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Lexington Opera House


address  401 W. Short St.
 Lexington, KY  40507
www.lexingtonoperahouse.com/

Upcoming Events

Opening Night: Bernstein & Gershwin

Orchestral, Classical
LexPhil opens with a centennial celebration of Leonard Bernstein, featuring Bernstein’s Suite from Candide and a semi-staged presentation of Bernstein’s opera Trouble in Tahiti at the Lexington Opera House, featuring stage direction by John de los Santos and vocal talent from Kentucky Opera Studio Artists. Pianist Ryan Shirar performs Gershwin’s beloved Rhapsody in Blue.
Price: $35 - $85
Event Website: lexphil.org/201819-season/
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 • Sat 10/20/18 at 7:30pm 

Kentucky Ballet Theatre: Dracula

Classical Dance
Everyone's favorite vampire shows his fangs and his ballet moves in Kentucky Ballet Theatre's "Dracula" at the Lexington Opera House, Saturday, October 27 at 2 and 7 p.m. Join the Count, his brides, demons, and other ghoulish creatures as Doctor Van Helsing tries to save trapped Jonathan and his fiancée Mina. For tickets www.kyballet.com or call 859-252-5245
Dracula;vampire;Halloween;ballet;dance
Event Info: (859) 252-5245
Ages: older children through adult
Price: $25-$37 plus processing fee and 6% sales tax
Event Website: www.kyballet.com
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 • Sat 10/27/18 at 2pm and 7pm 

Straight No Chaser

A cappella, Pop
Straight No Chaser has emerged as one of the world’s premier a cappella groups. Gaining national attention as a YouTube phenomenon for their hilarious and brilliantly performed version of 'The 12 Days of Christmas' (11 million hits and counting), this group of friends, who founded the group as undergraduates at Indiana University, all of a sudden found themselves reunited...with unforgettable new material.
concert
www.sncproductions.com
Ages: If the performance is not a family show, children 7 and under are not encouraged to attend.
Price: $29.50-$64.50
Payment Via: Cash, Checks, MasterCard, Visa, Discover
Event Website: https://www.ticketmaster.com/straight-no-chaser-lexington-kentucky-11-15-2018/event/1600549E84F2554B
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 • Thu 11/15/18 at 8pm 

Lexington Children's Theatre: A Charlie Brown Christmas

Children's Theatre, Holiday
A Charlie Brown Christmas By Charles M. Schulz. Based on the television special by Bill Melendez and Lee Mendelson. Stage Adaptation by Eric Schaeffer. By Special Arrangement with Arthur Whitelaw and Ruby Persson. Description: Despite his friends’ cheer and excitement, Charlie Brown is not in the Christmas spirit. Sally is making her Christmas list, Snoopy is decorating his doghouse, and Charlie Brown is wondering what it’s all for. But when Charlie Brown thinks he ruined Christmas, the Peanuts help each other remember what friendship is all about. PUBLIC PERFORMANCES: Saturday, December 1 – 2:00 & 7:00pm Sunday, December 2 – 2:00pm Saturday, December 8 – 2:00pm SCHOOL MATINEES: November 29 - 30, December 3, 5 - 7 at 10:00 & 12:00pm Enjoyed by all ages Best enjoyed by PreK and up Performed at The Lexington Opera House Public Price: $25 adults, $20 children School Price: $6.75 per seat with every 10th seat FREE Curricular ties: You’ll like this play if you like stories about: the Peanuts characters, Christmas, comedy, friendship Approximately 1 hour long
• Kid Friendly
www.lctonstage.org
Ages: All Ages
Price: $25 adults, $20 children
Event Website: http://www.lctonstage.org/event/a-charlie-brown-christmas/
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 • Sat 12/1/18 at 2pm till 3pm, 7pm till 8pm 
 • Sun 12/2/18 at 2pm-3pm 
 • Sat 12/8/18 at 2pm-3pm 

The Nutcracker School Show Performances

Dance Play, Classical Dance
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Event Info: (859) 233-3925
Ages: All ages
Price: $6
Event Website: lexingtonballet.org
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Schedule
 • Wed 12/12/18 at 10:30am 
 • Thu 12/13/18 at 10:30am 
 • Fri 12/14/18 at 10:30am 
 • Mon 12/17/18 at 10:30am 

Lexington Ballet Company: The Nutcracker

Classical Dance, Dance Play, Holiday
THE NUTCRACKER marches back onto Lexington Opera House stage this holiday season in an enchanting production that will delight every member of the family. Join Marie on a magical journey with the Sugar Plum Fairy, waltzing flowers, the Snow Queen, and, of course, the Nutcracker Prince as they battle the Mouse King and travel to the Land of Sweets. Lexington Ballet performs this beautiful masterpiece under the artistic direction of Luis Dominguez. It's sure to put you in the Christmas spirit!
Dance;Ballet;Nutcracker;Holiday;Family;
Event Info: (859) 233-3925
Ages: All ages
Price: $22- $48
Event Website: http://lexingtonballet.org/performances_nutcracker.html
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Schedule
 • Fri 12/14/18 at 2pm and 7:30pm 
 • Sat 12/15/18 at 2pm and 7:30pm 
 • Sun 12/16/18 at 2pm and 7:30pm 
 • Fri 12/21/18 at 2pm and 7:30pm 
 • Sat 12/22/18 at 2pm and 7:30pm 
 • Sun 12/23/18 at 2pm and 7:30pm 

Lexington Philharmonic - New Year's Eve: Tango Caliente!

Classical, Orchestral, Holiday Music, tango
This New Year’s Eve, fall in love with the seductive heart of Tango! Star soprano Camille Zamora joins LexPhil with award-winning Argentinian dancers Patricio Touceda and Eva Lucero and internationally-acclaimed bandoneón artist Hector Del Curto for a night of fiery Tango classics, including “La Cumparsita,” “Oblivion,” “El Choclo,” “Volver,” and “Por Una Cabeza” by Ástor Piazzolla, Carlos Gardel and others.
new years eve;holiday;tango;argentina;dancer;piazzolla;gardel;orchestra;dance;dancing
Event Info: (859) 233-4226
Price: $25 - $75
Event Website: lexphil.org/201819-season/
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 • Mon 12/31/18 at 7:30pm 

Bluegrass Youth Ballet: 15 Dances

Classical Dance
BYB’s favorite dances come back to the stage to celebrate our 15th season of Dreaming Big. Audiences will love excerpts from Alice in Wonderland, Little Mermaid, Dia de los Muertos, Arabella’s Journey, Rapunzel, Sorcerer’s Apprentice, and more!
dance;ballet;family;arts;classical;dia de los muertos;rapunzel;alice in wonderland;
Event Info: (859) 271-4472
Ages: 5 and up
Price: $17-$20
Event Website: https://www1.ticketmaster.com/15-dances-lexington-kentucky-03-29-2019/event/1600552B90C73340?irgwc=1&clickid=wOTVvMTCNWkyUbjyoS
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 • Fri 3/29/19 at 7pm-8:30pm 
 • Sat 3/30/19 at 2pm-3:30pm 

Pops Jubilee

Pop, Cover/Tribute Band/Performer, Family/Child, Jam Band
The Lexington Singers 60th anniversary season will conclude with our ever popular Pops concert, as we charm you with a trip down memory lane of Pops past and a special Memorial Day dedication in remembrance for those who gave their lives in service of the United States of America.
anniversary;60th anniversary;Lexington Singers;community;celebration;choral
Event Info: (859) 338-9888
Ages: No age required, but please consider the nature of the music with respect to other audience members and the performers before bringing children to the concert.
Price: $15 Students, $25 Seniors, $35 Adults (tax included)
Event Website: www.lexsing.org
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Schedule
 • Sat 5/25/19 at 7:30pm-10pm