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The Kentucky Theater

Address: 214 E. Main St., Lexington, KY
Phone Number: 859-231-7924
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Ranked #8 of 60 Activities in Lexington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters, Theater & Concerts
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Type: Theaters, Theater & Concerts

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lexington
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Saw a movie right after it was renovated. Well worth a visit! Always look for a reason to go to the Kentucky Theatre when we are in town.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This place has a storied history, and shows a variety of popular films, documentaries, midnight movies, series, and even hosts the monthly Rocky Horror Picture Show. Good fun - and there are adult beverage options at the concession stand!

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Berea, Kentucky
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

A friend and I visited the Kentucky Theater for a midnight showing of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. The theater was easy to find in downtown Lexington. There is street parking or you can use a parking garage just a block away. The theater even has a deal with the garage so you pay less for parking when you let... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The Kentucky Theater is like taking a trip back in time. The theater is a work of art. The popcorn is just the way popcorn should be deliciously salty and buttery.

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Lexington
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

the inside is so beautiful, really......movies are great. staff is so friendly and attentive. they've got the customer service mix just right here. I'm glad they are part of Lexington!

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Louisville, Kentucky
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73 reviews 73 reviews
9 attraction reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is akin to visiting a time long ago when beauty was part of the theater experiece, be it a movie or a live performance. Recently refurbished, the grand lady is a time capsule that is to be savored, enjoyed, lived. Take a tour, if possible. Catch a movie, a classic. This beauty is a real experience not to be... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We were going to be in town just for a couple of days and wanted to catch a movie here to see what we read on line to be a grand old theater. We bought tickets to see a showing at one of the few times we could fit in our schedule. Little did we know that there is more... More 

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