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The Kentucky Theater

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Address: 214 E. Main St., Lexington, KY
Phone Number: 859-231-7924
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I absolutely love coming to movies here! I am especially fond of their Summer Classics Series. Having a restored treasure like this so close is a real treat. Manager Fred Mills is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

I absolutely love coming to movies here! I am especially fond of their Summer Classics Series. Having a restored treasure like this so close is a real treat. Manager Fred Mills is often present taking tickets or overseeing concessions and he is a genuinely nice gentleman. On Summer Classics nights (Wednesdays) the concessions area can get very crowded prior to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

This is the most beautiful place to visit. It's like stepping back in time! I live here in Lexington and it never gets old! It's so beautiful and elegant inside. It's a must when visiting Lexington!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

If you like that old time look and feel, this is the place to go. However, showing's are limited. I think there maybe only one screen. Very roomy and spacious.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The theater is in excellent condition and it's a great place to catch a new movie or an old one since they play both! They also have some awesome concerts here occasionally. It's a Lexington must!

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The Lexington theater is truly historic. The people who work there are great. There is the one ticket both, the one ticket taker at the door, the old fashioned marquee, the lobby and just the two theaters. This is the place to see the "non-blockbuster" films. If you go during the summer there is the Summer Classics Movie Series. The... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The Kentucky theater is always a good time. It's fun to go see a classic movie or a new one. They show good stuff.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

We love going to The Kentucky Theater because many times it is the only place we can see independent films. A bonus is that we are generally there with like-minded individuals and, best of all, you can have a beer or glass of wine while watching the movie! We also love the Downton Abbey premiere every winter before it is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This theater is so neat, they have Woodsongs there. And truly an Excellent experience. You can always check out the website to find out what musical group is playing there. And movies, love it! It really is a luxury theater, and the decor is so beautiful!

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Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Leave the megaplex behind, the Kentucky Theater is the best place for a true movie experience in Lexington. If I have the choice between the nondescript megaplex or the KY, I'll always choose the KY Theater. Same movies, but great atmosphere and ambiance.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Love to go here to watch a movie whether it is an old classic or a new release! The Rocky Horror Picture Show is especially fun around Halloween.

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