Things You Won’t Want to Miss This October

Things You Won’t Want to Miss This October

By Gioia Patton/Arts Insider “A country Barry White,” wrote Blender magazine about Josh Turner. Inspired by Hank Williams, Turner gives a gospel-blues, country feel while bringing his rich baritone right to the front. His voice and musical style has often been...
Three Shows You Should See This Month

Three Shows You Should See This Month

By Gioia Patton/Arts Insider Smokey Joe’s Café CenterStage Often referred to as “the soundtrack of the 1950s,” Smokey Joe’s Café is jam-packed with 38 rock ’n’ roll and rhythm & blues songs written by songwriters Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, including Hound Dog,...
Three Shows You Should See This Month

Three Shows You Should See This Month

By Gioia Patton/Arts Insider Kiss Me Kate CenterStage in Central Park Passions run high as leading lady Lilli Vanessi and her ex-husband, actor/director Fred Graham, battle onstage and off in a musical version of Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew. With romance,...
Three Shows You Should See This Month

Three Shows You Should See This Month

By Gioia Patton/Arts Insider Much Ado About Nothing/ Richard II/Julius CaesarKentucky Shakespeare Festival 2017 marks the 57th season of the Kentucky Shakespeare Festival in Central Park, the longest running free Shakespeare festival in the United States. “This season...
Three Shows You Should See This Month

Three Shows You Should See This Month

By Gioia Patton/Arts Insider Stages of BloomBunbury Theatre Bunbury Theatre Company closes out its 2016-17 season with a new play by Kentucky playwright Liz Fentress. Stages of Bloom centers on 90-year-old rosarian Edith Jones, who is pressured by her stern...
Three Shows You Should See This Month

Three Shows You Should See This Month

By Gioia Patton/Arts Insider Whose Live Anyway?Kentucky Center Whose Live Anyway? is 90 minutes of hilarious improvised comedy and song all based on audience suggestions. Cast members Ryan Stiles, Greg Proops, Jeff B. Davis, and Joel Murray will leave you gasping with...