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The Kentucky Center and Brown Theatre

501 West Main Street, Louisville, KY (Central Business District)
502-584-7777
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Ranked #18 of 81 attractions in Louisville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters, Performances
Most recent review
- Aug 18, 2014
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Williamsburg, Kentucky
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31 reviews 31 reviews
23 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

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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48 reviews 48 reviews
20 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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4 reviews 4 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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Michigan
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84 reviews 84 reviews
11 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We saw Book of Mormon and were delighted at the fun show, the great acoustics, the sight lines, and the welcoming staff. Everything was completely professional. Staff members were most welcoming. Only one disappointment: The Kentucky Center Bar did not seem to have the appetizers described on the venue's website, so we were pretty hungry by the end of the... More

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Louisville
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

So glad that The Kentucky Center is on the Broadway Across America series! We just had Grand Tier row A center seats for "The Book of Mormon". Such a creative (although TOTALLY inappropriate) show! KCA has a great stage for these shows. Great acoustics for concerts also. So fortunate to have this wonderful space in our beautiful city.

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Georgetown
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

I took my boyfriend to see Gavin Degraw in concert, any we really enjoyed it. There isn't a bad seat in the theatre. It is so beautiful inside this small but warm theatre. I will definitely go back.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

My family and I spent $150 for tickets and had the worst experience ever. My two year old would not sit still in my lap and wanted to be in the aisle. I repeatedly try to remove him, but he wasn't cooperating. The aisle attendent continually harrassed my about him being in the aisle and I told her he is... More

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Palmyra, Indiana
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Getting tickets was kind of odd. If you bought them online or by phone you had to pay a extra fee, but if you bought them at the box office there was no extra fee. The young lady at the box office was so nice and helped us get our tickets. Thank you very much Grace R. We enjoyed the... More

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