Friday, March 24, 2017

For the weekend - Louisville shows and auditions (March 24 edition)

Spring is now upon us! In honor of this happening, the Louisville theatre scene presents Spring Awakening and plenty of other shows that are either opening or already going on into this weekend! Check out the incredible amount of shows below.

Don't forget about the auditions, too, including three that are happening within the next week. A few more are right behind them.

Enjoy!

Opening:

Actors Theatre presents Airness until Apr. 9 as part of the Humana Festival. https://actorstheatre.org/shows/airness-2016-2017/

The Liminal Playhouse presents Time Stands Still until Apr. 2. http://theliminalplayhouse.org/

Stage One Family Theatre presents James and the Giant Peach until Apr. 15. http://www.kentuckycenter.org/all-shows/james-and-the-giant-peach

Bellarmine University presents The Scotian Women until Apr. 3. http://www.bellarmine.edu/cas/theatre/

U of L Studio Theatre presents Spring Awakening until Apr. 2. https://www.facebook.com/events/1878165345797746/

Hanover College presents Ten Minute Plays until March 26. https://www.hanover.edu/academics/programs/theatre/productions

Assumption High School presents You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown until March 26. http://ahsrockets.edlioschool.com/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=349149&type=d&pREC_ID=758325

Ongoing shows:

Actors Theatre presents Recent Alien Abductions until Apr. 9 as part of the Humana Festival. https://actorstheatre.org/shows/recent-alien-abductions-2016-2017/

Centerstage presents Mary Poppins until Apr. 2. https://jewishlouisville.org/the-j/centerstage/centerstage-201617-season/disneys-mary-poppins/

The Chamber Theatre presents A Doll's House until March 25. http://tickets.thechambertheatre.com/

El Delirio Producciones presents Iceberg until Apr. 2. http://www.thebardstown.com/el-delirio.html

Actors Theatre presents Cry it Out until Apr. 9 as part of the Humana Festival. https://actorstheatre.org/shows/cry-it-out-2016-2017/

Actors Theatre presents We're Gonna Be Okay until Apr. 9 as part of the Humana Festival. https://actorstheatre.org/shows/were-gonna-be-okay-2016-2017/

Actors Theatre presents Cry It Out until Apr. 9 as part of the Humana Festival. https://actorstheatre.org/shows/cry-it-out-2016-2017/

Actors Theatre presents I Now Pronounce until Apr. 9 as part of the Humana Festival. https://actorstheatre.org/shows/i-now-pronounce-2016-2017/

Alley Theater presents Reservoir Dogs/Bitches until March 31. http://www.thealleytheater.org/show.aspx?name=res-m

Derby Dinner Playhouse presents The Addams Family until April 9. http://derbydinner.com/show/the-addams-family/

Whodunnit Murder Mystery Theater presents Deadly Recursion until Apr. 1.  http://www.whodunnitky.com/

Derby Dinner children's theatre presents Stinky Kids: The Musical until Apr. 1. www.derbydinner.com

Auditions:

Kentucky Opera holding auditions for chorus and supernumerary roles on March 25. https://kyopera.org/auditions/

Shelby County Community Theatre holding auditions for Wit on March 27 and 28. http://www.shelbytheatre.org/donation/audition/

Teatro Tercera Llamada holding auditions for Ay, Carmela! on March 28 and 29. https://www.facebook.com/events/548486728691717/

TheatreWorks of Southern Indiana holding auditions for Rumors on Apr. 7 and 8. http://theatreworksofsoin.com/auditions

Hardin County Playhouse holding auditions for Once Upon a Mattress on Apr. 17 and 18. http://www.hardincountyplayhouse.com/auditions.html

Actors Theatre holding local auditions on Apr. 20, 21, 24. http://actorstheatre.org/auditions/

Derby City Playwrights accepting submissions for new plays until May 15. http://www.derbycityplaywrights.org/submissions

Friday, March 17, 2017

For the weekend - Louisville shows and auditions (St. Patrick's Day edition)

Happy St. Patrick's Day, and in honor of this day, you are in luck with a bunch of new shows opening in the Louisville theatre scene, including classic plays, illusion, and a new Humana Festival play. Check them out below.

There are also a ton of shows already going on in the Louisville theatre scene. Everything from other Humana Festival shows to children's shows to comedies to dramas and everything in between. Have fun this weekend with those shows!

Last, but certainly not least, check out the auditions below, especially three of them that are taking place before March ends.

Enjoy!

Opening:

Actors Theatre presents Recent Alien Abductions until Apr. 9 as part of the Humana Festival. https://actorstheatre.org/shows/recent-alien-abductions-2016-2017/

PNC Broadway in Louisville presents The Illusionists until March 19. http://www.kentuckycenter.org/all-shows/the-illusionists

Centerstage presents Mary Poppins until Apr. 2. https://jewishlouisville.org/the-j/centerstage/centerstage-201617-season/disneys-mary-poppins/

The Chamber Theatre presents A Doll's House until March 25. http://tickets.thechambertheatre.com/

El Delirio Producciones presents Iceberg until Apr. 2. http://www.thebardstown.com/el-delirio.html

Ongoing shows: 
Actors Theatre presents Cry it Out until Apr. 9 as part of the Humana Festival. https://actorstheatre.org/shows/cry-it-out-2016-2017/

Actors Theatre presents We're Gonna Be Okay until Apr. 9 as part of the Humana Festival. https://actorstheatre.org/shows/were-gonna-be-okay-2016-2017/

Looking for Lilith presents Alice in Black and White until March 18. http://www.kentuckycenter.org/all-shows/alice-in-black-and-white

Actors Theatre presents Cry It Out until Apr. 9 as part of the Humana Festival. https://actorstheatre.org/shows/cry-it-out-2016-2017/

Pandora Productions presents The Nance until March 19. https://pandoraprods.org/

Little Colonel Playhouse presents Bakersfield Mist until March 19. http://littlecolonel.net/

Clarksville Little Theatre presents The Matchmaker until March 19. http://www.clarksvillelittletheatre.org/

Washington County Theatre presents Urinetown: The Musical until March 17. https://www.facebook.com/events/607445689447354/

Floyd Central High School presents My Fair Lady until March 19. http://www.floydcentraltheatre.org/

Sacred Heart School for the Arts presents Jesus Christ Superstar until March 19. https://www.shslou.org/page.cfm?p=60

Actors Theatre presents I Now Pronounce until Apr. 9 as part of the Humana Festival. https://actorstheatre.org/shows/i-now-pronounce-2016-2017/

Alley Theater presents Reservoir Dogs/Bitches until March 31. http://www.thealleytheater.org/show.aspx?name=res-m

Derby Dinner Playhouse presents The Addams Family until April 9. http://derbydinner.com/show/the-addams-family/

Whodunnit Murder Mystery Theater presents Deadly Recursion until Apr. 1.  http://www.whodunnitky.com/

Derby Dinner children's theatre presents Stinky Kids: The Musical until Apr. 1. www.derbydinner.com

Auditions:

Kentucky Opera holding auditions for chorus and supernumerary roles on March 25. https://kyopera.org/auditions/

Shelby County Community Theatre holding auditions for Wit on March 27 and 28. http://www.shelbytheatre.org/donation/audition/

Teatro Tercera Llamada holding auditions for Ay, Carmela! on March 28 and 29. https://www.facebook.com/events/548486728691717/

TheatreWorks of Southern Indiana holding auditions for Rumors on Apr. 7 and 8. http://theatreworksofsoin.com/auditions

Hardin County Playhouse holding auditions for Once Upon a Mattress on Apr. 17 and 18. http://www.hardincountyplayhouse.com/auditions.html

Actors Theatre holding local auditions on Apr. 20, 21, 24. http://actorstheatre.org/auditions/

Derby City Playwrights accepting submissions for new plays until May 15. http://www.derbycityplaywrights.org/submissions

Friday, March 10, 2017

For the weekend - Louisville shows and auditions (March 10 edition)

March Madness has officially arrived! Well, perhaps not yet in basketball, but it certainly has in the Louisville theatre scene. No less than TEN shows will open this weekend. That's on top of the eight shows that are continuing from the previous weekend. Throw in four auditions that are happening in the next week, and the result is indeed March Madness! Check out all of the productions and auditions below.

Enjoy!

Opening:

Actors Theatre presents We're Gonna Be Okay until Apr. 9 as part of the Humana Festival. https://actorstheatre.org/shows/were-gonna-be-okay-2016-2017/

Looking for Lilith presents Alice in Black and White until March 18. http://www.kentuckycenter.org/all-shows/alice-in-black-and-white

Actors Theatre presents Cry It Out until Apr. 9 as part of the Humana Festival. https://actorstheatre.org/shows/cry-it-out-2016-2017/

Pandora Productions presents The Nance until March 19. https://pandoraprods.org/

Little Colonel Playhouse presents Bakersfield Mist until March 19. http://littlecolonel.net/

Clarksville Little Theatre presents The Matchmaker until March 19. http://www.clarksvillelittletheatre.org/

Washington County Theatre presents Urinetown: The Musical until March 17. https://www.facebook.com/events/607445689447354/

Floyd Central High School presents My Fair Lady until March 19. http://www.floydcentraltheatre.org/

Sacred Heart School for the Arts presents Jesus Christ Superstar until March 19. https://www.shslou.org/page.cfm?p=600

Anchorage Children's Theatre presents Fiddler on the Roof until March 12. https://www.facebook.com/AnchorageChildrensTheatre/

Ongoing shows: 

Actors Theatre presents I Now Pronounce until Apr. 9 as part of the Humana Festival. https://actorstheatre.org/shows/i-now-pronounce-2016-2017/

Alley Theater presents Reservoir Dogs/Bitches until March 31. http://www.thealleytheater.org/show.aspx?name=res-m

Rose Island Playhouse presents Harmony Romances until March 12. https://www.facebook.com/groups/86751045270/

Commonwealth Theatre presents Good Kids until March 11. http://www.waldentheatre.org/

Derby Dinner Playhouse presents The Addams Family until April 9. http://derbydinner.com/show/the-addams-family/

The Bard's Town presents Greater Tuna until March 11. http://www.thebardstown.com/greater-tuna.html

Whodunnit Murder Mystery Theater presents Deadly Recursion until Apr. 1.  http://www.whodunnitky.com/

Derby Dinner children's theatre presents Stinky Kids: The Musical until Apr. 1. www.derbydinner.com

Auditions:

Shelby County Community Theatre holding auditions for Clue: The Musical on March 12 and 13. http://www.shelbytheatre.org/donation/audition/

Little Colonel Playhouse holding auditions for Quartet on March 12 and 13. http://littlecolonel.net/auditions/

Looking for Lilith holding auditions for the Unheard Outloud festival on March 12 and 15. https://www.facebook.com/events/754133101410511/

Clarksville Little Theatre holding auditions for The Drowsy Chaperone on March 13 and 14. https://www.facebook.com/events/348112562229678/

Kentucky Opera holding auditions for chorus and supernumerary roles on March 25. https://kyopera.org/auditions/

Shelby County Community Theatre holding auditions for Wit on March 27 and 28. http://www.shelbytheatre.org/donation/audition/

Teatro Tercera Llamada holding auditions for Ay, Carmela! on March 28 and 29. https://www.facebook.com/events/548486728691717/

Hardin County Playhouse holding auditions for Once Upon a Mattress on Apr. 17 and 18. http://www.hardincountyplayhouse.com/auditions.html

Actors Theatre holding local auditions on Apr. 20, 21, 24. http://actorstheatre.org/auditions/

Derby City Playwrights accepting submissions for new plays until May 15. http://www.derbycityplaywrights.org/submissions

Friday, March 3, 2017

For the weekend - Louisville shows and auditions (Mar. 3 edition)

Humana Festival has officially begun for the 41st time at Actors Theatre, and the first show has opened to (so far) great reviews. Check it out below! Or, check out plenty of theatre going on in the area. Does not matter if you're in Louisville or in other parts of the Louisville area, including southern Indiana, you are not far from a theatre performing a show this weekend. Check them all out below. (Especially Derby Dinner Playhouse, which had a great performance of The Addams Family. I should know.)

Last, but certainly not least, check out the upcoming auditions, including a newly posted one from Looking for Lilith. Get involved in the theatre scene below.

Enjoy!

Opening:

Actors Theatre presents I Now Pronounce until Apr. 9 as part of the Humana Festival. https://actorstheatre.org/shows/i-now-pronounce-2016-2017/

Alley Theater presents Reservoir Dogs/Bitches until March 31. http://www.thealleytheater.org/show.aspx?name=res-m

Rose Island Playhouse presents Harmony Romances until March 12. https://www.facebook.com/groups/86751045270/

Gilbert and Sullivan Society presents The Mikado Sing-a-Long on March 4. https://www.facebook.com/events/1207727665946938/

U of L theatre arts presents Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike until March 5. http://sa1.seatadvisor.com/sabo/servlets/EventSearch?presenter=LOUISVILLE

Commonwealth Theatre presents Good Kids until March 11. http://www.waldentheatre.org/

Ongoing shows: 

Derby Dinner Playhouse presents The Addams Family until April 9. http://derbydinner.com/show/the-addams-family/

Theatre 502 presents The Language Archive until March 5. http://store.theatre502.org/

The Bard's Town presents Greater Tuna until March 11. http://www.thebardstown.com/greater-tuna.html

Shelby County Community Theatre presents In the Rest Room at Rosenblooms until March 5. http://www.shelbytheatre.org/

Bunbury Theatre presents Three Tall Women until March 5. http://www.bunburytheatre.org/index.php/season-30/three-tall-women

Whodunnit Murder Mystery Theater presents Deadly Recursion until Apr. 1.  http://www.whodunnitky.com/

Derby Dinner children's theatre presents Stinky Kids: The Musical until Apr. 1. www.derbydinner.com

Auditions:

Acting Against Cancer holding auditions for Tick, Tick...Boom! on March 6 and 7. https://www.facebook.com/events/833432036795277/

Shelby County Community Theatre holding auditions for Clue: The Musical on March 12 and 13. http://www.shelbytheatre.org/donation/audition/

Little Colonel Playhouse holding auditions for Quartet on March 12 and 13. http://littlecolonel.net/auditions/

Looking for Lilith holding auditions for the Unheard Outloud festival on March 12 and 15. https://www.facebook.com/events/754133101410511/

Clarksville Little Theatre holding auditions for The Drowsy Chaperone on March 13 and 14. https://www.facebook.com/events/348112562229678/

Shelby County Community Theatre holding auditions for Wit on March 27 and 28. http://www.shelbytheatre.org/donation/audition/

Teatro Tercera Llamada holding auditions for Ay, Carmela! on March 28 and 29. https://www.facebook.com/events/548486728691717/ 

Derby City Playwrights accepting submissions for new plays until May 15. http://www.derbycityplaywrights.org/submissions

Friday, February 24, 2017

For the weekend - Louisville theatre shows and auditions (Feb. 24 edition)

Whether its one-off performances, classics, or should-be classics, Louisville theatre has it all this weekend. Check out shows from dinner theatres, ballets, community theatre, student groups, and one-off performances. There's at least eight of them opening this weekend!

Don't forget about the shows already taking place and, especially, the auditions, five of which are happening within the next week. Check them out below!

Enjoy!

Opening:

Derby Dinner Playhouse presents The Addams Family until April 9. http://derbydinner.com/show/the-addams-family/

Louisville Ballet presents Human Abstract until Feb. 26. http://kentuckycenter.org/all-shows/human-abstract

Theatre 502 presents The Language Archive until March 5. http://store.theatre502.org/

The Bard's Town presents Greater Tuna until March 11. http://www.thebardstown.com/greater-tuna.html

Faith Works Studios presents Mean to Be Free on Feb. 26. https://www.facebook.com/events/1423926004306414/

After School Urban Arts presents This is How We Do it: The Musical on Feb. 26. http://kentuckycenter.org/all-shows/this-is-how-we-do-it

Shelby County Community Theatre presents In the Rest Room at Rosenblooms until March 5. http://www.shelbytheatre.org/

U of L Studio Theater Company presents 24-Hour Play Festival on Feb. 25. https://www.facebook.com/studiotheatercompany/?fref=nf

Ongoing shows: 

Bunbury Theatre presents Three Tall Women until March 5. http://www.bunburytheatre.org/index.php/season-30/three-tall-women

Jackson County Community Theatre presents Little Shop of Horrors until Feb. 25. http://jcct.org/

Whodunnit Murder Mystery Theater presents Deadly Recursion until Apr. 1.  http://www.whodunnitky.com/

Auditions:

Central on Stage holding auditions for Godspell on Feb. 24, 25, and 26. More info: nagodspell@gmail.com

Centerstage holding season auditions on Feb. 25. https://jewishlouisville.org/the-j/centerstage/centerstage-201617-season/201718-season-auditions/

Whodunnit Murder Mystery Theatre holding auditions for Ye Olde Murdyr Mysterie on Feb. 26. http://www.whodunnitky.com/news.shtml

The Alley Theater holding auditions for The Flick on Feb. 26 and 27. https://www.facebook.com/events/635430829975975/

The Bard's Town holding auditions for The Coward on Feb. 27. https://www.facebook.com/events/1081010218677891/

Acting Against Cancer holding auditions for Tick, Tick...Boom! on March 6 and 7. https://www.facebook.com/events/833432036795277/

Shelby County Community Theatre holding auditions for Clue: The Musical on March 12 and 13. http://www.shelbytheatre.org/donation/audition/

Little Colonel Playhouse holding auditions for Quartet on March 12 and 13. http://littlecolonel.net/auditions/

Clarksville Little Theatre holding auditions for The Drowsy Chaperone on March 13 and 14. https://www.facebook.com/events/348112562229678/

Shelby County Community Theatre holding auditions for Wit on March 27 and 28. http://www.shelbytheatre.org/donation/audition/

Teatro Tercera Llamada holding auditions for Ay, Carmela! on March 28 and 29. https://www.facebook.com/events/548486728691717/ 

Derby City Playwrights accepting submissions for new plays until May 15. http://www.derbycityplaywrights.org/submissions

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Friday, February 17, 2017

For the weekend - Louisville theatre shows and auditions (Feb. 17 edition)

Theatres all over Kentuckiana now have something going on this weekend. For instance, if you're in downtown Louisville, see a PNC Broadway in Louisville show. If you're in Old Louisville, go to the new Bunbury theatre. Highlands? Commonwealth Theatre has a festival for you. Southern Indiana? Jackson County Community Theatre has a shop for you, too. 

Even the shows going on now are all over the place. Downtown? Whodunnit and Alley Theater are there. Southern Indiana? Derby Dinner has a show. South of Louisville? Hardin County Playhouse is the place to go. Check these shows out this weekend.

Also, plenty of new auditions have been posted down below. Centerstage and Hardin County, by the way, have their audition processes starting this coming week. Get involved in the Louisville theatre scene below.

Finally, don't forget to check out my "For the Weekend" minutes on Crescent Hill Radio today during Tom Pettey's show. 

Enjoy!

Opening:

PNC Broadway in Louisville presents Disney's The Little Mermaid until Feb. 19. http://www.kentuckycenter.org/all-shows/the-little-mermaid

Bunbury Theatre presents Three Tall Women until March 5. http://www.bunburytheatre.org/index.php/season-30/three-tall-women

Jackson County Community Theatre presents Little Shop of Horrors until Feb. 25. http://jcct.org/

Commonwealth Theatre presents Young Playwrights Festival 2017 until Feb. 18. http://www.waldentheatre.org/2017/02/young-playwrights-festival-2017/

Ongoing shows: 

Whodunnit Murder Mystery Theater presents Deadly Recursion until Apr. 1.  http://www.whodunnitky.com/

Hardin County Playhouse presents Company until Feb. 19. http://www.hardincountyplayhouse.com/

The Alley Theater presents Waiting for Godot until Feb. 18. http://www.thealleytheater.org/show.aspx?name=godot

Derby Dinner Playhouse presents Run for Your Wife until Feb. 19. http://derbydinner.com/

Auditions:

Centerstage holding season auditions on Feb. 19, 22, 25. https://jewishlouisville.org/the-j/centerstage/centerstage-201617-season/201718-season-auditions/

Hardin County Playhouse holding auditions for Crimes of the Heart on Feb. 20 and 21. http://www.hardincountyplayhouse.com/auditions.html

The Alley Theater holding auditions for The Flick on Feb. 26 and 27. https://www.facebook.com/events/635430829975975/

The Bard's Town holding auditions for The Coward on Feb. 27. https://www.facebook.com/events/1081010218677891/

Acting Against Cancer holding auditions for Tick, Tick...Boom! on March 6 and 7. https://www.facebook.com/events/833432036795277/

Shelby County Community Theatre holding auditions for Clue: The Musical on March 12 and 13. http://www.shelbytheatre.org/donation/audition/

Little Colonel Playhouse holding auditions for Quartet on March 12 and 13. http://littlecolonel.net/auditions/

Clarksville Little Theatre holding auditions for The Drowsy Chaperone on March 13 and 14. https://www.facebook.com/events/348112562229678/

Shelby County Community Theatre holding auditions for Wit on March 27 and 28. http://www.shelbytheatre.org/donation/audition/

Teatro Tercera Llamada holding auditions for Ay, Carmela! on March 28 and 29. https://www.facebook.com/events/548486728691717/ 

Derby City Playwrights accepting submissions for new plays until May 15. http://www.derbycityplaywrights.org/submissions

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