TAKE3 at the Boyle County Performing Art Center

Take3 Where Rock Meets Bach Thursday, March 14 @ 7:00pm With a flair for the wild and unexpected, the genre-defying trio, TAKE3, brings the refinement of a rigorous classical music background and infuses it with rock-star charisma. With training at the World’s top conservatories, TAKE3, created by violinist/vocalist Lindsay Deutsch (Yanni’s featured violin soloist), alongside…

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show at the Boyle County Performing Arts Center

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show Sponsored by Whitaker Bank Sunday, January 28 @ 2:00pm The BCPAC is the first stop on the US National Tour! The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show has been dazzling audiences around the globe for over seven years, faithfully bringing to the stage Eric Carle’s timeless classics. Created by Jonathan Rockefeller, each…

Electric Avenue at the Boyle County Performing Arts Center

Electric Avenue The MTV 80’s Experience Saturday, January 20 @ 7:00pm We don’t get to repeat even one minute of our time here, but what if you could experience all the youthful energy and sonic celebration that was 1980s New Wave & Radio Pop? Every sound. Every nuance. Every time. That’s Electric Avenue. The Best…

The Second Show at Pioneer Playhouse Opens with a Bang

Pioneer Playhouse of Danville opens the second show of its 74th season, Farce of Nature, with a bang on Tuesday, July 4th. “It’s a little unusual starting on July 4th,” admits Heather Henson, managing director of the theatre her father, Col. Eben C. Henson, founded in 1950. “There will definitely be some fireworks in the background, but that’s…

A Premiere Original Opens Season 74 at Pioneer Playhouse

Pioneer Playhouse of Danville will open for its 74th season under the stars on June 9 with the world premiere production of Blood Suede Shoes: A Sergeant Elvis Presley Murder Mystery, written by Robby Henson, artistic director of the historic theatre his father, Eben C. Henson, founded in 1950. Blood Suede Shoes: A Sergeant Elvis…

Norton Center attracts world-class entertainment year after year

You might expect to go to a large venue in a big city to see musicians like The Guess Who, Kathy Mattea and Suzy Bogguss, or to see productions like The Pirates of Penzance, Hairspray and Cats. That isn’t the case if you’re talking about the Norton Center, located on the campus of Centre College…

Blockbuster entertainment featured in 2022-2023 Norton Center lineup

 Tickets go on sale Tuesday, Aug. 9 for the Norton Center for the Arts’ 49th Performing Arts Season. Continuing its trend of making arts accessible to everyone, the Norton Center will again be offering tickets starting at $19 to all performances. “World class performing arts experiences are available right here in Danville,” Norton Center Executive…

Another Giant Helping of Southern Fried Fun

Pioneer Playhouse of Danville continues its 73rd season under the stars with Southern Fried Nuptials, a heartfelt comedy about one quirky family coming together for the oldest daughter’s wedding. The play, which opens on July 5th and runs through July 23rd, was penned by the popular playwriting team of Osborne and Eppler and is a…

9 things you didn’t know about Pioneer Playhouse

In 1950, Pioneer Playhouse debuted its first season at Danville’s Darnell State Hospital, now Northpoint Prison. On June 10, 2022, Kentucky’s oldest outdoor theater opens its 73rd season with “Dracula Bites,” a kooky spin on Bram Stoker’s Dracula. More than seven decades of history have been written on the page and the stage of this…