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The Kentucky Center and Brown Theatre

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Address: 501 West Main Street, Louisville, KY
Phone Number: 502-584-7777
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Wonderful intimate studio theatre!

I saw the play, Rich Girls at the Mex. It was nice to be in such a small intimate theare close to the actors. I was a wonderful adaptation to the James Joyce novel.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2015
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Cleveland, Ohio
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Cleveland, Ohio
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100 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

I saw the play, Rich Girls at the Mex. It was nice to be in such a small intimate theare close to the actors. I was a wonderful adaptation to the James Joyce novel.

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Elizabethtown
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

This is a beautiful downtown building and facility for Broadway Plays and concerts. it sits on Main St near the YUM Center and many restaurants and Bourbon establishments. It has it's own parking garage underneath which is very convenient, especially in inclement weather. We saw "Pippin" on this night and enjoyed it thoroughly.

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Boone, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Arrived at the start of the second act and did not get to look inside. Staff was excellent and let me look around the lobby. The music sounded great. Would like to attend a concert one day.

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Scipio, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Leaving early in case we had to combat I 65 traffic, we found convenient parking on street a couple blocks away. Parking meters are free on Sunday. It was Christmas in March (tix were a gift), as we enjoyed a matinee show of the Lion King. This was the next to the last performance in this run so the actors... More 

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New Berlin, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We went to see the Lion King and it was a great show the stage was great for this show. Very nice experience. The building is a bit outdated, but not disgusting in any way.

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Louisville, KY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Went to see the Lion King at the Kentucky Center. The show was great, music and sound were great. The center is nice may need a little updating but for the most part it was a nice evening with the family

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Last night was one of many outstanding performances we have seen at beautiful Kentucky Center; The Lion King was mesmerizing with it's acting, singing, costuming, and innovative techniques in wardrobe and set, a truly spectacular musical, worthy of its worldwide acclaim from Broadway on through the years. I have many performances through seasons of Broadway Live and Kentucky Opera, not... More 

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Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

The venue is getting a little worn, needs some updates, but the acoustics and layout are great - would gladly see another show here.

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Louisville, Kentucky, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We have been to several shows over the years, and recently saw the Lion King at the Kentucky Center. But our evening on the town quickly turned sour. After gaining admission and finding out seats, we got up to take our young child to the restroom before the show. When we returned, other folks were sitting in our seats. They... More 

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Kendall Park, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I had the privilege of being in Louisville for the first time and being invited to see the Louisville Orchestra perform. It was terrific and the venue was wonderful, great acoustics, and very conveniently located on Main St. I liked it so much I'm going back tomorrow to see the Midtown Men backed by the orchestra.

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