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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Friday, February 10, 2017

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

This weekend, Whodunnit presents Deadly Recursion featuring The Listener, who exists outside of space and time. What case will this being try to solve? Check it out. Meanwhile, Hardin County Playhouse has many humorous encounters for a perpetually single man in the Sondheim-penned Company. Finally, The Bard's Town features The Roast of Love, which will include everyone from Cupid to The Tin Man to R. Kelly. 

Don't forget to check out the incredible number of shows that are already taking place in and around Louisville this weekend. Keep in mind that many of these shows will close this weekend.

Last, but certainly not least, don't forget about the upcoming auditions, including two taking place this weekend. There's also a new one from Little Colonel now posted. Also, is it just me, or is Shelby County Community Theatre getting busy with auditions or what?

Oh, and don't forget to listen to me during Tom Pettey's show between 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Crescent Hill Radio 

Enjoy!

Opening:

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 Bards Town/Character Assassination presents The Roast of Love until Feb. 11. http://www.thebardstown.com/roast-of-love.html

Ongoing shows:

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

U of L theatre arts/African-American Theatre Program present Baltimore until Feb. 12. http://louisville.edu/theatrearts/productions/mainstage-season

Actors Theatre presents Circle Mirror Transformation until Feb. 12. https://actorstheatre.org/shows/circle-mirror-transformation-2016-2017/

Acting Against Cancer presents Heathers: The Musical until Feb. 11. http://www.actingagainstcancer.com/

Centerstage presents Funny Girl until Feb. 12. https://jewishlouisville.org/the-j/centerstage/centerstage-201617-season/funny-girl/

StageOne Family Theatre presents John Lennon and Me until Feb. 11. http://www.kentuckycenter.org/all-shows/john-lennon-and-me

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

Auditions:

Shelby County Community Theatre holding auditions for Of Mice and Men on Feb. 12 and 13. http://www.shelbytheatre.org/donation/audition/

Hayswood Theatre holding auditions for Pride and Prejudice on Feb. 12 and 13. https://www.facebook.com/hayswood/?ref=br_rs

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

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

Shelby County Community Theatre holding auditions for Clue: The Musical on March 12 and 13. 

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/

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

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Friday, February 3, 2017

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

Who cares if the groundhog saw its shadow or not? Enjoy some Louisville theatre shows instead! This weekend, two theatre groups (Alley Theater, U of L African-American Theatre Program) in Louisville have shows opening this weekend. Check them out below!

Meanwhile, a ton of shows are still going on in Louisville, but a couple of them (Savage Rose, Commonwealth) are closing their shows this weekend. Hurry and see them!

Finally, there are no less than seven auditions taking place for various companies in and around Louisville during the month of February. Not to mention a few coming in March (so far). Check out the auditions below. 

Enjoy!

Opening:

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

U of L theatre arts/African-American Theatre Program present Baltimore until Feb. 12. http://louisville.edu/theatrearts/productions/mainstage-season

Ongoing shows:

Actors Theatre presents Circle Mirror Transformation until Feb. 12. https://actorstheatre.org/shows/circle-mirror-transformation-2016-2017/

Savage Rose Classical Theatre Company presents Crime and Punishment until Feb. 5. http://savagerose.org/show-reservations/

Acting Against Cancer presents Heathers: The Musical until Feb. 11. http://www.actingagainstcancer.com/

Centerstage presents Funny Girl until Feb. 12. https://jewishlouisville.org/the-j/centerstage/centerstage-201617-season/funny-girl/

StageOne Family Theatre presents John Lennon and Me until Feb. 11. http://www.kentuckycenter.org/all-shows/john-lennon-and-me

Commonwealth Theatre presents Cyrano de Bergerac until Feb. 4. http://www.waldentheatre.org/2017/01/cyrano-de-bergerac/

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

Auditions:

The Alley Theater holding auditions for Reefer Madness on Feb. 4 and 6. https://www.facebook.com/events/1796003557330541/

As Yet Unnamed Theatre Company/The Final Bow holding auditions for Sweet Charity on Feb. 5. https://www.facebook.com/events/572429409617842/

Shelby County Community Theatre holding auditions for Of Mice and Men on Feb. 12 and 13. http://www.shelbytheatre.org/donation/audition/

Hayswood Theatre holding auditions for Pride and Prejudice on Feb. 12 and 13. https://www.facebook.com/hayswood/?ref=br_rs

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

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

Shelby County Community Theatre holding auditions for Clue: The Musical on March 12 and 13. 

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/

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Friday, January 27, 2017

For the weekend - Louisville theatre shows and auditions (Jan. 27 edition)

It's funny how girls named Heather, facing punishment for crimes, looked into a circle mirror, and transformed into Cyrano de Bergerace, John Lennon, and Me. That was just their first act in their festival. 

Welcome to the weekend with shows in the Louisville theatre scene! No less than seven shows opening in and around Louisville this weekend. All levels of theatre, as well, from the regional to children's to high school to community to everything in between. Check the shows out below!

Don't forget about the shows currently going on, especially since three of them close this weekend!

Also, get involved in the Louisville theatre scene by utilizing one of the auditions below. Smoked Apple Theater Group has one this weekend, and season auditions have been posted for Centerstage. 

Enjoy!

Opening:

Actors Theatre presents Circle Mirror Transformation until Feb. 12. https://actorstheatre.org/shows/circle-mirror-transformation-2016-2017/

Savage Rose Classical Theatre Company presents Crime and Punishment until Feb. 5. http://savagerose.org/show-reservations/

Acting Against Cancer presents Heathers: The Musical until Feb. 11. http://www.actingagainstcancer.com/

Centerstage presents Funny Girl until Feb. 12. https://jewishlouisville.org/the-j/centerstage/centerstage-201617-season/funny-girl/

StageOne Family Theatre presents John Lennon and Me until Feb. 11. http://www.kentuckycenter.org/all-shows/john-lennon-and-me

Floyd Central High School presents 1st Act Festival until Jan. 29. http://www.floydcentraltheatre.org/current-season.html

Commonwealth Theatre presents Cyrano de Bergerac until Feb. 4. http://www.waldentheatre.org/2017/01/cyrano-de-bergerac/

Ongoing shows:

Wayward Actors Company presents Unhindered and Ungendered 2017: Once Upon a Spinning Wheel until Jan. 29. http://www.thebardstown.com/wayward-actors.html

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

Teatro Tercera Llamada presents Las Mujeres Verdaderas Tienen Curvas (Real Women Have Curves) until Jan. 28. http://www.kentuckycenter.org/all-shows/las-mujeres-verdaderas-tienen-curvas

Actors Theatre presents Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill until Jan. 29. https://actorstheatre.org/

Auditions:

Smoked Apple Theater Group holding auditions for i hate ninjas: The Ni@#er Play on Jan. 28. https://www.facebook.com/events/229228317486351/

The Alley Theater holding auditions for Reefer Madness on Feb. 4 and 6. https://www.facebook.com/events/1796003557330541/

As Yet Unnamed Theatre Company holding auditions for Sweet Charity on Feb. 5. https://www.facebook.com/events/572429409617842/

Shelby County Community Theatre holding auditions for Of Mice and Men on Feb. 12 and 13. http://www.shelbytheatre.org/donation/audition/

Hayswood Theatre holding auditions for Pride and Prejudice on Feb. 12 and 13. https://www.facebook.com/hayswood/?ref=br_rs

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

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

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Friday, January 20, 2017

For the weekend - Louisville shows and auditions (Jan. 20 edition)

This weekend, the hills will be alive with plenty of sounds of music, and not just from PNC Broadway in Louisville, either. Although, definitely check out The Sound of Music as it has been getting rave reviews. Also, check out the Wayward Actors show Unhindered and Ungendered 2017, which is opening as well this weekend.

Don't forget about the shows already taking place. Seven of them, but four shows end this weekend. Get your tickets now!

Also, check out the upcoming auditions, especially two that have been newly posted. Get involved in the Louisville theatre scene with one of the shows below.

Last, but certainly not least, don't forget to listen to Crescent Hill Radio (CrescentHillRadio.com or 100.9 FM) at around 11:45 a.m. for For the Weekend (Radio Edition) segment featuring me!

Enjoy! 

Opening:

PNC Broadway in Louisville presents The Sound of Music until Jan. 22. http://www.kentuckycenter.org/all-shows/the-sound-of-music

Wayward Actors Company presents Unhindered and Ungendered 2017: Once Upon a Spinning Wheel until Jan. 29. http://www.thebardstown.com/wayward-actors.html

Ongoing shows:

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

Teatro Tercera Llamada presents Las Mujeres Verdaderas Tienen Curvas (Real Women Have Curves) until Jan. 28. http://www.kentuckycenter.org/all-shows/las-mujeres-verdaderas-tienen-curvas

Alley Theater presents Vampire Lesbians of Sodom until Jan. 21. http://www.thealleytheater.org/show.aspx?name=vlos01

Pandora Productions presents My Big Gay Italian Mid-Life Crisis until Jan. 22. https://pandoraprods.org/

Clarksville Little Theatre presents Death by Chocolate until Jan. 22. http://www.clarksvillelittletheatre.org/

Little Colonel Playhouse presents A Party to Murder until Jan. 22. http://littlecolonel.net/

Actors Theatre presents Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill until Jan. 29. https://actorstheatre.org/

Auditions:

Improv Anonymous having open auditions on Jan. 25. https://www.facebook.com/events/361475984223307/

Smoked Apple Theater Group holding auditions for i hate ninjas: The Ni@#er Play on Jan. 28. https://www.facebook.com/events/229228317486351/

The Alley Theater holding auditions for Reefer Madness on Feb. 4 and 6. https://www.facebook.com/events/1796003557330541/

As Yet Unnamed Theatre Company holding auditions for Sweet Charity on Feb. 5. For more information, contact Sandy Cohrs at 502-445-3203.
Shelby County Community Theatre holding auditions for Of Mice and Men on Feb. 12 and 13. http://www.shelbytheatre.org/donation/audition/

Hayswood Theatre holding auditions for Pride and Prejudice on Feb. 12 and 13. https://www.facebook.com/hayswood/?ref=br_rs

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

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

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