Go See King Hedley II at the UofL Playhouse September 19
Do something a little different this September and head to the UofL Playhouse for “King Hedley II” by August Wilson. This play is set in the1980s and it’s full of some pretty familiar themes: dreams, disappointments, money troubles....
Posted by Joe Hayden on September 18, 2019 in Louisville Events
Watch a 10-Minute Play at the Ten-Tucky Festival September 18
This September, spend some time in a fun, quirky little theater that was inspired by Shakespeare. Bard’s Town is on Bardstown Road and here, everything is Shakespearian-themed. Head to the Ten-Tucky Festival to see some truly unique original ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on September 17, 2019 in Louisville Events
Have a Night at the Opera with the UofL School of Music August 4
This August, give yourself a night of culture, romance, suspense, jealousy and incredible singing. The UofL School of Music is presenting “Carmen,” one of the most popular operas in the world.
Bizet’s “Carmen” is ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 4, 2019 in Louisville Events
See the Louisville Ballet in Central Park July 31
You may have been to Louisville's well-known Shakespeare in the Park series before. This is a favorite summer event that plays out every year in Central Park. It's always free, and it's always a great way to go enjoy some culture. But this July, ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on July 30, 2019 in Louisville Events
Discover the Story of Bluegrass Music at the Kentucky Country Day Theater July 30
Get a sneak peek at KET’s newest documentary, “Big Family: The Story of Bluegrass Music”, and you’ll get to learn a little more about how Bluegrass music was created. This special event is at the Kentucky Country Day Theater ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on July 29, 2019 in Louisville Events
See What Happens in Shakespeare’s Wild West at the Little Colonel Playhouse July 28
The problem with Shakespeare is that he lived in the 1600s in England. And let’s face it, this was kind of a boring time in history. But the Wild West in America was one of history’s most thrilling times. What happens when these two ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on July 27, 2019 in Louisville Events
See a Free Spider-Man Movie at the Iroquois Amphitheater June 5
Go to a free summer movie at Iroquois Amphitheater this June. The movie is part of the “Spider-Man” franchise, and this event is designed for people of all ages. If you like superheroes, you will enjoy seeing this movie.
Go into the ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on June 4, 2019 in Louisville Events
Watch Shakespeare in the Park in Central Park June 2
Enjoy a time-honored Louisville tradition this June and go see Shakespeare in the Park. This performance of “As You Like It” puts Shakespeare’s classic play in a 19th-century Kentucky setting. This version of the play features live ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on June 1, 2019 in Louisville Events
See an Outdoor Performance of Macbeth at Klondike Park May 19
Macbeth is one of Shakespeare's best-known plays, and for good reason. This is a tale of prophecy, witches, murder and a game of thrones revolving around the crown of Scotland. It's good stuff, and you'll get a chance to see it for free this May ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 18, 2019 in Louisville Events
Find Ways to Manage Anxiety at the Bard’s Town April 22
Just about everyone has experienced feelings of anxiety at some point. Anxiety can manifest itself in the form of physical symptoms. It can even lead to panic attacks. Whether you experience this feeling from time to time or you find it becoming ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 22, 2019 in Louisville Events
See Shakespeare’s Famous Scottish Play Macbeth at Iroquois Amphitheater April 7
It’s not as big as Chicago or New York, but Louisville has a rich culture that can appeal to any taste. This city has a thriving arts scene, an incredible selection of museums, a famous food scene, stand-up comedy and live theater that’s ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 7, 2019 in Louisville Events
Be Swept Away by Cinderella at Kentucky Center’s Whitney Hall April 5
Watch a classic fairy tale come to life before your eyes this April and be swept away by the magic of “Cinderella.” Fairy tales hold a special place in everyone’s heart, and these stories have a way of bringing joy to the hearts of ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 5, 2019 in Louisville Events
See a Play About Loneliness and License Plates at the Little Colonel Playhouse March 31
Head to the Little Colonel Playhouse this March to see a completely local production of "Panache", about license plates and finding friendship in unlikely places. The story is highly original and engaging, and the Little Colonel Playhouse is a ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on March 31, 2019 in Louisville Events
Learn How to Perform Improv at The Bard’s Town February 18
Improvisational comedians make up something funny out of any situation, word or idea that comes their way. If you’ve seen shows like “Whose Line,” then you’re already familiar with improv. This February, learn how to perform ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on February 18, 2019 in Louisville Events
Enjoy the Magic of Christmas Past at Louisville Memorial Auditorium November 28
Step back in time to the age of silent movies, and get into the spirit of the holiday season with a funny holiday movie and the amazing sounds of the pipe organ. Visit the Magic of Christmas Past at Louisville Memorial Auditorium this November, and ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on November 28, 2018 in Louisville Events
Watch a Free Shakespeare Performance at the Shively Library November 26
Kentucky Shakespeare is bringing a unique version of “Taming of the Shrew” to the Shively Library this year for a free evening of culture. This is a great opportunity for people of all ages to experience Shakespeare, one of literature's ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on November 26, 2018 in Louisville Events
Go into a Turkey Coma at Four Pegs Beer Lounge November 16
Before you enjoy your Thanksgiving feast, go into a different kind of turkey coma this November at Four Pegs Beer Lounge. Enjoy lots of laughs when Improv Anonymous presents their show “Turkey Coma,” and enjoy a night out in Germantown....
Posted by Joe Hayden on November 16, 2018 in Louisville Events
Hear a Reading Performance of Frankenstein with Kentucky Shakespeare October 23
Frankenstein is a classic Halloween story, and many people don’t know how old it actually is. This year is the 200th anniversary of the book’s publication. To this day, everyone knows the story, or do they? Hear the classic tale ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on October 21, 2018 in Louisville Events
Let’s Do the Time Warp Again at Copper and Kings April 20
For one night in April, the cult classic is coming to Louisville. Go see “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” at Copper and Kings and feel free to wear a costume and bring props if you like. At this picture show, audience participation ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 18, 2018 in Louisville Events
Catch A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Norton Commons April 13
You don’t have to wait for this summer to enjoy Shakespeare in the park. This April, Shakespeare is traveling to parks all over the city of Louisville. Go to Norton Commons, and go see “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”
A Midsummer ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 11, 2018 in Louisville Events