Stage & Dance

Best Bets: SummerFest, Summer Nights, Summer musical, 4th of July

Theater returns to Woodland Park this weekend with SummerFest’s production of William Shakespeare’s “As You Like It.”
Theater returns to Woodland Park this weekend with SummerFest’s production of William Shakespeare’s “As You Like It.” rcopley@herald-leader.com

SummerFest: ‘As You Like It’

Kentucky Conservatory Theatre’s production of Shakespeare’s comedy opens at Woodland Park, 601 East High Street. Gates open at 7 p.m.; show time is 8:45 p.m. Thursday through Sunday and July 14-17. General admission is $10. Bring a chair or a blanket. Or rent a chair for $5 when you purchase your ticket. 859-935-1564. Mykct.org.

Summer Nights in Suburbia: Boogie G & the Titanics

The series of free outdoor concerts continues 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Moondance Amphitheater, 1152 Monarch Street. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Moondancelex.com.

Studio Players: ‘Clue: The Musical’

The popular board game is now a musical, and the audience is invited to help solve who done it. Show times are 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, through July 17 at the Carriage House Theatre, 154 West Bell Court. Tickets are $21, $11 for students. Call 859-257-4929 or go to Studioplayers.org.

Lexington Fourth of July Celebration

Festivities start at noon Friday with the Great American Pie Contest and Ice Cream Social at Cheapside Park, 251 West Main Street. The Lexington Philharmonic performs a free concert at 8 p.m. Sunday on the lawn of Transylvania’s Old Morrison Building. Monday kicks off downtown with the Bluegrass 10,000, followed by a street festival from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and a parade at 2 p.m. Fireworks start at 10 p.m. at Commonwealth Stadium. Downtownlex.com. (Read more in the story at left.)

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