Kentucky Outdoor Theater
Greenbo Lake State Resort Park Amphitheater
Enjoy a variety of entertainment at this outdoor amphitheatre including
Battle of the Bands, drama productions, music festivals, arts, concerts
Jenny Wiley Theatre
Jenny Wiley Theatre is Kentucky's only professional theatre east of
I-75, offering theatrical productions all year long at both the Jenny
Wiley Amphitheatre, located within the Jenny Wiley State Resort Park,
and the nearby Mountain Arts Center in Prestonsburg, Kentucky. The
Theatre's presentations of classic Broadway musicals, comedies,
historical dramas and holiday productions have kept theatre-goers
entertained for over 40 years. Come enjoy the best entertainment the
region has to offer and make Jenny Wiley Theatre a tradition in your
family for years to come!
Kentucky Conservatory Theatre
University of Kentucky Arboretum
The season opener is William Shakespeare’s Richard III directed by
Sidney Shaw, July 6-10. The second production brings Artistic Director
Joe Ferrell back to directing with the world premier production of Bo
List’s new adaptation of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelly’s Frankenstein, July
13-17. The SummerFest closer is The Rocky Horror Show – July 20-24
directed by Wes Nelson with choreography by Jenny Fitzpatrick and music
by The Johnson Brothers. SummerFest promises to be bigger and better
than ever! All shows in the open air at The Arboretum: the State
Botanical Garden of Kentucky.
Little Shepherd Ampitheater
John Fox, Jr.'s "The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come" Outdoor Drama now
runs in the summer months, late June to early September, in Jenkins,
Kentucky. The drama will take you back in time to the Civil War Era.
Pine Knob Theatre
Outdoor live 500 seat theatre in the scenic rural community of Pine Knob. Five different productions. "Dock Brown-Legend of an Outlaw", "Down In Hoodoo Holler", "At The Hop 50s-60s Musical", "LARD", "Daddy Took The T-Bird Away". June-September.
Pioneer Playhouse Outdoor Dinner Theatre
Located in the heart of central Kentucky's Historic Triangle, Danville's Pioneer Playhouse is Kentucky's original outdoor dinner theater. The season features five plays, each with a New York-based cast, and runs from June through August. Since its founding in 1950, Pioneer Playhouse has launched the careers of thousands of talented actors, including John Travolta, Lee Majors and Jim Varney. The unique complex features a campground, a 19th-century village, and pieces from the set of the MGM Civil War epic 'Raintree County.' Please visit pioneerplayhouse.com
or call 1.866.KY.PLAYS (1.866.597.5297) for updated pricing and show information.
The Annual Shakespeare in Central Park
Central Park, Louisville, Ky
As the official state Shakespeare festival, Kentucky Shakespeare offers
FREE performances in June -Aug in historic Old Louisville's Central
Park. The C. Douglas Ramey Amphitheatre seats over 1000 audience
members. Central Park is located at the corner of 4th & Magnolia in
The Stephen Foster Story
This spectacular musical, with a cast of more than 50 performers, is based on the life of America's first great composer, Stephen Foster. Many of Foster's most popular songs are featured, including "Oh Susanna" and "My Old Kentucky Home."