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I had the pleasure of attending a great performance of Fifth Third Bank’s A Christmas Carol at Actors Theatre of Louisville last week!  The theater has come alive with a bright, wintery themed lobby and Dickens’ era characters all around.  This show is a huge Christmas tradition for me.  I remember growing up how I looked forward to it every year.  It is a beloved story of charity, kindness and redemption to life.  Over the years the scenery, costumes and actors have changed, but the professionalism of the show has always been unwavering.  This tale of Ebenezer Scrooge’s journey to finding...
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What if dinosaurs weren’t extinct?  How would they co-exist with humans?  In Disney/Pixar’s latest creation, The Good Dinosaur, that notorious asteroid missed Earth and the dinosaurs survived and evolved.  In typical Pixar fashion, we are introduced to a world that is beyond beautiful, with imagery so vivid you feel like you are in the middle of that forest or swimming in the stream.  We meet a pair of Apatosaurs named Henry (voiced by Jeffrey Wright) and Ida (voiced by Frances McDormand) who have built a nice homestead that includes a cornfield, a food silo and a group of crazy chickens.  They come...
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Nutcracker in a Nutshell…a shorter version the classic Nutcracker story with NEW children’s ticket pricing…creating the  perfect holiday outing for families of all ages! Join Clara and the Nutcracker Prince as they battle the Rat Queen and travel to The Land of the Sweets in the holiday classic Nutcracker in a Nutshell.  Designed to delight audiences of all ages, Nutcracker in a Nutshell is a shorter, family-friendly version of the traditional Nutcracker ballet.  INTRODUCING reduced ticket pricing of $12.50 for those 18 years old and under…making this magical performance a perfect way to celebrate the holidays as a family. MAGIC Company...
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JACK FROST SAVES CHRISTMAS is now playing at Derby Dinner Playhouse!  This is the next great addition to their Children’s Musical Theater Lineup!  My kids and I attended the breakfast show this past Saturday and loved it! It is so important to take children to live theater!  I love seeing their faces light up and how excited they get to go see a show.   Father Winter, played by David Myers, can no longer continue his important weather work and when he retires he leaves a magical young boy, Jack, to carry on his winter responsibilities. Lem Jackson is in...
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ENTER TO WIN 2 TICKETS TO  A PERFORMANCE OF YOUR CHOICE OF THE LOUISVILLE BALLET'S NUTCRACKER!      See our Full review of the show by clicking here!       The Louisville Ballet Nutcracker – Kentucky Center Whitney Hall - Always a delight, travel through the land of the Sugar Plum Fairy on a magic-filled journey with Marie and the Nutcracker prince in this holiday classic!  Choreography by Val Caniparoli/Music by Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky/Performed with live music from the Louisville Orchestra.  Great for all ages, lots of special effects, costuming, etc.  Click on the link below for all of the performance dates.  Tickets...
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