March 7, 2011 - 4:25pm
Everyone's favorite furry puppets are coming to the Brown!
Elmo has landed and he’s bringing his friends. Don’t miss Grover, the Count, Abby Cadabby, Sunny, Zoe, Big Bird and the rest of the Sesame Street gang as they cruise through town. The Brown Theater will open its doors to kids and puppets of all ages Friday, April 8 - Sunday, April 10th with...
March 8, 2011 - 2:10pm
A review of the Louisville Leopard Percussionists' Big Gig at the Brown Theater.
It was a dreary Sunday afternoon and all the attitudes in my house matched the cold and rainy weather outside. The kids whined about having to leave the toy islands of their rooms, my husband, clad in his Cardinals sweatshirt, protested against the inhumanity of missing the Pittsburg game,...
January 21, 2011 - 8:28am
Peter and the Wolf performed by the orKIDstra and Tuck Everlasting at Stage One--Louisville kids have it made.
We want our offspring to be well-rounded and cultured, but it’s oftentimes difficult to add enlightenment to the household beyond Star Wars and Narnia or anything else that plays from a television set. However, two upcoming, kid-friendly Louisville performances may help with this conundrum....
November 18, 2010 - 9:00am
Yunah Lee commands this production of Madama Butterfly in the title role for Kentucky Opera. Puccini's exquisite melodies and an affecting performance make this a show not to miss.
Giacomo Puccini's Madama Butterfly is the most performed opera in America, and while the music is undeniably beautiful, it is somewhat curious, considering how very poorly Americans come off in this heartbreaking story. Beginning with Pinkerton strutting about and proclaiming how it is...
November 15, 2010 - 9:00am
Kentucky Opera caps off its season this weekend with the popular tragic opera Madame Butterfly. Meet the woman behind the wig and makeup design for this production, Sue Sittko Schaefer.