Friday, December 2, 2016

For the weekend - Louisville shows and auditions (Dec. 2 edition)

Happy holidays! Check out the pluthera of performances this weekend from theatre groups from all around the Louisville region. Whether you're in downtown Louisville, southern Indiana, or somewhere in between, there are plenty of shows taking place. If you're not yet into the holiday mood, one can always enjoy a roast or reading a book of Mormon. Check them all out below.

Don't forget about the upcoming auditions, including three this weekend. A couple more have also been posted.

Enjoy!

Opening: 

PNC Braodway in Louisville presents The Book of Mormon until Dec. 4. http://www.kentuckycenter.org/all-shows/the-book-of-mormon

Stage One presents The Best Christmas Pageant Ever until Dec. 17. http://www.kentuckycenter.org/all-shows/the-best-christmas-pageant-ever

Bunbury Theatre presents The Santaland Diaries until Dec. 18. http://www.bunburytheatre.org/

The Chamber Theatre presents Creditors until Dec. 10. https://www.facebook.com/thechambertheatre/

The Bard's Town presents The Roast of Darth Vader until Dec. 3. http://www.thebardstown.com/roast-of-darth-vader.html

Hayswood Theatre presents A Christmas Carol: Scrooge and Marley until Dec. 18. https://www.facebook.com/hayswood/?fref=ts

Ongoing shows:

Actors Theatre presents A Christmas Carol until Dec. 23. https://actorstheatre.org/shows/fifth-third-banks-christmas-carol-2016-2017/

Derby Dinner Playhouse presents Honky Tonk Angels Holiday Spectacular until Dec. 31. http://derbydinner.com/

Whodunnit Murder Mystery Theater presents Murder on 34th Street until Jan. 7. http://www.whodunnitky.com/

Derby Dinner Playhouse presents Once Upon a Snowflake until Dec. 19. http://derbydinner.com/show/once-upon-a-snowflake/

Auditions:

Theatre 502 holding auditions for Nobody Bunny on Dec. 3 and 4. https://www.facebook.com/events/585369011652574/

Whodunnit Murder Mystery Theater holding auditions for Deadly Recursion on Dec. 4. http://www.whodunnitky.com/news.shtml

Hayswood Theatre holding auditions for High School Musical on Dec. 4 and 5. http://www.hayswoodtheatre.org/auditions

Kentucky Shakespeare holding 2017 season auditions on Dec. 17 and 19. http://www.kyshakespeare.com/getinvolved/employment/

Commonwealth Theatre holding auditions for its touring show on Dec. 19. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10209250892488259&set=gm.692551430909962&type=3&theater

Hardin County Playhouse holding auditions for Company on Dec. 19 and 20. http://www.hardincountyplayhouse.com/auditions.html

Alley Theater holding auditions for Reservoir Dogs on Jan. 5, 7, and 8. https://www.facebook.com/events/565183357020584/

Clarksville Little Theatre holding auditions for The Matchmaker on Jan. 15 and 16. http://www.clarksvillelittletheatre.org/auditions-the-matchmaker/

Little Colonel Playhouse holding auditions for Bakersfield Mist on Jan. 15 and 16. http://littlecolonel.net/auditions/

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Friday, November 25, 2016

For the weekend - Louisville shows and auditions (Nov. 25 edition)

Happy Thanksgiving! Yeah, I know it's one day later, but I still everyone's Thanksgiving was good and thankful! As we gobble up the leftovers (Yeah, I had to go there!) and battled Black Friday traffic and shoppers, let's turn to the Christmas season, especially in the Louisville theatre scene. This weekend, Actors Theatre returns the classic A Christmas Carol to the stage. Jeffersonville High School, meanwhile, takes over the Bomhard Theater for Bring it On: The Musical. Check out both of these shows during the weekend.

Don't forget about the shows already going on, including holiday-themed shows. Check them out below!

Also, don't forget about the auditions, including three that are newly listed. This includes season auditions for KY Shakespeare. Get involved in the Louisville theatre scene below.

Enjoy!, 

Opening: 

Actors Theatre presents A Christmas Carol until Dec. 23. https://actorstheatre.org/shows/fifth-third-banks-christmas-carol-2016-2017/

Jeffersonville High School presents Bring It On: The Musical until Nov. 27. http://www.kentuckycenter.org/all-shows/bring-it-on-the-musical

Ongoing shows:

Derby Dinner Playhouse presents Honky Tonk Angels Holiday Spectacular until Dec. 31. http://derbydinner.com/

Whodunnit Murder Mystery Theater presents Murder on 34th Street until Jan. 7. http://www.whodunnitky.com/

Wayward Actors presents Sordid Lives until Nov. 27. http://www.thebardstown.com/wayward-actors.html

Derby Dinner Playhouse presents Once Upon a Snowflake until Dec. 19. http://derbydinner.com/show/once-upon-a-snowflake/

The Alley Theater presents The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) until Nov. 26. http://www.thealleytheater.org/

Auditions:

Theatre 502 holding auditions for Nobody Bunny on Dec. 3 and 4. https://www.facebook.com/events/585369011652574/

Whodunnit Murder Mystery Theater holding auditions for Deadly Recursion on Dec. 4. http://www.whodunnitky.com/news.shtml

Hayswood Theatre holding auditions for High School Musical on Dec. 4 and 5. http://www.hayswoodtheatre.org/auditions

Kentucky Shakespeare holding 2017 season auditions on Dec. 17 and 19. http://www.kyshakespeare.com/getinvolved/employment/

Hardin County Playhouse holding auditions for Company on Dec. 19 and 20. http://www.hardincountyplayhouse.com/auditions.html

Clarksville Little Theatre holding auditions for The Matchmaker on Jan. 15 and 16. http://www.clarksvillelittletheatre.org/auditions-the-matchmaker/

Little Colonel Playhouse holding auditions for Bakersfield Mist on Jan. 15 and 16. http://littlecolonel.net/auditions/

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Friday, November 18, 2016

For the weekend - Louisville shows and auditions (Nov. 18 edition)

Can you believe it? It is incredibly warm out there for this time of year! Why not celebrate it by getting out an about this weekend? Specifically, to a Louisville theatre show. Four shows are opening this weekend, including two from Derby Dinner, a murder mystery, and a classic. Check them out below.

Don't forget about the shows already going on. Most will close at the end of the weekend, so check them out before it's too late!

Finally, don't forget about the shows holding auditions. A couple of them are not too far away. 

Enjoy!

Opening:

Derby Dinner Playhouse presents Honky Tonk Angels Holiday Spectacular until Dec. 31. http://derbydinner.com/

Whodunnit Murder Mystery Theater presents Murder on 34th Street until Jan. 7. http://www.whodunnitky.com/

Wayward Actors presents Sordid Lives until Nov. 27. http://www.thebardstown.com/wayward-actors.html

Derby Dinner Playhouse presents Once Upon a Snowflake until Dec. 19. http://derbydinner.com/show/once-upon-a-snowflake/

Ongoing shows:

The Alley Theater presents The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) until Nov. 26. http://www.thealleytheater.org/

The Liminal Playhouse presents Venus in Fur until Nov. 20. http://theliminalplayhouse.org/

U of L theatre arts and Commonwealth Theatre presents King Lear until Nov. 20. http://www.waldentheatre.org/

Pandora Productions presents Mothers and Sons until Nov. 20. https://pandoraprods.org/

Iroquois Amphitheater presents All the Whos in Whoville until Nov. 20. http://www.iroquoisamphitheater.com/

Clarksville Little Theatre presents Miracle on 34th Street until Nov. 20. http://www.clarksvillelittletheatre.org/

Commonwealth Theatre presents Pinocchio until Nov. 19. http://www.waldentheatre.org/

Floyd Central High School presents Nice Work If You Can Get It until Nov. 20. http://www.floydcentraltheatre.org/


Auditions:

Whodunnit Murder Mystery Theater holding auditions for Deadly Recursion on Dec. 4. http://www.whodunnitky.com/news.shtml

Hayswood Theatre holding auditions for High School Musical on Dec. 4 and 5. http://www.hayswoodtheatre.org/auditions

Hardin County Playhouse holding auditions for Company on Dec. 19 and 20. http://www.hardincountyplayhouse.com/auditions.html

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Friday, November 11, 2016

For the weekend - Louisville shows and auditions (Nov. 11 edition)

And my hands are cramping up. That's how I know, and you do now as well, how many shows are opening this weekend in the Louisville theatre scene. Shows are taking place all over the region, including downtown, Old Louisville, Iroquois Park, Highlands, and southern Indiana, to name just a few places. Check out all of these shows this weekend! A grand total of 18 shows going on, by the way!

Don't forget about the auditions that are coming up. This includes two that are newly posted and two that are coming up this weekend. 

Enjoy, and have a great weekend!

Opening:

The Alley Theater presents The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) until Nov. 26. http://www.thealleytheater.org/

The Liminal Playhouse presents Venus in Fur until Nov. 20. http://theliminalplayhouse.org/

U of L theatre arts and Commonwealth Theatre presents King Lear until Nov. 20. http://www.waldentheatre.org/

Pandora Productions presents Mothers and Sons until Nov. 20. https://pandoraprods.org/

Iroquois Amphitheater presents All the Whos in Whoville until Nov. 20. http://www.iroquoisamphitheater.com/

Suspend Louisville presents A Tale of Love and Tarot until Nov. 12. https://suspend.sites.zenplanner.com/retail.cfm?Category=Shows%2FEvents

Clarksville Little Theatre presents Miracle on 34th Street until Nov. 20. http://www.clarksvillelittletheatre.org/

Commonwealth Theatre presents Pinocchio until Nov. 19. http://www.waldentheatre.org/

Floyd Central High School presents Nice Work If You Can Get It until Nov. 20. http://www.floydcentraltheatre.org/

Sacred Heart School for the Arts presents 42nd Street until Nov. 13. http://www.shslou.org/page.cfm?p=590

Ongoing shows:

Eve Theatre Company presents KIN until Nov. 13. http://www.kentuckycenter.org/all-shows/kin

Little Colonel Playhouse presents They're Playing Our Song until Nov. 13. http://littlecolonel.net/

IUS presents You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown until Nov. 13. https://www.ius.edu/arts-and-letters/programs/theater/performances/upcoming.php

Assumption High School presents A Chorus Line until Nov. 13. http://ahsrockets.edlioschool.com/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=349149&type=d&pREC_ID=758325

Presentation Academy presents Cinderella until Nov. 12. http://www.presentationacademy.org/top-hat-theatre.html

Centerstage presents Assassins until Nov. 13. https://jewishlouisville.org/the-j/centerstage/centerstage-201617-season/assassins/

Derby Dinner Playhouse presents Dial M for Murder until Nov. 13. http://derbydinner.com/show/dial-m-for-murder/

Derby Dinner Playhouse presents The True Story of the Three Little Pigs until Nov. 12. http://derbydinner.com/show/the-true-story-of-the-three-little-pigs/

Auditions:

Clarksville Little Theatre holding auditions for Death by Chocolate on Nov. 13 and 14. http://www.clarksvillelittletheatre.org/death-by-chocolate-audition-announcement/

Shelby County Community Theatre holding auditions for In the Rest Room at Rosenblooms on Nov. 13 and 14. http://www.shelbytheatre.org/donation/audition/

Whodunnit Murder Mystery Theater holding auditions for Deadly Recursion on Dec. 4. http://www.whodunnitky.com/news.shtml

Hayswood Theatre holding auditions for High School Musical on Dec. 4 and 5. http://www.hayswoodtheatre.org/auditions

Hardin County Playhouse holding auditions for Company on Dec. 19 and 20. http://www.hardincountyplayhouse.com/auditions.html

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Friday, November 4, 2016

For the weekend - Louisville shows and auditions (Nov. 4 edition)

Talk about an incredible variety of shows going on this weekend. In addition to the ones already going on, we also have opera, classic works, free shows, and even some shows from the college and high school ranks. By the way, if you have any high school or college shows coming up, let me know! I'd be happy to put them in the blog!

Don't forget about the auditions below, especially since two of them are coming up this weekend!

Enjoy!

Opening:

Kentucky Opera presents The Abduction from the Seraglio until Nov. 6. http://www.kentuckycenter.org/all-shows/the-abduction-from-the-seraglio

Eve Theatre Company presents KIN until Nov. 13. http://www.kentuckycenter.org/all-shows/kin

Little Colonel Playhouse presents They're Playing Our Song until Nov. 13. http://littlecolonel.net/

Actors Theatre Professional Training Company presents Solo Mio Round 3 until Nov. 5. https://actorstheatre.org/shows/ptc-solo-mio-round-3-2016-2017/

IUS presents You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown until Nov. 13. https://www.ius.edu/arts-and-letters/programs/theater/performances/upcoming.php

Assumption High School presents A Chorus Line until Nov. 13. http://ahsrockets.edlioschool.com/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=349149&type=d&pREC_ID=758325

Presentation Academy presents Cinderella until Nov. 12. http://www.presentationacademy.org/top-hat-theatre.html

Ongoing shows: 

Centerstage presents Assassins until Nov. 13. https://jewishlouisville.org/the-j/centerstage/centerstage-201617-season/assassins/

Looking for Lilith presents Legacy of Light until Nov. 5. http://lookingforlilith.org/2016-2017/legacyoflight/

Teatro Tercera Llamada presents Silueta until Nov. 5. http://teatrotercerallamada.com/

Bellarmine University presents 44 Plays for 44 Presidents until Nov. 7. http://www.bellarmine.edu/cas/theatre/season/

Derby Dinner Playhouse presents Dial M for Murder until Nov. 13. http://derbydinner.com/show/dial-m-for-murder/

Derby Dinner Playhouse presents The True Story of the Three Little Pigs until Nov. 12. http://derbydinner.com/show/the-true-story-of-the-three-little-pigs/

Whodunnit Murder Mystery Theater presents Murder by Shadow: The Ghost of Walewind Castle until Nov. 5. http://www.whodunnitky.com/

Auditions:

Little Colonel Playhouse holding auditions for A Party to Murder on Nov. 6 and 7. http://littlecolonel.net/auditions/

Jackson County Community Theatre holding auditions for Little Shop of Horrors on Nov. 6 and 7. http://jcct.org/

Clarksville Little Theatre holding auditions for Death by Chocolate on Nov. 13 and 14. http://www.clarksvillelittletheatre.org/death-by-chocolate-audition-announcement/

Shelby County Community Theatre holding auditions for In the Rest Room at Rosenblooms on Nov. 13 and 14. http://www.shelbytheatre.org/donation/audition/

Hayswood Theatre holding auditions for High School Musical on Dec. 4 and 5. http://www.hayswoodtheatre.org/auditions

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Friday, October 28, 2016

For the weekend - Louisville shows and auditions (Oct. 28 edition)

Happy Halloween, everyone! Enjoy the trick or treating, the parties, and the assorted festivities throughout town this weekend! Also, don't forget about the Louisville theatre shows, including some perfectly suited for the Halloween season, opening or ongoing as well. Also, being the election is less than two weeks away, check out some of the presidential-related shows as well this weekend. Of course, don't forget about the classic works, musicals, and more!

Finally, check out the auditions below. There's a couple of new ones posted, including one for this weekend.

Enjoy!

Opening:

Centerstage presents Assassins until Nov. 13. https://jewishlouisville.org/the-j/centerstage/centerstage-201617-season/assassins/

Looking for Lilith presents Legacy of Light until Nov. 5. http://lookingforlilith.org/2016-2017/legacyoflight/

Teatro Tercera Llamada presents Silueta until Nov. 5. http://teatrotercerallamada.com/

The Bard's Town presents The Roast of Trump v Hillary until Oct. 29. http://thebardstown.com/roast-trump-hillary.html

Bellarmine University presents 44 Plays for 44 Presidents until Nov. 7. http://www.bellarmine.edu/cas/theatre/season/

Ongoing shows:

KY Shakespeare presents Titus Andronicus until Oct. 31. http://www.kyshakespeare.com/titus/

Derby Dinner Playhouse presents Dial M for Murder until Nov. 13. http://derbydinner.com/show/dial-m-for-murder/

Alley Theater presents Bat Boy: The Musical until Oct. 29. http://www.thealleytheater.org/show.aspx?name=batboy

Derby Dinner Playhouse presents The True Story of the Three Little Pigs until Nov. 12. http://derbydinner.com/show/the-true-story-of-the-three-little-pigs/

Whodunnit Murder Mystery Theater presents Murder by Shadow: The Ghost of Walewind Castle until Nov. 5. http://www.whodunnitky.com/

Actors Theatre presents Dracula until Oct. 31. https://actorstheatre.org/

Auditions:

Smoked Apple Theater Group holding auditions for 6'10: A Showcase of African-American Theater on Oct. 29. https://www.facebook.com/events/1787777171501635/

Little Colonel Playhouse holding auditions for A Party to Murder on Nov. 6 and 7. http://littlecolonel.net/auditions/

Jackson County Community Theatre holding auditions for Little Shop of Horrors on Nov. 6 and 7. http://jcct.org/

Clarksville Little Theatre holding auditions for Death by Chocolate on Nov. 13 and 14. http://www.clarksvillelittletheatre.org/death-by-chocolate-audition-announcement/

Shelby County Community Theatre holding auditions for In the Rest Room at Rosenblooms on Nov. 13 and 14. http://www.shelbytheatre.org/donation/audition/

Hayswood Theatre holding auditions for High School Musical on Dec. 4 and 5. http://www.hayswoodtheatre.org/auditions

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