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Great performance, but deviates from the classic

It's been over 20 years since I've seen Actors Theatre presentation of Charles Dickens "A... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Frank B
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Louisville, Kentucky
Santaland Diaries review

For a one man show, this show had it all. Lots of humor, props and an occasional curse word. This... read more

Reviewed December 2, 2018
dansV3418JY
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Brooks, Kentucky
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It's been over 20 years since I've seen Actors Theatre presentation of Charles Dickens "A Christmas Carol" and frankly I was disappointed with the current interpretation of this classic. The presentation I remember followed the classic tale. Without providing any specific spoilers, this adaptation had...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

For a one man show, this show had it all. Lots of humor, props and an occasional curse word. This gentleman did a superb job of remembering his lines for a full hour, and it was VERY ENJOYABLE. The only negative comment was the ticket...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

I recently moved here and after having been involved in theatre for a few years I thought it might be a nice way to celebrate Halloween with my parents and brother. I was in for a shock! It doesn’t matter what section you sit in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2018

We enjoyed seeing a production of Dracula while we were in Louisville. The theater is in the round and reminded me of the Guthrie in the twin cities. Convenient location, affordable prices for live theater.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

This theater has every thing from locally written/directed/performed to traveling shows to the classics. There is never a dull moment.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 27, 2018

I've been to several plays at the Actors Theater since moving to Louisville. Having frown up on the Eat Coast, lived with my grandmother who had been a show girl in the Black Broadway musicals, and having being introduced to the theater and dabbled in...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Michele F
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

Truly, this theatre has had much better seasons in the past. Today’s play “Do You Feel Anger?” was a short play but seemed to last forever. I could say it was absurd or silly but it did finally get to a point. Yet I felt...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank jgbtravels
Reviewed December 18, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I saw Santaland diaries, not what I was expecting but worth the price of admission. We very much enjoy seeing different shows at the Theatre.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Joe H
Reviewed December 9, 2017 via mobile

Great play with good acting and singing. The costumes, scenery, and special effects were amazing. Intimate venue with comfortable seating and good legroom. This is going to be a new tradition for us!

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed November 30, 2017 via mobile

The caliber of acting and both the quality and creativity exhibited were compelling. Although I knew the story, I was captivated throughout the evening. The show was in the Pamela Brown Auditorium which is a cozier setting that allows patrons to be reasonably close to...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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