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Actors Theatre of Louisville

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Address: 316 W Main St, 12526 Gemini Way Louisville ky 40243, Louisville, KY 40202-4218
Phone Number: 502 584 1205
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Description: A high-caliber theater that produces riveting, cutting-edge shows.

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World Class Theatre, Among the Very Best in the Country!!

Actor's a Theatre of Louisville is an amazing theatre!! Jon Jory built a Theatre that rivals or exceeds any in the country!! Comfortable seating puts the experience over the top... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Actor's a Theatre of Louisville is an amazing theatre!! Jon Jory built a Theatre that rivals or exceeds any in the country!! Comfortable seating puts the experience over the top. The Humana Festival of New American Plays offers a venue for playwrights from around the world to get their new plays performed. This is unheard of! This daring move by... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We just visited Actors Theatre again on Saturday for the Boiled Peanut Hour, hosted by chef Edward Lee and the Lee brothers of Charleston. There was a demonstration of nouveau Southern cuisine, delivered with a healthy dose of humor. Of course there was a buffet featuring said items afterward-- which was excellent. I am not sure which was better...the show... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Been here many times and always have a great experience. The restaurant was nice too. Parking is a snap if you take advantage of the attached public parking garage.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Actors theater is a gem in louisville. I'm buying season tickets! ! It's a historic building that is gorgeous. Great entertainment and friendly staff.

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bloomfield,ky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I received tickets to Actors theater so I decided to go see GLORY OF THE WORLD march 20.I must admit I was getting fussy in the beginning due to the complete silence for 15 minutes watching Thomas Merton meditate.Luckily this part ended and the rest of the show was very upbeat and entertaining.Close minded people should avoid going as there... More 

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Russell Springs, Kentucky
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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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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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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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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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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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