Arts Preview 2012: Theater and comedy events

September 7, 2012 

  • About Arts Preview 2012-13

    The Herald-Leader and LexGo.com's Arts Preview strives to give you the most up-to-date information available. But as always, times, dates, prices and other information are subject to change. Call ahead before making plans.

    Events are listed based on information provided by the venue or presenting organization. This is not a complete list.

    Events are listed at the discretion of the Herald-Leader and LexGo.com and run as space permits.

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    The Herald-Leader publishes a full arts and entertainment calendar in print each Friday in Weekender and highlights each Sunday in Living Sunday. Other calendars are published in print at other times.

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    CONTRIBUTORS

    Calendar team: Harriett Hendren, Camille Weber and Dorothea Wingo

    Writer: Rich Copley. Reach him at (859) 231-3217 or 1-800-950-6397, Ext. 3217, or rcopley@herald-leader.com. Read his blog, Copious Notes, at LexGo.com.

    Editor: Scott Shive. Reach him by email or at (859) 231-1412 or 1-800-950-6397, Ext. 1412.

    Designer: Randy Medema.

    Copy editor: Mary Sondergard.

Show times and venue addresses are not listed for space considerations. Contact the venue or presenting organization for that information or go to Calendar.kentucky.com for details. For Ticketmaster events, call 1-800-745-3000 or go to Ticketmaster.com.

Andy Woodhull. Through Sept. 9. Go Bananas Comedy Club, Cincinnati. $8-$12. (513) 984-9288. gobananascomedy.com.

Floyd Collins. By Kentucky Repertory Theatre. Through Sept. 9. Kentucky Repertory Theatre, Horse Cave. $10-$17. (270) 786-2177. kentuckyrep.org.

John Witherspoon. Through Sept. 9. Louisville Improv, Louisville. $10-$20. (502) 581-1332. louisville.improv.com.

Michael Colyar. Through Sept. 9. Funny Bone on the Levee, Newport. $15-$17. (859) 957-2000. funnyboneonthelevee.com.

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus: Fully Charged. Through Sept. 9. Rupp Arena, Lexington. $15-$80, free for children younger than 2. Ticketmaster. rupparena.com.

Schoolhouse Rock Live Jr. By Appalachian Community Theatres. Through Sept. 9. Mountain Arts Center, Prestonsburg. $11. (606) 886-2623 or 1-888-622-2787. appcommtheatres.org.

Shannon and Tommy Thompson. Through Sept. 9. Comedy Caravan, Louisville. $10-$15. (502) 459-0022. comedycaravan.com.

The Tempest. By Cincinnati Shakespeare Company. Through Sept. 9. Washington Park, Cincinnati. Free. (513) 381-2273. cincyshakes.com.

Next to Normal. By CenterStage. Through Sept. 16. Jewish Community Center of Louisville, Louisville. $18 in advance, $20 at door. (502) 459-0660. jccoflouisville.org.

Bug. By Balagula Theatre. Through Sept. 19. Natasha's Bistro & Bar, Lexington. $18, $10 students. (859) 254-2754. balagula.com.

Good People. By Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati. Through Sept. 23. Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati, Cincinnati. $38-$42. ensemblecincinnati.org.

Romeo and Juliet. By Actors Theatre of Louisville. Through Sept. 26. Actors Theatre of Louisville, Louisville. $24-$51. (502) 584-1205. actorstheatre.org.

The Three Musketeers. By Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. Through Sept. 29. Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park Robert S. Marx Theatre, Cincinnati. $25-$55. 1-800-582-3208. cincyplay.com.

Pump Boys and Dinettes. By Artists Collaborative Theatre. Through Sept. 30. Artists Collaborative Theatre, Elkhorn City. $8. (606) 754-4228. act4.org.

Henry Phillips. Sept. 11. Comedy Off Broadway, Lexington. $10. (859) 271-5653. comedyoffbroadway.com.

Cincinnati Playwrights Initiative New Voices: 1832. Sept. 11. Aronoff Center for the Arts, Cincinnati. $8. (513) 721-3344. cincinnatiarts.org.

The Midtown Men. Sept. 11. Paramount Arts Center, Ashland. $35-$55. (606) 324-3175. paramountartscenter.com.

Darryl Lenox. Sept. 12-15. Comedy Off Broadway, Lexington. $8-$14. (859) 271-5653. comedyoffbroadway.com.

Wicked: A New Musical. Sept. 12-30. The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, Louisville. $42.75-$92.75. 1-800-775-7777. kentuckycenter.org.

The One Where Ross Is Murdered. By Fantastical Theatricals. Sept. 13-27. Sutton's, Lexington. $15 plus menu ordering. (859) 229-2518. fantasticaltheatricals.com.

Kiss of the Spider Woman. By Pandora Productions. Sept. 13-23. Henry Clay Theatre, Louisville. $18-$20. (502) 216-5502. pandoraprods.org.

Summer Brave. By Walden Theatre. Sept. 13-22. Walden Theatre, Louisville. $8-$15. (502) 589-0084. waldentheatre.org.

To Kill a Mockingbird. By Cincinnati Shakespeare Company. Sept. 13-30. Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, Cincinnati. $28-$32 adults, $24-$28 seniors, $22-$26 students. (513) 381-2273. cincyshakes.com.

Dustin Ybarra. Sept. 13-16. Go Bananas Comedy Club, Cincinnati. $8-$12. (513) 984-9288. gobananascomedy.com.

Elvis Has Left the Building. By Studio Players. Sept. 13-30. Studio Players Carriage House Theatre, Lexington. $20. (859) 225-0370. studioplayers.org.

Finesse Mitchell. Sept. 13-16. Louisville Improv, Louisville. $17. (502) 581-1332. improvlouisville.com.

John Henton. Sept. 13-16. Funny Bone on the Levee, Newport. $15-$17. (859) 957-2000. funnyboneonthelevee.com.

Dracula. By Actors Theatre of Louisville. Sept. 14-Oct. 31. Actors Theatre of Louisville, Louisville. $24-$51. (502) 584-1205. actorstheatre.org.

The Vagina Monologues. By Actor's Choice Theatre. Sept. 14-16. The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts MeX Theater, Louisville. $18, $15 students and seniors. 1-800-775-7777. kentuckycenter.org.

All Aboard for Mobsters and Murder. By Bluegrass Mystery Theatre. Sept. 15. Bluegrass Railroad Museum, Versailles. $15.50 adults, $14.50 seniors, $10.50 ages 2-12. bluegrassmysterytheatre.com.

Todd Oliver's Dogs Gone Wild. Sept. 15. Louisville Palace, Louisville. $9.25-$15. (502) 583-4555. louisvillepalace.com.

Kentucky Chautauqua: Ethan Sullivan Smith as a Confederate soldier. Sept. 16. Kentucky Artisan Center, Berea. Free. (859) 985-5448. kentuckyartisancenter.ky.gov.

Murder Mystery Train. By Bluegrass Mystery Theatre. Sept. 16. Bluegrass Railroad Museum, Versailles. $15.50 adults, $14.50 seniors, $10.50 ags 2-12. bluegrassmysterytheatre.com.

Oz. By Lexington Children's Theatre. Sept. 16-23. Lexington Children's Theater, Lexington. $17 adults, $14 children. (859) 254-4546, Ext. 247. lctonstage.org.

Gabriel Iglesias. Sept. 16. Louisville Palace, Louisville. $42. (502) 583-4555. louisvillepalace.com.

Margaret Cho. Sept. 18. Louisville Improv, Louisville. $28. (502) 581-1332. louisville.improv.com.

Fall Fringe Festival. Sept. 19-22. Know Theatre of Cincinnati, Cincinnati. $12 per show, $40 for four shows. (513) 300-5669. knowtheatre.com.

Tom Green. Sept. 20-22. Comedy Off Broadway, Lexington. $17-$25. (859) 271-5653. comedyoffbroadway.com.

Ten-Tucky Festival of 10-Minute Plays. By Bard's Town Theatre. Sept. 20-30. The Bard's Town Lounge, Louisville. $15-$16. (502) 749-5275. thebardstowntheatre.org.

Donna Carter. Sept. 20-23. Comedy Caravan, Louisville. $10-$15. (502) 459-0022. comedycaravan.com.

Kevin Pollak: How I Slept My Way to the Middle. Sept. 20-22. Funny Bone on the Levee, Newport. $20-$22. (859) 957-2000. funnyboneonthelevee.com.

Talk Radio. By New Edgecliff Theatre. Sept. 20-29. Aronoff Center for the Arts, Cincinnati. $25.25. (513) 721-3344. cincinnatiarts.org.

Tom Simmons. Sept. 20-23. Go Bananas Comedy Club, Cincinnati. $8-$12. (513) 984-9288. gobananascomedy.com.

Anjelah Johnson. Sept. 21. Lexington Opera House, Lexington.

Steel Magnolias. By Georgetown Community Theatre. Sept. 21-23. First Christian Church, Georgetown. $12 adults, $8 ages 12 and younger. gctky.com.

In Love With Tyrone. Sept. 21-22. Louisville Palace, Louisville. $39-$46. louisvillepalace.com.

Jay Mohr. Sept. 21-23. Louisville Improv, Louisville. $25. (502) 581-1332. improvlouisville.com.

Jerry Peavler and the Great Debate. By West T. Hill Community Theatre. Sept. 21-Oct. 7. West T. Hill Community Theatre, Danville. $12. (859) 319-0205. westthill.net.

The Capitol Steps. Sept. 22. Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center, Bowling Green. TBA. (270) 904-1880. theskypac.com.

Titanic: The Musical. Sept. 22. Center for Rural Development, Somerset. centertech.com.

Through the Night. By Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. Sept. 22-Oct. 21. Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park Thompson Shelterhouse, Cincinnati. $25-$71. 1-800-582-3208. cincyplay.com.

B.T. Sept. 23. Funny Bone on the Levee, Newport. $15. (859) 957-2000. funnyboneonthelevee.com.

You Can't Take It With You. By Maysville Players. Oct. 25-28, Nov. 1-4. Washington Opera House, Maysville. $10-$15. (606) 564-3666. www.maysvilleplayers.net.

Schoolhouse Rock Live. By Paramount Players. Sept. 25. Paramount Arts Center, Ashland. $10 adults, $8 children. (606) 324-3175. paramountartscenter.com.

Butterflies Are Free. By EKU Theatre. Sept. 26-30. EKU Gifford Theater, Campbell Building, Richmond. $6, $5 students and seniors. (859) 622-1323. theatre.eku.edu.

Carlos Mencia. Sept. 26. Comedy Off Broadway, Lexington. $25. (859) 271-5653. comedyoffbroadway.com.

Shakin' the Mess Outta Misery. By U of L Theatre. Sept. 26-30. U of L Thrust Theatre, Louisville. $15 adults; $10 students, seniors and U of L faculty and staff. (502) 852-6814. louisville.edu/theatrearts.

The Intergalactic Nemesis: Book One Target Earth. Sept. 27. Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center, Bowling Green. $18-$27. (270) 904-1880. theskypac.com.

Heywood Banks. Sept. 27-29. Comedy Off Broadway, Lexington. $12-$22. (859) 271-5653. comedyoffbroadway.com.

Gabriel Rutledge. Sept. 27-30. Comedy Caravan, Louisville. $10-$15. (502) 459-0022. comedycaravan.com.

Jay Phillips. Sept. 27-30. Funny Bone on the Levee, Newport. $15-$17. (859) 957-2000. funnyboneonthelevee.com.

Tony Woods. Sept. 27-30. Go Bananas Comedy Club, Cincinnati. $8-$14. (513) 984-9288. gobananascomedy.com.

You Can't Take It With You. By NKU Theatre. Sept. 27-Oct. 7. NKU Corbett Theatre, Highland Heights. $8-$14. (859) 572-5464. artscience.nku.edu.

Neil Hamburger. Sept. 27. Taft Theatre, Cincinnati. $12, $15. Ticketmaster. tafttheatre.org.

Disney on Ice: Worlds of Fantasy. Sept. 27-30. KFC Yum Center, Louisville. $15-$50. Ticketmaster. kfcyumcenter.com.

Royal Comedy Tour: Sommore, Bruce Bruce, Joe Torry. Sept. 28. Cincinnati Music Hall, Cincinnati. $47, $53. (513) 721-3344. cincinnatiarts.org.

Annie Jr. By Ragged Edge Community Theatre Children's Stage. Sept. 28-Oct. 7. Ragged Edge Community Theater, Harrodsburg. $8 adults, $7 seniors, $6 ages 12 and younger. (859) 319-0205. raggededgetheatre.org.

Lucky Stiff. By The Woodford Theatre. Sept. 28-Oct. 14. The Woodford Theatre, Versailles. $19 adults, $12 students. (859) 873-0648. woodfordtheatre.com.

Sheryl Underwood. Sept. 28-29. Louisville Improv, Louisville. $25. (502) 581-1332. louisville.improv.com.

Revenge at the Reunion. By Bluegrass Mystery Theatre. Sept. 29. My Old Kentucky Home Dinner Train, Bardstown. $99.95 adults, $59.95 children. bluegrassmysterytheatre.com.

■ Sept. 30. Parlay Social, Lexington. $29.95.

8: The Play. By Kentucky Conservatory Theatre and JustFundKy. Oct. 2. Kentucky Theatre, Lexington. $8. Benefits JustFundKy. (859) 231-7924. justfundky.org.

Queer Queens of Qomedy with Poppy Champlin. Oct. 3. Comedy Off Broadway, Lexington. $18. (859) 271-5653. comedyoffbroadway.com.

A Midsummer Night's Dream. By UC College-Conservatory of Music Drama. Oct. 3-7. Corbett Center for the Performing Arts, Cincinnati. $30, $19 students, $12 preview. (513) 556-4183. ccm.uc.edu.

MRSOE! (The Most RACES Show on Earth). Oct. 3. Natasha's Bistro & Bar, Lexington. $10. (859) 259-2754. mrsoe.com.

Brian Posehn. Oct. 4-7. Funny Bone on the Levee, Newport. $15-$17. (859) 957-2000. funnyboneonthelevee.com.

Michael Winslow. Oct. 4-6. Comedy Off Broadway, Lexington. $14-$20. (859) 271-5653. comedyoffbroadway.com.

Second Samuel. By Artists Collaborative Theatre. Oct. 4-28. Artists Collaborative Theatre, Elkhorn City. $8. (606) 754-4228. act4.org.

Bert Kreischer. Oct. 4-7. Louisville Improv, Louisville. $17-$20. (502) 581-1332. louisville.improv.com.

The Odd Couple (Female Version). By Berea Arena Theater. Oct. 4-14. Berea Arena Theater, Berea. $8. (859) 986-9039. bereatheater.com.

Bill Burr. Oct. 5-6. Go Bananas Comedy Club, Cincinnati. $25. (513) 984-9288. gobananascomedy.com.php?noend=1.

Monique Marvez. Oct. 5-7. Comedy Caravan, Louisville. $10-$15. (502) 459-0022. comedycaravan.com.

The Aliens. By Theatre [502]. Oct. 5-13. Actors Theatre of Louisville, Louisville. $15. (502) 509-1595. theatre502.org.

The Kentucky Magic Dinner Theater. Oct. 6-Nov. 3. deSha's Lexington, Lexington. 39. (859) 225-0370. KentuckyMagicTheater.com.

Ira Glass: Reinventing Radio. Oct. 6. W.L. Lyons Brown Theatre, Louisville. $30-$100. 1-800-775-7777. kentuckycenter.org.

Royal Comedy Tour: Sommore, D.L. Hughley, Bruce Bruce, Mark Curry and Tony Rock. Oct. 6.KFC Yum Center, Louisville. $44.50-$52.50. Ticketmaster. kfcyumcenter.com.

Long Day's Journey Into Night. By Actors Theatre of Louisville. Oct. 9-28. Actors Theatre of Louisville, Louisville. $24-$51. (502) 584-1205. actorstheatre.org.

Etta May. Oct. 10-20. Comedy Off Broadway, Lexington. $12-$22. (859) 271-5653. comedyoffbroadway.com.

Mrs. Mannerly. By Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati. Oct. 10-28. Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati, Cincinnati. $38-$42. (513) 421-3555. ensemblecincinnati.org.

Romeo and Juliet. By Cincinnati Shakespeare Company. Oct. 10-Nov. 11. Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, Cincinnati. $28-$32 adults, $24-$28 seniors, $22-$26 students. (513) 381-2273. cincyshakes.com.

Les Liaisons Dangereuses. By UK Theatre. Oct. 11-21. UK Guignol Theatre, Lexington. $15, $10 students. (859) 257-4929. singletarytickets.com.

The Oresteia. By Walden Theatre. Oct. 11-20. Walden Theatre, Louisville. $8-$15. (502) 589-0084. waldentheatre.org.

Aries Spears. Oct. 11-14. Funny Bone on the Levee, Newport. $20. (859) 957-2000. funnyboneonthelevee.com.

Marvin Dixon. Oct. 11-13. Louisville Improv, Louisville. $15. (502) 581-1332. louisville.improv.com.

Michael Mack. Oct. 11-14. Comedy Caravan, Louisville. $10-$15. (502) 459-0022. comedycaravan.com.

Scrambled. By Bluegrass Community and Technical College Theatre. Oct. 11-13. Sts. Peter and Paul Regional Catholic School Lucille Little Theatre, Lexington. $12. (859) 246-6672. bluegrass.kctcs.edu.

Henry Rollins. Oct. 12. The Grand Theatre, Frankfort. $15-$25. (502) 352-7469. grandtheatrefrankfort.org.

Driving Miss Daisy. By Bunbury Theatre. Oct. 12-27. Bunbury Theatre, Louisville. $21 adults, $18 seniors, $10 students. (502) 585-5306. bunburytheatre.org.

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. By Jenny Wiley Theatre. Oct. 12-19. Mountain Arts Center, Prestonsburg. $20-$22 adults, $18-$20 seniors, $10-$12 youth. 1-877-225-5598. jwtheatre.com.

Anjelah Johnson. Oct. 12. W.L. Lyons Brown Theatre, Louisville. $29.50. 1-800-775-7777. kentuckycenter.org.

Sesame Street: Can't Stop Singing. Oct. 12-14. Eastern Kentucky Expo Center, Pikeville. $12-$50. Ticketmaster. eastkyexpo.com.

Wiley and the Hairy Man. By Stage One Family Theatre. Oct. 13. The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, Louisville. $14.75. 1-800-775-7777. kentuckycenter.org.

Brighton Beach Memoirs. By Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. Oct. 13-Nov. 10. Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park Robert S. Marx Theatre, Cincinnati. $25-$50. 1-800-582-3208. cincyplay.com.

True Theatre: trueLearning. Oct. 15. Know Theatre of Cincinnati, Cincinnati. $15. (513) 300-5669. knowtheatre.com.

Death on the Downbeat: An Orchestra Kentucky Whodunit. Oct. 15. Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center, Bowling Green. $10-$35. (270) 904-1880. theskypac.com.

Cincinnati Playwrights Initiative New Voices: Confessions. Oct. 16. Aronoff Center for the Arts, Cincinnati. $8. (513) 721-3344. cincinnatiarts.org.

Evil Dead: The Musical. By Morehead State University Theatre. Oct. 17-21. Morehead State University Lucille Little Theatre, Morehead. $10, $5 seniors and non-MSU students, free for MSU students with ID. (606) 783-2170. moreheadstate.edu/mtd.

Cirque Mechanics: Birdhouse Factory. Oct. 18. Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center, Bowling Green. TBA. (270) 904-1880. theskypac.com.

Murder at Castle Frankenstein. By Fantastical Theatricals. Oct. 18-25. Sutton's, Lexington. $15 plus menu ordering. (859) 229-2518. fantasticaltheatricals.eventbrite.com.

Dov Davidoff. Oct. 18-21. Louisville Improv, Louisville. $15-$17. (502) 581-1332. louisville.improv.com.

Keith McGill. Oct. 18-21. Comedy Caravan, Louisville. $10-$15. (502) 459-0022. comedycaravan.com.

Pauly Shore. Oct. 18-20. Funny Bone on the Levee, Newport. $22-$25. (859) 957-2000. funnyboneonthelevee.com.

■ Oct. 21. Comedy Off Broadway, Lexington. $25. (859) 271-5653. comedyoffbroadway.com.

Sesame Street: Can't Stop Singing. Oct. 19-21. Rupp Arena, Lexington. $12-$30. Ticketmaster. rupparena.com.

Speak Low: A Kurt Weill Cabaret. Oct. 19-20. Corbett Center for the Performing Arts, Cincinnati. $15, $10 students. (513) 556-4183. ccm.uc.edu.

The Price Is Right Live. Oct. 19-21. Belterra Casino Resort and Spa, Florence. $21. Ticketmaster. belterracasino.com.

Titus Andronicus. By Cincinnati Shakespeare Company. Oct. 20-Nov. 11. Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, Cincinnati. $28 adults, $24 seniors, $22 students. (513) 381-2273. cincyshakes.com.

Mrs. Klein. By Balagula Theatre. Oct. 21-30. Natasha's Bistro & Bar, Lexington. $18, $10 students. (859) 254-2754. balagula.com.

Wiley and the Hairy Man. By Lexington Children's Theatre. Oct. 21-28. Lexington Children's Theater, Lexington. $17 adults, $14 children. (859) 254-4546, Ext. 247. lctonstage.org.

Disney's Beauty and The Beast. Oct. 23-28. The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, Louisville. Price TBA. 1-800-775-7777. kentuckycenter.org.

Disney on Ice: Treasure Trove. Oct. 24-28. U.S. Bank Arena, Cincinnati. $12-$56. Ticketmaster. usbankarena.com.

Brian Regan. Oct. 25. UK Guignol Theatre, Lexington. $37.50. (859) 257-4929. singletarycenter.com.

Fiddler on the Roof. Oct. 25. Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center, Bowling Green. $35-$50. (270) 904-1880. theskypac.com.

Kellogg's Tour of Gymnastics Champions. Oct. 25. KFC Yum Center, Louisville. $25-$75. Ticketmaster. kfcyumcenter.com.

Ragtime. By CenterStage. Oct. 25-Nov. 11. Jewish Community Center of Louisville, Louisville. $18 in advance, $20 at door. (502) 459-0660. jccoflouisville.org.

The Liar. By Transylvania University Theater. Oct. 25-Nov. 3. Transylvania University Lucille C. Little Theatre, Lexington. $10. (859) 233-8141. transy.edu.

West Side Story. Oct. 25-26. Paramount Arts Center, Ashland. $40-$60. (606) 324-3175. paramountartscenter.com.

Chess. By UC College- Conservatory of Music Musical Theatre. Oct. 25-28. Corbett Center for the Performing Arts, Cincinnati. $30, $19 students. (513) 556-4183. ccm.uc.edu.

Lavell Crawford. Oct. 25-27. Comedy Off Broadway, Lexington. $25. (859) 271-5653. comedyoffbroadway.com.

Nick Griffin. Oct. 25-28. Louisville Improv, Louisville. $15-$17. (502) 581-1332. louisville.improv.com.

Royal Gambit. By NKU Theatre. Oct. 25-Nov. 4. NKU Robert and Rosemary Stauss Theatre, Highland Heights. $8-$14. (859) 572-5464. artscience.nku.edu.

Steve Trevino. Oct. 25-28. Funny Bone on the Levee, Newport. $15-$17. (859) 957-2000. funnyboneonthelevee.com.

Tim Statum. Oct. 25-28. Comedy Caravan, Louisville. $10-$15. (502) 459-0022. comedycaravan.com.

Rumors. By Asbury University Theater. Sept. 26-28, Oct. 4-6. Greathouse Theatre, Miller Center, Wilmore. $7. 1-800-888-1818. www.asbury.edu.

Monsters, Murder and Manhattans. By Bluegrass Mystery Theatre. Oct. 27. My Old Kentucky Home Dinner Train, Bardstown. $99.95 adults, $59.95 children. bluegrassmysterytheatre.com.

■ Oct. 28. Parlay Social, Lexington. $29.95.

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. By Walden Theatre. Oct. 31-Nov. 2. Walden Theatre, Louisville. $8-$15. (502) 589-0084. waldentheatre.org.

Daniel Beaty: Emergency. Nov. 1. Berea College Phelps Stokes Auditorium, Berea. Free. (859) 985-3359. Berea.edu/convocations.

Kellogg's Tour of Gymnastics Champions. Nov. 1. U.S. Bank Arena, Cincinnati. $25-$200. Ticketmaster. usbankarena.com.

44 Plays for 44 Presidents. By Bard's Town Theatre. Nov. 1-11. The Bard's Town Lounge, Louisville. $15-$16. (502) 749-5275. thebardstowntheatre.org.

Dean Edwards. Nov. 1-4. Louisville Improv, Louisville. $15-$17. (502) 581-1332. louisville.improv.com.

November. By Actors Guild of Lexington. Nov. 1-11. Actors Guild of Lexington, Lexington. $20 adults, $15 students and seniors, $10 military members. 1-866-811-4111. actors-guild.org.

Spike Davis. Nov. 1-4. Comedy Caravan, Louisville. $10-$15. (502) 459-0022. comedycaravan.com.

White Christmas. By Central Kentucky Community Theatre. Nov. 2-11. Springfield Opera House, Springfield. $12 adults, $10 seniors, $7 students. (859) 336-5412, Ext. 4. centralkytheatre.com.

A Condo to Kill For. By Bluegrass Mystery Theatre. Nov. 2. Equus Run Vineyards, Midway. $45. bluegrassmysterytheatre.com.

Earthquake. Nov. 2-4. Funny Bone on the Levee, Newport. $22. (859) 957-2000. funnyboneonthelevee.com.

Under a Red Moon. By Carnegie Theatre. Nov. 2-18. Carnegie Visual and Performing Arts Center, Covington. $16-$23. (859) 491-2030. thecarnegie.com.

Ron White. Nov. 3. UK Singletary Center for the Arts, Lexington. $44.75, $54.75. (859) 257-4929. singletarycenter.com.

Hank Williams: Lost Highway. By Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. Nov. 3-Dec. 23. Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park Thompson Shelterhouse, Cincinnati. $25-$71. 1-800-582-3208. cincyplay.com.

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. By Lexington Children's Theatre. Nov. 4-11. Lexington Children's Theater, Lexington. $14 adults, $12 children. (859) 254-4546, Ext. 247. www.lctonstage.org.

Golden Gals: The Curse of Jessica Fletcher. By Fantastical Theatricals. Nov. 6-15. Sutton's, Lexington. $15 plus menu ordering. (859) 229-2518. fantasticaltheatricals.eventbrite.com.

A Christmas Story. By Actors Theatre of Louisville. Nov. 7-25. Actors Theatre of Louisville, Louisville. $24-$51. (502) 584-1205. actorstheatre.org.

Beauty and the Beast. Nov. 8. Center for Rural Development, Somerset. Price TBA. centertech.com.

Salvation Road. By Walden Theatre. Nov. 8-17. Walden Theatre, Louisville. $8-$15. (502) 589-0084. waldentheatre.org.

Kristin Key. Nov. 8-11. Comedy Caravan, Louisville. $10-$15. (502) 459-0022. comedycaravan.com.

My Three Angels. By Studio Players. Nov. 8-25. Studio Players Carriage House Theatre, Lexington. $20. (859) 225-0370. studioplayers.org.

Carlos Mencia. Nov. 9-11. Louisville Improv, Louisville. $30. (502) 581-1332. louisville.improv.com.

A Christmas Carol. By Jenny Wiley Theatre. Nov. 9-24. Historic Sipp Theatre, Paintsville. $20-$22 adults, $18-$20 seniors, $10-$12 youth. 1-877-225-5598. jwtheatre.com.

Company. By Cincinnati Music Theatre. Nov. 9-17. Aronoff Center for the Arts, Cincinnati. $20-$22. (513) 721-3344. cincinnatiarts.org.

Harvey. By Ragged Edge Community Theatre. Nov. 9-18. Ragged Edge Community Theater, Harrodsburg. $10 adults, $9 seniors, $8 ages 12 and younger. (859) 319-0205. raggededgetheatre.org.

Shrek: The Musical. Nov. 10-11. Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center, Bowling Green. TBA. (270) 904-1880. theskypac.com.

Jeanne Robertson. Nov. 10. W.L. Lyons Brown Theatre, Louisville. $34.50. 1-800-775-7777. kentuckycenter.org.

Cincinnati Playwrights Initiative New Voices: Wrongfully Bitten. Nov. 13. Aronoff Center for the Arts, Cincinnati. $8. (513) 721-3344. cincinnatiarts.org.

True West. By Actors Theatre of Louisville. Nov. 13-Dec. 9. Actors Theatre of Louisville, Louisville. $36-$49. (502) 584-1205. actorstheatre.org.

Life Is a Dream. By EKU Theatre. Nov. 14-18. EKU Gifford Theater, Campbell Building, Richmond. $6, $5 students and seniors. (859) 622-1323. theatre.eku.edu.

Much Ado About Nothing. By U of L Theatre. Nov. 14-18. U of L Thrust Theatre, Louisville. $15 adults, $10 students, seniors and U of L faculty and staff. (502) 852-6814. louisville.edu/theatrearts.

Erik Griffin. Nov. 15-18. Funny Bone on the Levee, Newport. $15-$17. (859) 957-2000. funnyboneonthelevee.com.

Matt Fulchiron. Nov. 15-18. Comedy Caravan, Louisville. $10-$15. (502) 459-0022. comedycaravan.com.

Etta May. Nov. 16. The Grand Theatre, Frankfort. $15, $20, $25. (502) 352-7469. grandtheatrefrankfort.org.

Lavell Crawford. Nov. 16-18. Louisville Improv, Louisville. $25. (502) 581-1332. louisville.improv.com.

West Side Story. Nov. 16-18. Lexington Opera House, Lexington. Price TBA. (859) 233-3535. lexingtonoperahouse.com.

The Light in the Piazza. By The As Yet Unnamed Theatre Company. Nov. 16-25. The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts MeX Theater, Louisville. $17. ayutc.blogspot.com.

Jersey Boys. Nov. 20-Dec. 2. The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, Louisville. $50-$80. 1-800-775-7777. kentuckycenter.org.

The Importance of Being Earnest. By Cincinnati Shakespeare Company. Nov. 20-Dec. 16. Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, Cincinnati. $28-$32 adults, $24-$28 seniors, $22-$26 students. (513) 381-2273. cincyshakes.com.

Tim Wilson. Nov. 21-25. Louisville Improv, Louisville. $15-$17. (502) 581-1332. louisville.improv.com.

Tom Mabe. Nov. 22-25. Comedy Caravan, Louisville. $10-$15. (502) 459-0022. comedycaravan.com.

A Christmas Story. By Artists Collaborative Theatre. Nov. 23-Dec. 16. Artists Collaborative Theatre, Elkhorn City. $8. (606) 754-4228. act4.org.

Spring Awakening: A New Musical. By Kentucky Conservatory Theatre. Nov. 23-Dec. 9. Downtown Arts Center, Lexington. $17 adults, $10 seniors and students. (859) 935-1564. mykct.org.

Rodney Perry. Nov. 23-25. Funny Bone on the Levee, Newport. $20. (859) 957-2000. funnyboneonthelevee.com.

Comedy Magic with Rory Rennick. Nov. 24. Funny Bone on the Levee, Newport. $5. (859) 957-2000. funnyboneonthelevee.com.

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever. By Stage One Family Theatre. Nov. 24-Dec. 20. The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, Louisville. $19.75. 1-800-775-7777. kentuckycenter.org.

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. By Lexington Children's Theatre. Nov. 24-Dec. 2. Lexington Children's Theater, Lexington. $17 adults, $14 children. (859) 254-4546, Ext. 247. lctonstage.org.

A Condo to Kill For. By Bluegrass Mystery Theatre. Nov. 24. My Old Kentucky Home Dinner Train, Bardstown. $99.95 adults, $59.95 children. bluegrassmysterytheatre.com.

■ Nov. 25. Parlay Social, Lexington. $29.95.

A Christmas Story. By Artists Collaborative Theatre. Nov. 24-Dec. 16. Artists Collaborative Theatre, Elkhorn City. $8. (606) 754-4228. act4.org.

National Circus of the People's Republic of China. Nov. 25. W.L. Lyons Brown Theatre, Louisville. $15 and up. 1-800-775-7777. kentuckycenter.org.

Babes in Toyland. Nov. 26. Center for Rural Development, Somerset. Price TBA. centertech.com.

Les Liaisons Dangereuses. By Morehead State University Theatre. Nov. 27-Dec. 2. Morehead State University Lucille Little Theatre, Morehead. $10, $5 seniors and non-MSU students, free for MSU students with ID. (606) 783-2170. moreheadstate.edu/mtd.

Alice in Wonderland. By Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati. Nov. 28-Dec. 30. Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati, Cincinnati. $16-$42. (513) 421-3555. ensemblecincinnati.org.

Jersey Boys. Nov. 28-Dec. 9. Aronoff Center for the Arts, Cincinnati. $28-$93. (513) 621-2787. cincinnatiarts.org.

Crimes of the Heart. By Asbury University Theater. Nov. 29, 30, Dec. 1. Greathouse Theatre, Miller Center, Wilmore. $7. 1-800-888-1818. www.asbury.edu.

A Christmas Carol. By Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. Nov. 29-Dec. 30. Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park Robert S. Marx Theatre, Cincinnati. $30-$75. 1-800-582-3208. cincyplay.com.

It's a Wonderful Life. By Bluegrass Community and Technical College Theatre. Nov. 29-Dec. 9. Actors Guild of Lexington, Lexington. $12. 1-866-811-4111. bluegrass.kctcs.edu.

On the Verge: or, The Geography of Yearning. By UK Theatre. Nov. 29-Dec. 9. UK Guignol Theatre, Lexington. $15, $10 students with ID. (859) 257-3297. singletarycenter.com.

Trust. By Transylvania University Theater. Nov. 29-Dec. 2. Transylvania University Lucille C. Little Theatre, Lexington. $10. (859) 233-8141. transy.edu.

Velma and Louise's Holiday Balls. By Pandora Productions. Nov. 29-Dec. 9. Henry Clay Theatre, Louisville. $18-$20. (502) 216-5502. PandoraProds.org.

Grease. By NKU Theatre. Nov. 29-Dec. 9. NKU Corbett Theatre, Highland Heights. $8-$14. (859) 572-5464. artscience.nku.edu.

Greg Warren. Nov. 29-Dec. 2. Funny Bone on the Levee, Newport. $15-$17. (859) 957-2000. funnyboneonthelevee.com.

Steve Byrne. Nov. 29-Dec. 2. Louisville Improv, Louisville. $17-$20. (502) 581-1332. louisville.improv.com.

Zan. Nov. 29-Dec. 2. Comedy Caravan, Louisville. $10-$15. (502) 459-0022. comedycaravan.com.

The Christmas Foundling. By The Woodford Theatre. Nov. 30-Dec. 16. The Woodford Theatre, Versailles. $19 adults, $12 students. (859) 873-0648. woodfordtheatre.com.

The Greatest Christmas Pageant Ever. By West T. Hill Community Theatre. Nov. 30-Dec. 9. West T. Hill Community Theatre, Danville. $12. (859) 319-0205. westthill.net.

Disney Live: Mickey's Music Festival. Dec. 1. U.S. Bank Arena, Cincinnati. $17-$55. Ticketmaster. usbankarena.com.

Murder Under the Mistletoe. By Bluegrass Mystery Theatre. Dec. 1. Lovers Leap Vineyards and Winery, Lawrenceburg. $45. bluegrassmysterytheatre.com.

Seth Rudetsky: Seth's Big Fat Broadway Show. Dec. 1. The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, Louisville. $25. 1-800-775-7777. kentuckycenter.org.

A Christmas Carol. By Actors Theatre of Louisville. Dec. 4-23. Actors Theatre of Louisville, Louisville. $24-$51. (502) 584-1205. actorstheatre.org.

A Dickens of a Mystery. By Fantastical Theatricals. Dec. 6-20. Sutton's, Lexington. $15 plus menu ordering. (859) 229-2518. fantasticaltheatricals.eventbrite.com.

Miracle on 34th Street. By Paramount Players. Dec. 6-8. Paramount Arts Center, Ashland. $14 adults, $10 students. (606) 324-3175. paramountartscenter.com.

A Christmas Carol. By Berea Arena Theater. Dec. 6-9. Berea Arena Theater, Berea. $8. (859) 986-9039. bereatheater.com.

Christmas Belles. By Bluegrass Theatre Guild. Dec. 6-9. The Grand Theatre, Frankfort. $12, $15. (502) 352-7469. grandtheatrefrankfort.org.

Earthquake. Dec. 6-9. Louisville Improv, Louisville. $20. (502) 581-1332. louisville.improv.com.

Moronzio Vance. Dec. 6-9. Funny Bone on the Levee, Newport. $15-$17. (859) 957-2000. funnyboneonthelevee.com.

Troy Davis. Dec. 6-9. Comedy Caravan, Louisville. $10-$15. (502) 459-0022. comedycaravan.com.

Peter Pan. By Central Kentucky Community Theatre. Dec. 7-9. Springfield Opera House, Springfield. $10 adults, $8 seniors, $5 students. (859) 336 5412, Ext. 4. centralkytheatre.com.

Murder Under the Mistletoe. By Bluegrass Mystery Theatre. Dec. 7. Equus Run Vineyards, Midway. $45. bluegrassmysterytheatre.com.

Kevin Hart. Dec. 8. U.S. Bank Arena, Cincinnati. $39.50-$125. Ticketmaster. usbankarena.com.

Aesop's Fables Onstage. By Lexington Children's Theatre. Dec. 9-16. Lexington Children's Theater, Lexington. $14 adults, $12 children. (859) 254-4546, Ext. 247. lctonstage.org.

Don Juan on Trial. By Balagula Theatre. Dec. 9-19. Natasha's Bistro & Bar, Lexington. $18, $10 students. (859) 254-2754. balagula.com.

'Twas the Night Before Christmas. By Paramount Players. Dec. 13. Paramount Arts Center, Ashland. $10 adults, $8 students. (606) 324-3175. paramountartscenter.com.

The Kings of Christmas. By Bard's Town Theatre. Dec. 13-23. The Bard's Town Lounge, Louisville. $15-$16. (502) 749-5275. thebardstown theatre.org.

The Last Hanukkah Christmas? By Bunbury Theatre. Dec. 13-23. Bunbury Theatre, Louisville. $21 adults, $18 seniors, $10 students. (502) 585-5306. bunburytheatre.org.

Brian Posehn. Dec. 13-15. Louisville Improv, Louisville. $20. (502) 581-1332. louisville.improv.com.

Kent Rader. Dec. 13-16. Comedy Caravan, Louisville. $10-$15. (502) 459-0022. comedycaravan.com.

Murder Under the Mistletoe. By Bluegrass Mystery Theatre. Dec. 14. Historic Boone Tavern Hotel and Restaurant, Berea. $40. bluegrassmysterytheatre.com.

The Velveteen Rabbit. By Georgetown Community Theatre Stage Left Repertory Company. Dec. 14-15. Georgetown College John L. Hill Chapel, Georgetown. $9 adults, $6 ages 12 and younger. gctky.com.

Smackdown for the Christmas Crown. By The REP. Dec. 14-16. Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center, Lexington. thereptheatre.com.

Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some). By Cincinnati Shakespeare Company. Dec. 16-30. Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, Cincinnati. $25. (513) 381-2273. cincyshakes.com.

Miracle on 34th Street: The Musical. Dec. 18. Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center, Bowling Green. TBA. (270) 904-1880. theskypac.com.

Big John Richardson. Dec. 20-23. Comedy Caravan, Louisville. $10-$15. (502) 459-0022. comedycaravan.com.

Rich Guzzi Comedy Hypnosis Show. Dec. 20-23. Louisville Improv, Louisville. $10. (502) 581-1332. louisville.improv.com.

Ian Bagg. Dec. 27-30. Funny Bone on the Levee, Newport. $15-$17. (859) 957-2000. funnyboneonthelevee.com.

Murder Under the Mistletoe. By Bluegrass Mystery Theatre. Dec. 29. My Old Kentucky Home Dinner Train, Bardstown. $99.95 adults, $59.95 children. bluegrassmysterytheatre.com.

■ Dec. 30. Parlay Social, Lexington. $29.95.

8: The Play. By Pandora Productions. Jan. 3-5. Henry Clay Theatre, Louisville. $18-$20. (502) 216-5502. pandoraprods.org.

True Theatre: trueCincinnati. Jan. 7. Know Theatre of Cincinnati, Cincinnati. $15. (513) 300-5669. knowtheatre.com.

The Whipping Man. By Actors Theatre of Louisville. Jan. 8-Feb. 2. Actors Theatre of Louisville, Louisville. $36-$49. (502) 584-1205. actorstheatre.org.

Richard III. By Cincinnati Shakespeare Company. Jan. 9-Feb. 3. Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, Cincinnati. $28-$32 adults, $24-$28 seniors, $22-$26 students. (513) 381-2273. cincyshakes.com.

Disney's Beauty and the Beast. Jan. 10. Paramount Arts Center, Ashland. $45-$65. (606) 324-3175. paramountartscenter.com.

Company. By CenterStage. Jan. 10-20. Jewish Community Center of Louisville, Louisville. $18 in advance, $20 at door. (502) 459-0660. jccoflouisville.org.

Beauty Parade. By Berea Arena Theater. Jan. 10-13. Berea Arena Theater, Berea. $8. (859) 986-9039. bereatheater.com.

Southern Comforts. By Studio Players. Jan. 10-27. Studio Players Carriage House Theatre, Lexington. $20. (859) 225-0370. studioplayers.org.

Steel Magnolias. By Rose Barn Theatre. Jan. 10-13. EKU Center for the Arts, Richmond. TBA. rosebarntheater.org.

Romeo and Juliet. Jan. 14. Paramount Arts Center, Ashland. $12. (606) 324-3175. paramountartscenter.com.

Flashdance. Jan. 15-20. The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, Louisville. TBA. 1-800-775-7777. kentuckycenter.org.

Great Expectations. By Walden Theatre. Jan. 17-26. Walden Theatre, Louisville. $8-$15. (502) 589-0084. waldentheatre.org.

Fiddler on the Roof. By Central Kentucky Community Theatre. Jan. 18-27. Springfield Opera House, Springfield. $10 adults, $8 seniors, $5 students. (859) 336-5412, Ext. 4. centralkytheatre.com.

Abigail/1702. By Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. Jan. 19-Feb. 17. Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park Robert S. Marx Theatre, Cincinnati. $25-$70. 1-800-582-3208. cincyplay.com.

Monty Python's Spamalot. Jan. 22. Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center, Bowling Green. TBA. (270) 904-1880. theskypac.com.

Memphis: The Musical. Jan. 22-Feb. 3. Aronoff Center for the Arts, Cincinnati. TBA. (513) 621-2787. cincinnatiarts.org.

Freud's Last Session. By Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati. Jan. 23-Feb. 10. Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati, Cincinnati. $28-$42. (513) 421-3555. ensemblecincinnati.org.

Camelot in Concert. Jan. 24-Feb. 3. Carnegie Visual and Performing Arts Center, Covington. $19-$28. (859) 491-2030. thecarnegie.com.

The Little Company. By Morehead State University Theatre. Jan. 24-25. Morehead State University Lucille Little Theatre, Morehead. Free. (606) 783-2170. moreheadstate.edu/mtd.

RED. By Actors Guild of Lexington. Jan. 24-Feb. 3. Actors Guild of Lexington, Lexington. $20 adults, $15 students and seniors, $10 military members. 1-866-811-4111. actors-guild.org.

Elvis Lives. Jan. 25. Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center, Bowling Green. TBA. (270) 904-1880. theskypac.com.

Why Mosquitoes Buzz. By Lexington Children's Theatre. Jan. 27-Feb. 3. Lexington Children's Theater, Lexington. $14 adults, $12 children. (859) 254-4546, Ext. 247. lctonstage.org.

Girlfriend. By Actors Theatre of Louisville. Jan. 29-Feb. 17. Actors Theatre of Louisville, Louisville. $24-$51. (502) 584-1205. actorstheatre.org.

Once on This Island. By U of L Theatre. Jan. 30-Feb. 3. U of L Playhouse, Louisville. $18 adults, $12 students, seniors and U of L faculty and staff. (502) 852-6814. louisville.edu/theatrearts.

Catch Me If You Can. Jan. 31-Feb. 3. Lexington Opera House, Lexington. Price TBA. (859) 233-3535. lexingtonoperahouse.com.

Driving Miss Daisy. By The Woodford Theatre. Feb. 1-17. The Woodford Theatre, Versailles. $19 adults, $12 students. (859) 873-0648. woodfordtheatre.com.

Leslie Jordan and Varla Jean Merman. Feb. 2. The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, Louisville. $27.50 and up. 1-800-775-7777. kentuckycenter.org.

Hair. Feb. 3. Norton Center for the Arts, Danville. $38-$75. (859) 236-4692. nortoncenter.com.

The Time of Your Life. By UC College-Conservatory of Music Drama. Feb. 6-10. Corbett Center for the Performing Arts, Cincinnati. $30, $19 students, $12 preview. (513) 556-4183. ccm.uc.edu.

Tuna Does Vegas. By Maysville Players. April 4-14. Washington Opera House, Maysville. $10-$15. (606) 564-3666. www.maysvilleplayers.net.

The Grass Harp. By Bunbury Theatre. Feb. 7-17. Bunbury Theatre, Louisville. $21 adults, $18 seniors, $10 students. (502) 585-5306. bunburytheatre.org.

Rehearsal for Murder. By Berea Arena Theater. Feb. 7-17. Berea Arena Theater, Berea. $8. (859) 986-9039. bereatheater.com.

Showtime at First Baptist. By West T. Hill Community Theatre. Feb. 8-17. West T. Hill Community Theatre, Danville. $12. (859) 319-0205. westthill.net.

Mark Nizer in 3-D. Feb. 9. Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center, Bowling Green. TBA. (270) 904-1880. theskypac.com.

Peking Acrobats. Feb. 9. Center for Rural Development, Somerset. Price TBA. centertech.com.

Leveling Up. By Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. Feb. 9-March 10. Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park Thompson Shelterhouse, Cincinnati. $25-$71. 1-800-582-3208. cincyplay.com.

The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? By Balagula Theatre. Feb. 10-20. Natasha's Bistro & Bar, Lexington. $18, $10 students. (859) 254-2754. balagula.com.

Million Dollar Quartet. Feb. 12-17. The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, Louisville. TBA. 1-800-775-7777. kentuckycenter.org.

Les Liaisons Dangereuses. By Cincinnati Shakespeare Company. Feb. 13-March 10. Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, Cincinnati. $28-$32 adults, $24-$28 seniors, $22-$26 students. (513) 381-2273. cincyshakes.com.

Big Love. By Project SEE Theatre. Feb. 14-March 3. Downtown Arts Center, Lexington. TBA. (859) 225-0370. projectseetheatre.com.

Cyrano de Bergerac. By Aquila Theatre Company. Feb. 14. Norton Center for the Arts, Danville. $23-$45. (859) 236-4692. nortoncenter.com.

The Spencers: Theatre of Illusion. Feb. 15-16. Lexington Opera House, Lexington. Price TBA. (859) 233-3535. lexingtonoperahouse.com.

The Taming of the Shrew. By Aquila Theatre Company. Feb. 15. Norton Center for the Arts, Danville. $23-$45. (859) 236-4692. nortoncenter.com.

The Neo-Futurists. By Transylvania University Theater. Feb. 16. Transylvania University Lucille C. Little Theatre, Lexington. $5. (859) 233-8141. transy.edu.

A Chorus Line. Feb. 19. EKU Center for the Arts, Richmond. $55-$75. 1-855-358-7469. ekucenter.com.

Drumline Live. Feb. 19. Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center, Bowling Green. TBA. (270) 904-1880. theskypac.com.

■ Feb. 20. Paramount Arts Center, Ashland. $20-$40. (606) 324-3175. paramountartscenter.com.

Million Dollar Quartet. Feb. 19-March 3. Aronoff Center for the Arts, Cincinnati. TBA. (513) 621-2787. cincinnatiarts.org.

Show TBA. By Little Theatre of Hazard. Feb. 21-24. Hazard Community and Technical College Stephens Library, Hazard. $12 adults, $10 students and seniors. 1-800-246-7521, Exts. 73067 or 73070. hazardperformingarts.com.

Thumbelina. By Lake Cumberland Performing Arts. Feb. 21. Center for Rural Development, Somerset. Price TBA. centertech.com.

Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde. By UK Theatre. Feb. 21-March 3. UK Guignol Theatre, Lexington. $15, $10 students. (859) 257-4929. scfatickets.com.

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. By CenterStage. Feb. 21-March 3. Jewish Community Center of Louisville, Louisville. $18 in advance, $20 at door. (502) 459-0660. jccoflouisville.org.

Our Town. By Artists Collaborative Theatre. Feb. 21-March 24. Artists Collaborative Theatre, Elkhorn City. $8. (606) 754-4228. act4.org.

Legally Blonde: The Musical. By NKU Theatre. Feb. 21-March 3. NKU Corbett Theatre, Highland Heights. $8-$14. (859) 572-5464. artscience.nku.edu.

Pinkalicious: The Musical. By Lexington Children's Theatre. Feb. 24-March 3. Lexington Children's Theater, Lexington. $14 adults, $12 children. (859) 254-4546, Ext. 247. lctonstage.org.

The Laramie Project. By Morehead State University Theatre. Feb. 26-March 3. Morehead State University Lucille Little Theatre, Morehead. $10, $5 seniors and non-MSU students, free for MSU students with ID. (606) 783-2170. moreheadstate.edu/mtd.

Man of La Mancha. By EKU Theatre. Feb. 27-March 3. EKU Gifford Theater, Campbell Building, Richmond. $8, $6 students and seniors. (859) 622-1323. theatre.eku.edu.

The White Rose. By U of L Theatre. Feb. 27-March 3. U of L Thrust Theatre, Louisville. $15 adults, $10 students, seniors and U of L faculty and staff. (502) 852-6814. louisville.edu/theatrearts.

Quilters. By Walden Theatre. Feb. 28-March 8. Walden Theatre, Louisville. $8-$15. (502) 589-0084. waldentheatre.org.

Seminar. By Actors Guild of Lexington. Feb. 28-March 10. Actors Guild of Lexington, Lexington. $20 adults, $15 students and seniors, $10 military members. 1-866-811-4111. actors-guild.org.

The Threepenny Opera. By UC College-Conservatory of Music Musical Theatre. Feb. 28-March 10. Corbett Center for the Performing Arts, Cincinnati. $30, $19 students. (513) 556-4183. ccm.uc.edu.

Kathleen Madigan. March 1. Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center, Bowling Green. TBA. (270) 904-1880. theskypac.com.

One Man Star Wars. March 1. Norton Center for the Arts, Danville. $30. (859) 236-4692. nortoncenter.com.

Jackie and Me. By Stage One Family Theatre. March 2. The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, Louisville. $19.75. 1-800-775-7777. kentuckycenter.org.

An Evening of Irish Plays, Music and Perhaps a Story or Two. By Georgetown College Maskrafters. March 2-6. Georgetown College Ruth Pearce Wilson Lab Theatre, Georgetown. $10 adults, $5 students. (502) 863-8134. georgetowncollege.edu.

Kathleen Madigan. March 2. W.L. Lyons Brown Theatre, Louisville. $27.50 and up. 1-800-775-7777. kentuckycenter.org.

Mummenschanz. March 5. Norton Center for the Arts, Danville. $23-$45. (859) 236-4692. nortoncenter.com.

Tevyn East: Leaps and Bounds. March 7. Berea College Phelps Stokes Auditorium, Berea. Free. (859) 985-3359. Berea.edu/convocations.

Berea Arena Theater's We Got Talent. March 7-10. Berea Arena Theater, Berea. $8. (859) 986-9039. bereatheater.com.

The Hound of the Baskervilles. By Studio Players. March 7-24. Studio Players Carriage House Theatre, Lexington. $20. (859) 225-0370. studioplayers.org.

Harvey. By Central Kentucky Community Theatre. March 8-17. Springfield Opera House, Springfield. $12 adults, $10 seniors, $7 students. (859) 336 5412, Ext. 2. centralkytheatre.com.

MOMIX: Botanica. March 8. W.L. Lyons Brown Theatre, Louisville. $25 and up. 1-800-775-7777. kentuckycenter.org.

The Rainmaker. By Ragged Edge Community Theatre. March 8-17. Ragged Edge Community Theater, Harrodsburg. $10 adults, $9 seniors, $8 ages 12 and younger. (859) 319-0205. raggededgetheatre.org.

The Trip to Bountiful. By Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. March 9-April 7. Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park Robert S. Marx Theatre, Cincinnati. $25-$70. 1-800-582-3208. cincyplay.com.

Peter Pan. March 12-17. Aronoff Center for the Arts, Cincinnati. TBA. (513) 621-2787. cincinnatiarts.org.

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. March 13-17. U.S. Bank Arena, Cincinnati. TBA. Ticketmaster. usbankarena.com.

Black Pearl Sings! By Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati. March 13-31. Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati, Cincinnati. $38-$42. (513) 421-3555. ensemblecincinnati.org.

The Wizard of Oz. By Paramount Players. March 14-16. Paramount Arts Center, Ashland. $14 adults, $10 students. (606) 324-3175. paramountartscenter.com.

Gnit. By Actors Theatre of Louisville. March 15-April 7. Actors Theatre of Louisville, Louisville. $24-$51. (502) 584-1205. actorstheatre.org.

The Addams Family. March 15-17. Lexington Opera House, Lexington. (859) 233-3535. lexingtonoperahouse.com.

Peter Pan. March 19-20. Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center, Bowling Green. TBA. (270) 904-1880. theskypac.com.

A Midsummer Night's Dream. By Cincinnati Shakespeare Company. March 20-April 21. Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, Cincinnati. $28-$32 adults, $24-$28 seniors, $22-$26 students. (513) 381-2273. cincyshakes.com.

The Codgerella. By West T. Hill Community Theatre. March 22-31. West T. Hill Community Theatre, Danville. $12. (859) 319-0205. westthill.net.

The Book Club Play. By Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. March 23-April 28. Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park Thompson Shelterhouse, Cincinnati. $25-$71. 1-800-582-3208. cincyplay.com.

An Evening of Culture. By Morehead State University Theatre. March 26-28. Morehead State University Lucille Little Theatre, Morehead. $5. (606) 783-2170. moreheadstate.edu/mtd.

Elvis Lives. March 26. Paramount Arts Center, Ashland. $30-$50. (606) 324-3175. paramountartscenter.com.

Golden Dragon Acrobats: Cirque Ziva. March 26. EKU Center for the Arts, Richmond. $20-$40. 1-855-358-7469. ekucenter.com.

War Horse. March 26-April 7. Aronoff Center for the Arts, Cincinnati. TBA. (513) 621-2787. cincinnatiarts.org.

Urinetown: The Musical. By The As Yet Unnamed Theatre Company. March 29-April 7. The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts MeX Theater, Louisville. $17. ayutc.blogspot.com.

Memphis: The Musical. April 2-7. The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, Louisville. TBA. 1-800-775-7777. kentuckycenter.org.

Parade. By Carnegie Theatre. April 5-21. Carnegie Visual and Performing Arts Center, Covington. $19-$26. (859) 491-2030. thecarnegie.com.

God's Favorite. By The Woodford Theatre. April 5-21. The Woodford Theatre, Versailles. $19 adults, $12 students. (859) 873-0648. woodfordtheatre.com.

Kentucky Playwrights Lecture Series. April 6. Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, Harrodsburg. TBD. (859) 940-9510. shakervillageky.org.

True Theatre: trueMischief. April 8. Know Theatre of Cincinnati, Cincinnati. $15. (513) 300-5669. knowtheatre.com.

Today Is History. By Transylvania University Theater. April 10-13. Transylvania University Lucille C. Little Theatre, Lexington. $10. (859) 233-8141. transy.edu.

Jack Hanna's Into the Wild. April 11. The Grand Theatre, Frankfort. $25, $35, $45. (502) 352-7469. grandtheatrefrankfort.org.

■ April 13. Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center, Bowling Green. TBA. (270) 904-1880. theskypac.com.

A Streetcar Named Desire. By Asbury University Theater. April 11-13, 18, 19. Greathouse Theatre, Miller Center, Wilmore. $7. 1-800-888-1818. www.asbury.edu.

Another Cocktail Dear? By Bunbury Theatre. April 11-28. Bunbury Theatre, Louisville. $21 adults, $18 seniors, $10 students. (502) 585-5306. bunburytheatre.org.

Avenue Q. By CenterStage. April 11-28. Jewish Community Center of Louisville, Louisville. $18 in advance, $20 at door. (502) 459-0660. jccoflouisville.org.

Sesame Street Live: Elmo's Super Heroes. April 12-14. W.L. Lyons Brown Theatre, Louisville. $15.75-$52.75. 1-800-775-7777. kentuckycenter.org.

The Trial of God (as it was held on Feb. 25, 1649, in Shamgorod). By Balagula Theatre. April 14-24. Natasha's Bistro & Bar, Lexington. $18, $10 students. (859) 254-2754. balagula.com.

Of Mice and Men. By The Acting Company. April 16. EKU Center for the Arts, Richmond. $30-$50. 1-855-358-7469. ekucenter.com.

David Sedaris. April 18. The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, Louisville. $39.50 and up. 1-800-775-7777. kentuckycenter.org.

Dreamgirls. April 18. Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center, Bowling Green. TBA. (270) 904-1880. theskypac.com.

■ April 19-April 21. Lexington Opera House, Lexington. Price TBA. (859) 233-3535. lexingtonoperahouse.com.

Spring Awakening: A New Musical. By UK Theatre. April 18-28. UK Guignol Theatre, Lexington. $15, $10 students. (859) 257-4929. singletarycenter.com.

NKU Theatre YES Festival. April 18-April 28. NKU Corbett Theatre, Highland Heights. $8-$14. (859) 572-5464. artscience.nku.edu.

Little Women. By Ragged Edge Community Theatre Children's Stage. April 19-28. Ragged Edge Community Theater, Harrodsburg. $8 adults, $7 seniors, $6 ages 12 and younger. (859) 319-0205. raggededgetheatre.org.

The Hundred Dresses. By Lexington Children's Theatre. April 20-28. Lexington Children's Theater, Lexington. $17 adults, $14 children. (859) 254-4546, Ext. 247. lctonstage.org.

Double Indemnity. By Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. April 20-May 18. Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park Robert S. Marx Theatre, Cincinnati. $25-$70. 1-800-582-3208. cincyplay.com.

Vanities. By EKU Theatre. April 24-28. EKU Gifford Theater, Campbell Building, Richmond. $6, $5 students and seniors. (859) 622-1323. theatre.eku.edu.

Junie B. Jones. April 25-Center for Rural Development, Somerset. Price TBA. centertech.com.

The Wizard of Oz. By Our Bluegrass Kids. April 26-28. Springfield Opera House, Springfield. $10 adults, $8 seniors, $5 students. (859) 336-5412. centralkytheatre.com.

Sister Act. April 30-May 12. Aronoff Center for the Arts, Cincinnati. TBA. (513) 621-2787. cincinnatiarts.org.

Marvelous Wonderettes: Caps and Gowns. By Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati. May 1-19. Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati, Cincinnati. $16-$42. (513) 421-3555. ensemblecincinnati.org.

Measure for Measure. By Cincinnati Shakespeare Company. May 1-26. Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, Cincinnati. $28-$32 adults, $24-$28 seniors, $22-$26 students. (513) 381-2273. cincyshakes.com.

Buster Keaton's The General. May 2. Carnegie Visual and Performing Arts Center, Covington. $19. (859) 491-2030. thecarnegie.com.

Sesame Street Live: Elmo's Superheroes. May 3-5. U.S. Bank Arena, Cincinnati. $15-$63. Ticketmaster. usbankarena.com.

The Tallest Tale Ever Told. By Lexington Children's Theatre. May 5-12. Lexington Children's Theater, Lexington. $14 adults, $12 children. (859) 254-4546, Ext. 247. lctonstage.org.

Thrill Me: The Leopold and Loeb Story. By Pandora Productions. May 9-19. Henry Clay Theatre, Louisville. $18-$20. (502) 216-5502. pandoraprods.org.

Walden Theatre Young American Shakespeare Festival: The Tempest, Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Liar. May 9-19. Walden Theatre, Louisville. $8-$15. (502) 589-0084. waldentheatre.org.

Berea's Hee Haw. By Berea Arena Theater. May 9-19. Berea Arena Theater, Berea. $8. (859) 986-9039. bereatheater.com.

Funny Money. By Studio Players. May 9-26. Studio Players Carriage House Theatre, Lexington. $20. (859) 225-0370. studioplayers.org.

William Shakespeare's Land of the Dead. By Actors Guild of Lexington. May 9-19. Actors Guild of Lexington, Lexington. $20 adults, $15 students and seniors, $10 military members. 1-866-811-4111. actors-guild.org.

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. By Central Kentucky Theatre. May 10-19. Springfield Opera House, Springfield. $10 adults, $8 seniors, $5 students. (859) 336-5412, Ext. 2. centralkytheatre.com.

Rounding Third. By West T. Hill Community Theatre. May 10-19. West T. Hill Community Theatre, Danville. $12. (859) 319-0205. westthill.net.

Sunset Boulevard. By Cincinnati Music Theatre. May 10-18. Aronoff Center for the Arts, Cincinnati. $20-$22. (513) 721-3344. cincinnatiarts.org.

Charlotte's Web. By Stage One Family Theatre. May 11-18. The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, Louisville. $14.75. 1-800-775-7777. kentuckycenter.org.

West Side Story. May 14-19. The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, Louisville. TBA. 1-800-775-7777. kentuckycenter.org.

Footloose. By Artists Collaborative Theatre. May 16-June 9. Artists Collaborative Theatre, Elkhorn City. $8. (606) 754-4228. act4.org.

Pippin. By Transylvania University Theater. May 16-18. Transylvania University Haggin Auditorium, Lexington. $10. (859) 233-8141. transy.edu.

The Spencers: Theatre of Illusion. May 18. Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center, Bowling Green. TBA. (270) 904-1880. theskypac.com.

Shipwrecked! An Entertainment. By Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. May 18-June 16. Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park Thompson Shelterhouse, Cincinnati. $25-$71. 1-800-582-3208. cincyplay.com.

Folktales for Fun and Sing Down the Moon. By Georgetown Community Theatre Stage Left Repertory Company. May 24-26. Georgetown College John L. Hill Chapel, Georgetown. $9 adults, $6 ages 12 and younger. gctky.com.

Motown in Motion: A Great American Musical Extravaganza. May 31. Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center, Bowling Green. TBA. (270) 904-1880. theskypac.com.

The Secret Garden. By The Woodford Theatre. May 31-June 16. The Woodford Theatre, Versailles. $19 adults, $12 students. (859) 873-0648. woodfordtheatre.com.

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