.mp3[/podcast] Copious Notes podcasts are available on iTunes. Aleks Merilo saw a ­painting: Summer Evening by Edward Hopper. In it, a man and a woman … Continue reading

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Final weekend: UK Theatre’s ‘A Doll’s House’

The University of Kentucky Theatre presents the final weekend of Andrew Kimbrough’s production of Henrik Ibsen’s “A Doll’s House,” which will offer a new spin on how you view Guignol Theatre productions. Literally, Tony Hardin’s set faces the back stage … Continue reading

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Pleasant Hill is alive . . .

Check out our audio slide show from As It Is In Heaven. Shaker Village of ­Pleasant Hill doesn’t necessarily need music. The lush, green grounds of the community are a sustained pianissimo passage, frequently augmented by the songs of birds, … Continue reading

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First Look: UK Theatre’s As It Is In Heaven

HARRODSBURG — For the second consecutive spring the University of Kentucky Theatre is presenting Arlene Hutton’s As It Is In Heaven at the Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill. The play is set in the village in 1838, at a time … Continue reading

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UK’s ‘Richard III’ a history lesson on stage

Here’s our slide show of the University of Kentucky Theatre’s production of The African Company presents Richard III. Mouse over the bottom to get controls. Click on the little comment cloud to the left to activate captions. If you click … Continue reading

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Live this Weekend: UK and BCTC’s ‘Grapes of Wrath’

Click the play button to hear part of our interview with Zach Moseley and Jeremy Gillett. [podcast]http://copiousnotes.bloginky.com/files/2009/02/090227grapes-podcast.mp3[/podcast] Copious Notes podcasts are available on iTunes. After starting their acting careers in the theater program at Bluegrass Community and Technical College, Zach … Continue reading

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‘Grapes of Wrath’ almost too timely

Friday morning, NPR’s Morning Edition featured a report about how migrant workers in the United States who had moved up from working in the fields to coveted construction jobs are now having to head back to agricultural work because the … Continue reading

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