Louisville Magazine

SEP 2016

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Special Advertising Section Our MAINSTAGE season kicks off with the hilarious musical Click Clack Moo: Cows that Type, based on the best-selling book from Doreen Cronin. e cows have had it and start an epic bale between the barnyard and Farmer Brown for equal rights, perfect for the youngest theater-goer! We bring back a holiday favorite in December with e Best Christmas Pageant Ever and all six Herdmans (the worst kids in the whole history of the universe.) Will they ruin the pageant as everyone expects, or will the spirit of the season change their hearts and minds? In 2017 we present John Lennon & Me, a touching story of a teenage girl with Cystic Fibrosis who spends most of her time in and out of children's hospitals when she'd rather be with her friends (and boys). In partnership with the Youth Performing Arts School, this production has the heart and charm of John Green's "e Fault in Our Stars." Rounding out the season is the brand new musical version of Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach. When James finds himself in the center of a giant peach, with larger than life bugs, an adventure begins across the Atlantic Ocean to New York City! Our MOVIE SERIES will delight the whole family as we present the film screenings of Aladdin, Hook, Toy Story, and Newsies. Keep it going with our groundbreaking STORYTELLERS Series, returning with six performance dates. is "theater for the very young" program is perfect for ages 2-8, and is a wonderful introduction to the live theater experience with actors, props, and audience participation in an intimate seing. Become a StageOne Family Pass Member for UNLIMITED access to every play, movie, and Storyteller event, plus additional discounts from various partners. Join anytime; memberships are good for 12 months from the date of purchase. Call (502) 498-2436 or visit www.stageone.org/members to learn more. StageOne Family Theatre celebrates its 70 th season as Louisville's ONLY professional theatre for young audiences! Louisville Ballet is thrilled to launch its 2016-2017 Season starting with Stars + Stripes, September 9-10, as the Company prepares to celebrate 65 years of inspiring Louisville and beyond through the art of dance. Highlights of this milestone season include: three Tchaikovsky ballets — a brand-new Swan Lake, e Brown-Forman Nutcracker and a revival of our classic e Sleeping Beauty, created by former Artistic Director Alun Jones. Experience the ground-breaking Human Abstract, an innovative co-production with Louisville Visual Art that continues Louisville Ballet's commitment to collaborative new work. is season our annual in-studio production and community favorite, Choreographers' Showcase, develops and grows with a focus on narrative. And our season opener, Stars + Stripes, spectacularly launches this anniversary season by highlighting the versatility and artistry of our incredible Louisville Ballet dancers. "Our 2016-2017 Season boldly and proudly affirms our position as a classical ballet company, continues our commitment to collaborative new work, and fully embraces our place in this thriving artistic community," says Robert Curran, Louisville Ballet Artistic & Executive Director. "I feel so fortunate to be a part of this Company, especially in this milestone year. I couldn't be more thrilled to share this ambitious and exciting season of dance." Find out more about our 65th Anniversary Season, get behind-the-scenes updates, and purchase your perfect Season Ticket Package now (with rates starting at just $50) at louisvilleballet.org or call the Louisville Ballet box office at (502) 583-2623. LOUISVILLE BALLET LAUNCHES ITS 65 TH SEASON OF MAKING. MOVING. ART.

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