The Kentucky Center

The Kentucky Center


The Kentucky Center
501 West Main Street
Louisville, KY 40202
United States

Home to many of the city’s major arts organizations, The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts brings the finest in music, dance, theater and more to Kentucky! We are the home for Louisville’s nationally-renowned arts scene, to The Louisville Orchestra, Kentucky Opera, Louisville Ballet, Stage One and PNC Bank Broadway Across America – Louisville, as well as a host of community theaters and our own Kentucky Center Presents performances. The three theaters of the Center, along with our sister facility the elegant W. L. Lyons Brown Theatre, are Kentucky’s showcases for the performing arts. From Broadway to ballet, from blues to bluegrass, from Big Bands to Beethoven, our stages overflow with magnificent entertainment almost every night of the year.

The Kentucky Center has four times been voted Kentucky’s best venue for music, theater and dance by the readers of Kentucky Monthly magazine. But it is more than stages and theaters. It is the Governor’s School for the Arts in Lexington, offering three weeks of intensive training for hundreds of Kentucky’s finest high school artists every summer. Its educational programs bring the arts to children and adults in dozens of community centers, showcases, three institutes and all of Kentucky’s educational regions. Through its programming and education departments, the Center is able to bring the arts to virtually all of Kentucky’s 120 counties. And its accessibility services ensure that everyone can experience the wonders of the performing arts without barriers or restrictions.

(502) 562-0100

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