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Actors Theatre of Louisville

316 W Main St, 12526 Gemini Way Louisville ky 40243, Louisville, KY 40202-4218 (Central Business District)
502 584 1205
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Ranked #22 of 61 Attractions in Louisville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: A high-caliber theater that produces riveting, cutting-edge shows.
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Owner description: A high-caliber theater that produces riveting, cutting-edge shows.

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Russell Springs, Kentucky
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I love going to the theater and buy season tickets each year. You never know what you will see, but it will always be innovative and interesting!

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Louisville, Kentucky
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156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Nothing quite feels like the holiday season like A Christmas Carol. In a darkened space, surrounded by theatre goers, literally hanging on every brilliant word and each dramatic gesture, the mood is of pure exhilaration. So yes, the time for rejoicing can begin, because Actors Theatre will be running Charles Dickens' beloved tale through December 23. I would highly recommend... More 

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Folsom, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

went to see Love's labour's lost. I was only in town for one day i decided to head here to end the night. Other than one actress that was in it who pulled my attention with her acting skills, the rest of the cast could be discarded. There did not seem to be any heart put into the work. Thankfully... More 

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Jacksonville, FL
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61 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

If you like an old theatre maintained as it was decades ago, you will love Actors. Alumni of Actors have frequently gone on to Broadway and various positions of authority in the arts. Don't miss Christmas Carol in season. A good restaurant and bar are attached.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I have been here numerous times and each experience has been wonderful. Love the atmosphere and the productions are superb.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The plays were slow and boring. Went with a couple of family members for the season. We will just choose certain plays from now on.

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Williamsburg, Kentucky
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Its the only show I have seen here years ago, but would go again in a minute! Company was fantastic and a great performance!

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Manchester, Kentucky
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

If you decide to attend a theatrical preformance in part based upon the reputation of the company in charge you can rest assured that presentations by Actors Theater will meet or exceed any reasonable expectations. The theaters themselves are intimate and comfortable. The preformers are talented and well schooled. The programs offer a wide variety of the art form and... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

I recently attended an performance of a new play as part of The Humana Festival. Excellent casting and acting, all elements came together to make the production a memorable experience. Came to the performance last minute without tickets after looking on line and seeing seats were available, bought them at the window and didn't have to pay any handling charges.... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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6 reviews 6 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Not a place for adults with good taste. Productions are silly & juvenile. You would think a city of this size would have legitimate theater. Regrettable.

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