Friday, August 26, 2016

For the weekend - Louisville shows and auditions (Aug. 26 edition)

Louisville is now ending its summer theatre season and transitioning into the fall. Before it does, though, check out some of the shows below. Plenty of opportunities to see great theatre (especially in southern Indiana) are located below.

As usual, don't forget about the auditions as well. Five of them will be taking place within the next few days. Get involved in the theatre scene with one of the shows listed.

Enjoy!

Ongoing shows:

Acting Against Cancer presents Legally Blonde until Aug. 27. http://www.actingagainstcancer.com/

Jackson County Community Theatre presents Moon Over Buffalo until Aug. 27. http://www.jcct.org/

Derby Dinner Playhouse presents The Hallelujah Girls until Oct. 2. http://derbydinner.com/show/the-hallelujah-girls/

TheatreWorks presents Pump Boys and Dinettes until Aug. 28. https://www.facebook.com/theatreworksosi/?fref=ts

Hayswood Theatre presents The Nerd until Aug. 28. http://www.hayswoodtheatre.org/

Auditions:

Derby Dinner Playhouse having open call auditions on Aug. 26. http://derbydinner.com/auditions/

Whodunnit Murder Mystery Theater holding auditions for Murder on 34th Street on Aug. 27 and 29. More info: Call 502-426-7100.

Hayswood Theatre holding auditions for A Christmas Carol on Aug. 28. https://www.facebook.com/hayswood/?fref=ts

Shelby County Community Theatre holding auditions for Chamber Music and All in the Timingon Aug. 28 and 29. http://www.shelbytheatre.org/donation/audition/

IUS holding auditions for You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown on Aug. 29 and 30. https://www.facebook.com/IUSTheatre/?fref=ts

Clarksville Little Theatre holding auditions for Miracle on 34th Street on Sept. 11 and 12. http://www.clarksvillelittletheatre.org/auditions-miracle-on-34th-street/

Little Colonel Playhouse holding auditions for They're Playing Our Song on Sept. 19 and 21. http://littlecolonel.net/auditions/

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Friday, August 19, 2016

For the weekend - Louisville shows and auditions (Aug. 19 edition)

This weekend features three classic comedies and musicals opening all over the area. Within Louisville, Acting Against Cancer has Legally Blonde. Southern Indiana, meanwhile, has Derby Dinner's The Hallelujah Girls, TheatreWorks bring Pump Boys and Dinettes, and JCCT opens Moon Over Buffalo. Check them out this weekend!

This weekend also features the continuation of three shows, including ones from Hayswood, Hardin County, and Alley Theater. The later two groups have shows ending this weekend. Enjoy them before they close!

Finally, don't forget to look at the all of the auditions that are coming up. No fewer than ten are on the list, including four coming up within the next week. Check them out, and get involved in the Louisville theatre scene.

Enjoy!

Opening:

Acting Against Cancer presents Legally Blonde until Aug. 27. http://www.actingagainstcancer.com/

Jackson County Community Theatre presents Moon Over Buffalo until Aug. 27. http://www.jcct.org/

Derby Dinner Playhouse presents The Hallelujah Girls until Oct. 2. http://derbydinner.com/show/the-hallelujah-girls/

TheatreWorks presents Pump Boys and Dinettes until Aug. 28. https://www.facebook.com/theatreworksosi/?fref=ts

Ongoing shows:

Hayswood Theatre presents The Nerd until Aug. 28. http://www.hayswoodtheatre.org/

Hardin County Playhouse presents Bye Bye Birdie until Aug. 21. http://hardincountyplayhouse.com/

Alley Theater presents Star Trek: Boldly Going Way Too Far until Aug. 20. http://www.thealleytheater.org/show.aspx?name=trek16

Auditions:

Louisville Ballet holding children's auditions for The Nutcracker on Aug. 21. More info: nutcracker@louisvilleballet.org

Hardin County Playhouse holding auditions for Bad Seed on Aug. 22 and 23. http://www.hardincountyplayhouse.com/auditions.html

Smoked Apple Theater Group holding auditions for A Raisin in the Sun on Aug. 23. https://www.facebook.com/Smokedapple/?fref=ts

Derby Dinner Playhouse having open call auditions on Aug. 26. http://derbydinner.com/auditions/

Whodunnit Murder Mystery Theater holding auditions for Murder on 34th Street on Aug. 27 and 29. More info: Call 502-426-7100.

Hayswood Theatre holding auditions for A Christmas Carol on Aug. 28. https://www.facebook.com/hayswood/?fref=ts

Shelby County Community Theatre holding auditions for Chamber Music and All in the Timingon Aug. 28 and 29. http://www.shelbytheatre.org/donation/audition/

IUS holding auditions for You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown on Aug. 29 and 30. https://www.facebook.com/IUSTheatre/?fref=ts

Clarksville Little Theatre holding auditions for Miracle on 34th Street on Sept. 11 and 12. http://www.clarksvillelittletheatre.org/auditions-miracle-on-34th-street/

Little Colonel Playhouse holding auditions for They're Playing Our Song on Sept. 19 and 21. http://littlecolonel.net/auditions/

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Friday, August 12, 2016

For the weekend - Louisville shows and auditions (Aug. 12 edition)

Nerds and birdies will take over area stages this weekend. Hayswood Theatre presents the comedy The Nerd while Hardin County brings forth the musical Bye Bye Birdie. Say hello to both shows if you get the chance.

Three shows continue into the weekend, including two that will close at the end of it. Derby Dinner and Lou Rep have shows closing on Sunday while Alley Theater's shows goes on for just one more week. Check them out before it's too late!

Finally, don't forget about the auditions, including one for later today. Two more are set to take place before the end of the weekend. Get involved in the Louisville area theatre scene below.

Enjoy!

Opening: 

Hayswood Theatre presents The Nerd until Aug. 28. http://www.hayswoodtheatre.org/

Hardin County Playhouse presents Bye Bye Birdie until Aug. 21. http://hardincountyplayhouse.com/

Ongoing shows:

Louisville Repertory Company presents Smoke and Mirrors until Aug. 14. http://www.lourep.com/

Alley Theater presents Star Trek: Boldly Going Way Too Far until Aug. 20. http://www.thealleytheater.org/show.aspx?name=trek16

Derby Dinner Playhouse presents Disney's Beauty and the Beast until Aug. 14. http://derbydinner.com/

Auditions:

TheatreWorks of So. Indiana holding auditions for Rumors on Aug. 12. http://www.theatreworksosi.com/auditions

Stage One Family Theatre holding auditions for The Best Christmas Pageant Ever and James and the Giant Peach on Aug. 13. https://stageone.org/get-involved/auditions

1619 Flux Gallery holding auditions for Displaced Narratives on Aug. 15. More info, email: constancednn@gmail.com

Louisville Ballet holding children's auditions for The Nutcracker on Aug. 21. More info: nutcracker@louisvilleballet.org

Hardin County Playhouse holding auditions for Bad Seed on Aug. 22 and 23. http://www.hardincountyplayhouse.com/auditions.html

Derby Dinner Playhouse having open call auditions on Aug. 26. http://derbydinner.com/auditions/

Whodunnit Murder Mystery Theater holding auditions for Murder on 34th Street on Aug. 27 and 29. More info: Call 502-426-7100. 

Shelby County Community Theatre holding auditions for Chamber Music and All in the Timingon Aug. 28 and 29. http://www.shelbytheatre.org/donation/audition/

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Friday, August 5, 2016

For the weekend - Louisville shows and auditions (Aug. 5 edition)

This weekend features one new show, three continuing shows, and plenty of audition notices. Check out the mystery comedy Smoke and Mirrors from Louisville Repertory, which opens this weekend. Also, don't forget about the Alley Theater, Stephen Foster Productions, and Derby Dinner shows. The Stephen Foster one, The Wizard of Oz, is set to close this weekend. Check them all out before its too late!

Finally, don't forget about the auditions, including a children's one happening today. Eight other auditions are happening around Louisville before the end of the month. Check them all out!

Enjoy!

Opening: 

Louisville Repertory Company presents Smoke and Mirrors until Aug. 14. http://www.lourep.com/

Ongoing shows:

Alley Theater presents Star Trek: Boldly Going Way Too Far until Aug. 20. http://www.thealleytheater.org/show.aspx?name=trek16

Stephen Foster Productions presents The Wizard of Oz until Aug. 6. http://www.stephenfoster.com/shows/

Derby Dinner Playhouse presents Disney's Beauty and the Beast until Aug. 14. http://derbydinner.com/

Auditions:

Kentucky Opera holding children's auditions for Madame Butterfly on Aug. 5. casting@kyopera.org

Alley Theater presents Bat Boy: The Musical auditions on Aug. 7 and 8. https://www.facebook.com/events/1622999038011508/

Stage One Family Theatre holding auditions for The Best Christmas Pageant Ever and James and the Giant Peach on Aug. 13. https://stageone.org/get-involved/auditions

1619 Flux Gallery holding auditions for Displaced Narratives on Aug. 15. More info, email: constancednn@gmail.com

Louisville Ballet holding children's auditions for The Nutcracker on Aug. 21. More info: nutcracker@louisvilleballet.org

Hardin County Playhouse holding auditions for Bad Seed on Aug. 22 and 23. http://www.hardincountyplayhouse.com/auditions.html

Derby Dinner Playhouse having open call auditions on Aug. 26. http://derbydinner.com/auditions/

Whodunnit Murder Mystery Theater holding auditions for Murder on 34th Street on Aug. 27 and 29. More info: Call 502-426-7100. 

Shelby County Community Theatre holding auditions for Chamber Music and All in the Timing on Aug. 28 and 29. http://www.shelbytheatre.org/donation/audition/

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Friday, July 29, 2016

For the weekend - Louisville shows and auditions (Jul. 29 edition)

Summer continues both indoors and outdoors for the Louisville theatre scene. KY Shakespeare goes outdoors while Alley Theater goes way to far, Star Trek-style. Meanwhile, Wayward heads to the faculty room while Gilbert and Sullivan practices patience. Check these shows out below!

Also, don't forget about the shows already in progress. Shelby County's Oklahoma trip is in its last weekend, and the ending for Stephen Foster and Derby Dinner's shows are getting closer. Hurry and see these shows before they close!

Finally, a couple of new auditions have been posted, including one coming up in the next few days at Clarksville Little Theatre. Get involved in the Louisville theatre scene today!

Enjoy!

Opening: 

Alley Theater presents Star Trek: Boldly Going Way Too Far until Aug. 20. http://www.thealleytheater.org/show.aspx?name=trek16

KY Shakespeare presents As You Like It until July 30. http://www.kyshakespeare.com/

Wayward Actors Company presents The Faculty Room until July 31. http://www.thebardstown.com/wayward-actors.html

Gilbert and Sullivan Society presents Patience until July 30. https://www.facebook.com/events/745267778948000/

Ongoing shows:

Shelby County Community Theatre presents Oklahoma! until July 31. http://www.shelbytheatre.org/

Stephen Foster Productions presents The Wizard of Oz until Aug. 6. http://www.stephenfoster.com/shows/

Derby Dinner Playhouse presents Disney's Beauty and the Beast until Aug. 14. http://derbydinner.com/

Auditions:

Clarksville Little Theatre holding auditions for The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee on July 31 and Aug. 1. http://www.clarksvillelittletheatre.org/25th-annual-putnam-co-spelling-bee/

Kentucky Opera holding children's auditions for Madame Butterfly on Aug. 5. casting@kyopera.org

Alley Theater presents Bat Boy: The Musical auditions on Aug. 7 and 8. https://www.facebook.com/events/1622999038011508/

Hardin County Playhouse holding auditions for Bad Seed on Aug. 22 and 23. http://www.hardincountyplayhouse.com/auditions.html

Derby Dinner Playhouse having open call auditions on Aug. 26. http://derbydinner.com/auditions/

Whodunnit Murder Mystery Theater holding auditions for Murder on 34th Street on Aug. 27 and 29. More info: Call 502-426-7100. 

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Friday, July 22, 2016

For the weekend - Louisville shows and auditions (July 22 edition)

This weekend features one outdoor show starting and at least three ending. The Jeffersonville Riverstage will open Jesus Christ Superstar, a free show this weekend only in Indiana. Shelby County Comm. Theatre, meanwhile, goes inside to open Oklahoma!, its first show of the new season. Last, but certainly not least, News: The Musical staged reading will have its performances this weekend only.

As for shows ending, there are plenty of them, including three at KY Shakespeare. Check out the free shows while you can, and enjoy shows at the other theatres, too, which are also going into their final weekends.

Auditions are getting closer for several theatres. As each theatre's seasons begin, expect more to come.

Enjoy!

Opening: 

Shelby County Community Theatre presents Oklahoma! until July 31. http://www.shelbytheatre.org/

Jeffersonville Riverstage presents Jesus Christ Superstar until July 24. https://www.facebook.com/events/257255477979999/

News: The Musical staged reading until July 23.  https://www.facebook.com/events/1733647983575231/

Ongoing shows:

Smoked Apple Theatre Group presents Oh Lord! Mama Done Burnt the Biscuits until July 24. http://www.kentuckycenter.org/all-shows/oh-lord-mamma-done-burnt-the-biscuits

Centerstage presents West Side Story until July 24. https://jewishlouisville.org/jcc/centerstage/centerstage-201617-season/west-side-story/

The Bard's Town presents Derby City Playwrights New Play Festival until July 24. http://www.thebardstown.com/derby-city-festival.html

Stephen Foster Productions presents The Wizard of Oz until Aug. 6. http://www.stephenfoster.com/shows/

Derby Dinner Playhouse presents Disney's Beauty and the Beast until Aug. 14. http://derbydinner.com/

KY Shakespeare presents Romeo and Juliet until July 24. http://www.kyshakespeare.com/

KY Shakespeare presents The Winter's Tale until July 23. http://www.kyshakespeare.com/

KY Shakespeare presents The Two Gentlemen of Verona until July 23. http://www.kyshakespeare.com/

Auditions:

Alley Theater presents Bat Boy: The Musical auditions on Aug. 7 and 8. https://www.facebook.com/events/1622999038011508/

Hardin County Playhouse holding auditions for Bad Seed on Aug. 22 and 23. http://www.hardincountyplayhouse.com/auditions.html

Derby Dinner Playhouse having open call auditions on Aug. 26. http://derbydinner.com/auditions/

Whodunnit Murder Mystery Theater holding auditions for Murder on 34th Street on Aug. 27 and 29. More info: Call 502-426-7100. 

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Friday, July 15, 2016

For the weekend - Louisville shows and auditions (July 15 edition)

Whether you are in Louisville or slightly out of Louisville, shows are opening or continuing this weekend. In downtown? Smoked Apple has a show at Kentucky Center. Highlands? Go to Centerstage and The Bard's Town. Old Louisville? KY Shakespeare is there. Indiana? Derby Dinner and TheatreWorks are to be seen. Outside of Louisville? Little Colonel and Stephen Foster have shows, too! Check them all out, wherever you are!

Don't forget about the auditions below, which are fast approaching. 

Enjoy!

Opening: 

Smoked Apple Theatre Group presents Oh Lord! Mama Done Burnt the Biscuits until July 24. http://www.kentuckycenter.org/all-shows/oh-lord-mamma-done-burnt-the-biscuits

Little Colonel Playhouse presents Spoon River Anthology until July 17.  http://littlecolonel.net/news/2016/6/29/spoon-river-anthology

TheatreWorks of SI presents Neil Simon's Fools until July 17. http://www.theatreworksosi.com/shows

Ongoing shows:

Centerstage presents West Side Story until July 24. https://jewishlouisville.org/jcc/centerstage/centerstage-201617-season/west-side-story/

The Bard's Town presents Derby City Playwrights New Play Festival until July 24. http://www.thebardstown.com/derby-city-festival.html

Stephen Foster Productions presents The Wizard of Oz until Aug. 6. http://www.stephenfoster.com/shows/

Derby Dinner Playhouse presents Disney's Beauty and the Beast until Aug. 14. http://derbydinner.com/

KY Shakespeare presents Romeo and Juliet until July 24. http://www.kyshakespeare.com/

KY Shakespeare presents The Winter's Tale until July 23. http://www.kyshakespeare.com/

KY Shakespeare presents The Two Gentlemen of Verona until July 23. http://www.kyshakespeare.com/

Auditions:

Alley Theater presents Bat Boy: The Musical auditions on Aug. 7 and 8. https://www.facebook.com/events/1622999038011508/

Hardin County Playhouse holding auditions for Bad Seed on Aug. 22 and 23. http://www.hardincountyplayhouse.com/auditions.html

Derby Dinner Playhouse having open call auditions on Aug. 26. http://derbydinner.com/auditions/

Whodunnit Murder Mystery Theater holding auditions for Murder on 34th Street on Aug. 27 and 29. More info: Call 502-426-7100. 

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