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The Kentucky Center and Brown Theatre

Address: 501 West Main Street, Louisville, KY (Central Business District)
Phone Number: 502-584-7777
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Ranked #17 of 61 Attractions in Louisville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Performances, Theaters & Stadiums
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Type: Performances, Theaters & Stadiums
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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50 reviews 50 reviews
5 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Last month attended a performance by Jeanne Robertson. On the advice of the ticket office, we got balcony seats. Apparently, the theater was built to 'play to the balcony'. The man was right! Acoustics were perfect and every word was crystal clear. The performance was also quite enjoyable.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We use to go The Kentucky Center all the time. Then I think someone new bought it. Don't know for sure. But they started to let people bring drinks into the center. Now you have people spilling drinks, bringing in food, leaving all that trash. Then it started the downward spiral. People don't dress up and act nice when they... More 

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Prospect, Kentucky, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Easy parking...great venue...FANTASTIC performance. The smaller Bomhard Theater was the perfect venue allowing for a more personal concert experience. Home Free is a great family experience. My nieces and nephew loved their performance.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We have several performances at the Brown Theatre . . . beautiful theatre! I always enjoy a performance in the smaller or mid-sized venues, and as I recall, the acoustics were awesome.

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Corner Brook, Canada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We learned of this place via a walking tour of the city. We decided to come back later in the day to catch the opening night of 'The Book of Mormon' in May. We paid just shy of $100 for seats that were pretty high up in the balcony but we were still able to hear everything no problem and... More 

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

The KYCenter brings so many shows and events to Louisville, we are here at least once a year. We have seen The Nutcracker, Wicked, and many other shows. Our daughter has performed here for All State choir for the past two years and she loves the place! Thank you KY Center or bringing such amazing performers to Louisville!

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Winchester, Kentucky
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Great place to see a wide variety of shows. I was there to see Bill Maher. Not a bad seat in the house, but I highly recommend the box seats!

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Massachusetts
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56 reviews 56 reviews
23 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Went to see The Book of Mormon in June. I was very impressed with the theater. There is no bad seat and the acoustics were perfect. I would be thrilled to see any production here and look forward to going here again.

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Winchester, Virginia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

A quick 20 minute movie about Kentucky (history and present). It really is a beautiful film, well done and narrated. A nice cool respite on a hot afternoon. Also, it explains "Kentucky Proud". It's nice that everywhere you get that feeling...natives here really are proud of where they are from. And they should be!

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Houston, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Attended a performance of The Nutcracker by the Louisville Ballet. The theater was excellent and the production was wonderfull. The Kentucky Center is a great venue right on the river.

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