Friday, September 23, 2016

For the weekend - Louisville shows and auditions (Sept. 23 edition)

First of all, I wanted to say a big THANK YOU! to everyone as this blog has now officially hit 10,000 views!!!! It's great to know that the Louisville theatre scene is vibrant and that this little blog is, in a small way, a part of it. Thank you so much!

Check out the five shows that are opening this weekend, including something for children, seniors, and everyone in between. keep in mind, four out of five of them close this weekend, so get into the shows now!

There are still plenty of other shows going on as well, including a couple that I reviewed for arts-louisville.com (shameless plug!). Check out these shows while you can, as most of them will also end this week.

Finally, don'g forget about the auditions, including two of them within the next week. There is also a new one from Alley Theater for a Christmas show. Get involved in the Louisville theatre scene below!

As always, enjoy!

Opening: 

Kentucky Opera presents Madame Butterfly until Sept. 25. https://kyopera.org/ 

Young Hearts Theatre presents It's Showtime until Sept. 25. http://www.youngheartstheatre.info/

Savage Rose Classical Theatre Company presents Titus Andronicus: The Radio Play until Sept. 24. http://savagerose.org/

U of L Theatre Arts/African-American Theatre Project presents Fences until Sept. 25. http://louisville.edu/theatrearts/

Commonwealth Theatre presents Tartuffe until Oct. 1. http://www.waldentheatre.org/2016/09/201617-season-opens-tartuffe/

Ongoing shows:

Mind's Eye Theatre Company presents Peter and the Starchaser until Sept. 25. http://www.kentuckycenter.org/all-shows/peter-and-the-starcatcher

Centerstage presents Cat on a Hot Tin Roof until Sept. 25. https://jewishlouisville.org/jcc/centerstage/centerstage-201617-season/cat-hot-tin-roof/

The Bard's Town presents The 6th Annual Ten-Tucky Festival of Ten Minute Plays until Sept. 25. http://thebardstown.com/tentucky-2016.html 

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

Pandora Productions presents Swingtime Canteen until Sept. 25. https://pandoraprods.org/

Little Colonel Playhouse presents The Kiss Me Curse until Sept. 25. http://littlecolonel.net/

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

The Alley Theater presents Theater of Blood until Sept. 24. http://www.thealleytheater.org/

Stage One Family Theatre presents Click, Clack, Moo, Cows That Type until Sept. 24. http://www.kentuckycenter.org/all-shows/click-clack-moo

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

Auditions:

Shelby County Community Theatre holding auditions for White Christmas on Sept. 25 and 26. http://www.shelbytheatre.org/donation/audition/

Wayward Actors holding auditions for Sordid Lives on Sept. 26.  https://www.facebook.com/events/672545679563507/

The Alley Theater holding auditions for The Santaland Diaries on Oct. 9 and 10. https://www.facebook.com/events/1090162794412294/

Jackson County Community Theatre holding auditions for The Best Christmas Pageant Ever on Oct. 10 and 11. http://jcct.org/Play%20Specific%20-%20Synopses,%20cast,%20publicity/Best%20Christmas%20Pageant%20Ever/audition%20notice.htm

Hardin County Playhouse holding auditions for The Game's Afoot on Oct. 17 and 18. http://hardincountyplayhouse.com/auditions.html

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Friday, September 16, 2016

For the weekend - Louisville shows and auditions (Sept. 16 edition)

This weekend features the opening of five shows and one festival. Musicals, classic plays, and new works are now playing in the Louisville theatre scene. Check them all out below.

Also, don't forget about the auditions, including one going on this weekend and two that have been newly posted. Now's the time to get into the Louisville theatre scene!

Enjoy!

Opening:

Mind's Eye Theatre Company presents Peter and the Starchaser until Sept. 25. http://www.kentuckycenter.org/all-shows/peter-and-the-starcatcher

Centerstage presents Cat on a Hot Tin Roof until Sept. 25. https://jewishlouisville.org/jcc/centerstage/centerstage-201617-season/cat-hot-tin-roof/

The Bard's Town presents The 6th Annual Ten-Tucky Festival of Ten Minute Plays until Sept. 25. http://thebardstown.com/tentucky-2016.html 

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

Pandora Productions presents Swingtime Canteen until Sept. 25. https://pandoraprods.org/

Little Colonel Playhouse presents The Kiss Me Curse until Sept. 25. http://littlecolonel.net/

Ongoing shows:

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

The Alley Theater presents Theater of Blood until Sept. 24. http://www.thealleytheater.org/

Stage One Family Theatre presents Click, Clack, Moo, Cows That Type until Sept. 24. http://www.kentuckycenter.org/all-shows/click-clack-moo

Clarksville Little Theatre presents The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee until Sept. 18. http://www.clarksvillelittletheatre.org/

Shelby County Community Theatre presents Charlotte's Web until Sept 18. http://www.shelbytheatre.org/

Actors Theatre presents The 39 Steps until Sept. 18.   https://actorstheatre.org/shows/the-39-steps-2016-2017/

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

Auditions:

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

Shelby County Community Theatre holding auditions for White Christmas on Sept. 25 and 26. http://www.shelbytheatre.org/donation/audition/

Wayward Actors holding auditions for Sordid Lives on Sept. 26.  https://www.facebook.com/events/672545679563507/

Jackson County Community Theatre holding auditions for The Best Christmas Pageant Ever on Oct. 10 and 11. http://jcct.org/Play%20Specific%20-%20Synopses,%20cast,%20publicity/Best%20Christmas%20Pageant%20Ever/audition%20notice.htm

Hardin County Playhouse holding auditions for The Game's Afoot on Oct. 17 and 18. http://hardincountyplayhouse.com/auditions.html

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Friday, September 9, 2016

For the weekend - Louisville shows and auditions (Sept. 9 edition)

This is certainly a great weekend to check out the Louisville theatre scene as there are no fewer than nine shows opening. Everything from Halloween traditions to classic musicals to new shows to children's productions are going on. Check them out below. Keep in mind some shows are for this weekend only. 

Auditions for several shows are coming up very soon. Check them out and be a part of the Louisville theatre scene.

Enjoy!

Opening:

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

Louisville Ballet presents Stars and Stripes until Sept. 10. https://www.louisvilleballet.org/

The Alley Theater presents Theater of Blood until Sept. 24. http://www.thealleytheater.org/

Stage One Family Theatre presents Click, Clack, Moo, Cows That Type until Sept. 24. http://www.kentuckycenter.org/all-shows/click-clack-moo

The Bard's Town presents The Roast of Disney Villains until Sept. 10. http://thebardstown.com/roast-of-disney-villains.html

Clarksville Little Theatre presents The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee until Sept. 18. http://www.clarksvillelittletheatre.org/

Stage on Spring presents The Dresser until Sept. 12. https://www.facebook.com/events/1647415608913776/

Shelby County Community Theatre presents Charlotte's Web until Sept 18. http://www.shelbytheatre.org/

Floyd Central High School presents Big Fish until Sept 11. http://www.floydcentraltheatre.org/

Ongoing shows:

Actors Theatre presents The 39 Steps until Sept. 18.   https://actorstheatre.org/shows/the-39-steps-2016-2017/

The Liminal Playhouse presents The Nether until Sept. 11. http://theliminalplayhouse.org/

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

Auditions:

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/

Shelby County Community Theatre holding auditions for White Christmas on Sept. 25 and 26. http://www.shelbytheatre.org/donation/audition/

Wayward Actors holding auditions for Sordid Lives on Sept. 26.  https://www.facebook.com/events/672545679563507/

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Saturday, September 3, 2016

For the Labor Day weekend - Louisville shows and auditions

Apologies for yesterday as technical issues left me unable to post the upcoming shows blog. However, here it is and two new shows are set to open on this Labor Day weekend through Actors Theatre and The Liminal Playhouse. Check them out below. Also don't forget about the Derby Dinner show, now taking place until October.


Don't forget about the auditions below. Get involved in the Louisville theatre scene!


Enjoy!


Opening:

Actors Theatre presents The 39 Steps until Sept. 18.   https://actorstheatre.org/shows/the-39-steps-2016-2017/


The Liminal Playhouse presents The Nether until Sept. 11. http://theliminalplayhouse.org/


Ongoing shows:

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



Auditions:



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/


Wayward Actors holding auditions for Sordid Lives on Sept. 26. https://www.facebook.com/events/672545679563507/


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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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